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World Rookie Tour 2018

World Rookie Tour 2018 Announced

What is the World Rookie Tour? The World Rookie Tour 2018 gives youth the opportunity to hone their riding skills. This contest is now in its thirteenth year. With more than 1000 entrants annually and 35 national teams competing in the rookie and grom divisions, this tour provides a wonderful experience for young snowboarders who […]
Winter Games Results

New Zealand Audi Quattro Winter Games Results

Remember our recent post about the upcoming Audi Quattro Winter Games? The post is short, has a fabulous image gallery and even a quick video. It is well worth checking out before continuing on with this follow-up post. Ah, welcome back from the quick aside. Without further ado, here is this post’s punch line: this year’s […]
Queenstown Winter Festival

Queenstown Winter Festival: 22-25 June 2017

The Queenstown Winter Festival is New Zealand’s biggest celebration of winter. Held over four days in late June, more than 45,000 people converge on Queenstown to P-A-R-T-Y. Nothing is too crazy and no superlatives are left untested. The Festival includes live music, competitive mountain exploits, comedy, fireworks, culinary creativeness, and polar lake plunging. Think you […]
Schneetag 2017

Schneetag Returns to Aspen Snowmass

S… What’s That Word? Schneetag (pronounced sch-knee-tog) is a German word that translates, quite simply, as ‘snow day’. A rather uninspiring definition, no? Clearly you haven’t experienced a schneetag Aspen-style. There, the term has an … um, slightly different meaning. An Aspen schneetag entails “daredevils willing to propel themselves down a hill, over a jump […]
World Rookie Tour

The World Rookie Tour Finals: 4-9 April

This past week, the World Rookie Tour hosted their last event of the season. Yes, you guessed it – the FINALS! Over the previous twelve events, the top contenders have been systematically whittled down to the best in the field. 140 riders participated in this five-day event. What’s the World Rookie Tour? This is the […]
Oakley Roof Battle

QParks Tour: Oakley Roof Battle @ Superpark Dachstein

The Last QParks Tour Stop This Season It’s hard to believe that the QParks 2016/2017 season is nearly at an end. The Oakley Roof Battle is the last event of this season’s tour. The tour began in Superpark Dachstein with the Pleasure Jam contest. It seems only fitting that it should end there too… Oakley […]
QParks Tour Badenova Masters

Ninth QParks Tour Stop Postponed: Badenova Masters

Relax! You haven’t Missed the Badenova Masters For those of you who are stressing because you thought the ninth QParks Tour stop had come and gone and you’d missed it, relax! The Badenova Masters was postponed and will now take place this Saturday. The crew of Snowpark Badenova, Germany have worked hard to ensure that […]
FIS Ski World Cup Finals 2017

Aspen Hosts FIS Ski World Cup Finals 2017

For the first time in twenty years, the FIS Ski World Cup Finals will be returning to American soil. Aspen Snowmass will host the event over the next five days. The World Cup Finals will feature the world’s best alpine skiing athletes across five disciplines. Both men and women will compete in downhill, super-G, giant slalom […]
Los Angeles Air + Style Festival Results

Los Angeles Air + Style Festival Results 2017

Los Angeles Air + Style Festival results are OUT! It’s been nearly a month since Los Angeles hosted the last leg of the Air + Style Festival. We’ve waited patiently for the eventual release of the last leg’s results – and here they are: Los Angeles Air + Style Festival Results      Max Parrot (above left) […]