The Top 10 Ski and Snowboard Films 2013/14

Source – MarLeah Cole (Flickr Creative Commons) Once again it’s that time of year when snow lovers across the Northern Hemisphere start getting excited at the prospects of the season ahead, and when ski and snowboard movies start falling left, right and centre. Nothing can quite build the hype for the Winter months ahead like…

Harder Than You Think – Alpine Snowboarding

It’s easy to think of snowboarders these days as crazed stuntmen; attempting ridiculous tricks in the snowpark or leaping off enormous cliffs in the back-country. Yet the original form of snowboarding – the first logical step after the much revered monoski – was carving down the mountain on asymmetrical ‘alpine’ boards, swooping low and hard through turns….

Paper Shredder – A Stop Animation Snowboard Film

Starting to get a little weary of Harlem Shake videos from everyone and his dog, Paul & Stephen Gemignani have saved our collective psyche from viral overload. In fairness to the lads, creating this video was no small task. As Stephen explains: “We started with actual sequence photos of Paul riding. Then we printed each…

Sale Preview: Powderhorn Ski Apparel

  When a company starts making snow wear in Jackson Hole, it only means one thing – a legend is born! For 40 years Powderhorn have been making high-end snow wear, using the best materials on the market, combined with the greatest colours on the slopes – it’s time to end the rule of black,…

Dressed To Chill – A Guide to Ski & Snowboard Clothing

With the nights now reaching the point where they start long before we leave the office; and most greetings including the words ‘cold’, ‘chilly’ or ‘Baltic’; it can only mean one thing – snow is on its way and we should be gearing up for the ski season! Obviously when it comes to ski and…

The Top 10 Ski and Snowboard Films 2012/13

Update: Check out our 2013/14 round up now! So with the snow starting to fall in the extremities of the British Isles, and the calendar gently rolling into December; the ski season is well and truly getting into gear. Any seasonnaire friends have likely already run away to their respective resorts, leaving you with nothing but…

The Ski Resort Jungle

As the first snow begins to fall in the Alps and in North America, those who are new to the slopes or even embarking on their 10th season would do well to prepare for the types of people they are likely to run into, (or not), throughout the course of the winter. Not only do…