Jye and De Campo Take Dew Hut Jam

August 1st, 2011

Jye must be having a ball this winter, he is on fire! Fresh off his win at Cattlemans he has kept the good times rolling with Chris De Campo as the pair took out the Dew Hut Jam at Mt Buller. Read more »

Jye Kearney Wins Cattlemans

July 17th, 2011

So if you were lucky enough to be up at Buller over this weekend you would have no doubt caught the Burton Cattlemans Rail Jam that was happening in the Village centre on Saturday night. I love this comp and hate that I missed it, but Jye Kearney killed it and nailed the win with apparently a million 270 combos. Read more »

Boxes For Days Hits Selwyn

July 5th, 2011

The inaugural Boxes For Days Down Under event kicked off the other week in NZ and just last week hit Selwyn Snowfields up in New South. Designed to “put the fun back into contests” there was no doubting the smiles throughout the day. Read more »

Burton Cattlemans Rail Jam – Mt Buller

July 3rd, 2011

Man, 6 years!! That is how long Australia’s favourite rail comp has been running. 2011 is the 6th year the infamous Mt Buller Village kink rail will host the Burton Cattlemans Rail Jam. I’ve been to more of these than any comp and it is simply because it’s an ace night. Read more »

Dew Hut Jam 2011 – Mt Buller

July 3rd, 2011

Dew Hut Jam is coming around quick for year 3. If you have never seen this event before get with the times, it’s one of the premier comps for the Aussie calendar and one definitely not to be missed. You can check out the details and keep up to date with the Facebook Event page here. Read more »

Thredbo Freeride Series – Back in 2011

June 16th, 2011

Back for 2011, the Thredbo Freeride Series is kicking off next weekend with the Rails comp. Running 5 years strong now the series is definitely a standout for the season. It hosts 5 events across various disciplines and anyone can enter. Here is a quick write-up and check the site for full information:

Celebrating five years of sliding, high flying and breathtaking riding action, the Thredbo Freeride Series is back in 2011 with five big events that are sure to fire up the pro’s and ignite the up and coming talent this season..

With Charles Beckinsale and Sammy Towers at the helm, the park crew will create some great venues and features for the rails, freeride, ridercross and big air events. There is $50,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs, so there is plenty to get excited about. The Thredbo Freeride Series is for skiers, boarders, opens and juniors.

Win Halldor’s Lobster

June 2nd, 2011

So I don’t know if this is limited to just US or what, doesn’t mention anything and seems like a pretty low key comp but you can win Halldor Helgasons Lobster snowboard. Literally, the board he rode at the X-Games and Air & Style. Poster below for details, link to Facebook here. Read more »

Boxes For Days Down Under

May 22nd, 2011

After a super well received tour of ‘Boxes for Days’ in both the US and Japan, the ‘super box’ contest is coming down under this winter touring through NZ and Aus. Those unfamiliar with the concept, it’s simple. Line up a bunch of boxes and see who can slide the longest. Read more »

NATE JOHNSTONE MAKES HISTORY AND BECOMES AUSTRALIA’S FIRST FIS WORLD CUP HALF-PIPE WORLD CHAMPION

March 28th, 2011

Rip Curl’s Nate Johnstone (Mona Vale, NSW) has made history becoming the first Australian snowboarder to capture an overall FIS World Cup title in the half-pipe, finishing fifth overall in the final event of the season. Read more »

The ComeBACK of Michaela Davis Meehan

March 25th, 2011

You may recall last year in Issue 3 we told you the story of young Michaela Davis Meehan tragically breaking her back at Mammoth. Read more »