“LOVE” Snowboards by BURTON

April 6th, 2011

Snowboarding giants Burton have launched a new line of snowboards called “Love” snowboards. However, this new line of Burton snowboards is causing a little bit of an uproar. Read more »

Salomon Snowboards & Josh Dirksen Relief Video for Japan

March 31st, 2011

This winter the Salomon Snowboards’ team went to Japan to ride powder with our friend and team rider Taka Nakai. Right after the team left, the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, changing peoples lives forever. 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 »

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 »

NZ rider Maria Kuzma Survives AVALANCHE

March 25th, 2011

Some extraordinary footage out of Verbeir, Switzerland this week of New Zealand rider Maria Kuzma, as she somehow manages to cheat death while competing on the final stop of the Freeride World Tour. Read more »

Burton Ramps Up Spring/Summer 2011

March 23rd, 2011

Building on its deep heritage of creating functional and fashion-forward winter outerwear and gear, Burton is bringing its technical expertise to warmer weather this season, with the launch of its new Spring/Summer collection. 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 »

Sunset skiing starts at Aspen/Snowmass

March 17th, 2011

ASPEN — The Aspen Skiing Co. has picked St. Patrick’s Day to launch a new “sunset skiing” program to keep one chairlift open at a ski area for extended hours on one day each week through the remainder of ski season. Read more »

Snowboarding: UMF’s Keough Claims National Title

March 17th, 2011

Katie Keough doesn’t like to see her times after a snowboard run.

So when she had finished her first try on the giant slalom course last week at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championships, the University of Maine at Farmington junior had no idea how well she had done. Read more »