Spring is always a good time at Snowpark LAAX – the sun's out, the snow is soft and slushy, and the NoName Café is crawling with hot babes and cold beers. Aside from the swell weather and party shenanigans, there's also great setups on all of the parks around Crap Sogn Gion. In this episode, long-time local James Niederberger takes us for some laps through the Ils Plauns wave park, spinning and slashing the surfy features. Joel Staub, Michael Schärer, and Martin Lässer give us the rundown on Curnius, and finally, rail aficionados Yannick Messmer and Lou Staub gracefully destroy the rails on P60.
It's pretty crazy to see a bit of what it was like to be a snowboarder back in the day, before it was fully 'accepted' as a respected snowsports discipline (at least in Canada...). And now, how far it has come. RELATED: The Most Challenging Line Jeremy Jones has Ever Ridden The sport has progressed from being an activity that, according to this newscast, was performed by "a bunch of smart alecs lipping off" to being a valued sport practiced by some of the best athletes in the world (who,
About this time of year we should all start reminding ourselves how to travel in the backcountry safely. You may have already been out there or may be anticipating that first run out the gates or setting that first skin track of the season. Whatever the case, we have to temper that excitement a bit with the realization that we probably forgot a bunch of potentially life-saving factoids from the winter previous. As this POV video from Jakob Homolka demonstrates at 1:15, one of those little
Teton Gravity Research's 2018 Grom Contest is underway, and after sifting through all the submissions, TGR is proud to announce that the first monthly winner Grom Contest is 10-year-old snowboarder Maddox Matte from Canada. The young ripper impressed the TGR family with his technical skills and abilities to make every rail hit unique. For being chosen as the first monthly winner, Maddox will receive a boatload gear from our partners Pret Helmets, Hydroflask, Line Skis, Dakine, and Jones