With the first event of Freeride World Tour just around the corner, we caught up with one of its most successful stars Above Photo: Sammy Luebke. Pic: © Freeride World Tour / JBERNARD. With the Freeride World Tour just around the corner, we thought what better way to get us stoked on the upcoming event […]
Antti Autti and crew attempt to complete 30 freeride lines in the Arctic Circle within the next two years This is the kind of snowboarding that makes you want to cover your face with your hands, not sure if you dare to look when Antti Autti is about to drop in to some of the […]
US Coast Guard deploys helicopter to bear attack casualty An Alaskan man was rushed to hospital over the weekend after being attacked by a bear while out snowboarding in the backcountry. This article from Alaska Public landed in our inbox and reports that the man was out riding with some friends near Chilkoot Lake, Haines, […]
In this episode of Mountain Minded, a web series by Absinthe Films, we hear from Pat Moore, Xavier De Le Rue, John “JG” Gerndt and others about the importance of safety in the backcountry. Pat very unfortunately lost a friend of his after he was buried in an avalanche during a solo mission on Mt. […]
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Brandon Reis is seriously raising the bar on backyard snowboarding right now. Solo snowmobile tow-ins, utilizing his trampoline in every way imaginable, car wallie doubles…? Name a more innovative backyard boarder. You won’t.
Tubes, jumps, rails, bonks–the park is looking prime at The Summit at Snoqualmie, WA. See for yourself in the latest episode of “Summit Sessions.” Riders: Shane Keller, Mitch Kirby, Grant Giller, Danika Duffy, Michelle Engberg, Jackie Flanagan, Justus Hines, Max Djenohan, Hunter Butler, Justin Norman, Pat Hoffman, Eythan Frost, Derek Bird, Brendan Sullivan, Matteo Soltane, […]
Salomon Snowboards just dropped another installment of “One Day Pass,” a web series featuring team riders ripping around their respective local resorts. This episode features smooth operator Max Buri at Grindelwald, Switzerland where both the on- and off-piste terrain looks amazing. He rides bit of pow, a bit of park and is clearly having a […]
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Mark Wilson and Jonas Harris hams and slams in Minnesota & Colorado Late last year K2 Snowboards dropped their banger Big Band, an ode to the teamwork and passion it takes to create a snowboard movie. Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a movie, there’s a helluva lot of moving cogs that […]
All the gnarliest runs and heaviest tricks from Day 1 of the Natural Selection Damn. Now that was one helluva show. We’re at possibly the only freeride contest in the world, where riders like Nils Mindnich and Victor de le Rue don’t make it past the first round. Insanity, but the level of riding in […]
A word from our friends at Arbor Snowboards about “Crossing The Grain,” premiering tonight at 6 p.m. PST: In 1995, two friends would launch Arbor to make environmental conservation the guiding principle in the production of their snowboard and skateboard products. Arbor would become the first action sports brand founded to focus on sustainability, and […]
Competitors are dropping at the first stop of the Natural Selection Tour in Jackson Hole, WY. The snow is deep and the riders are going huge. Tune in to watch them go head to head on an amazing freeride course designed by the one and only Travis Rice. “The Natural Selection Tour is designed with […]
It’s possibly the most stacked field in snowboard contest history, but how does an FWT title measure up against the field? A debate arose, as all good ones do, over dinner last week at my house. The topic was the Natural Selection wild cards, and my roommate, a former U.S. Ski Team ripper who doesn’t […]
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Ever wondered what snowboarding on the streets of Poland looks like during a global pandemic? A few weeks back we got a taste of how urban riding in Eastern Europe looks at its best when the guys dropped a little Introduction to Polish Street Snowboarding. Now, the crew has released the full edit, which includes […]
The Natural Selection Tour is days away from kicking off. We caught up with some of the riders to get their thoughts After counting the years, months, weeks and days, we’re possibly only hours away from the start of the first event on the Natural Selection Tour. Riders from across the world have gathered in […]
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Stu’s tearing it up in Mayrhofen and Flachuawinkl Over the last month, Scottish ripper Stu Innes has been making the most of the quiet slopes and the dope park set ups in Austria. Anyone who’s visited Mayrhofen’s Penken Park on a regular January day can attest to the endless reams of ski school kids snaking […]
The eyewear and protection brand SHRED. are first to launch goggles with a strap made with recycled plastic bottles Last Friday, 29th of January, SHRED. came out with the news on their Recycled Goggle line. Made out of recycled plastic bottles, SHRED. is taking a further step into a greener future after first completely eliminating […]
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December 2020 at Mt. Baker, WA was one for the books. Austen Sweetin, Eric Jackson, Robin Van Gyn, Jason Robinson and filmer Sean Lucey really made the most of it. Hit play and enjoy the latest from Boardslide Worldwide, complete with inspirational lines and an impressive jump session, then go watch the full “Boardslide Worldwide” […]
From contest podiums and Olympic appearances to charging big, burly lines in the backcountry, Elena Hight has proven herself as one of snowboarding’s most talented riders for years. Despite an already illustrious career spanning decades Elena just joined the ranks as one of Arc’teryx global athletes, and the welcome to the team video indicates that […]
All the highlights from this year’s Winter X Games at Buttermilk The Winter X Games in Aspen is always one of the highlights of the year, despite the 2021 iteration taking on a slightly different tone, with several big names out for Covid and all events closed to the public. Nevertheless, the riders put on […]
We caught up with Travis Rice ahead of the first stop of his Natural Selection Tour It’s late on a Thursday night in east London when the phone rings, but immediately you can hear the wind and tat-tat-tat of snow hitting off the speaker on the other end. “Man, we just got a two-foot powder […]
Together with BaningBees and Vans, Kas Lemmens drops his latest edit Together with BangingBees and Vans, Kas Lemmens has put together a seven-minute long clip that touches upon the subject of snowboarding in the Netherlands and the loss of a family member. “Kas lets us in on what snowboarding means to him and how he […]