Awesome Snowboarding

Ian Matteoli’s Got Game

Ian Matteoli’s Got Game

Not only can 9-year-old Ian Matteoli fluently speak three languages, he can snowboard way better than most of us. Rusty Toothbrush’s short film is a charming and spirited homage to childhood and badassery.

A Snowboarder’s Tiny House

A Snowboarder’s Tiny House

Snowboarder Mike Basich has fully embraced the outdoor lifestyle, and now lives in a tiny 225 square foot organic structure he built from stone and wood in the middle of his 40-acre property. Naturally, there’s plenty of snow outside.

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Snowboard Double 1620º

Snowboard Double 1620º

Yuki Kadono won the 2015 Burton US Open Men’s Slopestyle with this video game-caliber run. The 18-year old smoothly pulled off two 1620º somersaults – that’s 4-1/2 rotations – in quick succession. Does he weigh anything?

Bern Kingston Ski Helmet

Bern Kingston Ski Helmet
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Keep it cool ripping the piste this Spring with Bern’s sleek Kingston helmet. 16 air vents and external slider keep you breezy; Zip Mold Plus® technology keeps the low profile lid strong but light. It has a sweet Bluetooth-ready knit liner too.

Snowboarding Behind an Airplane

Snowboarding Behind an Airplane

Snowboarder Jamie Barrow is known for his speed, but this stunt took things to a whole new level. Ultimately, Jamie hit 78mph before letting go. We wonder if he wore a parachute if he could go airborne and then land safely. Probably not.

Ken Block RaptorTRAX x Shredfest

Ken Block RaptorTRAX x Shredfest

When he’s not doing donuts in his Ford Fiesta ST, Ken Block is hooning around in his awesome RaptorTRAX, a customized Ford F-150 with huge, tank-like snow treads. Here, he goofs around with snowboarders Zak Hale and Ethan Deiss.

Rooftop Snowboarding

Rooftop Snowboarding

Snowboarder Dan Brisse decided that combining snowboarding and rooftop parkour would be a good idea, as he was towed to the edge of a building, flew through the air while doing a spin, and landed on another roof.

Snowboarding with Jet Engines

Snowboarding with Jet Engines

Professional snowboarder Jamie Barrow went up to about 50mph using a handheld thruster currently being developed by Dreamscience. The device has four electric carbon fiber ducted fans, an aluminum frame and a 35kW battery.

Sketchy Cornice Rappel

Sketchy Cornice Rappel

To position himself for the perfect powdery run, snowboarder and adventurer Xavier de la Rue rappeled down a treacherous vertical rock face. Fortunately, he captured it all on his GoPro for us to enjoy.

Most Extreme Line of a Lifetime

Most Extreme Line of a Lifetime

Snowboarder Matt Annetts glides down an insanely steep, 3600+ foot-tall mountainside in this excerpt from Nuit de la Glisse’s feature film IMAGINE: Life Spent on the Edge, an exploration of some of the world’s greatest adventurers.

Snowboarding NYC

Snowboarding NYC

Another day, another snowstorm on the East Coast. Doing his best to make lemonade from New York City’s snow-covered lemons, Casey Neistat decided to bust out his snowboard and take it for a little ride through the slush.

Who Needs a Mountain?

Who Needs a Mountain?

A team of expert snowboarders and skiers substitute the sidewalks, parks and rails of the urban jungle in place of the slopes in this awesome promotional spot for sports clothing and accessory maker O’Neill.

Burton: Street Snowboarding

Burton: Street Snowboarding

(NSFW: Language) Jeremy Jones, Zak Hale, Mark Sollors, and Ethan Deiss glide, grind and go over snowy suburbs in various locations around the world. Absolutely sick tricks. From Burton Snowboard’s four-part video series.

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Freeride-V Vest & Backpack

Freeride-V Vest & Backpack
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Designed by master-piece and P01, the Freeride-V is a vest with a fleece-lined compartment and straps at the back, perfect for carrying a snowboard and other items. It also has four front pockets and is waterproof.

The Glass Snowboard

The Glass Snowboard

NetworkA sent Signal Snowboards’ founder Dave Lee to an Italian glass factory to watch them build an amazingly gorgeous snowboard from curved, tempered glass. Will it shatter, or will it slide?

Nike Zoom DK QS Double Tongue

Nike Zoom DK QS Double Tongue

Look cool catching lots of air with Nike’s special edition Danny Kass-influenced Zoom DK QS Double Tongue boots, with a unique double tongue system and artwork inspired by classic American aviation.

Scion xB 686 Numeric

Scion xB 686 Numeric

Designed just for snowboarding, it’s wrapped in waterproof 686 fabric, with outside zipper pockets, GoPro mirrors, swivel seats for quick boot fittings and specialized storage for fast board access.

Shaun White’s Perfect 100

Shaun White’s Perfect 100

Snowboarding master Shaun White kicks ass and takes names with the first ever Winter X Games perfect 100 score, nailing every flip on the superpipe with absolute precision and killer style.

SSX: Accolades

SSX: Accolades

EA flaunts the praises that gaming publications have heaped upon their upcoming snowboarding game. And if words don’t convince you, more footage of SSX’s gameplay should do the trick(y).

Triple Rodeo

Triple Rodeo

(NSFW: Language) While you might be able to pull one off playing Shaun White Snowboarding, we’re much more impressed by snowboarder Billy Morgan’s real world Triple Heelside Rodeo flip.

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Salt Boarding

Salt Boarding

Despite the fact that snowboards were designed for snow, there’s no good reason why they won’t work on another surface, like the Utah’s Salt Flats, right? Though it is a bit more abrasive than snow.

La Resistance

La Resistance

(NSFW) Sit back, go full-screen, and enjoy 34 minutes of snowboarding stunts, rail grinding, and a tour of the most exotic staircases, roofs and dumpsters of Russia.

SSX: Massive World

SSX: Massive World

The courses on SSX are based on real-world mountains, mapped in 3D using in-house software. We hope the graphics improve though; the popcorn avalanche looks like a shot from the PS2 SSX.

This is My Winter (Teaser)

This is My Winter (Teaser)

Swatch and The North Face teamed up with Xavier de Le Rue to document his quest to find the world’s best snowboarding spots. And by “best” he means the most dangerous, pants-wetting ones.

SSX: Defy Reality

SSX: Defy Reality

The classic snowboarding game is coming back just in time for the depths of Winter, and jumping out of a helicopter on a snowboard never looked so inviting. Though we sort of miss Run DMC.

The Art of Flight (Trailer)

The Art of Flight (Trailer)

The Art of Flight is an epic love letter to snowboarding, featuring pro athletes in remote locations; outstanding camera work makes us feel like we’re right there with them. (Thanks Zach!)

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