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.

Third Chapter Launch ’11 Winter Range

June 7th, 2011

Melbourne based shred and skate co, Third Chapter have been doing some ace stuff of late and they have just dropped their winter line. Will Kendall and pro-photographer, Liam Kaska are the guys behind the brand and along with a solid line of riders including Cohen Davies, Andrew Roth, Gus St Leon and Chris Eacott we’re sure things are only going to get better for this crew. Read more »

Swatch & TTR: Art Rules Design Winner

June 2nd, 2011

Swiss watchmaker SWATCH and the TTR World Snowboard Tour are delighted to announce the winner of the SWATCH ART RULES DESIGN CONTEST. Read more »

100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games 2011 Will Make History

May 30th, 2011

New Zealand is once again leading the way in the evolution of competitive snow sports with the announcement that August’s 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games Read more »

100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games 2011 WSF Para-Snowboard World Cup

May 25th, 2011

We are excited to welcome riders from around the world to the 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games and the 2011 WSF Para-Snowboard World Cup Event which are held from the 16 – 18 August 2011 at Cardrona Alpine Resort in Lake Wanaka, New Zealand. Read more »

World Snowboarding Championships 2012 Qualifying News

May 11th, 2011

It’s the end of the Northern Hemisphere winter season, and before we turn heads to the south, lets recap the qualifications to the World Snowboarding Championships. It has only been on for a few months, but already 24 riders from 10 nations are qualified. Read more »

The Burton Slush Event 2011 at Jackson Hole

April 5th, 2011

Burton Snowboards observed the 2011 snow season by gathering more than 200 dealers, shop staff, representatives and team riders to the iconic Annual Burton Slush Event which was held at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. Read more »

World Snowboarding Championships Website Launches

March 30th, 2011

The World Snowboarding Championships (WSC) is the first championships run by snowboarders since 1999. It is developed and owned by the Ticket To Ride (TTR) and World Snowboard Federation (WSF). 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 »

Freeride World Champions Crowned at the Nissan Xtreme Verbier 2011 by Swatch

March 21st, 2011

Verbier, Switzerland – March 20, 2011 – The world’s best riders put on a great show today as they tested their skills against freeriding’s most legendary face, the Bec des Rosses in Verbier, Switzerland. Today’s event determined who would ride away with the title of 2011 Freeride World Champion. Read more »