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Snowboarder films airbag saving him from terrifying avalanche; video

On Wednesday, a snowboarder in Whistler, British Columbia, recorded the terrifying moment that he had to deploy an airbag to stay on top of a massive avalanche in the backcountry: That video comes from Tom Oye, a native of Adelaide,Show More Summary

5 snowboard brands that hand-make all of their products

From Microsoft to Nirvana, there have been a number of awesome companies, ideas and bands that have started inside of garages. A garage project can be something that makes you a wild success or just gives you space to work on your creative...Show More Summary

Vans Hi-Standard World Tour 2017

Vans kicks off 2017 with the return of the Vans Hi-Standard Series, an international all-ages contest inviting snowboarders to showcase true style and expression in an exciting open-jam format. With a new stop in Switzerland and a grand finale in California, the Vans Hi-Standard global series will be touring across the US, Canada, Switzerland, Korea, […]

Snow emergency declared in the Lake Tahoe area as residents take shelter

As the western United States continues to grapple with a weeklong series of storms that have dumped an incredible amount of precipitation, the reality for those living in the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area of California and Nevada is becoming...Show More Summary

Temple Cummins’ Scooby Snacks

It’s always great watching Temple Cummins slide the white, but the real joy in this clip is Austen Sweetin’s hauntingly raw and sloppy version of Highwaymen. It sounds good.

Avalanche danger forces Arapahoe Basin to evacuate guests and staff

As a number of storms continue to hammer the western United States, guests and staff at the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in Colorado were forced to evacuate Tuesday due to a unique problem: The mountain had too much snow. ALERT: CDOT has closed Loveland Pass due to avalanche concerns. Show More Summary

TV interview captures skiers being swept up by avalanche; video

A video has emerged from Turkey showing the harrowing moment that a television interview captured a group of skiers and snowboarders being swept up in an avalanche at a ski resort, and the frenzied efforts of fellow resort patrons to...Show More Summary

Explore Alberta: Why your next ski trip should be to the Wild Rose Country

As the last part of our Explore Alberta series, we recap what makes four of the Canadian province’s ski resorts so special. Get ready to plan your next ski trip to the Wild Rose Country. You won’t regret it. Part of the beauty of traveling...Show More Summary

Snowboarder Martin Agerstig backflips off oncoming car; video

On Saturday, a short clip emerged of Swedish snowboarder Martin Agerstig launching a backflip off of an oncoming car. As seen in the video, while there was a decent amount of trial-and-error (and one smashed windshield) that went into...Show More Summary

Shaun White announces he won’t compete in slopestyle at 2018 Olympics

On Thursday, Shaun White made an announcement that in the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, he will not compete in the snowboard slopestyle event, instead focusing all of his efforts on the halfpipe competition. “Slopestyle is just really not something I’m as interested in right now,” White told NBC Sports Thursday. Show More Summary

Pro golfer Davis Love III breaks collarbone while snowboarding at Sun Valley

While it might not seem likely — as we’ve reported before — a bunch of action sports stars are huge golf fans. As it turns out, professional golfer Davis Love III is also a pretty big fan of the action sports world, although maybe too...Show More Summary

Missing snowboarder rescued, charged with underage possession

A Montana snowboarder is likely experiencing one hell of a hangover this week after he had to be rescued from the backcountry near the Great Divide Ski Area only to be charged with underage possession of alcohol when rescue crews arrived, according to KTVH. Show More Summary

This startup is offering free rides around Squaw Valley during the holidays

Skiers heading to the Squaw Valley Ski Resort in the Lake Tahoe-area this holiday season won’t have to worry about getting around town: The resort announced Wednesday that Squaw Valley and its sister resort, Alpine Meadows, will be pairing...Show More Summary

Philosophical Powsurfing with Wolle Nyvelt

Philosophical powboarding in fresh snow from Wolle Nyvelt and friends. “Surfing changed my approach and how I look at snowboarding a lot.” What is the meaning of all these levels of paradise? We don’t know. It’s much too deep for us...

Snowboarder Kody Williams allegedly in critical condition

On Tuesday, social media posts from professional and amateur snowboarders began circulating saying that London, Ontario-based snowboarder Kody Williams is currently in the hospital, reportedly in critical condition. RELATED: Mark McMorris...Show More Summary

Massive drone lifts snowboarder off mountain; video

Drones are becoming more prevalent in our everyday lives, and in the action sports industry we’ve already seen athletes use drones to help them wake surf and tow them on their skateboards. RELATED: Skimboarder uses drone to tow intoShow More Summary

Give The Gift Of The Snowboarder’s Journal

Need a last minute Christmas gift for the snow dogger in your family? Here it is — a subscription to The Snowboarder’s Journal. Right now when you give a gift subscription you’ll receive a free print of Iuna Tinta’s Luminous Lights. Featured in The Snowboarder’s Journal Issue 14.1, Iuna Tinta’s ethereal landscape paintings epitomize the alpine […]

Guess This Is A Third Thursday

If you’re looking for something to watch, we’re looking for something really easy to post. The deuce you say? Yes, the ol’ one-two punch comes in with Signal Snowboard’s Every Third Thursday. And this month, they’re making snowboards out of old skateboards. Yes, pop will eat itself. [Link: Signal Snowboards]

Some Barrett Christy Just Because

Just got a press release from BMBC (press releases are what we do now, if you hadn’t noticed) mentioning something about Barrett Christy and how she’s riding some product they make. (Yeah, buy some of whatever that is for Christmas, please.) Anyway, they linked to this video (Our Best Rider Is A Girl: 20 Years Of […]

Explore Alberta: Your guide to the breathtaking views of Mount Norquay

Presenting Explore Alberta, our in-depth look at four of the finest ski resorts within the Canadian province of Alberta. Today, we’re looking at Mount Norquay. Mount Norquay Located just 10 minutes from downtown Banff, Mount Norquay might be the most convenient resort to access inside the beautiful expanses of Banff National Park. Show More Summary

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