Recent Snowboarding News
Anyone who doesn’t like deep pow, technical riding, positive vibes and lots of early-season schmoozing was best advised to skip the world premier of Jake Blauvelt’s signature flick, Jake Blauvelt: Naturally, at Oakley HQ. Based on the merits of that previous sentence, you can safely assume that the house was packed.
You know Marie-France Roy (or MFR) as the female backcountry slayer who has seemingly no limitations on her talent. And you should know her for that part of her portfolio. She’s also all about living and promoting a sustainable lifestyle. (We like and support that part of her existence too!) In her new film project, “The Little Things,” MFR paired the two parts of her life in one cohesive bit of movie-making artistry. Imagine that: a snowboarding movie with a message.
For the Torstein Horgmos and Mark McMorris’ of the snowboarding world to be able to do what they do, they need to trust the terrain. When they go flying two stories into the sky, they need to know that they have the speed and lift to cover as much as a quarter of a football field on some of these Big Air jumps. That’s the reason you’ve heard Horgmo publicly criticize features after events, calling for more athlete involvement and investment in the right crew to get the job done – and that right crew, according to most snowboarders you talk to, is Snow Park Technologies.