Inspired by a poem he wrote long ago, big mountain rider Jeremy Jones summons his greatest influences and dissects his lifelong passion for the simple and sacred feeling he calls, "the glide."
Only someone with the nickname like "iPod"–Iouri Podladtchikov–would invent a trick name the "yolo flip.". The yolo flip is a cab double cork 1440 in the halfpipe and was first done by iPod at Winter X Games 2013. The young Californian upstart Toby Miller saw the yolo flip as a perfect trick to add to his arsenal in the pipe. Watch Toby and Shaun White session the Mt. Hood halfpipe with the goal of putting down an illusive yolo flip.
The Inertia gives us a deeper look into a true snowboarding legend, Todd Richards in their latest series "creators." Todd grew up in Massachusetts as a skateboarder and first saw snowboarding in an ad in . The young Richards optimistically thought, "Oh great we can do all of our skate tricks on snow in the winter," but the reality was anything but that. Frigid temps, blue ice, and shitty equipment was the reality and caused Todd to originally hate snowboarding. Richards moved west to
Vans has become one of the most respected action sports brands in the world. From pioneering skate culture and shoewear in the 1960's to now rocking one of the most stacked rosters in snowboarding, everyone wishes they could get on the team. Vans proudly presents the brands first ever full-length film, . Directed by Tanner Pendleton and shot primarily on Kodak 16mm film, the film gives you a raw look at the Vans team traveling the world filming everywhere from Bulgaria to Russia to Canada.