The air is getting fresher in these parts and the beanies and hoodies were out for the first time in months this morning, which can only mean two things: 1) winter is happily skipping on it’s way and 2) the first proper issue of the season (not counting our Buyers’ Guide) has arrived!

With a freshly redesigned mag that’s bursting with rad new features, and all of your Whitelines regulars, issue 103 is not to be missed. Here’s a sneak peek as to what’s inside that classy cover:

WHITE SILK ROAD An Aussie crew head into deepest darkest Afghanistan and experience a thrilling and eye-opening world of war, enthusiastic locals and waist deep powder.

NIKE CHOSEN SESSIONS With a park that’s surely up there as one of the most insane ever built in Europe and a whole load of pros, ams and film crews thrown into the mix as well, the Nike Chosen session was one of the standout events of last season. We take a behind the scenes look at what went down in Montafon.

SUPERNATURAL Last season Travis Rice completely redefined competitive snowboarding with his Supernatural event. A ton of Red Bull’s moolah, a unique backcountry slopestyle course and the world’s best riders all combined to collectively rock the proverbial snowboard boat.

LIVING THE DREAM: LAURI HEISKARI INTERVIEW The baby faced Finn has been dropping memorable video parts for the best part of a decade now. We caught up with Lauri to talk about learning the ropes in powder, hitting rails in Finland and the current state of the industry.


We pay our Tribute to Nelson Pratt.

Ollie Dutton teaches you how to ride a donkey dick rail.

We look at the good times spent at the Brits in Laax

We test out boots that cost under £180

You can get all of this and more at WH Smiths and other reputable newsagents around the country for a meagre £4.95, but why not save some a few more pounds and get extra freebies by subscribing?