2013: Highlights of the Year in Snowboarding


In less positive newsm X Games Tignes was cancelled indefinitely


Mark McMorris released his own MTV reality TV show. This is how we felt about it:


The trailer for Avalanche Sharks took the world by storm…


We published our list of the top 40 boards for 2013/14


Halldor Helgason threw this mental double roof gap trick in his Never Not part – we asked if it was the most mental trick ever!


We indulged in some pow drooling time at the Naturally premiere with Jake Blauvelt and the rest


Shaun White got busted building his own “secret” halfpipe in Perisher, Australia to practice those gold medal-winning triples…


Followed by an inevitable debate online about Shaun White. Love him or hate him, there were some pretty strong opinions both ways


Plus there was another great debate over whether snowskates are the lamest pieces of kit on the mountain, or whether they are in fact the future?


Finally, the interesting news emerged that Quiksilver had decided to sell off Lib Tech, Gnu and the rest of Mervin Manufacturing…


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