XVII Longboard Classic – Who will join me 9.4.2016.

th_93218ea6e94bc41d5f368669690bb3c0_01_LBC_atthestart_by_SamOetiker_Onboardmag.jpg9 April 2016, Stuben am Arlberg/Austria. The Longboard Classic Stuben, aka ‚The Woodstock of Snowboarding’, is the world’s biggest longboard and old school snowboarding event!

If the LBC was a person, it would be about time to get a driving license. However, the youngest participants of the legendary snowboard festival are way too young to drive, and the oldest have been driving around for years. Luckily, the Longboard Classic is all about snowboarding and what all participants have in common: living and loving snowboarding. This is what will be celebrating once again in Stuben/Arlberg. Continue reading

XVI Longboard classic 2015 – Stuben am Arlberg

20150418_153806Longboard classic, here we go again. After three years I finally found some time to visit this excellent event again which is situated 650km from my home town… Where? Of course, Stuben am Arlberg, one of the best places for freeride… and you wonder why? Let me tell you now…

And of course for the late update… Unfortunately I needed 4 weeks to get my computer back from repairing… But, its good to remember one of the best events in the snowboard season…

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Air + Style-Comeback presents high level snowboarding – Rapper CRO will perform live on stage

Overview_BAirStyle_Innsbruck 2013(c)Air + StyleAir + Style is coming back to Innsbruck and brings high level snowboarding. Pros like Eric Willett (USA) winner of the birthday Air & Style edition in Innsbruck, Sven Thorgren (SWE) winner of the Air & Style Beijing 2013 and Werner Stock (AUT) Austria’s local hero will shine with high technical tricks and a smooth style. The perfect sound will be provided by German rapper CRO and Bad Things – snowboard legend Shaun White’s band. A Rail contest and an extensive Skate program will complete the action-packed Air + Style weekend. Continue reading

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – The QParks Snowboard Tour 2014/15 is back!

_web_Gstaad__16-03-2014__lifestyle__Felix_Pirker__QParks_19As temperatures fall, our appetite and anticipation are rising – winter is coming! Grab your things and get ready for an action-packed freestyle roadtrip. The QParks Snowboard Tour is again going on a journey through 4 countries and 11 snowparks – with 40.000€ prize money and a judging update in its bag! Continue reading

Istanbul to host first-ever Big Air World Cup for men and ladies / Prize money of 112,500 Swiss francs

FIS Renaud PhilippeThe FIS Snowboard Freestyle World Cup might kick off with a halfpipe event in Copper Mountain, CO December 6 and 7, 2014, but Istanbul will provide the season’s first major historic highlight. The trans-continental city, the fifth-largest in the world by population, will not only host the first-ever World Cup on Turkish soil but also the first-ever Big Air event for both, men and women. Continue reading

O’Neill Pleasure Jam VOL.12

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When the Dachstein calls out for the „Jam“, snowboarders know it is time to get ready for one of the most popular events of the season. Following its longstanding tradition, the O’Neill Pleasure Jam will once again be the kick-off event of the World Snowboard Tour this year, hence giving the starting signal for the contest season for the international snowboard scene, just as it is tradition. For its 12th edition, the 2-day event at the infamous Superpark Dachstein will once again offer you a packed menu of freestyle and entertainment. Continue reading

2014 WWA Wakeboard World Series Kicks Off in Brazil, May 2-4, 2014

With over 63 events in the books, the WWA Wakeboard World Series returns in 2014 for three more awesome stops. Brazil, Canada and USA will host as Phil Soven, Danny Thollander, Austin Hair and many more top pro riders bring their talents to proven, rock n’ roll events. On the WWA Wakeboard World Series, the action never stops, as soon as the riding ends on the water, the bands and DJs crank up their amplifiers and continue the entertainment straight into the dusk. Continue reading

Jamie Anderson & Mark McMorris Win 2014 Burton US Open Slopestyle Titles

2014_Burton_USO_MensSlopePodium__Blotto_3914Snowy weather couldn’t stop Mark McMorris (CAN) and Jamie Anderson (USA) from winning slopestyle titles today at the 32nd annual Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships presented by MINI at Vail Mountain. McMorris and Anderson each took home with $45,000 each and the honor of the 2014 US Open title. Continue reading