SNOWBOARD BLOG BY JAMES STREATER

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Avalanche Red Flags

Don't be a Punter this Winter

TOP 5 COMMON MISTAKES FOR NEWBIE BOARDERS

My riding crew will attest to the common site of a me re-enacting various emojis as I witness the daily occurrence of snowboarder fails 🤔🤨😡😫. Here is a short list of some of the best...

Rome Libertines in action

Product Review

ROME LIBERTINES

I’ve been in riding in Rome Libertines on and off for 5 years now. In addition to the Libertines I’ve tested boots from Burton/Vans/Deeluxe and 32...

Hidden Talents

HOW TO ACCELERATE YOUR SNOWBOARD

A lot of people might think the only way to accelerate a board is to point it downhill, but we’ve all encountered those dreaded flats...

Buyers Guide

TOP 5 SNOWBOARD PRODUCTS

We often go for the shiny objects like a snowboard first when we think of our priorities for kit purchases but having that pro model board won’t...

Outerwear and Layering for Snowboarding

Tech Talk

OUTERWEAR & LAYERING INFOGRAPHIC

We’re hit pretty hard with the benefits of suitable layering for snowsports. I know from my days in retail we were well trained in the virtues of layering...

How to grab Melon on a snowboard

Skills Boost

HOW TO GRAB MELON ON A SNOWBOARD

A Melon grab is where the front hand grabs the heel edge between the feet. The board is kept flat. This grab is often a lot easier than...

Riksgransen Sweden

Resort Review

RIKSGRANSEN, SWEDEN

As a Snowboarder I’d heard about Riksgränsen (Riks) but I knew next to nothing about the place. Surely it’s just another resort that a few pros...

Top 5 money saving tips

Buyers Guide

MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR SNOWBOARDERS

We love to spend money on snowboarding because it’s our passion project, but it all honesty there are things that you really don’t need...

How to heel side traverse on a snowboard

Hidden Talents

HEEL EDGE TRAVERSE ON A SNOWBOARD

All those times when you had to follow your skier mates or just make it to the slope or lift and you have to do that nightmare slow wobbly traverse...

How to Grab Indy

Skills Boost

HOW TO INDY GRAB ON A SNOWBOARD

An Indy grab is where the back hand grabs the toe edge between the feet. The board is kept flat. This grab will feel more natural than the Mute...

Outerwear and Layering for Snowboarding

Off Piste Safety

AVALANCHE RED FLAGS

As we enjoyed some fresh lines in the sun after splitboarding up to Rastkogel 17 people were buried with 5 fatalities only a few miles away...

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