What a year it was for The Summit at Snoqualmie, WA. Ample snowfall and a savvy park crew led to great things for the freestyle scene there, as was evident in every episode of this season’s Summit Sessions web series. Last but not least, here’s the spring finale. Filmed by Kevin Nolan & Chris Huynh. […]
A fitting tribute to one of snowboarding’s pioneers In honour of their late founder, Burton has released The Jake Burton Carpenter Shinola Gift Set as a tribute to all the things the great man contributed to the world of snowboarding. Made in collaboration with Jake’s family, as well as many close friends, the set includes […]
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After a rather unusual winter in 2020 / 2021 with no ski lifts running, we cant wait for things to get back to normal for winter 2021 / 2022. Never again will be take the ski lifts for granted! Not all the winter opening dates for next winter have been released yet, but…
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By now you’ve surely seen videos and photos from Snowboy Productions’ recent Holy Bowly at Timberline, OR. Krush Kulesza and the Snowboy Productions crew teamed up with Timberline Parks to create a one-of-a-kind course with immaculate, skate bowl inspired features with infinite line choices. Now you can get a full dose of the madness with […]
An artful edit shows the Austrian legend at the top of his game A true European pioneer, Steve Gruber continues to channel his legendary status in a new video edit from K2. As RZA is to Wu-Tang, Gruber is to the Ästhetiker crew. Carving out a name for himself and the iconic 90’s snowboard posse […]
You probably wouldn’t have guessed it from the outside looking in, but Torstein Horgmo describes his childhood self as a loner. He says he was bullied growing up and channeled a lot of the subsequent negative energy into snowboarding. Upon arriving at his first Superpark in the States, Torstein came onto the scene as a […]
Absinthe Films is back with their next installment of the Microdose series, this time featuring Norwegian legend Torstein Horgmo. We’re loving the storytelling from and with all time greats and hope you are too. If you missed the Danny Kass episodes, they’re definitely worth a watch, too.
We chat to the winners and the Natural Selection Tour’s mastermind, Travis Rice, about the contest that changed snowboarding Travis Rice’s Natural Selection Tour is all wrapped up—like a HempFusion-hawking helicopter—and the “superfinal” ended with a bang. Despite a three-week drought leading up to the event window, the third stop of the tour, which took […]
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All you need to know for getting your snowboard fix in the UK this year Above: Gaz Andrews at Hemel Hempstead Snow Centre (PC: Tristan Kennedy) Lockdown is finally over! Now that Boris has let us roam free outside the confines of our home, many of us will be flocking to our nearest dry slope […]
The UK Manager for Protect Our Winters talks activism, authenticity, and pushing past adversity Above: Lauren MacCallum (PC: Hannah Bailey) LLauren MacCallum is many things: an activist, a snowboarder, a presenter, an author, a mentor, and a public speaker, to name a few. Or, as my colleague more effectively put it in an interview with […]
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From skipping school to 4x FWT champion, this is Marion Haerty’s story BangingBees just dropped their latest Off The Bees edit with French Freeride World Tour Champion, Marion Haerty. FWT 2021 came to an end a few weeks back, with Marion grabbing her 4th champion title in a row, making her the first competitor to […]
Isn’t it funny how some of the best adventures start with the lowest expectations? Those trips in which everything goes better than could have been imagined, as if divine intervention had willed good fortune your way. Well, our annual trip to Washington’s Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort was kind of the opposite of that. […]
High Speed Pow Chases With Victor and Mat Crepel Victor Daviet is back with the third instalment of his DVD Videos Series, this time he hooks up with long-time friend and Nidecker team rider Mathieu Crepel in Switzerland for two days of high-speed chasing and pow pillaging. After the success of White Canvas and Apollo […]
Old boards, rails, a beat up truck, snowmobile and more–Brandon Reis uses everything he’s got at his disposal when it comes to backyard boarding. “Snowboarding is what you bring to it,” Brandon writes for the credits of this video. “You don’t need expensive passes or huge mountains. Just a little snow can make it all […]
It all comes down to this… (Above PC: Tom ‘T Bird’ Monterossa) This is it, folks. After years of planning, months of hype, and two previous stops at Jackson Hole and Baldface, the Natural Selection Tour concludes in the ultimate showdown, at the ultimate venue – Alaska. Watch all the action unfold on Red Bull […]
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The CAPiTA Crew Mixin’ It Up In Utah As the winter season slowly winds down across the Northern Hemisphere, it means that, unfortunately, most of us are packing away our gear for the next six months, but it also means that it’s prime time for slushy spring laps. We’ve long advocated for slush being elite […]
All the craziness from Crans-Montana Above: Markus Keller and Andre Hoeflich. Pic: Theo Acworth. After four days of shredding, Audi Nines 2021 is a wrap. This year’s course pushed the boundaries once again, being described by event founder Nico Zacek, creating “a bridge between action sports and design” and encouraging the riders to showcase […]
One Lockdown, One Resort, One Movie. Like many people around the world, the residents of French resort Les Deux Alpes were plunged into uncertainty and lockdown after being hit with COVID-19 last spring. Instead of baking banana bread or running 5k’s, a group of local riders decided to film a movie showing off their hometown. […]
Forget the 90s – there has never been a better time to snowboard than right now. Here’s why. Above: Jimmy Goodman. Photo: Andrew Miller. This feature was first published in print as part of The Whitelines Annual 2019/20. Words: David Blackwell As you sit here, holding in your hands a beautifully curated, considerately crafted physical […]
Valentino smashes Shaun White’s previous record in Laax Earlier this season Aussie halfpipe phenom Valentino Guseli turned a lot of heads at the Laax Open, he had the top qualifying run in the semi-finals, beating out both Scotty James and Yuto Totsuka with a crazy score of 95.0. The day before his 16th birthday, Valentino […]
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Audi Nines are back bringing the heat! The Audi Nines are always one of the highlights of the snowboard season, they’re as well known for the balls to the wall riding as the eye-catching design, but this year we’re seeing some real special sauce coming out of Switzerland. The course may look like an enchantingly […]
Salomon Snowboards Presents Episode 5 of their One Day Pass Series More often than not, when we see one of our favourite riders has dropped a new edit, we’ll find them tearing up the backcountry, or throwing hammers in the streets but Salomon Snowboards latest series ‘One Day Pass’ has been paying homage to the […]
Alaska awaits for the world’s best riders to battle it out in the Natural Selection Tour finals (Above: Photo courtesy of The Natural Selection Tour / Red Bull Media Pool) The stage is set for a dramatic climax to the inaugural Natural Selection Tour, with the top riders from the previous two stages heading to […]
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You might be inclined to add Mont-Noble in Nax, Switzerland to your bucket list after seeing this episode of Salomon Snowboards’ “One Day Pass” web series. It looks like side-hit paradise. With soft snow and blue skies setting the stage, Victor Daviet matched Mont-Noble’s playful terrain with a playful approach to come up with some […]
As seen in Issue 18.1, we traveled to Japan with K2 Snowboarding to visit Stealth Backcountry in Central Hokkaido. The resulting footage appeared in their film “Big Band,” and here’s their extended play from our time on Hokkaido, featuring Tim and Hannah Eddy, Daisuke Watanabe, and more.
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Great friends, upbeat vibes and consistently solid snowboarding. It’s hard not to love The Lodge Boys. This close-knit crew came together at Mt. Baker, WA and it shows in their slaying of backcountry terrain. They revel in shenanigans as much as they do powder, which makes for a fun watch on all fronts. Featuring: Harry […]
Watch all the highlights from this year’s Freeride World Tour Above: Victor de le Rue. Pic: @freerideworldtour/©JBERNARD In 2020, the Freeride World Tour’s grand finale, Xtreme Verbier, was set to celebrate its 25th anniversary. However, like almost everything last March, the event was cancelled, adding to the anticipation and hype of this year’s showdown. […]
Introducing the Strap On, Burton’s latest push in binding innovation Burton have been leading from the front with innovation since the 70’s. They’ve had raging success with everything from space-age new materials to nostalgia fuelled, reimagined classics. Today, rumours of their next breakthrough in binding technology for the 21/22 season have surfaced for the first […]
In 2002, Danny Kass was part of the snowboarding team that helped the US sweep its first Olympic podium in 56 years. In 2006 he returned to the Games and took home his second silver medal. On top of his accomplishments in the halfpipe he was pushing physical boundaries in his video parts for Grenade […]