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Boarding with Breast Intentions

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Every three minutes a woman in the US is diagnosed with breast cancer; in the UK one in nine women will get breast cancer.  Over 63,000 women in the US and UK combined die from breast cancer each year.  Unfortunately, with these growing numbers there are very few people whose lives haven’t been touched by breast cancer.

Colorado’s Copper Mountain to host 2005 Winter Gravity Games

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The Outdoor Life Network’s Winter Gravity Games will be hosted by Colorado’s Copper Mountain from March 3rd to 6th, 2005.
The event will feature approximately 175 of the World’s best athletes competing in nine medal events, including: men’s and women’s snowboard halfpipe, men’s and women’s boardercross, men’s and women’s snowboard slopestyle, men’s ski halfpipe, men’s skiercross and men’s ski slopestyle.¬†¬†

Burton to launch customised board programme

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Burton is launching its first customised board programme later this month.
The Series 13 programme will let you choose your board’s artwork, finish, sidewall colours, base design and even the 3D or 2X stance design. Four high-end Burton board models can be customized on the website – the Baron ES, Custom X, Feelgood ES and T6. There will be more than a million design combinations to choose from overall – so you could create something really unique.

Snow Park NZ gears up for Spring Fiesta

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Wanaka’s Snow Park NZ is hosting a four day Spring Fiesta from October 14th to 17th. The event series will play host to some of New Zealand’s best skiers and snowboarders and will feature halfpipe, slopestyle, rail and quarterpipe jam sessions.
Each of the events are free to enter and are open to skiers and
snowboarders of any age.
 
Thursday 14th October: Halfpipe
Jam Format in the Super Pipe.  Commencing at 12pm lunchtime
Friday 15th October: Rail Battle
Jam Format starting at 12pm. With a game of skate in between.

Pop and Fun to premiere in London

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There’s another event to add to the packed forthcoming weekend of snow events in London. On Saturday 16th, Method DVD/Mag is teaming up with Hurley and TSA to¬† host a party to premiere Absinthe Films’ POP and Psykopit’s Fun. You’ll also be able to meet some of the riders in the film and get them to sign your copies of the productions. The party takes place at the Kensington Tavern, Russel Gardens from 19.30 – with the films starting at 9pm. Entry costs ¬£4 and there’s an afterparty at Club Cougar.

NJ breaks ground on 1st US indoor slope

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The state of NJ and the Mills Corporation kicked off the construction phase of the Meadowlands Xanadu complex on Wednesday with a ground breaking celebration. The party included a kicker sessioned by pro snowboarder Tyler Emond and pro skier Paul Cotter in the middle of the dining room! Special guests included supermodel Christy Brinkely.

Burton World Tour takes NYC

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The Burton World Tour kicked off their US leg with a 3 day stop in the Big Apple. 

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Tuesday night the Burton crew took over Avalon (formerly the Limelight) for an insane party that filled every nook and cranny of the converted church.  With 3 levels everyone had a great view (except if you were trying to find your friends).