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Around the Campfire: 7 camping questions for pro snowboarder Elena Hight

We sat down with a few of Toyota's top extreme athletes to see just what their idea of a camping trip really is. The post Around the Campfire: 7 camping questions for pro snowboarder Elena Hight appeared first on

Snowboarders Mark McMorris, Anna Gasser take home ESPY awards

Wednesday, the biggest award show in sports — the ESPY Awards — went down in Los Angeles, and snowboarders Anna Gasser and Mark McMorris grabbed awards. The post Snowboarders Mark McMorris, Anna Gasser take home ESPY awards appeared first on

Watch Olympic snowboarders train on revolutionary airbag at Mammoth

This month, Mammoth Mountain has unveiled the largest airbag ever invented for snowboarding and skiing progression, labeling it the Progression AirBag. The post Watch Olympic snowboarders train on revolutionary airbag at Mammoth appeared first on

Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg tells NBC Sports he will not defend his 2014 Olympic gold

Tuesday, Sage Kotsenburg confirmed to NBC what those in the snowboarding industry have known for a while: He won't be defending his 2014 Olympic gold. The post Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg tells NBC Sports he will not defend his 2014 Olympic gold appeared first on

This is how many explosives it takes to install a ski resort chairlift; video

Ski resorts across the world are constantly installing new lifts and clearing new trails to entice more skiers and snowboarders to visit their slopes, so the fact that Sunday River in Maine is in the process of replacing its old Spruce Peak Triple lift may not seem like breaking news. Show More Summary

How winter athletes should spend their summers

Yes, snow season is over (unless you live in Mammoth, that is) and we’ve stashed our favorite winter gear in the back of the utility closet. But just because the temperatures are skyrocketing and our beloved white hills are now caked in green, that doesn’t mean snow lovers need to go into summertime hibernation. Show More Summary

Snowboarding pros reflect on the closing of Whistler’s Camp of Champions

This story was originally published on SNOWBOARDER. As you all know, the famed summer snowboard destination Camp of Champions announced its closure last week, via a letter written and posted on social media by the camp’s founder, Ken Achenbach. Show More Summary

Following epic year of snow, Utah records its busiest ski season in history

Following a ski season across the United States that has set numerous records for snow depth and for season length, the 2016-2017 has just set yet another high mark: Per a Wednesday press release from Ski Utah, the state of Utah just experienced its busiest ski season in history. Show More Summary

Have an extra $950K lying around? This Vermont ski area could be yours

This story originally appeared on TRANSWORLD SNOWBOARDING. Have you ever had the dream of owning your own snowboarding hill? Waking up and getting first tracks solo, or with your friends, any morning you choose? Around this time of year,...Show More Summary

This pro snowboarder turned a 1953 fire truck into an adventuremobile

As you might have noticed, #vanlife has become a full-blown social phenomenon, with many people turning vans and buses into mobile homes to set out for life on the road. And while everyone has their own unique take on vanlife (this guy...Show More Summary

Johnson Named Marketing Manager At K2

K2 Snowboarding has named former We Are Camp Director of Marketing Thomas Johnson as their new marketing manager. “We couldn’t be more stoked to have Tom leading our snowboard marketing efforts,” said Hunter Waldron, K2 Global Brand Director. “His skill set and experiences are spot on and will no doubt lift our marketing abilities. Equally valuable […]

Vail officially adds Stowe Mountain Resort to its Epic Pass

On Wednesday, per, Vail Resorts Inc. finalized its purchase of Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont. And, with its acquisition of Stowe now finalized, Vail also announced what many an East Coast skier hoped to hear: It will be adding Stowe to its lauded Epic Pass. Show More Summary

Whistler’s beloved Camp of Champions closes after 28 years

On Wednesday night, in a press release posted to its website, Whistler Blackcomb’s beloved Camp of Champions — one of the most recognized summer ski and snowboarding camps in North America — announced that it would be closing down. The...Show More Summary

Jeremy Jones talks about his open letter to President Trump on the Paris Accord

This story first appeared on TRANSWORLD SNOWBOARDING. Words by Mark Clavin. Open letter originally published on SNEWS. With all of the recent headlines dealing with President Trump and the leaving of the Paris Climate Agreement, (Hawaii...Show More Summary

Stockholder mounts legal challenge to Aspen’s purchase of Intrawest

Less than two months after its April buying spree rattled the skiing and snowboarding world, Aspen Skiing Company’s acquisition of Intrawest Resorts has hit a snag, as a stockholder of Intrawest has filed a lawsuit challenging the legality of the merger, according to the Aspen Times. Show More Summary

It’s not too early to book your tickets to Snowboard on the Block 2017

The 2016-2017 ski/snowboard season was certainly one for the history books. But, unfortunately, all good things must come to an end (unless you live in California), and the vast majority of resorts across the country have called it quits for the season. Show More Summary

What Selling The Show Means For SIA

On May 25, 2017 Snow Industries of America sold the annual SIA trade show to Outdoor Retailer, Interbike, and Surf Expo owner Emerald Expositions for a reported $16.7 million. SGB Media has a great overview of the details along with a full rationalization by SIA President Nick Sargent. Here’s how he spins it: “The sale of the SIA Snow Show […]

Around the Campfire: 9 camping questions for pro snowboarder Travis Rice

Camping means many different things to different people. Whether it’s a bare-bones expedition completely off the grid, or peacefully enjoying some hot cocoa in your luxury yurt with propane heater and full bathroom, the end goal is the same: to get a little closer to nature. Show More Summary

K2 & Ride Have Another New Owner

K2 Snowboards, Ride Snowboards, and the rest of the Newell Brands winter sports businesses have a new owner. This time they’ve been snagged by New York based private equity firm Kohlberg & Company for a reported $240 million. Net sales for the divested business were approximately $330 million during 2016 and annual adjusted EBITDA for […]

Arapahoe Basin announces extended ski season following spring snowfall

One week after a mid-May snowstorm left over a foot of fresh spring powder on its slopes, Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin ski area announced Tuesday that it will add at least one full bonus weekend of skiing and riding, according to the Denver Post. Show More Summary

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