Showing posts from October, 2015

9 Relatively Simple Kicker Tricks You Should Try

  Kickers are one of the most popular features in the park – probably because they’re not quite intimidating as rails . After all, there’s no metal pole to destroy your coccyx on, but it can be rock solid, icy and off-putting – especially when you face an unexpected audience at the top of a busy park, watching you drop in. However, kickers offer so much scope for trick variety and you just can’t beat that weightless feeling of soaring through the air. Read more..

And the cheapest way to the Alps is…

Can taking the train to the Alps really be cheaper than flying? New research suggests it can… In the age of EasyJet and Ryanair, it’s easy to assume that flying to the alps is a cheaper option than boarding the Eurostar. Which is why we were more than a little shocked to discover that it can actually be cheaper to take the train. Read on..

Extra Mature Shredder

A Snowboarder's Guide To Ageing With Dignity By now the majority of first-generation snowboarders have settled down, got real jobs, started families and come to terms with the unwavering growth of their paunch. And while it wasn’t always so, it is now perfectly acceptable for a person in their 30s or 40s to take up snowboarding for the first time. Whichever camp you fall into, our resident crusty is here to point out some of the common pitfalls you’re likely to experience – and offer advice on how to avoid them. Read on... 

How to look like a Pro skier!

How to Look Like a Pro Skier Even When You’re a Complete Beginner By Christine van Zadelhoff | Here are some of the most common dos and don’ts of the slopes: Read on..

The 20 Most Notorious Snowboarding Criminals

What kind of legal trouble have snowboarders got themselves into over the years?   Illicit Snowboarding   lined-up a veritable rogue’s gallery of snowboarding miscreants who have run afoul of the law for a range of criminal misdeeds… First up its snowboarding’s version of Point Break... The Snowboard Bandits .......Read On