With the futuristic grandeur of the Starship Enterprise and the menacing silhouette of the Death Star, issue 107 has touched down on the small green planet we call Earth. Packed more tightly with exciting snowboard fodder than a biofuel-powered rocket, issue 107 will take you to the moon and back. If not, you can still take it to the Alps and back, right? Anyway, lame space puns aside, here’s what you’ll find inside that tasty looking dish…
DCP INTERVIEW: KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON
David Carrier-Porcheron’s journey through snowboarding has been an interesting and diverse one that at one time saw him on one of the most influential teams ever before ultimately playing a big part in the creation of his own brand. We sat down with the man with the supposedly unmarketable name to talk UnInc, contests and Yes.
CHEAP THRILLS: HOW TO RIDE OUT THE RECESSION
Snowboarding is not a cheap pastime. And the recession isn’t exactly making things any easier. But as we investigate, there are more than a handful of ways to make your hard-earned go that little bit further out in the mountains.
SUGAR DADDY: THE ENERGY DRINK REVOLUTION
From sponsoring snowboarding’s top athletes to funding some of the biggest projects our sport has ever seen, it’s safe to say that the energy drinks industry has changed snowboarding forever. But how did such a situation arise and where will this fluorescent, fizzy fad take snowboarding in the future?
IDAHO: HIDDEN GEM
Idaho is pretty far off the beaten trail, even for those in the US. But as Smith’s Prospecting Idaho series has shown us, there’s powder to be had up in those mountains – and a lot of it at that. We investigate the hidden gems in a region more well known for its natural mineral resources than its natural powder resources…
8 base layers tested
Billy Morgan takes us through frontside 360 variations
We interview the legendary Drew Stevenson
Find out what goes on inside the head of the artist responsible for the Helgason’s Lobster graphics
You can get all of this plus a whole lot more for a mere £4.95. So what are you waiting for? Grab a copy before it blasts off the shelves…