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September 1, 2016

Anttisworld presents Statements, Season Two, official teaser

Sometimes the best snowboarding you can find is in your backyard. Antti Autti grew up in northern Finland, Lapland,...
September 1, 2016

Nitro Snowboards presents BOOM! Official trailer

When it comes to our favorite words, onomatopoeias are hard to beat. Not only is it nearly impossible to...
August 30, 2016

Glacier boarding: Summer Sixteen with RIDE Snowboards

Legend has it that the snows of Mt. Hood hold magical properties. Much like plants that absorb carbon dioxide...
August 24, 2016

Discover Chile: Exploring the Andes with Jake Blauvelt

After numerous trips south of the equator only to repeatedly find variable conditions, finding good snow in the Andes...
August 24, 2016

The official GoPro trailer for “The Fourth Phase” with Travis Rice

Cue the inception horn. As if the hype wasn’t enough trailer hype around “The Fourth Phase,” GoPro has decided...
August 23, 2016

Hotham Hot Laps with Rusty Toothbrush and Nitro

We have all let our imaginations run wild when it comes to park design, but seldom do we see...
August 16, 2016

“The Fourth Phase,” official 2016 trailer from Travis Rice and Red Bull Media House

No snowboarder captures the world’s imagination like Travis Rice. His films have given him an unprecedented platform to share...
August 15, 2016

Recoup: Cam Pierce, a short film

The battle of dealing with a season-ending injury is longer, and more complicated then simply waiting on muscles to...
August 10, 2016

“The Fourth Phase” premieres at the Shrine Auditorium in LA, Sept. 8th

“The Fourth Phase” is four years in the making, with almost no details available until our first look at...
August 9, 2016

High Cascade Session Five video, 2016

The summer may be nearing its end, but up on the glacier there were no signs of the action...
August 9, 2016

Bad Plans at FONNA 2016

Norway has always had quite the reputation for producing top-notch riders, and the Bad Plans crew is no exception....
August 4, 2016

CAMPiTA 2016: Shred together, camp together

Six summers on, CAMPiTA is the wonderful déjà vu we look forward to all year. An annual extended family...
August 4, 2016

The Yawgoons at Camp of Champions 2016

The Yawgoons were a long way from home for their session at Camp of Champions, but that didn’t stop...
August 1, 2016

High Cascade Session Four video, 2016

The end of Session Four marks the transition into the second half of summer, however snow levels on the...
July 19, 2016

Fresh Flakes with Randal Seaton at Mt. Bachelor

Words by JP Schlick I’ve had the pleasure of following Randal Seaton around Mt. Bachelor with a camera for...
July 7, 2016

A home for snowboarding: Introducing Parts & Labor, a new snowboard show

There are few sensations stronger than the feeling of home. Familiar surroundings cultivate creativity, as the comfort of belonging—of...
June 29, 2016

Frames: A photo essay from High Cascade Session One

Shot on an OlympusXA with Portra400 film Every June, even though your boots barely have enough time to dry...
June 21, 2016

Just in time for summer, Coal Headwear presents The Break

Wearing the right hat has the potential for a completely altered state of mind. Donning your favorite can flood...
June 19, 2016

Groove Sector: Flowing from season to season

As snowboarders, we experience two distinct, yearly phases. December through March, comes the Groove Sector—a time when planetary alignment...
June 16, 2016

Signal builds a snowboard from a Jack Daniel’s whiskey barrel

Any beer board ever made has just been outdone. Signal did this one right. By visiting the Jack Daniel’s...
June 10, 2016

Blotto vs. The Beast: A tale of snowmobiling in British Columbia

A true life story of Dean Blotto Gray, as told to Nate Deschenes The sun is starting to set...
June 2, 2016

Rage Against The Machine is back… without Zack de la Rocha

It isn’t the same. Several weeks ago, a website began circulating through social media that featured nothing but a...
June 1, 2016

Style and flow: 686 at the Holy Bowly

Resorts, take a cue from Snowboy Productions and the Holy Bowly: terrain parks don’t have to be the same...
May 27, 2016

Obsessive Compulsions, a photo essay with Eric Jackson and Jake Blauvelt

Four sleds, one large, unexplored zone. In April of last year, we were granted sled access into some areas...
May 26, 2016

Turning into a dune: Mt. Hood with Brandon Cocard and Yusaku Horii

“It was always full of snow and full of ice, and this year it seems a bit… worse off.”...
May 20, 2016

FEAR: Are we addicted to its power?

Illustrations by Mark Kowalchuk Make no mistake, snowboarding is a risky activity, especially if you thrive on the excitement...
May 13, 2016

TURN & BURN — Season Two, Part Three: Powabunga

Leave it to some Canadians to keep metal and beer the centerpiece of a snowboarding edit. For two years,...
May 12, 2016

Snowboard Mag is hiring – Content Producer

Snowboard Mag is seeking a Content Producer to bring bold ideas to snowboardmag.com. You will be responsible to help...
May 10, 2016

Mike Rav in Ravolution as Televised

Four years ago, I would have told you that Mike Rav was a spitting image of Scott Stevens. Today...
May 8, 2016

The Sketchy Tank art show at Milo Auburn

There is much more to the man behind the mask. Sketchy Tank is a snowboarder, skater, surfer, a family...
May 2, 2016

Artist Profile: Everyone knows him as Zeachman

Big Mike Gonsalves, better known as Zeachman, will shred circles around you, create an amazing piece of art for...
April 25, 2016

A pilgrimage: The people of Tailgate Alaska

Photos: Cody Liska & Sebastian Garber From any one of the surrounding peaks, Tailgate Alaska looks like a muddy...
April 25, 2016

Warp Wave: Hard Boot’n Sons a’ Guns

We grabbed two freestylers, took away their comfy soft boots and playful bindings angles — replacing them with neon...
April 20, 2016

High Noon Duel 2016: A spring showdown in Winter Park

Winter Park is not a conventional ski town — never has been and hopefully never will be. Even as...
April 19, 2016

Close to Home: The WYPY Movie

WYPY stands for Wyoming Pythons. What the Wyoming Pythons stand for is the snowboarding that happens when you haul ass...
April 14, 2016

The Airblaster Side Hit Social slashes Boreal slush

On Saturday, April 2nd Airblaster and Boreal Mountain Resort joined forces to create something different: a community-building event called the Side...
April 13, 2016

Float anywhere, do anything: The DC Supernatant snowboard reviewed

Just before heading to Steamboat for the Slash & Burn Banked Slalom, someone mentioned that a DC Supernatant had...
April 11, 2016

MTN Life Design: Jason Robinson — Have home, will travel

Jason Robinson is a rambling man. Pro snowboarding keeps him moving all winter, and come summer he’s still rolling,...
April 9, 2016

Love Games 2016: Not a banked slalom

Colorado is a gracious host. The industry shows up for a tradeshow or televised contest, gets drunk, passes out...
March 31, 2016

TURN & BURN — Season Two, Part Two: Natural Habitat

Andrew Burns came back from Japan around the time the TURN & BURN crew began filming for the second episode...
March 29, 2016

Power of fear: A Bode Merrill interview

He’s risen to the top of pro snowboarding and in the process invented a multitude of new tricks —...
March 24, 2016

Free Range: Bonfire treks the Northwest

I was splayed out on the asphalt of the gas station, my hand wedged between two tires, pressing against...
March 23, 2016

Warp Wave: Aurora Boardealis, official trailer

From big mountains and deep powder to spring slush and tree riding, this universe is full of opportunity to...
March 21, 2016

JH PowWow: A gathering of powder hunters at Jackson Hole

From March 14th to 18th, the stars aligned over Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. At least we think they did....
March 20, 2016

Slash & Burn 2016: Thirteen opportunities to blow out of a berm

Perhaps the most distinct separator between snowboarding and any team sport is that there is no element of competition necessary...
March 18, 2016

The spirit of JH PowWow: Rob Kingwill’s vision for snowboarding’s future

Leaving the parking lot of Jackson Hole on the last day of the JH PowWow, I knew that I...
March 18, 2016

Ice Coast Kills Shit: HOW YA DOIN’ — Full movie

HOW YA DOIN’ The Movie is the 4th full length snowboarding video from the Ice Coast Kills Shit fam....
March 16, 2016

Ten boards that turned our heads at JH PowWow

JH PowWow is the vision of Rob Kingwill. The event brings snowboarders from around the country and world to...
March 15, 2016

Did you know? 13 ways to score big with the Mountain Collective pass

The Mountain Collective is the result of resorts around the world coming together to offer the opportunity to ride...
March 12, 2016

Ben Hinkley, in rememberance

Ben Hinkley, a two-time X Games Big Air silver medalist and Burton Snowboards pro from 1994-2002, was found dead...
March 10, 2016

The Slash & Burn Banked Slalom returns to Howelsen Hill in Steamboat March 18-20

In the same way that the Dirksen Derby is the perfect way to kick off your winter, the Slash &...
March 8, 2016

Homeward Bound: Hobos at Copper Mountain

The park at Copper is a stark contrast from that of other Summit County resorts. That’s because the place is...
March 3, 2016

The Speed of Sawdust tour carves shapes in Cardiff

Words: Jesse Loomis Photos: Shem Roose On the morning of February 20, far from any major mountains, but within...
March 2, 2016

TURN & BURN — Season Two, Part One: Snowpocalypse

There are rail edits which provide a level of attainability that makes you feel like grabbing your snowboard and heading...
March 1, 2016

projectDETOUR: Shayne Pospisil’s full part, 2015

Snowboarding has been hitting the snooze button on Shayne Pospisil. Signing with Bataleon two years ago gave him the...
February 29, 2016

Detour Greece: Snowboarding lost in time

I would like to say I was invited on a snowboard trip to Greece, but in reality, I invited...
February 28, 2016

Faces of LBS: A photo essay from Mt. Baker

Struggling to shove an extra set of goggles into a bulging board bag hours before a flight from DIA to...
February 27, 2016

Warp Wave: Hot Boy’n Boreal 2

December 1st seems so long ago. We’ve been in the thick of it, finally shooting for our latest film...
February 26, 2016

Raw Japanese snowboarding: W.A.R.U. in Death Returns

What these guys lack in natural snowboarding ability is compensated with disregard for any concept of safety. W.A.R.U. in...
February 24, 2016

Powder Alert: Enjoy the blue skies and cross your fingers for snow

Recent weather has proved to be unseasonably warm in western North America. However, the early season snow has left...
February 18, 2016

Cruising at Stevens Pass: SPSS episode 1

Just under two hours from Seattle, Stevens Pass has some of the most challenging resort riding in the Pacific...
February 17, 2016

Fast Forward: 30 Years of the Legendary Banked Slalom, trailer

Snowboarding began with a turn. It’s the fundamental act that distinguishes a good snowboarder from a great one, and there...
February 16, 2016

Overshadowing the Green Monster: The Polartec Big Air at Fenway Park 2016

Words and photos by Owen Ringwall History was made on Thursday, January 11th, 2016 as fans and athletes gathered...
February 12, 2016

The legend continues: Yawgoons 16

The Yawgoons are no longer just a “thing.” That transition happened a long time ago. What began as a...
February 11, 2016

It’s not an adventure until something goes wrong: A true life story from Rob Kingwill

A true life story by Rob Kingwill, as told to Nate Deschenes When Warren Miller calls and asks if...
February 10, 2016

Powder Alert: The East finally sees snow while the West gets a break

After what has been a snowy first half of the season for western North America, a high-pressure system has...
February 9, 2016

Called Out: The Mystery is Gone, consequences of a digital culture

Called Out is a column by Nate Deschenes where he addresses some of the various trends that he sees...
February 8, 2016

All-mountain chargin’ and jibbin’: The RIDE Snowboards Helix reviewed

Over the last decade, pro-model snowboards have gone the way of the dinosaur, with fewer and fewer companies adding...
February 6, 2016

Logging hammers: Bull of the Woods 2016 recap

Bull of the Woods is the FUBU of snowboard contests. It’s for us, by us. The third annual log-riding...
February 6, 2016

Just the tip: Our 6 favorite new snowboards for 2017… so far

There is nothing more refreshing than heading to the mountains to snowboard after spending days in a busy convention...
February 5, 2016

Warp Wave: Warp Wake, a parody

Take a cue from the Warp Wave guys: don’t always take things so seriously. Watch also: Warp Wave: A...
February 3, 2016

Powder Alert: El Niño continues to deliver the goods

Western North America is enjoying quite the season so far. For reference, here are some year-to-date snowfall totals at...
January 31, 2016

2017 snowboard product preview: Live from SIA, day four

Well, SIA was fun, but praise Jah it’s over. Sunday at the Colorado Convention center is always weird. Post-bender...
January 30, 2016

2017 snowboard product preview: Live from SIA, day three

It is the third day of SIA. That means no one really knows which way is up or down,...
January 29, 2016

2017 snowboard product preview: Live from SIA, day two

We made it through day two of SIA, and we’ve landed back at the same hotel bar, laptops, cameras,...
January 28, 2016

2017 snowboard product preview: Live from SIA, day one

It’s the end of January, which means people are talking about the Superbowl and doing their taxes, and SIA...
January 27, 2016

Powder Alert: The West is about to get buried in snow

The snow just won’t stop across western North America. It’s been a great start to 2016 and the bomber...
January 27, 2016

Gear Giveaway: Rainier and Union team up for a binding your pops would be jealous of

The day has finally arrived. Rainier, your new favorite beer company, and Union Binding Co. have teamed up on...
January 25, 2016

Park It: Low tide snowboarding with the K2 team

Low tide snowboarding is a catalyst for creativity. Last spring, the K2 team came together to squeeze the last...
January 22, 2016

Tucker Andrews full part from A Place Called Kookabunga

Tucker Andrews is a boarder’s boarder. The dude will be up earlier than you, boots on, and out the...
January 21, 2016

Inside CAPiTA’s new factory: The Mothership Connection

CAPiTA recognizes that fun comes with tremendous responsibility. To Founder and President Blue Montgomery, and the rest of the...
January 19, 2016

The Powderjet Speed of Sawdust Tour shapes up in NYC

Words: Jesse Loomis Photos: Shem Roose On an unseasonably warm January morning this past Saturday, eight men ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​gathered in...
January 19, 2016

Life Smashed: A backcountry banked slalom in a blizzard

It all played out exactly as A Rob would’ve wanted. The Smash Life Banked Slalom was held at Alpental...
January 18, 2016

The history of CAPiTA Snowboarding: 15 Years in 14 minutes

When CAPiTA appeared on the scene at the new Millennium, it flipped the script on what a snowboarding company...
January 16, 2016

Gas and Wax: A snowboard roadtrip

Photos: Taylor Boyd & Kit Hendrickson It’s midnight, my hands are frozen and I’m trying to attach a tent...
January 11, 2016

Broken Mechanism: A short film featuring Bode Merrill

“His fear mechanism is broken.” Bode Merrill is an unstoppable force in modern snowboarding. Over his career, he has...
January 8, 2016

2017 product preview from the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City

If you’re unfamiliar with OR, it’s a tradeshow with a name that’s an acronym Outdoor Retailer. Take SIA, yank everyone’s skate...
December 31, 2015

The moment that changed it all: A true life story from Lucas Debari on Temple Cummins

A true life story from Lucas Debari, as told to Nate Deschenes When I was about 12 or 13...
December 30, 2015

The ultimate DIY snowboard setup? Enter Red’s Backyard

What does any snowboarder or skateboarder do when they see a ledge, bump, transition or downhill slope? They mentally...
December 30, 2015

Powder Alert: With little snow in the forecast, head to the PNW for pow

Christmas week was full of pow days for much of the western United States, and snow has finally begun...
December 29, 2015

Quick-changin’ and good lookin’: The Dragon NFX2 goggle reviewed

The NFX2 goggle is the latest high-end offering from Dragon. It has all the bells and whistles — a...
December 29, 2015

Win a projectDETOUR: Cali trip and snowboards from Harley-Davidson and Bataleon

projectDETOUR has taken the snowboarding internet by storm. It’s rare that a full series can do that, which is...
December 25, 2015

The heart of snowboarding: Josh Dirksen, The Way I See It

Words: Josh Dirksen The way I see it, the heart of snowboarding is not dying. The amount of participants...
December 25, 2015

Warp Wave Christmas Card

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years from the Warp Wave crew! And from all of us at Snowboard Magazine....
December 22, 2015

Stick to your guns: A Keegan Valaika interview

Keegan Valaika is lucky. Snowboarding comes naturally to him, and he’s had the ability to dictate his path through it. But...
December 22, 2015

Hot Grease: To the Teeth, full movie

Ever wake up late, stumble to the fridge, find some bacon, throw it in a pan that’s only kind...
December 22, 2015

Powder Alert: Mother Nature is about to make your holiday the best one ever… if you live in the West

Kirkwood: 37 inches Squaw Valley: 36 inches Crystal Mountain: 24 inches Snowbird: 18 inches Those were all 24-hour snowfall...
December 17, 2015

The Yawgoons: A photo essay

Ten years ago, you probably couldn’t have paid me to tie up my boots at a resort in Rhode...
December 17, 2015

Dirksen Derby 2015 recap video

The brainchild of Josh Dirksen, the event bearing his namesake was born nine years ago in the wake of...
December 16, 2015

projectDETOUR: California, a short film

projectDETOUR is a short film series about three trips to three destinations. We’ve been hiking waist deep powder in...
December 16, 2015

Dirksen Derby results 2015: Pros vs. Joes… vs. kids

A decade ago, there was one destination banked slalom. Then the Dirksen Derby came along. The brainchild of Josh...
December 14, 2015

Different perspectives of Dew Tour by photographer Dean Blotto Gray

Having photographed contests myself, it’s easy to fall into the trap of stationary shooting: finding an angle you like,...
December 12, 2015

Dirksen Derby Qualifier Results 2015: Men, Women, Gentlemen, Gentlewomen

  Qualifiers for the Men’s, Women’s, Gentlemen’s and Gentlewomen’s divisions of the Dirksen Derby took place today in Mount...
December 11, 2015

The Mothership Grand Opening: Partying in Europe with the CAPiTA crew

So here’s what happened. I went to Austria with a solid group of CAPiTA reps and retailers to celebrate...
December 10, 2015

Product of his environment: Antti Autti full part 2015

¨We are all products of our environment. In Finland it means that snowboarding in the mountains is almost as...
December 9, 2015

Just raw: Nightmare Snowboards presents Last Champions, full movie

Quite honestly, the crew at Nightmare Snowboards doesn’t give a fuck about what other people think. It’s a trait...
December 9, 2015

Pow Alert: It’s about to get very deep in British Columbia, the PNW, Wyoming, Tahoe and Colorado

Winter has really ramped up over the past month in the western United States. Images like the one below...
December 7, 2015

Yawgoon: Dylan Gamache full part 2015

Over the past several seasons, few have had the same impact on snowboarding videos as Dylan Gamache. Quiet, humble...
December 7, 2015

Rails 2 Riches 2015 at Killington Resort, Vermont recap

The beer was flowing and the DJ was pumping up the crowd for one of the biggest East Coast...
December 3, 2015

The Eternal Beauty of Snowboarding: Trailer

Jérôme Tanon is a photographer. A really great photographer, actually. As a really great photographer, Jérôme travels to a lot...
November 30, 2015

Fear nothing, risk everything: Danny Davis’ Peace Park 2015 full movie

As Jack Mitrani says, snowboarding need events like Peace Park. Too often is fun overshadowed by seriousness and contests when our...
November 28, 2015

That’s living: The Kevin Nimick story

Kevin Nimick is not a professional snowboarder; he never has been. He’s not a director of marketing or the founder...
November 26, 2015

Statements: Charging the Lines with Antti Autti, chapter 4

The Minarets of New Zealand are nothing to take lightly. Due to the ruggedness of these mountains, substantial snowfall...
November 24, 2015

The Mothership has landed: A story of CAPiTA’s new factory in Austria

On Saturday, November 21st, 2015, CAPiTA held the grand opening the the world’s newest, most advanced snowboard manufacturing facility...
November 23, 2015

Warp Wave presents A Place Called Kookabunga, full movie

Thank you for watching! The online premiere of Warp Wave’s movie A Place Called Kookabunga has ended, but it...
November 21, 2015

Warp Wave: A Place Called Kookabunga – Trailer

Buy A Place Called Kookabunga on Vimeo On Demand Kookabunga is a place, and it’s a state of mind....
November 21, 2015

Brighton Opening Day 2015, a photo essay

When the first snow falls, everyone is stoked. Winter is back after what seems like an unsurmountable time of...
November 20, 2015

Only the beginning: A Matt Wainhouse interview

Matt Wainhouse is an anomaly. Watch him ride and you would say this guy has been riding since he...
November 18, 2015

The Fourth Phase, official trailer from Travis Rice, Brain Farm and Red Bull Media House

“This process we follow, this cycle we ride.” — Bryan Iguchi When “The Art of FLIGHT” was released in...
November 17, 2015

Powder Alert: A huge storm is headed for the PNW, get your pow sticks ready

Snowboard season in North America is in full swing, and ski resorts are opening up left and right. With...
November 17, 2015

Arbor hosts The Immersion Issue release party and MFR short film premiere

It was a fine November night in Venice Beach, California. As the sun set, a few casual waves casually...
November 17, 2015

Adventuremobile: Sidetracked with Leanne Pelosi by Full Moon

Campers rule. In professional snowboarding, having the mobility to follow the snow around is essential and Leanne Pelosi has...
November 16, 2015

Marie-France Roy: Quality of Life

Nothing about Marie-France Roy’s life is ordinary. She has made sure of that. It isn’t different in the sense...
November 14, 2015

Adam Haynes on his Union x Asymbol mural at evo in Seattle

The idea of the South Wall is this: a brand evo carries commissions an artist they work with to...
November 12, 2015

Hit the mountain with your own new Electric EGX goggles

The Electric EGX is changing the game and we want you to experience it for yourself. Making a good...
November 12, 2015

Statements: Turning & Burning in Japan with Antti Autti, chapter 3

There is beauty in simplicity. Think about all that goes into descending a mountain. There could be jumps, natural hits,...
November 10, 2015

The end of an era: Windells goes ski-only

One thing is certain of all summer camps: the employees are there to have a good time. It doesn’t...
November 10, 2015

Bringing outside in: Sidetracked with Hana Beaman by Full Moon

Snowboarding has a way of opening the mind to creative influence. What tricks you do, the line you take, where...
November 9, 2015

projectDETOUR: Alps, a short film

This film is the epitome of why powder days are better with friends. Sometimes a detour can take you...
November 7, 2015

Platinum Picks: Ten of 2016’s best snowboards profiled

You can have a good time riding on snow in any boots strapped into any bindings attached to any...
November 6, 2015

The passion of building snowboards with Hightide Mfg

Building a snowboard is art. From the materials, to the shape, the graphics, and the hands putting it all...
November 5, 2015

Score your own new YES. snowboard and bindings from NOW

Turn the mountain into a skatepark. Consider The Basic from YES. as a jack of all trades. It’s the board...
November 4, 2015

Snowboarding reality in the PNW: The Middle/Path Project episode 1

The Middle/Path Project is an exploration into how we exist within our environment. Having spent the last season in...
November 3, 2015

Join us in Venice, CA for The Immersion Issue release party at Arbor HQ

We think that creating a magazine is something to celebrate. To commemorate Snowboard Magazine 12.3: The Immersion Issue, we are...
November 3, 2015

We have two free days of lodging and lift tickets for you at Mount Snow, VT

Winter is fast approaching and we want two lucky people to get a guaranteed snowboarding trip this season. Carinthia...
November 2, 2015

MTN Life Design: Marie-France Roy’s Vancouver Island Paradise

Marie-France Roy has it made. Right now she’s holed up in a little cabin just outside the fishing village...
October 31, 2015

Platinum Picks: Seven of 2016’s best snowboard bindings profiled

Like capacity for abstract thought separates humans from animals, being strapped in distinguishes snowboarding from other boardsports. We’re all...
October 29, 2015

Six things not to do on opening day

Each spring, resorts close with their entire mountain covered in soft, slushy snow, and they open up in the...
October 29, 2015

Statements: Riding deep Japanese pow with Antti Autti, chapter 2

It doesn’t get much better than this. Japan is renowned for its tremendous snow and last year there were...
October 28, 2015

Enter the unknown with new Spark R&D Surge splitboard bindings

The backcountry is calling. Unapologetically stiff and powerful, the Surge splitboard binding from Spark R&D is built for big...
October 28, 2015

Power riding: Matt Wainhouse’s full part from 686 Seconds

We are convinced that Matt Wainhouse will hit just about anything in the backcountry. With his powerful riding and...
October 27, 2015

The ladies of Full Moon Film need our help

From Full Moon: For the first time in the history of snowboarding, the story of the unique women who have...
October 26, 2015

Staying Centered: SideTracked with Jamie Anderson by Full Moon

The life of a professional snowboarder is a hectic existence — one not entirely conducive to health. Sure, it’s...
October 25, 2015

Platinum Picks: Seven of 2016’s best snowboard boots profiled

There are plenty of reasons why snowboarding is better than skiing, not least of which is the boots. Here...
October 25, 2015

Sage Kotsenburg’s The Other Side, Episode Two

In the second episode of The Other Side, Sage heads to Eastern Europe — a region that doesn’t see a...
October 23, 2015

Union Binding Company welcomes Tadashi Fuse

Tadashi Fuse has been out of the spotlight for a bit. After spending over a decade with the Wildcats...
October 21, 2015

Artist Profile: comforting the disturbed with Sketchy Tank

It is Saturday, 9:30 am. Donning a familiar black shirt with a white graphic, you leave the house for the...
October 20, 2015

Start your season with a setup from RIDE Snowboards… for free

The Alter Ego is the world’s first SplitTail snowboard. It’s two boards in one depending on if the tail...
October 20, 2015

Natural connection: Sidetracked with Marie-France Roy by Full Moon

Snowboarding has the potential to give us access to the natural world in ways that many other activities can’t. A...
October 16, 2015

Natural Selections: 6 Top Powder Boards for 2016

There’s nothing better than riding powder. Except riding powder on a board made for it. Fresh snow is the...
October 15, 2015

Statements: Exploring the Swedish Alps with Antti Autti, chapter 1

Look at the root word of freeriding: free. When you enter the mountains, snowboard in hand you have the...
October 15, 2015

projectDETOUR: Greece, a short film

Economically and politically, Greece is not in the best place right now. The country is pretty much in shambles....
October 15, 2015

Send it with your own Bataleon Evil Twin Asymmetrical snowboard

Being evil has never felt so right. If humans were symmetrical we’d look a lot different than we do....
October 13, 2015

Power eating: Sidetracked with Helen Schettini by Full Moon

Eating well is an easy thing to overlook, and Helen Schettini learned in the most frustrating way possible: with...
October 11, 2015

Boys Nite: Ben Bilodeau, Jack Kyle, Max Tokunaga, Andrew Brewer and Seth Hill

Plenty of videos are made each season on a shoestring budget, while others are made with individual rider buy-ins the size of...
October 5, 2015

A Constant Evolution featuring Mark Landvik

A Constant Evolution spotlights Mark Landvik, a rider with power and style, who relinquished his biggest vice and turned...
October 5, 2015

Natural Selections: 6 Top All-Mountain Boards for 2016

Some people are just good at everything. Some snowboards are too. There is no such thing as a quiver-killer....
October 5, 2015

Snow science: Sidetracked with Robin Van Gyn by Full Moon

Aside from your beacon, probe and shovel, the most valuable assets you can take with you in the backcountry...
October 4, 2015

Three premieres, three cities: A Constant Evolution featuring Mark Landvik

Two nights, three premieres of A Constant Evolution featuring Mark Landvik. Directed and edited by Liam Gallagher of Pathology,...
September 30, 2015

Blood, sweat and headwear: A Brad Scheuffele interview

Brad Scheuffele has membership in a unique generation of snowboarding. A pro rider through the nineties, he was an...
September 29, 2015

From Snow to Surf: SideTracked with Annie Boulanger by Full Moon

Annie Boulanger has it figured out. Continuously bouncing between between tropical, surf-laden locales and snowy backcountry destinations, the Whistler-based snowboarder is living a...
September 29, 2015

Snowboard Magazine to premiere A Constant Evolution featuring Mark Landvik in Boulder, Aspen and Bellingham

We are excited to unveil the first in a series of short documentaries profiling three of snowboarding’s most prolific riders. Each...
September 25, 2015

Natural Selections: 6 Top Park Boards for 2016

Calling these snowboards is limiting, but calling them snow, metal, rock, log, plastic and concrete boards is a mouthful....
September 24, 2015

It’s just snowboarding: Bloodlines from The Interior Plain Project

There are times when looking back is just as important as looking forward. Everyone who rides a snowboard remembers...
September 22, 2015

An old fashioned party: 686 Seconds premieres in Hollywood, CA

Premiere season: a time for industry veterans, riders and overall snowboarders to party, reflect on a season past and...
September 21, 2015

Snowboarding into another dimension: Lemuria from United Shapes

Snowboarding doesn’t have to be a complicated endeavor. It can be as simple as turning, moving and flowing with the...
September 18, 2015

Heaven or Hell: A Nate Bozung Interview

Foreword: Chad Otterstrom In the late ‘90s and early 2000s, snowboard movies ruled the world. Forum was on top....
September 15, 2015

Powsurf Safari: Bindingless riding in Interior BC

Photos by Sean Kerrick Sullivan. Rider above: Gray Thompson It is the year 2015. Triple corks, drones and POV...
September 14, 2015

The Interior Plain Project’s Bloodlines premiere at Fulton Brewery, MN

The Interior Plain Project premiered its film Bloodlines to a Fulton Brewery taproom filled with the Minnesota’s snowboarding community on Saturday...
September 13, 2015

The Interior Plain Project presents Bloodlines, official trailer

We all started somewhere. For snowboarders in the Midwest, that start was often in a backyard riding a plastic...
September 8, 2015

United Shapes presents Lemuria, official trailer

Prepare to be transported to the unknown. Lemuria. Legend says it is a sacred place, a portal into another...
September 8, 2015

50 Years of Going Beyond: A film by Whistler Blackcomb, official trailer

The legend of Whistler Blackcomb is permanently carved into snowboarding lore. For the last 50 years, the iconic Canadian...
September 6, 2015

Building a dream: A true life story from Aaron Brill, founder of Silverton Mountain

A true life story from Aaron Brill, Founder of Silverton Mountain, as told to Ben Gavelda In 1991 I...
September 4, 2015

The art of natural riding: Statements, official trailer

A powder turn is a moment of liberation. The solitude of the backcountry is a sanctuary. It’s just you,...
September 1, 2015

Alaska through new eyes: The story of Marie-France Roy’s first AK experience

Not everybody gets to see potential. It isn’t included in the basic package, like hunger, pain or satisfaction—it’s an...
August 25, 2015

Absinthe Films presents Eversince, the official trailer

The Absinthe saga continues. Eversince explores that feeling of wonder when you linked your first turn, tweaked your first grab,...
August 21, 2015

Presenting the cover of Snowboard Magazine Volume 12, Issue 1: The Product Collection

“Picking a cover shot isn’t easy, but when I came across this photo from Dominic Zimmermann it was pretty...
August 20, 2015

Rome Snowboards presents Find Snowboarding: French Alps

Snowboarding is an amazing vehicle to get us out into the natural world. There is so much out there...
August 19, 2015

Airblaster’s “Side Hit Society” official trailer

This one is going to be good. Watch also: Mini-pipe mayhem: Airblaster’s Board Games 2015 From Airblaster: Join the...
August 14, 2015

Straight Outta Compton: The 686 Compton Snow Club is making a difference

Compton doesn’t have the best reputation. For many of the kids that live there, it’s all they know and...
August 14, 2015

Captured on film: High Cascade Session Six 2015 gallery

Shooting with film was once the only way possible to capture an image. There was no way to fire...
August 13, 2015

Ender: An Eero Ettala interview

Snowboarding has a ruthless tendency to chew people up. Maybe it’s a cyclical, insatiable hunger for the newest video,...
August 11, 2015

Let’s make the water turn black: The Dave Downing story as told by Kevin Jones

Name: Dave Downing Alias: Triple D, Downer Sorry ladies: Married to Shannon Dunn-Downing with two kids, Logan and Dillon...
August 10, 2015

Sensory overload: projectDETOUR official trailer

The wait is finally over. Back in April, DBK shared his vision of projectDETOUR with the world, stating that...
August 6, 2015

The jersey barrier special: High Cascade Session Five 2015 gallery

Despite the name, jersey barriers were first used in California in the mid 40’s to replace the standard wooden...
August 5, 2015

The HMNNTR art show at Underdog Gallery in London, England

Last Friday, July 31st, at the Underdog Gallery in London, Schoph and Kyle Maynerd launched the London leg of...
August 4, 2015

Weathering the Storm: A true life story from Bryan Iguchi

A true life story from Bryan Iguchi, as told to Ben Gavelda It was November of ‘97 or ‘98...
July 31, 2015

K2 & RIDE Present: Team Sports at High Cascade Snowboard Camp video

A little friendly competition never hurt anyone, especially when it involves some of your favorite pros. That’s what Team...
July 30, 2015

Experiencing Greece with projectDETOUR: An Austin Smith interview

To see the world is to open your eyes. Fortunately for those that love snowboarding, travel is inherent. Much...
July 23, 2015

Moving pictures: High Cascade Session Four 2015 gallery

Some tricks in snowboarding appear as if they were made to be photographed, such as a classic method in...
July 21, 2015

Portraits and handplants: The Bode Merrill Medium Quarterpipe Invitational

As many of you may know, an event that happens around the middle of summer up here on Mt....
July 20, 2015

Ride Everything: The limitless potential of snowboarding

It was eight in the morning when we pulled in to the freshly coated upper lot at Alpental. We...
July 17, 2015

For a limited time, one year of Snowboard Magazine is only $5.00

We love snowboarding. Truly. Every season we are on the mountain, at the resorts, in the streets and around...
July 15, 2015

CAMPiTA 5: In the woods with the CAPiTA Snowboarding team

The first CAMPiTA was a means to gather our crew and shoot intros for DOA, simple as that. A...
July 13, 2015

The #RailExchange showdown: High Cascade Session Three 2015 gallery

…and just like that Session 3 is a wrap, and the summer here at High Cascade is already halfway...
July 10, 2015

Quick turns and fast times: The 4th Annual Drink Water Rat Race

To be serious, or not to be serious? The Rat Race is one of those events where everyone seems...
July 8, 2015

Redemption ride: Nick Russell’s fight for survival and the ultimate snowboarding adventure

For those in the Northern Hemisphere, January is a month of a high anticipation. We have a rough idea...
July 6, 2015

A summer tradition continues: The second annual TEAM SPORTS from RIDE and K2

Summer snowboard camp is one of few places where a young snowboard fanatic can have almost guaranteed interaction with...
July 3, 2015

Spontaneous fun: High Cascade Session Two 2015 gallery

Photos by Danny Kern Only one word can be used to describe what went down here at High Cascade...
July 2, 2015

Artist Profile: Matt French’s unstoppable whirlwind of creative energy

“I first met Matt French when I joined the ranks of freelance artists for Volcom. Matt had been a...
June 26, 2015

Jones’ Journal: Spine Institute, riding the Fairweather Range, Alaska

In 19 years of exploring Alaska I can say with full clarity that the session we had filming Deeper...
June 24, 2015

Invert insanity: High Cascade session one 2015 gallery

Photos by Danny Kern, words by Marc O’Malley Once again, summer is here and that means, once again, some...
June 23, 2015

686 kicks off summer snowboarding at Woodward Tahoe 2015

Summer is in full effect in Tahoe right now. The 86 degree days have encouraged people to migrate to...
June 21, 2015

Mountain dads: Five famous patriarchs of snowboarding

In honor of Father’s Day, we reached out to five famous shred dads and fired them the set of...
June 15, 2015

The Trifecta: Snow, skate and surf in one day with Burton

Bucket List: (noun) A number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their...
June 9, 2015

Lost in the Alps with projectDETOUR: A Shayne Pospisil interview

Setting off an adventure becomes much more difficult when a plan is introduced, and getting lost is nearly impossible when...
June 5, 2015

Jones’ Journal: In the shadow of Denali

We stand on the shoulders of the legends before us. They move the needle forward. They unlock the secrets...
June 3, 2015

Power of Intent: The Jake Blauvelt Interview

In snowboarding, as in life, there are many ways to get after it. Whether one’s technique is based on...
May 31, 2015

Let’s make the water turn black: The Dave Hatchett story as told by Kevin Jones

Name: Dave Hatchett Alias: Chachie, Hatchhetress, Flatchetress, Davey Boy, Big Chief, Hatchhetter, Axe Man Current Occupation: Author of climbing...
May 29, 2015

Community Cup: The master of style, Kjersti Buaas

Kjersti Buaas is a competitive snowboarder. There is no argument to that. But what there is an argument for...
May 28, 2015

Déjà Vu Japan: A snowboarding photo essay

Everyone’s first trip with the guys from Déjà Vu must be a shock—mine was. I was blown away by...
May 23, 2015

Called Out: A discussion about over-style

Called Out is a column by Nate Deschenes where he addresses some of the various trends that he sees...
May 21, 2015

Soundboard: Allah-Las’ perfect mixture of California sounds

Allah-Las are from LA and they are extremely good despite the fact they don’t have a fiddle player or...
May 20, 2015

Against the Grain: Four fierce Individuals

In snowboarding, trends come and go like mercury. Trendy riders don’t tend to have much staying power. Our culture...
May 19, 2015

Focal Point: The photography of Lucas Nilsson

We are products of our environment. Some have the influence of the city to shape how they see the...
May 18, 2015

Gratitude: A Bryan Iguchi interview

Bryan Iguchi’s blueprint for snowboarding is about as elementary as it gets—set yourself up in a mountain town, make...
May 15, 2015

Video contest: Ladies, earn a spot to compete in the Community Cup 2016 Big Air competition

For next year’s Community Cup, things are going to be run a little bit differently. Ladies, for the first...
May 12, 2015

One epic year: The VonZipper Support Wildlife Tour season edit

It’s not often that you get the opportunity to hop in a van and travel across the country with...
May 11, 2015

All In: The Jeremy Jones Interview

To achieve the level of snowboarding Jeremy Jones has crafted, one needs an unusual amount of dedication. And we’re...
May 10, 2015

Mountain moms: Five iconic matriarchs of snowboarding

This is a Mother’s Day ode to Megan Pischke, Barrett Christy, Tara Dakides, Erin Comstock and Cheryl Maas —...
May 8, 2015

Not just for kids: The many faces of High Cascade Adult Camp

As I was growing up, it was always a dream to go to snowboarding camp. The years kept going...
May 7, 2015

The need to disconnect: A winter camping expedition with Zeal Optics

It’s raining. As I lay in my down-filled cocoon listening only to the pattering of raindrops and the last murmurs...
May 5, 2015

Artist Profile: Avoiding regurgitated bullshit with Desiree Melancon

After multiple years of filming with Think Thank and releasing award winning video parts, Desiree Melancon has made quite...
May 1, 2015

Called Out: Fashion is my passion

Originally featured in Snowboard Magazine 11.4: The Timeless Issue I like to think that Kurt Vonnegut was spot on...
April 30, 2015

Reborn through creativity: An Alex Yoder interview

With his powder filled part in the Pathology Project, Alex Yoder shows the merit of a great snowboarder is...
April 29, 2015

MTN Life Design: Tim Eddy’s simple living in The Chillderness

Originally featured in Snowboard Magazine 11.2: The Transcendent Issue Location: The woods of Truckee, California Acres: 20 Square Feet: 196...
April 28, 2015

Carter Country: Inside the life of rancher and pro snowboarder Mark Carter presented by Leatherman

Mark Carter doesn’t care about what’s cool, trending, or what it means to fit inside the conceived boundaries that...
April 27, 2015

Surfing on snow: The Gerry Lopez Big Wave Challenge 2015 at Mt. Bachelor

We start the season and end the season here at Mt. Bachelor and I don’t think anyone has a...
April 22, 2015

Defining Sustainability: The resort’s responsibility to the environment

Originally featured in Snowboard Magazine 11.3: The Primitive Issue Today’s world means business. Literally, everything is a business. The...
April 22, 2015

Yawgoons: Afternoon laps with Scott Stevens and Johnny O’Connor

This video was filmed entirely in one afternoon, which speaks volumes to the consistency and talent of Scott Stevens...
April 21, 2015

Onward to Italy: Pat Moore – Blueprint, Season 2 Ep 7

This episode of Pat Moore’s Blueprint has a full spectrum of snowboarding experience. Arthur Longo, an upcoming rider from...
April 20, 2015

The party never ends: A night with the Wildcats during WSSF in Whistler, BC

The Wildcats. It’s a name that has been engraved into snowboarding lore, the chisel then cleaned with cheap beer and...
April 18, 2015

Hatchets, arrows and BB guns: Nixon’s Into the Wild recap

It was a Monday and the piercing sound of my alarm rang relentlessly as I blindly searched, left handed,...
April 14, 2015

MFG Place: Beer and boards at Saint Archer Brewing Company

Originally featured in Snowboard Magazine 11.1: The Product Collection Saint Archer Brewing Company is a modern example of the...
April 13, 2015

11 lessons learned from a splitboarding expedition to Margy’s Hut in Colorado

“The journey is the destination,” “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you...
April 9, 2015

United Shapes presents: Secret Mountain Slalom

For thousands of years, man has been hiding that which he does not want found in the woods. The...
April 8, 2015

Community Cup: Why sustainability matters to snowboarding

There is no doubt that we have been experiencing a dramatic change in our winters, as our Senior Editor...
April 8, 2015

Nor Cal throwdown: DAWN TILL DUSK episode 1 at Woodward Tahoe

When the sun is shining, the park is on point and you’re riding with your best friends, it’s easy...
April 7, 2015

An Unexpected Journey: Rip Zinger, the global nomad

Originally featured in Snowboard Mag 11.3: The Primitive Issue Rip Zinger’s life is an unexpected journey. Born Tomonori Tanaka...
April 6, 2015

Creating projectDETOUR: A David Bertschinger Karg interview

If there is one trait that snowboarders possess, it’s an insatiable appetite for creativity. As a lifestyle where film, art,...
April 5, 2015

Defying gravity: Yawgoons 15

Just stop reading this and watch the video. You will thank us afterwards. Watch also: Insane snowboarding in Rhode Island:...
April 3, 2015

Called Out: Climate change is my fault

It’s been a pretty testy winter to say the least. After four years of tragic snowfall amounts in the...
April 2, 2015

Women’s progression: The never-ending story?

There are some questions that humanity has always struggled to find answers for. Which came first: the chicken or...
April 1, 2015

Community Cup: Powder days are better with your friends

We often climb mountains in search of that pure, primal place where life makes sense. Yeah, snowboarding is about...
March 30, 2015

The 2015 Tom Sims Retro World Championships: Fast & loose California snowboarding

The Tom Sims Retro World Championships is an ode to an extraordinary man and a throwback to a time in snowboarding when...
March 30, 2015

Restoring the Colorado snowboard scene: Love Games 2015

Colorado has struggled to foster a cohesive snowboard scene since the late ‘90s. Contest riders post up in Breck...
March 27, 2015

Snowboarders changing lives: The Shred Optics and Waves for Water initiative

There is something uniquely freeing while simultaneously empowering about standing alone at the top of a line with solitude...
March 26, 2015

JLA is Snowboarding: A tribute to the legacy of Jeff Anderson

This weekend at Mammoth Mountain, we will celebrate the life of Jeff Anderson. In its third year, the JLA...
March 25, 2015

Community Cup: The tremendous importance of style

Style may be the single most important factor in snowboarding but due to its subjective nature, it can be...
March 24, 2015

Surf-style snowboarding in Japan: Bowl & Banks 2015

Rip Zinger approaches life with the curiosity of a child. A traveler, photographer, skateboarder, snowboarder, surfer, health-conscious Japanese human,...
March 24, 2015

Riding the Old South: Snowboarding’s Dead Ep 3, North Carolina

North Carolina was one of the original 13 Colonies, is considered to be part of the Old South, and...
March 20, 2015

Win a limited edition Lib Tech x PBR collab snowboard

I believe that it’s safe to assert that most snowboarders can enjoy a cold PBR after a long day...
March 20, 2015

Women, concussions, drugs, gender inequality, perseverance & fun: Director Lukas Huffman talks Too Hard

Lukas Huffman used to be on the other side of the lens, dropping cliffs in standout video parts of...
March 18, 2015

Community Cup: Jamie Anderson and powering progression in women’s snowboarding

Jamie Anderson has become a household name both in and outside of snowboarding. She is one of the most...
March 18, 2015

Join us for the Tom Sims Retro World Snowboarding Championships at Boreal, CA

There are few places where the likes of Shaun Palmer, Terry Kidwell and Chuck Barfoot will strap in alongside Danny...
March 18, 2015

Giveaway: Enter to win an IRIS+ Drone from 3D Robotics

With the proliferation of the POV camera came a revolution in the way that we produce snowboarding media. No...
March 17, 2015

Riders on the storm: Splitboarding with Bryan Iguchi, Alex Yoder and WYPY in Wyoming

For most of the West, winter has simply failed to arrive. The Jackson Hole area is one of the...
March 15, 2015

A family affair: Ben and Gabe Ferguson win Red Bull Double Pipe’s first ever doubles competition

Watching the doubles teams take to the Red Bull Double Pipe was an experience. After the event was postponed...
March 12, 2015

Contest evolution: Chase Josey wins the 2015 Red Bull Double Pipe

Red Bull Double Pipe effectively redefines the notion of what to expect in a snowboarding contest. Twin halfpipes, separated by a spine...
March 11, 2015

Red Bull Double Pipe: A preview of the insanity in Aspen

This week in Aspen, the cream of the pipe-riding crop will be sessioning a course that only Red Bull...
March 10, 2015

For the love of snowboarding: Stance at Baldface Lodge

Stance is one of the raddest, fastest-growing companies spawned from snow/surf/skate blood. Take one look at their roster of...
March 10, 2015

Changing lives through snowboarding: The Chill Foundation at the 2015 Burton US Open

Snowboarding means something different to all of us, but since 1997, a foundation has used the power of snowboarding...
March 7, 2015

Snowboarding’s most iconic event: The 2015 Burton US Open halfpipe competition

While history was made yesterday on the 2015 Burton US Open presented by MINI Slopestyle course, for 33 years...
March 6, 2015

Yuki Kadono and Jamie Anderson take top slopestyle honors at the 2015 Burton US Open

March 6th at the 2015 Burton US Open presented by MINI was 100% slopestyle and better conditions could not have...
March 6, 2015

Soundboard: The punk rock honky tonk of The Lonesome Billies

It seems that snowboarding has somehow shunned country music as not being “hardcore” or “cool,” forcing its listeners to...
March 6, 2015

Don’t call her a pipe jock: An Arielle Gold interview

Arielle Gold is, as much as anybody, a pipe jock. She has some recent X Games and Dew Tour...
March 4, 2015

Where the soul of snowboarding is alive and well: The 3rd Annual JH Pow Wow

JH Pow Wow is more than a gathering of the most creative minds of our industry, it is an...
March 3, 2015

Lightning speed: The Second Annual Slash and Burn Banked Slalom at Steamboat Springs

What is it about banked slalom events that are so damn fun? The only way to truly understand is...
March 2, 2015

Here to stay: A Jeremy Jones interview

“There are only a few people I know who really live with no doubt. They have their answer and...
February 28, 2015

Chris Grenier: A Thought Process Perspective presented by New Era

It doesn’t come as a surprise that Chris Grenier has one of the most diverse and dynamic X Games...
February 26, 2015

Pure street insanity: Watch all of the X Games Real Snow 2015 videos

X Games has done incredible work to distribute snowboarding culture to the masses, and hopefully attracted many people to...
February 24, 2015

Focal Point: Air + Style LA by Gabe L’Heureux

Air + Style LA was no ordinary snowboarding event, so we didn’t want to cover it that way. We gave...
February 23, 2015

Celebrating 50 years: The Boreal Banked Slalom & Brewfest

Two score and ten years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new mountain, conceived in jiberty,...
February 20, 2015

Called Out: Social (Me)dia and technology in snowboarding

Originally featured in Snowboard Magazine 11.3: The Primitive Issue Illustration by Mark Kowalchuk “It is no measure of health...
February 19, 2015

Sticking to your guns: A Halldor Helgason interview

Halldor Helgason is among a rare breed of professional snowboarders. In an industry that has become reliant on manufacturing a...
February 18, 2015

Powder alert: Colorado gets the freshies while even more snow is expected in the east

Snowboarders residing in the Rocky Mountains will rejoice this week, as the high pressure ridge that’s been plaguing the west...
February 18, 2015

VonZipper Support Wildlife Winter Tour: Second leg, Colorado and Utah

There’s just something about roadtripping that can’t be beat. That’s why VonZipper decided to trick out a van, load...
February 17, 2015

Focal Point: The photography of Dominic Zimmermann

For someone that was raised with a snowboard under his feet in Switzerland, it comes as no surprise that Dominic Zimmermann,...
February 16, 2015

Snowboarding is fun: Warp Wave Hot Boy’n at Boreal

Damn these guys have a good time. This is the kind of snowboarding that we really enjoy watching; a...
February 16, 2015

An Unexpected Journey: Sage Kotsenburg, middle fingers up

Originally featured in Snowboard Mag 11.2: The Transcendent Issue MFU. “Middle Fingers Up to competitive snowboarding.” While this may...
February 11, 2015

Powder alert: Snow continues to stack on the East Coast

It’s been official for awhile, but the East Coast has the best snow conditions in the country right now....
February 10, 2015

Vans Introspect: The wise words of Wolfgang Nyvelt

Vans Introspect is truly a refreshing look at a snowboarding web series. Quality breathes through this piece from the...
February 9, 2015

Artist Profile: Scott Lenhardt’s beautiful, strange and bizarre world of art

Originally featured in Snowboard Magazine 11.2: The Transcendent Issue “Scott’s an incredible creative and talent. His attention to detail...
February 8, 2015

Webcast: Watch the finals of the Subaru Freeride Series at Snowbird, UT

Event begins at 10:15am MST on February 8th, 2015. Weather is always a factor in any snowboarding competition, but...
February 5, 2015

Focal Point: X Games 2015 by Jeff Brockmeyer

Event coverage doesn’t need to be your standard fare. This year the Snowboard Magazine team decided to take a...
February 4, 2015

Powder Alert: Mother Nature is imposing her wrath on everyone

By looking at the latest OpenSnow powder graphic, located below, you’ll notice Mother Nature is blessing North America with...
February 1, 2015

New shapes and new products: 2016 snowboard gear preview at SIA, day 3

Photos by Brandon Parish, unless otherwise noted. There has been a definite energy above the booths at the Colorado...
January 31, 2015

2016 snowboard gear preview: Vans is back and more at SIA 2015 day two

Photos by Brandon Parrish Many of you probably haven’t been to SIA. For those who have yet to experience...
January 30, 2015

2016 snowboard gear preview: Day one products at SIA

For most of the snowboarding industry, the Snowsports Industries America, or SIA, Snow Show is the first major look at what...
January 26, 2015

JAMIE LYNN & the art of living

Skateboarding, art, music and snowboarding intertwine in the timeless, weird and wonderful world of Jamie Lynn. Jamie opened a...
January 26, 2015

Open your eyes X Games: A story of the 900 in Women’s Slopestyle

One of the last memories I have of Jeff Anderson is the time I saw him haul past the...
January 25, 2015

Double gold: Mark McMorris corks his way to a X Games 2015 slopestyle win

With two gold medals in big air and slopestyle at X Games 2015, Mark McMorris has medaled at every...
January 25, 2015

Defending the gold: Silje Norendal reclaims X Games 2015 women’s slopestyle

For the second year in a row, Norwegian Silje Norendal has claimed X Games 2015 women’s slopestyle gold. Coming...
January 25, 2015

Pure Heroine: Chloe Kim wins X Games 2015 women’s superpipe gold

Written last night after the conclusion of X Games 2015 Women’s Superpipe finals. Women’s X Games superpipe finals ended...
January 24, 2015

Chloe Kim becomes the youngest Winter X Games gold medalist ever

Not even of age for a driving permit, Chloe Kim has become the youngest Winter X Games gold medalist...
January 24, 2015

Beyond triple corks: An opinion on the current state of snowboarding big air

Let me start by saying I cannot do a triple cork, will never do a triple cork, nor do...
January 23, 2015

Triple cork fest: Watch Mark McMorris’ winning runs at X Games 2015 Big Air

Mark McMorris’ winning runs form X Games 2015 big air were nothing to scoff at. Putting down multiple triples,...
January 23, 2015

Style wins: X Games 2015 men’s superpipe story and gallery

X Games 2015 men’s superpipe kicked off on Thursday night this year, which was unusual timing for superpipe riders...
January 22, 2015

Back to back gold: Danny Davis’ X Games 2015 winning run

Danny Davis’ X Games 2015 winning run proved that he was shining tonight. In a tremendous performance from the...
January 21, 2015

Powder Alert: New Mexico is the place to be this week

The place to be for powderhounds in the United States this week will be “The Land of Enchanment,” New...
January 19, 2015

An Unexpected Journey: Breast cancer fighter Megan Pischke is Chasing Sunshine

Two years ago our friend Megan Pischke was diagnosed with breast cancer. Ironically, for many years leading up to...
January 16, 2015

The 10th Annual KNOWSHOW: A first look at 2016 snowboard gear

Photos by Kyle Kennedy For most media and retailers, Vancouver’s KNOWSHOW is the first opportunity to get the inside...
January 15, 2015

Soundboard: Phish, love it or hate it

As featured in Snowboard Mag 11.2: The Transcendent Issue Photos by Shem Roose Anyone who traveled to the mountains...
January 14, 2015

Powder Alert: Mt. Baker is about to go off!

After a lot of the country received a refresh in snowfall, along with a better-than-expected turnout from a storm...
January 13, 2015

Surf the Snow: Part 5 – Rob Kingwill and the JH Pow Wow

Snowboarding needs more people like Rob Kingwill. Here is a guy that has taken every possible moment he can...
January 9, 2015

It’s your lucky day: Win a Travis Rice autographed custom Lib Tech snowboard

Travis Rice, where to begin. For nearly 15-years, the local from Jackson Hole, Wyoming has been setting and resetting the boundary...
January 7, 2015

Layer Up: The North Face’s ultimate powder kit

With so much to choose from these days, putting a functional outerwear kit together can be quite the challenge....
January 6, 2015

Pow Alert: A good amount of snow to hit the East Coast, Midwest and Northern Rockies

The majority of the United States will remain dry in the coming week, making it prime time to work...
January 5, 2015

That’s a wrap: Here are the top snowboarding videos of 2014

What a year. Now is the perfect time to reflect on what made 2014 an fantastic year for snowboarding, from the...
January 4, 2015

686 presents the Riley Nickerson full part remix from Homage

If the term smooth operator were to apply to anyone, Riley Nickerson would have it emblazoned on his chest....
December 31, 2014

Kazu Kokubo is a beast: Defenders of Awesome 2 – STAY BAD ASS full part

“I’m flying high on euphoria.” Kazu Kokubo is an all-terrain machine. Style, attitude, and raw power are attributes that...
December 29, 2014

Fun with your friends: Dragon’s #WeAreFrameless World Tour | Mt. Bachelor

Dragon’s #WeAreFrameless World Tour ended in the best way possible, a turning session with friends at Mt. Bachelor, Oregon....
December 27, 2014

Blindside with David Carrier Porcheron: The Beyond Series from Whistler Blackcomb

David Carrier Porcheron, or DCP as we know him in the snowboarding industry, has his roots planted deep in...
December 23, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Cyril Müller

“After close to a decade and probably thousands of spots of shooting I still believe there is a sick...
December 21, 2014

Called Out: Defenders of the Faith keep snowboarding real

Originally featured in Snowboard Mag 11.2 When I was a kid if it was known that if I listened...
December 18, 2014

Layer Up: Under Armour’s Coldgear® Infrared tech is the future

With the recent advancements in outerwear technology, lining up a layering system is easier than ever. In fact, once...
December 17, 2014

Surf the Snow: Part 4 – Sean Tedore’s Alter Ego

In his Neoproto days Sean Tedore blended style with creativity, was known for his explosive riding and also the...
December 16, 2014

Captured on film: The Eighth Annual Dirksen Derby at Mt. Bachelor

Continuing the tradition of Erik Hoffman’s photo essay of the Downtown Throwdown, Tyler Orton was at the Dirksen Derby...
December 15, 2014

Honoring a legend: The Jamie Lynn 20 Year Anniversary site teaser

Snowboarding would be very different if it wasn’t for Jamie Lynn. In a time when racing and halfpipe contests...
December 15, 2014

VonZipper Support Wildlife Winter Tour: First leg

The VonZipper Support Wildlife Winter Tour hits one of the most adventurous ways to experience the country: The open...
December 10, 2014

These guys rule: The Helgasons’ NoToBo full movie

NoToBo is the latest creation from the minds of Halldor and Eiki Helgason, Johannes Brenning and a crew of...
December 10, 2014

Pow Alert: Huge storms set to hit East and West Coasts

After reading this week’s Pow Alert, you’re going to notice that Mountain Collective resorts like Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, Mammoth...
December 8, 2014

Incredible time lapses by David McColm: The Beyond Series from Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Blackcomb is a landscape photographer’s paradise. Scratch that, it’s a paradise for anyone, something that The Beyond Series...
December 6, 2014

Taylor Gold and Kelly Clark win the Sprint US Grand Prix at Copper Mountain

The Sprint US Grand Prix at Copper Mountain marked the beginning of another season for competitive snowboarding. Though it...
December 5, 2014

Pure fun, pure party, pure style: A Mikey Rencz Interview

Mikey Rencz talks living through the Whistler party scene, the
December 3, 2014

Layer Up: Staying warm and eco conscious with iNi Cooperative

Do you waste time in the morning trying to figure out what to wear according to how cold, windy,...
December 2, 2014

Surf The Snow: Part 3 – Chris Christenson and the power of powder displacement

Chris Christenson, owner of Christenson Surfboards, has been shaping boards for over 20 years. In the surf industry, there are...
December 1, 2014

Terrain parks reimagined: Danny Davis’ Peace Park full movie

Competitive snowboarding does not always have the best reputation among the many riders that participate in the other dimensions of...
November 26, 2014

Full movie – Pathology: A movie about snowboarding and humans

Pathology makes it clear that “We are the creators of our reality.” The traditional format of snowboarding films will...
November 26, 2014

Score new outerwear from INI Cooperative

Mindfully manufactured. INI has become known for its quality, unique style and environmental initiative. Producing apparel with recycled, organic...
November 24, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Matt Georges

As I was compiling Matt’s Focal Point submission, I experienced something that I try so hard to achieve with...
November 21, 2014

Natural Selections: The best powder snowboards of 2015

Modern neuroscience tells us the only thing the brain really needs is powder. True to that, these boards not...
November 20, 2014

Defining Sustainability: Riders

Originally featured in Snowboard Mag 11.2: The Transcendent Issue. Defining Sustainability is a recurring column throughout Volume 11. Consider...
November 19, 2014

RIDE Snowboards presents Built To Ride: British Columbia powder

It’s edits like this from RIDE Snowboards that spark those images of powder turns in our minds. The vast...
November 18, 2014

Burton Presents: Kimmy Fasani full part and interview

Kimmy Fasani is a powerful ambassador for not only women’s snowboarding, but the overall wellbeing of our lifestyle. As the...
November 17, 2014

adidas Snowboarding presents Nomad 3 of 3: TransSiberia

adidas Snowboarding understands how travel is an essential aspect of our culture. Going to new places with your friends...
November 14, 2014

Mammoth Unbound: A Gabe Taylor interview

If there is one snowboarder who knows Mammoth Mountain inside out, it is Gabe Taylor. As one of the...
November 13, 2014

Danny Davis: The Way I See It

“The way I see it, style is the key to snowboarding. When I watch tricks by other people, I...
November 12, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Jerome Tanon

For Jerome Tanon, film has become his trademark. Here’s a guy that had to teach himself how to use...
November 11, 2014

Chris Brunkhart: A legendary lensman needs our help battling cancer

“Chris Brunkhart aka the Dark Star sees in black & white with a rare glimpse of deep color here...
November 7, 2014

MFG Personality: Chuck Barfoot

Chuck Barfoot lives in a trailer in Southern California. His balding head reveals a scalp tanned by countless days...
November 6, 2014

An Unexpected Journey: Chris Roach

When Grass Valley, California-born Chris Roach became a pro snowboarder in the late ‘80s everything was raw and punk...
November 4, 2014

Surf The Snow: Part 2 – Dale Rehberg’s Darwin theory

In the late ’80s Dale Rehberg redefined snowboarding for the next generation of riders through his all-out approach and...
November 4, 2014

Ready to ride? We’re giving away a pair of Mountain Collective passes

The Mountain Collective understands one of the most defining characteristics of snowboarding: the desire to travel. While laps at...
November 3, 2014

Oakley’s Snowboarding For Me: Why our history is important

Oakley’s newest film, Snowboarding For Me, played before a captivated crowd in a small Denver, Colorado theater on this past...
November 3, 2014

Salomon Snowboards presents WEAPONS OF SLASH DESTRUCTION: Bode Merrill

Bode Merrill is the man. If you need any further convincing (which we hope you don’t) go watch his...
October 31, 2014

Wanderlust: Forest Bailey’s Cosmic Adventure

Forest Bailey’s Cosmic Adventure is a story of wanderlust. As snowboarders, we all have it. That desire to explore...
October 29, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Gabe L’Heureux

Gabe L’Heureux is a cinematographer & photographer for Burton, traveling the globe with snowboarding’s elite. Working as a team manager...
October 28, 2014

Pete Saari: The Way I See It

In 1977, Pete Saari and Mike Olson co-founded Mervin Manufacturing, the company which builds the Lib Tech, Gnu, and...
October 24, 2014

Keeping metal in snowboarding: Volcom’s Mr. Plant premieres in Denver

All photos by Susie Floros Last night, Volcom’s newest addition to the Veeco Productions library, Mr. Plant, premiered at...
October 24, 2014

Platinum Picks: The best snowboard boots of 2015

Sometimes you’ll see a kid wearing little more than a cape and a pair of boots. This is because...
October 21, 2014

Captured on film: Lib Tech’s Downtown Throwdown in Boston, MA

Snowboarding event coverage has turned into a contest in itself: Who will be able to shoot the most action photos to...
October 20, 2014

Salomon Snowboards presents WEAPONS OF SLASH DESTRUCTION: Jed Anderson

Fun fact about Jed Anderson: He snowboards goofy and skates regular. This would explain why, to the untrained eye, it’s...
October 15, 2014

Platinum Picks: The best snowboard bindings of 2015

Like finding the right life partner on Tinder, choosing a proper pair of bindings can be a time consuming...
October 14, 2014

Creating the Cover 11.2 – Kazuhiro Kokubo

Kazuhiro Kokubo graces the latest cover of Snowboard Mag 11.2: The Transcendent Issue. Kazu is also one of the...
October 13, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Sean Kerrick Sullivan

Sean Kerrick Sullivan bought his first camera when he was 13-years-old. Since then, he has made a career out...
October 9, 2014

Surf The Snow: Part 1 – Alex Pashley and the resurgence of powder shapes

Alex Pashley ran and finished the Leadville 100, also known as the Race Across The Sky. As Christopher McDougall...
October 8, 2014

Whistler Blackcomb Coldfront: Vote in Week 2 and win

Things are starting to get crazy in the Whistler Blackcomb Coldfront online film festival. Week 1 pitted Olliepop Films against...
October 7, 2014

Platinum Picks: The best women’s snowboards of 2015

Strapping in to a new snowboard setup for the first time evokes a feeling on par with getting word...
October 6, 2014

Salomon Snowboards presents WEAPONS OF SLASH DESTRUCTION: Chris Grenier

Chris Grenier knows a thing or two about snowboarding. He has untouchable style, an attitude that inspires those around...
October 2, 2014

Going out on top: A Jussi Oksanen interview

It’s rare to see anyone officially retire from snowboarding, let alone go out on top. It seems that guys...
September 29, 2014

Platinum Picks: The Best Men’s Snowboards of 2015

Strapping in to a new snowboard setup for the first time evokes a feeling on par with getting word...
September 29, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Carlos Blanchard

Carlos Blanchard knows that contrary to popular belief, film is most certainly not dead. There is a feeling about film...
September 26, 2014

Vans presents #LIVINGOFFTHEWALL – Aaron Draplin, the original creative at Snowboard Magazine

The mind of Aaron Draplin has left an tremendous legacy at Snowboard Magazine. One of the most defining characteristics...
September 25, 2014

The Interior Plain Project: Berserker Collection short film

In the Midwest, you get called out pretty quickly if you’re doing something that isn’t authentic. There isn’t time...
September 22, 2014

Salomon Snowboards presents WEAPONS OF SLASH DESTRUCTION: Wolle Nyvelt

Wolle Nyvelt is a absolute assassin in the way he attacks an untouched powder field. Meticulous and thoughtful, yet...
September 22, 2014

adidas Snowboarding presents Nomad 1 of 3: Japan

Nomad: A person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer. As snowboarders, our lifestyle in the...
September 19, 2014

Nick Russell and Wyatt Stasinos present Baker Daze teaser

“Baker Daze” will be premiering at the Mt Baker Film Festival next month. Shot in 16mm, it follows Wyatt...
September 18, 2014

Vote and win in the Whistler Blackcomb Coldfront Online Film Festival

It is no small feat to produce a snowboarding film. To those who have, you know the vision required from the...
September 15, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Silvano Zeiter

Expand gallery for full experience. There is a good chance you haven’t heard the name Silvano Zeiter, but there...
September 15, 2014

Snowboard on the Block 2014: The highlights

Photos: Susie Floros Events like Snowboard on the Block are necessary for the soul of snowboarding. We need a...
September 12, 2014

Zoe Oksanen: Life as a pro snowboarder’s wife

Once upon a time I was a young free spirit traveling the world, spending winters strapped in to a...
September 9, 2014

Creating the Cover: Terje Haakonsen

Snowboard Magazine has a tradition of non-conventional covers; it is one of the defining characteristics of this brand over our 11...
September 8, 2014

Salomon Snowboards presents WEAPONS OF SLASH DESTRUCTION: Louif Paradis

In the modern world of street snowboarding, few have accomplished what Louif Paradis has. Over 13 years he has produced...
September 8, 2014

Vision Airs: Leanne Pelosi and Marie-France Roy pillow zone in B.C. – Ep 1

“Vision Airs” is a new series from powder seeker Leanne Pelosi where she is in search of the deepest...
September 7, 2014

The Jeremy Jones Higher premiere at Squaw Valley

Jeremy Jones Higher, the most highly anticipated premiere of the season went down at Squaw Valley on Saturday night...
September 3, 2014

Snowboard Magazine Volume 11 release party at evo Seattle video and recap

The Pacific Northwest and evo were the perfect setting for our Volume 11 Issue 1, The Product Collection, release party...
September 3, 2014

The Little Things: A Marie-France Roy interview

Let’s face it, snowboarding is not the most environmentally friendly activity, but Marie-France Roy is working to change that....
September 3, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Ryan Taylor

Please expand gallery for full experience It takes great fortitude to be a photographer in the streets of Minneapolis and...
September 1, 2014

A Dinosaurs Will Die tribute to the diggers of High Cascade

There are many people that put in the long hours to make the Main Park at High Cascade a...
August 28, 2014

Past Parts: Dan Brisse in Defenders of Awesome, 2011

Dan Brisse completely reshaped the perception of what was possible in the world of street snowboarding. Big, scary and...
August 28, 2014

Alex Andrews: Fish Out of Frozen Water

Summer has been off the charts this year! I was able to start it out with a RAD trip...
August 25, 2014

Alta is for everyone: A Bjorn Leines interview

Pro snowboarder, business owner and advocate Bjorn Leines gives us his take on why snowboarding should be allowed at...
August 25, 2014

Focal Point: The photography of Dean Blotto Gray

12 categories, 12 photos. We asked Blotto to search his archives for images that show the many dimensions of...
September 28, 2016

Fresh Rubber: Snow surfing with Tim Eddy and Taylor Carlton

The snow-surf movement is alive and well on the Airblaster team. While the movement may be growing, there are...
September 28, 2016

Different Direction’s official trailer: Gold for the Soul

There is something special about waking up to the world blanketed with a fresh layer of snow. It is...
September 28, 2016

Those Days 004: Danny Davis, 2011

The hip jump is one of the more under-used features in snowboarding, due to the difficulty in construction and...
September 27, 2016

Bonfire Free Range, a short film

True freedom is fleeting. Watch a taste of life on the road.
September 27, 2016

Conflicted obsessions: Whistler Blackcomb’s “The Big Picture” documentaries, part one

To have the following conversation, we must acknowledge one thing: no one has an environmental impact of zero, regardless...