Snakes and Hammers

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But for the ultimate in snowboard contest mash-ups just check out this video from last season, Nike’s ‘Snakes and Hammers.’

Combining a banked slalom course with slopestyle features and even a halfpipe, riders are both marked on time down the course and hammers dropped. Confused? Yeah maybe, but after Chrstian Haller walked away with win last year everyone is hoping there’ll be another this spring.

If you enjoyed this you might also like this interview with Robotfood director David Benedict where he describes how he thinks slopestlye courses should progress.

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