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    Snowboarding Helmet – Should You Wear One?

    Friday, October 29, 2010

    Tweet With a very small number of exceptions, wearing a snowboarding helmet is optional. It’s up to you; it’s a personal choice. But it’s obvious, right? Wearing a helmet is safer than not wearing one. Let’s say you fall and bang your head on the icy piste, or worse, maybe a rail in the snowboard [...]

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  • Can You Learn To Snowboard Without Any Expensive Lessons?

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010

    Tweet Snowboarding is expensive. Lessons are expensive. Sometimes lessons are great – you come away feeling like you’ve learned so much. But like any service, sometimes a lesson isn’t that good, the quality of an instructor isn’t guaranteed. Can you do without them? Can you learn to snowboard without the expensive lessons? Yes, some people [...]

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    How Many Snowboards Do You Need?

    Friday, September 10, 2010

    Tweet You want the right snowboard for the task at hand. So does that mean one snowboard, or two? Scenario 1: Specialising with two boards You don’t need me to tell you that when it comes to snowboards, there are a lot to choose from. A lot! Naturally, they’re all designed with a purpose in [...]

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    What’s The Best Snowboarding Companion Sport?

    Monday, September 6, 2010

    Tweet For many, snowboarding is a seasonal pursuit. One trip each year, twice if you’re lucky, and then the long wait until next winter. So what do we all do in-between? Is there a good snowboard-companion sport? Does it matter? Maybe it does – read on, and as usual, add your own ideas. Good reasons [...]

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    Be Careful: Are You Kidding Yourself When You Go Off-Piste?

    Friday, August 13, 2010

    Tweet January 2004, it’s my second ever snowboarding trip, a two week holiday in Chamonix. It was a powder day, blue skies, my brother and I were keen to do a little hike to get some fresh. Around the back of Le Tour, we followed the boot pack from the top of the lift, away [...]

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    Why You Should Snowboard On A Glacier During The Summer

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010

    Tweet Have you ever thought about going snowboarding in the summer? Or is the concept of snowboarding on a glacier during summer totally new? It can be great fun, so read on to see if it could be suited to you… What to expect A mountain glacier will hold snow all year-round. Not all resorts [...]

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  • Why Snowboarding Is Better Than Skiing

    Wednesday, June 30, 2010

    Tweet Each to their own. There’s no right or wrong. I get that. This is my opinion. It used to be the case that snowboarders on the mountain were the minority. That’s not the case anymore. I don’t have the stats, but I think it’s fair to say that both disciplines are big. And these [...]

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Jun
26

Go Bigger In The UK?

Tweet Each year the UK hosts a number of really good, outdoor shred events on our ‘dry’ slopes. A week or so ago, was Go big or Go Home at Bearsden, Glasgow. Top notch riders like Jamie Nicholls and Will Smith were present. Check out the video: http://vimeo.com/44269623 There’s no doubt about it – our [...]

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Feb
26

GoPro HD Hero2: Snowboarding Usage Review

Tweet I recently used a GoPro camera for the first time: the GoPro HD Hero 2 (Outdoor Edition) during a two week visit to Breckenridge. This isn’t a review of the camera’s image quality. There are plenty of reviews out there, plus, I don’t have access to any of the competing cameras (e.g. the latest [...]

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Feb
13

“Freestyle” Equipment Used for “All Mountain” – What Do You Think?

Tweet I like to jib around, hit jumps, rails and boxes, and when I’m riding the rest of the mountain I like to either bomb it fast or try to make use of natural features. As you might expect, I love to ride powder. That doesn’t happen as often as the other stuff, so my [...]

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Jan
16

This is Powdersurfing! But Who’s if For?

Tweet Noboarding, Powdersurfing, this type of riding looks pretty awesome. Start by taking a look at this mini-documentary made by Jeremy Jensen from powsurf.com. http://vimeo.com/16306539 So Good. But who’s it for? Don’t get me wrong, I’d love to spend time riding powder like this. I’m just wondering, how many people get the opportunity?

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May
17

Scott Stevens Shredding at High Cascade

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May
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Travis Rice POV Winning Run from Red Bull Supernatural

Tweet This is pretty awesome! With this type of “point of view” video – you’d hope that the clip gives you a pretty good idea of what it would be like to do that run. Of course it can’t actually put you in Travis’ boots, but it does a pretty good job of showing the [...]

May
4

DC Shred Days 2012…

Tweet Following on from Torstein’s mini edit of the DC Shred Days event held in Meribel (France), here is the official edit from 2012. Sunny, park shredding is so good – and this video shows how much fun it can be. There’s a big scoop of the DC team on show – so check it [...]

Apr
30

Video Edit Revival

Tweet It’s been quiet for a while around here. After getting back from Les Arcs in March, pushing back plans for indoor shred until a little later in the year, getting side-tracked with trying to sell my house, the season fading out… snowboarding has dropped off the radar. In the background I’ve been sorting out [...]

Apr
2

Highlights from The Brits 2012?

Tweet Each year I look forward to the highlights from The Brits, held in Laax, Switzerland. This year is no different – and there are a bunch of videos out there (Whitelines does a decent job of a collection from this year)… I kinda like this one though. Not from the competition – it’s Jamie [...]

Feb
20

Funny ;)

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Colorado Cuts from Jamie Nicholls

Tweet Jamie Nicholls and some other UK shreds have been in Colorado during the same time that I’ve been here. I noticed Jamie shredding the park at Keystone the day that I took the bus from Breck to check it out. He’s posted a couple of edits from Park Lane in Breck and the park [...]

Jan
28

Bear Mountain Sunday In The Park 2012: Ep 4

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Park Jibs with the Garbage Gang

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11

Sick Style – Rachida Aoulad

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