Category Archives: Snowboards

The Best Lines—and Crashes—from This Year’s Freeride World Tour 

The Freeride World Tour wrapped up last week with Xtreme, its finale, held in Verbier, Switzerland. Skiers and snowboarders competed in unforgiving conditions on the legendary Bec des Rosses face, a steep, technical, and exposed slope with ample opportunity for showmanship. Swiss rookie Maxime Chabloz and Kiwi Jess Hotter took home the series titles for skiing, and […]

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Yep, Tony Hawk, Kelly Slater, and Shaun White Were at the Oscars

It’s hard to remember now, but before Will Smith slapped Chris Rock, one of the biggest controversies heading into the Academy Awards was the baffling announcement that Kelly Slater, Shaun White, and Tony Hawk were on the illustrious list of Oscar presenters—three faces you’d sooner expect to find on a rerun of the X Games than […]

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Our Favorite Surf-Inspired Snowboard Gear This Season

Decades ago, snowboarding was born from a desire to surf on snow. Early pioneers sought to carve the contours of mountains like the faces of frozen waves. Undeniably, snowboarding has come into its own since those early days, and for some, snowboarding is only distantly related to its surfing roots. And yet, for many of […]

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