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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Rip Curl Alive & Kickin’ by Monster – Innerkrems, Austria by Izazov.net

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I enjoy bringing sudden decisions. The idea to visit Innerkrems was dropped on the table on Thursday night. Should I go? Of course! I already had planned a business trip for Torino on Sunday, but I didn’t know what to do on Saturday… On Thursday I booked our trip… on Friday I was working till 9 PM… packing my bags for Torino… and getting up already at 2am so we can be on time in Innerkrems when they open slopes… Tough day, I could say… we arrived back home around 10pm…


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Gastein snowpark – three resort valley

Gastein snowparkAfter two days being in Schladming it was time to move on with our road trip. The day ended up with couple drops of rain, but on our way to the Gastein the rain didn’t stop at all so it was very tiring to discover our way through dirty windows and foggy environment. The only good thing was to know if there is raining in the valley there must be snowing on the mountain… Continue reading

Christmas in Planai superpark

IMG_4412Is Christmas time here to be with a family at home or to use some extra free time for traveling and meeting new people? My parents raised me differently, we do what is fun for Xmas. We needed over 5 hours drive to reach Planai. This would be quite exhausting trip before a whole day of snowboarding, so I had to find a place for sleeping on Xmas Eve. Continue reading

Nike Snowpark Montafon / Austria – The second season gets started

NSM13-14_photo_01_dominik_hadwiger_rider_ethan_morgan_300dpi (Small)After a grand season closer last April with the Nike Snake & Hammers event, the Nike snowpark Montafon opens its gates again on 14 December 2013. In its second season the setup continues to be expanded, offering a new highlight with a new location for the Funpipe. On 14 December 2013 the snowpark season kicks off at Silvretta Montafon, Vorarlberg’s largest ski area, together with partner Nike Snowboarding. Last year the Nike Snowpark Montafon offered a true jibber’s paradise with its multifaceted setup, and this winter the shape team has set out an ambitious goal: to build a park that’s even more diversified, creative and innovative.

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Blue Tomato Kings Park at Hochkönig – Size does matter!

_web_Muehlbach__01-03-2013__action__fs__Alex_Reiter___Roland_Haschka_QParks__5 (Small)And that’s about 1.8km of size; because this is the length that the Blue Tomato Kings Park at Hochkönig will have for the 2013/2014 winter. To go into specifics, there are more than 50 obstacles divided into four park areas, jumps whether small or big and several different jib-lines for every level of riding. There’s also some events already lined up for the season: The Hochkönig Style Championships, a Girls Shred Session and a Blue Tomato Kids Day – to name just a few of the highlights.  Wanna know what else is going down at the Blue Tomato Kings Park during the winter 2013/2014? Then keep on reading! Continue reading

DOLOMITI SUPER FREESTYLE – NEW YEAR, MANY NOVELTIES BUT S AME GOOD OLD ENERGY!

_web_Alleghe_27-01-2013_action_sb_Unknown_Harry_Foskett_QparksThe season 2013/2014 is coming up, freestylers are already champing atthe bit and the 25 Dolomiti Super Freestyle snowparks cannot wait to open their doors for new, limitless sessions. Among familiar parks, new addictions, freestyle courses and new apps, this year we are already stoked even before getting into our boots! Continue reading

Kitzsteinhorn: Freeride XXL!

Freeride_Kitzsteinhorn_Ski_13_14Powder fields, cliff jumps, and natural pipes: the five varied freeride routes at Kitzsteinhorn provide everything that freeriders love! This makes the glacier resort near Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, one of the most popular freeride spots in the Alps. The “Freeride XXL” information system puts safety first, and the Freeride Mondays as well as 3-star Freeride World Qualifier “X Over Ride 2014” communicate the fascination of freeriding and educate on alpine dangers. Continue reading

Superpark Dachstein – Above the Clouds!

_web_Dachstein__16-11-2013__scenic__fs_sb__Roland_Haschka_QParks__5With the dust having settled on Superpark Dachstein after the O’Neill Pleasure Jam, it was time to get a roster of local and international freeskiers and snowboarders in to put the last seal of approval on the park before it begins its move south to Superpark Planai for the season.  Enjoy the highlights from the session above the clouds at Superpark Dachstein. Continue reading

Snowpark Ratschings: A Gem in South Tyrol!

_web_Ratschings__31-01-2013__lifestyle__sb_fs__Katja_Pokorn_QParks__15Always looking for new spots, riders from all directions are increasingly coming to Ratschings-Jaufen. And for a good reason, too – because not only skiresort.de considers the resort, located in South Tyrol, to be a special vacation area. The Snowpark Ratschings caps it all off and provides the freestyle-community with a truckload elements! We will already tell you which setup our park designer is coming up with this year and give you an overview of the season. Continue reading