Scotty Whitlake’s part in Happy Hour really stood out. With huge handrails, punk outerwear and that horrific knuckle slam. Add in some oi punk soundtrack and you have all the makings of a legendary part.
Mikkel Bang, Luke Mitrani and Frederik Austbo put the dreams of many aspiring pro snowboarders to sleep as they blitzed their shared part from Standard Films’s 2003 release “White Balance” All of these riders have gone on to big things for for many they are best remembered as these mischievous scamps.
The Hotzone Hintertux Opening is the the best way to celebrate the official start of the European winter season. This year the Opening kicks off on the 30 Sept which is only 6 weeks away. We will be there and so should you, check the article for all the details.
TB2 by Standard Films had one of the strongest crew of riders ever assembled in one video. Terje was ahead of the game at that time and his ender part has to be one of the best remembered parts in history. This part made his Haakonsen Sword board one of the most collectable ever.
Forum’s first team video “The Resistance” by Mack Dawg Productions was groundbreaking on it’s release in 2001 and remains many people’s favourite snowboard vid. Head honcho, Peter Line added random video graphics, matched his pro model board to his Fear and Loathing acting antics and threw down hammers.
Full Metal Edges was so raw when it came out that Grenade exploded almost overnight. Danny Kass was on a solo mission to make pipe legit again after years of stagnation.
The top 20 iconic board graphics of all time in no particular order, is your favourite listed?
Makia is now in it’s 15th year and the collection looks stronger with every release. We wanted to find more about the brand, it’s history and future, so took it upon ourselves to interview legendary snowboarder and Makia brand manager Joni Malmi to discover more.
With less and less young people taking up snowboarding any program getting the youth into snowboarding can only be a good thing. The non profit Chill Foundation created by Jake and Donna Carpenter seen 20,000 youth take their first turns on a snowboard in North America alone and has now expanded into Europe and Japan. We caught up with Chill’s Executive Director; Alex Bornstein to discover more.
The 2016 Snowboard Spring Break is a wrap, we headed over to Kaunertal to bring you this exclusive gallery.