You certainly don't need to tell us that having absolutely hee-haw snow is no barrier to snowboarding - just take a look at what Angus Leith and Stu Innes can do with barely enough to fill a salt cellar.

It's good to see that the sentiment extends to Ontario, Canada. With no white stuff to speak of at ground level, Austin Johnson fetched some shavings from the local ice-hockey rink, Seb Toots style. With a ramp and a few lengths of pipe, he was good to go.

Austin, and your fellow inventive snow-starved warriors across the world, we salute you.