Despite the ear-bending soundtrack and Peter Jackson-esque frame rate weirdness, this season's work from double-dipping, rail-hopping contest-wiz Kyle Mack is pretty spectacular, begging the question 'why is he now lacking a board sponsor?'

Yup, the 18 year old has is these days amongst the legions of snow-bound wizards that for some reason or other doesn't have a consistent brand under his feet, but whatcha gonna do but blame the economy? Guess sugary fizz is more exciting than sliding sideways these days, le sigh...