Backcountry Snowboarder Attacked By Bear

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, […]

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Mountain Minded – Xavier De Le Rue, Pat Moore and More Weigh In on Backcountry Safety

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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Summit Sessions – Season 2 Episode 2

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, […]

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One Day Pass – Max Buri at Grindelwald, Switzerland

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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Natural Selection Tour Day 1 Highlights & Recap

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 […]

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Crossing the Grain – Arbor Celebrates 25 Years

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 […]

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Does A Freeride World Tour Crown Mean Shit At The Natural Selection?

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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Polish Winter DIY | Urban Street Riding in Poland

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 […]

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First Look | Interviews With The Riders Ahead of The Natural Selection Tour

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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Park Check : Pizol

Shaping a good park in 2021 has proven to be a pretty big challenge, so we’re stoked on any resort that’s trying to make it happen. We recently checked in with our friends at Riderpark Pizol to see how they’re dealing with the current situation… I guess this has been a complicated year for everyone. […]

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Locked Up The Hill | Stu Innes In Austria

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 […]

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Recycled Goggle Strap | SHRED. launches strap made with recycled plastic bottles

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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Boardslide Worldwide – December at Mt. Baker, WA

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” […]

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Elena Hight Joins Arc’Teryx Global Athlete Team

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 […]

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X Games Aspen 2021 | Highlights And Recap

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 […]

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COVID OPEN 2

Following up on yesterday’s promise, here are our favorite pipe related moments from this year’s Laax Open. Check out the highlights and then keep scrolling to get to know the photographer a bit better… Hey Andri, can you please introduce yourself for anyone who doesn’t know you? I’m from Winterthur and I’ve been into snowboarding […]

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