You may not always see your rooster tail, but you certainly feel it when laying your snowboard into one massive turn. The feeling is ephemeral, and once you've had a taste, it's hard to quench the addiction. Austen Sweetin's latest film celebrates this chase for the rooster tail alongside some all-star snowboarders: Robin Van Gyn, Blair Habenicht, Bryan Fox, and Travis Rice. Watch as they blast through fresh powder at Mach speed at Mount Baker and the Purcell Mountains.
When your home country has been ravaged by one of the most brutal wars in recent history, it’s hard to imagine focusing on leisure activities like skiing and snowboarding. However, as pro snowboarder Elias Elhardt discovers on a trip through former Yugoslavia, some locals are embracing this culture in the hope of breathing new life into these incredible mountains. RELATED: Alex Honnold Takes Bear Grylls Climbing Elhardt meets a local snowboarder named Hamdi Hisari, who guides him and his
If you haven’t seen pro snowboarder Austin Smith’s home on wheels, it’s truly a sight to behold. The converted 1953 GMC Fire Truck can take him pretty much anywhere there’s pow, and he sure puts it to the test, traveling all along the West Coast from Oregon to Alaska. Check out his adventures from last season in this artsy flick. RELATED: Check Out How Austin Smith Converted A Fire Truck Into The Ultimate #Vanlife RigI had a run of bad luck with 4 knee surgeries in 6 years. It changed my
Cornices, overhanging masses of snow and ice, are some of the most dangerous features skiers and snowboarders can encounter in the mountains. Whether a rider is above or below a cornice, they are in danger. Luckily, cornices aren't something that most skiers have to deal with, as they form almost exclusively in what many would term "extreme terrain." RELATED: Watch a Massive Skier-Triggered Slide on Taylor Mountain For those who don't want to watch the video, here are the key points.