Top US pro Hannah Teter joined the girls at Wanaka’s Snow Park NZ for the second Snow Girls Camp on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th.
The 31 participants enjoyed two days of fun, quality coaching, confidence building, pipe, box, rail riding and more.
Norwegian boardercross pro Line Ostvold has died following an accident during the Valle Nevado FIS World Cup event in Chile.¬† The 26-year-old fell during a practice session before the boardercross event. She¬†was taken to hospital and then flown to Santiago but died of her head injuries.¬† The Hoenefoss rider was World champion in 2002 and had won several World Cup events.
Britain’s Zoe Gillings has won the first FIS boardercross FIS World Cup event of the 04/05 season.
In the event at Chile’s Valle Nevado, 19-year-old Gillings beat Kathrin Kellenberger (SUI), Austrian Manuela Riegler and Lindsey Jacobellis (USA) in the women’s final run to win her first World cup event.
Canada’s Drew Neilson took the crown in the men’s event.
If you’ve got tickets to the Red Bull Rail Jam in Glasgow on Saturday September 25th, here are a few schedule details for you.
It’s that time of year again when you start thinking about your trips to the snow – but maybe not about the energy it takes to do those hikes and take those tumbles.
Now is a perfect time to get yourself down the gym or pounding the pavements to get yourself in shape for the mountains.
Rides of Passage, a unique exhibit of snowboards, will make it’s debut at the 2004 Woodstock Tattoo & Body Arts Festival. Burton has teamed up with the festival to present 125 unique Burton snowboards transformed into artwork by artists including Stash, Futura, Filip Leu, Don Ed Hardy, Aaron Cain, Sean Crofoot, Adrian Lee, Joe Capobianco, Jime Litwalk, Jason D’ Aquino, Mario Desa, Gunnar, Jeff Proctor, Paco Excel, Ron Earhart, and Tristan Eaton. The festival is September 17-19 in Woodstock, NY.
The swanky Morzine-based rudechalets is launching rudegirls this season – a chalet package which includes loads of great features to help you improve your riding.
The best thing about this deal is that it runs throughout the season so boyfriends, skiing friends and others can all enjoy a holiday at the chalet while you get the benefits the deal offers.
The¬†NOKIA Snowboard FIS World Cup will start in Chile’s Valle Nevado with the first boardercross competitions being held September 16 ‚Äì 18.
Last season, the snowboard cross in Valle Nevado had to be cancelled due to warm weather.
Stay tuned for details of the other World Cup events and their locations.
The name Gator might not mean a lot to you. But for a skateboarder in the 80s, Mark ‘Gator’ Rogowski was one of a group of American skaters -also including Tony Hawk, Lance Mountain and Steve Caballero – who became icons of their generation. They were big-earning, party-hard globe trotters with huge sponsorship deals and an army of fans round the world.
Three ace ladies won awards at the 6th Annual TransWorld Snowboarding Riders’ Poll Awards last week. ThirtyTwo rider Janna Meyen was chosen Rider of the Year in a poll voted for by 100 of the World‚Äôs top professional snowboarders. Janna had a fantastic season in 03/4 – claiming X Games gold in slopestyle, 1st place at the Triple Crown and 1st in both slopestyle and the rail ram at The Session in Vail. ‚ÄúThis means a lot to me,‚Äù she said when she went to collect her award. ‚ÄúSometimes I feel like I get overlooked. I just love riding my snowboard.‚Äù
Robot Food‚Äôs latest film, Afterlame, made its World premiere on September 3rd hosted by Westbeach the shop and Bonfire in Vancouver, BC, Canada to a packed theatre of anxious snowboarders. The film was hand delivered out of the Robot Food editing room in Portland, OR that very same morning.
Amongst the audience members to view Afterlame for the first time was rider Chris Engelsman, one of the talented riders from the film.
You have a chance to catch the film before it goes on sale if you live near any of the locations on the Afterlame video tour.