17/10/2013 | by tristan | 1 comments
Winter is most definitely coming which means Whitelines is back! Wahay! Our first issue of the season features the incredible Mr Merrill on the cover, caught in the act of doing something suitably mental by Salt Lake snapper Andy Wright.
Here’s a little flavour of what you can expect inside.
BODE MERRILL INTERVIEW: STEP FORWARD
Bode Merrill is one of the best all-round riders in the world today. Having earned the closing section in his first ever Absinthe film, he’s gone on to put out a sequence of ever more impressive video sections featuring equal parts urban insanity and backcountry madness. We caught up with him to talk about his rapid rise, and his penchant for unstrapping his back foot.
KEEPING IT REAL: JAKE BLAUVELT’S NATURALLY
Jake Blauvelt has been pushing the boundaries of natural terrain riding for a few years now, putting out a run of amazing video parts, and an entire web series last season.
This year he’s going one better, releasing a full movie – Naturally. This Adidas and Oakley sponsored epic promises to be one of the films of the winter. We spoke to Jake and director Greg Martin about making the movie, and why it’s different to everything else out there.
COSTA DEL SNOWBOARD: SHREDDING THE SOUTH OF SPAIN
Last spring Whitelines headed to the south of Spain on what we thought would be the ultimate skate and snow trip. But things didn’t go exactly according to plan…
GRINDHOUSE IN HELSINKI
The Grindhouse crew have been upping the ante when it comes to UK film-making for the past few seasons. For their forthcoming second release, Mind Games, they travelled to Helsinki several times.
Whitelines sent our most erm opinionated reporter to join them on one of these trips…
SNAKES & HAMMERS
What do you get when you combine slopestyle and boardercross? One of the most innovative and unusual comps of recent years. Where else would you score points for spins and speed?
The best bits of the Brits
We test the best goggles
Rowan Coultas teaches you tricks
We pick the best boards under £350
How’s that for an action packed start to the season? Go and grab yourself a copy from your newsagent now and fuel your stoke. After all, it’s still only £4.95…