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Ed Blomfield

Ed Blomfield

Factory Snowboarding Head of Content Ed Blomfield caught the snowboard bug at a young age – brought up in Yorkshire, he witnessed the Pennine dryslope scene in its 90's heyday and once earned detention at school for dying his hair blonde in an ill-advised homage to Jamie Lynn. In 2005, after three seasons in Tignes and four years studying English/chasing the snow in Scotland, Ed took the reins at the UK's finest snowboard mag. As well as writing, editing and occasionally filming, Ed now looks after Onboard and Snowboarder MBM, as well as good old Whitelines, but still finds the time to shoot stills and venture out on snow.

Recent Articles By Ed

Rider Parts

Jacob Roberts - 2 Alpes Spring Shred 2016

Some of the styliest UK park riding we've seen this spring.

Jacob Roberts - 2 Alpes Spring Shred 2016
Rider Parts

'Nightshift' – Snowboarding With Headlamps in Tahoe

Nick Pooch, Billy Garcia and Ben Birk ride the Tahoe powder by torch light in this moody film by Taylor Morgan.

'Nightshift' – Snowboarding With Headlamps in Tahoe
Wallpapers

Snowboard Wallpaper – Josh Dirksen Runnels Run

Josh Dirksen charges down stunning ripples of snow in this week's desktop wallpaper. Photo by Colin Wiseman.

Snowboard Wallpaper – Josh Dirksen Runnels Run
Interviews

The Sparrow Knox Interview

Finishing off our week with Sparrow Knox, we sit down to talk skate, snow and the infamous megamix.

The Sparrow Knox Interview
Events

Laax Open Snowboarding 2016 - Live Stream

Watch the snowboarding slopestyle and halfpipe from Laax here.

Laax Open Snowboarding 2016 - Live Stream
Galleries

27 Sick Photos From Air & Style Beijing

Image gallery from 2015's weird and wonderful snowboard contest in China.

27 Sick Photos From Air & Style Beijing
Videos

Ja-pow In Stunning 4k

John Jackson enjoys the adventure of a lifetime on GoPro

Ja-pow In Stunning 4k
Rider Parts

Dylan Thompson - 2015 Full Part

Salt Lake City local throws down the hammers in his latest urban edit.

Dylan Thompson - 2015 Full Part
Features

37 Rad Upcycled Snowboard Ideas

From board to bench... and beyond!

37 Rad Upcycled Snowboard Ideas
Editorial

A Fresh Start

An introduction to the new-look Whitelines website for winter 2015/16

A Fresh Start
Rider Parts

Jacob Roberts – Summer Edit 2015

First class summer shralping from Les 2 Alpes, France

Jacob Roberts – Summer Edit 2015
Rider Parts

Taking My Glory, Man - A Hyland Park Invasion

Edgy dispatches from the Minnesota snowboard scene.

Taking My Glory, Man - A Hyland Park Invasion
Wallpapers

Snowboard Wallpaper – Rusty Ockenden Floats In The Clouds

Download this dramatic black-and-white snowboard photo for your desktop here.

Snowboard Wallpaper – Rusty Ockenden Floats In The Clouds
Rider Parts

1 week in Chamonix - POV with Horsemouth Snowboarding

Powder-filled GoPro footage from the Chamonix Valley starring Paul McKeen

1 week in Chamonix - POV with Horsemouth Snowboarding
Features

Snowboard Gear That Should Be Brought Back

21 classic items of shred kit in need of a re-release ASAP!

Snowboard Gear That Should Be Brought Back
Wallpapers

Snowboard Wallpaper – Brage Richenberg Piste Slash

Download this epic image of a high speed turn in Norway for your desktop.

Snowboard Wallpaper – Brage Richenberg Piste Slash
Rider Parts

Ross Needham 2015 Edit

Mini edit from Burton UK rider, filmed in Mayrhofen and 2 Alpes.

Ross Needham 2015 Edit
Web Series

Gigi & Friends Tear Alaska A New One in Pirates Perceptions Episode 9

Elias Elhardt and Manuel Diaz join Gigi Rüf for some top drawer Alaskan heli riding

Gigi & Friends Tear Alaska A New One in Pirates Perceptions Episode 9
Wallpapers

Snowboard Wallpaper - Gigi Rüf AK Straight Line

Download this awesome black and white image for your desktop here.

Snowboard Wallpaper - Gigi Rüf AK Straight Line
Wallpapers

Snowboard Wallpaper - Adam Chuntz Black Winter

Download this epic black and white powder shot for your desktop here.

Snowboard Wallpaper - Adam Chuntz Black Winter
Web Series

Rusty Toothbrush presents: Funky The Guardian 2015

Have these guys just made the weirdest snowboard edit ever?

Rusty Toothbrush presents: Funky The Guardian 2015
Rider Parts

Victor de le Rue - 'No One Knows' FULL PART

Watch Victor de le Rue slay every terrain from the big mountain to the streets in this full part from Almo Films.

Victor de le Rue - 'No One Knows' FULL PART
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