Best Snowboard Headphones 2013 2014 - On Test

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On Test 2013/14

  1. Impact Shorts
  2. Backpacks
  3. Headphones
  4. Helmet Cams
  5. Gloves
  6. Goggles

Snowboarding and music go hand in hand – and no, we’re not talking about various pro-rider forays into tunesmithery, which range from mixed bag (Trevor Andrew) to downright tragic (Travis Kennedy). Most classic movie parts are remembered as much for the soundtrack as they are for the hammers. For example, anyone who’s seen //Vivid// can’t hear Radiohead’s ‘Paranoid Android’ without picturing a pink-belted Romain Di Marchi charging in slo-mo towards a monster booter in Hemsedal. The arrival of MP3 players made it easy to take those same songs to the slopes and, while shredding with music isn’t for everyone, it definitely has its advantages when flying solo on a slow chairlift. At any rate, given the average length of flights and transfers required to get to the mountains, a good set of headphones is as essential to a snowboarder’s travel plans as their passport. Here’s our verdict on four choice pairs:

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