As Bjorn Leines, Eddie Wall or anyone who learned to ride on Dendix can testify, injuries are a pisser. Luckily it's often only a temporary setback, where you can take stock and hopefully come back stronger than ever.

That's been the mission for the UK's Seb Kern after (literally) back-breaking exertion through both summer and winter finally caught up with him. One operation on a slipped disc and a year of recuperation later, Seb's back on his board and shredding his adopted home of Breckenridge, Colorado.With GoPro in hand, he's been right back on form this season. Take a look:

Seb is currently out in Laax, watching over the Drake UK team at the Brits. See next season's Whitelines for more from Seb and Nate Kern.