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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

Bench Pressing Bent Metal

Bent Metal Binding Works is proud to announce the addition of Norwegian creative master shred Fredrik Perry to the BMBW team! What better way to celebrate than the premiere of Freddy’s latest audio visual endeavor Benchpress the movie. You probably should just watch it even though it’s pretty much summer and we’re glazed on watching shred […]

Shaun White reaches settlement in sexual harassment lawsuit

On Tuesday, USA Today reported that Olympic snowboarder Shaun White reached a settlement with the former drummer of his rock band Bad Things, after she filed a lawsuit against him last year accusing him of sexual harassment and withholding wages from her. Show More Summary

Following heavy ski season, Mount Bachelor will reopen for July 4

On Monday, following a season in which it pulled down more than 570 inches of snow, the Mount Bachelor ski area in Bend, Oregon, announced that — for only the ninth time in its 58-year history — the mountain will be open for skiing and snowboarding on July 4, as reported by KTVZ. Show More Summary

Could this be the first 1980 ever landed in snowboarding history?

At just 20 years old, Japanese snowboarder Yuki Kadono is already at the forefront of progressing big air and slopestyle snowboarding. And according to TRANSWORLD SNOWBOARDING, he may have just landed the first quad cork 1980 in snowboarding history. Show More Summary

Windsurfing down powdery Japanese mountains is bliss; video

With the proliferation of social media, clips of Japan and its seemingly endless amounts of perfect, blower powder have spread to every corner of the internet, prompting many an intrepid powder hound to book winter trips there. And the appeal of Japan’s mountains apparently isn’t just confined to the winter sports world. Show More Summary

Snowboarding is sure to be pushed to new heights this week at Superpark

On Monday, the crew from SNOWBOARDER brought hundreds of their closest friends from the snowboarding industry — pros, amateurs, brand reps and media members alike — to Mammoth Mountain for the 21st edition of SNOWBOARDER Superpark presented by Nexen Tires. Show More Summary

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