What does the perfect powder stash and the lost art of snowsurfing have in common? They're both well kept local's secrets--that is until snowboarder Alex Yoder sought them out. The Secret of Bottom Turn Island follows Yoder on his quest to learn the lost art of snow surfing on the infamous island off the coast of Japan. But the locals aren't so willing to share their beta, making Yoder's journey more difficult than he initially imagined. But when he finally arrives at the island, he finds something even more surprising-- the locals ditching snow for the ocean! Follow Yoder on his journey and have a good laugh while you're at it.
Every year come spring, we love to see some of the world’s best freestyle riders get together atop a glacier in the Alps to ski and ride a custom-built terrain park that’s straight from their wildest dreams. The 2021 Audi Nines presented by Falken is officially underway in snowy Crans-Montana, Valais, Switzerland, and the course looks absolutely insane! Check out a POV preview of the course with Halldór Helgason, Jesper Tjäder, Boris Mouton, and Nico Porteous. Over the next few days, we’ll be
The key factor that will always make or break a trip is the people. Not everyone is willing to pile into a smelly van and spend long days on the road in search of pow days, pillows, and big lines. But the folks who are into that kind of cup of tea are certainly the ones worth having around. Just use the Lodge Boys as an example. They’re a group of friends bonded together simply by the act of snowboarding. They’re known in the Pacific Northwest for their high energy and infectious stoke, and
One could say that Jalaan Slabb lives her life similar to the waves she surfs every day. It’s always fluid. Somedays she’s out on the water surfing, and others she’s busy tinkering away in her shaping bay creating surfboards. Recently the 16-year-old crafted a surfboard for two-time World Champion Tyler Wright. However, the throughline that connects everything she does is her love for the land and the ocean. As an indigenous woman from the Coodjinburra clan of Bundjalung nation, Jalaan uses