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12 of the Best European Resorts for Après

Whether you're looking for a few sophisticated Vin Chaudes in a French local or you want to stomp on the rule book and keep the...

12 of the Best European Resorts for Après
Travel

8 Unexpected Snowboard Resorts

[splitpost intro=”true”] These eight resorts might not have the best snow, terrain or in some cases be very politically stable, but if you’re craving an adventure...

8 Unexpected Snowboard Resorts
Travel

Quick Guide to the UK's Snowdomes

[splitpost intro=”true” position=”below” numbers=”false”] Unless you’re still trying to master the art of turning, lapping a 70m slope without any features can rapidly lose its appeal....

Quick Guide to the UK's Snowdomes
Snowboard Gear

Should you Hire or Buy your Snowboard Gear?

While skiers can rest assured that their rental planks have been built this side of the millennium, snowboard rental gear tends to be a little...

Should you Hire or Buy your Snowboard Gear?
Trick Tips

Cab 180

Do a backside or frontside 180 and you're going to land travelling backwards, so how do you revert to riding normal again?

How to Cab 180
Trick Tips

Ally-oop

http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkyqx59x63 Frontside and backside airs are the first tricks you normally learn in a pipe, but before moving onto spins, there’s a further category to understand:...

How to Ally-oop
Trick Tips

Backslide Lipslide

http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkykj7w8jg Often confused with the frontside boardslide the backslide lipslide a.k.a. ‘back lip’ is arguably even more stylish. So what exactly is a lipslide? Well, it...

How to Backside Lipslide
Trick Tips

Backside Blunt 270 Out

http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkyld3nksd The Backside Blunt 270 Out is difficult enough to say, never mind perform, but if you’re getting serious about your jibbing then combos like these...

How to Backside Blunt 270 Out
Trick Tips

Wallride

http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkylnilz3c Hitting your first wallride is potentially daunting. The secret – like rails – is to forget all you know about using your edge. Instead, remember...

How to Ride a Wall
Trick Tips

Frontside 540 Indy

http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkxocvu0m9 The frontside 540 is a pretty advanced trick for most snowboarders, but broken down into composite parts it is achievable. If you’ve got frontside 360s...

How to Frontside 540 Indy
Trick Tips

Frontside 180 Melon Grab

The frontside 180 melonchollie (or ‘melon’ to give it its shorter title) is a beautiful, classic trick. The grab is perfectly suited to fronstide 180s...

How to Frontside 180 Melon Grab
Trick Tips

Method

http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkxjkdvb8m The method was dreamed up by skateboarder Neil Blender – a vert-riding legend who entered a highest air contest in California in 1985 with rules...

How to do a Method
Trick Tips

Frontside 180

http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkxjdntjbu Once you’ve got flat ollies down and you want to start on your freestyle career, you’ll probably want to throw a 180. The frontside version...

How to Frontside 180
Trick Tips

Ollie

http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkxj7zhnwt Ollies were invented in 1975 when an American skateboarder named Alan ‘Ollie’ Gelfand kicked his skateboard off the vert section of a halfpipe and caught...

How to Ollie
Travel

15 of the Best Resorts to Ride Park 2013-14

Our guide to the best freestyle spots this winter

15 of the Best Resorts to Ride Park 2013-14
Travel

5 of the Best Snow Festivals for 2013-14

Check out our rundown of the top 5 Snow Festivals happening this winter, and get planning!

5 of the Best Snow Festivals for 2013-14
Travel

13 of the Best Resorts for Early Season Snow

Itching to shred? Some of these places are open already!

13 of the Best Resorts for Early Season Snow
Trick Tips

Rock Fakie

Before trying this trick it’s good to be comfortable riding backwards (switch) for the fakie part. And yes – backwards, switch and fakie are all...

How to Rock Fakie with Nate Kern
Trick Tips

Backside Disaster

This is another lip trick that’s been taken from skateboarding. It’s more of a challenge than the Rock Fakie and can be made more difficult...

How to Backside Disaster with Nate Kern
Trick Tips

Gap to Frontside Boardslide

OK, this has to be done on a flat down or a kinked box or rail – anything that has something you can air over...

How to Gap to Frontside Boardslide
Trick Tips

Switch Backside Boardslide to 270 Out

So, once you’re comfy with switch and riding boxes, the next step is switch board slides. You’re now entering the realm of jibbing combos… 1. APPROACH Roll...

How to Switch Backside Boardslide to 270 Out
Trick Tips

Backside 360 Tail

In some ways back 3’s are actually easier than the 180, since the takeoff is less subtle and the landing isn’t ‘blind’. It might look...

How to Backside 360 Tail
Trick Tips

Backside Rodeo 540 Melon

  http://mpora.com/videos/AAdkyjtq22ew Backside rodeos are a fun trick to learn. They are by no means easy, but once you can do them it’s a great feeling and...

How to Backside Rodeo 540
Trick Tips

50-50 to Frontside Boardslide

This is such a fun trick to do – it feels great when stomped perfectly! The frontside boardslide is an absolute classic, so mastering this...

50-50 to Frontside Boardslide with Sam Turnbull
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