Road to X: Boise Qualifier 2019
6/28/2019 - 6/29/2019
Red Bull Roller Coaster 2019
6/29/2019 - 6/29/2019
Zumiez Best Foot Forward - Tampa, FL 2019
Thredbo Snow Series – Rail Jam 2019
6/28/2019 - 6/28/2019
SSNZ Slopestyle Series - Cardrona Park Attack 2019
7/20/2019 - 7/20/2019
Thredbo Snow Series – Ridercross 2019
7/26/2019 - 7/26/2019
Men's Oi Rio Pro 2019
6/20/2019 - 6/28/2019
Women's Oi Rio Pro 2019
East Coast Grom Tour #8 - Virginia Beach 2019
6/27/2019 - 6/28/2019
Industry and event happenings
The 4th Choice Splitboard Camp at Kaunertal Glacier once again exceeded all expectations. Bluebird and sunshine - all weekend long - perfect splitboard touring conditions, a great crew of advanced level splitboarders and first tracks in fresh powder, no wonder that nobody could stop smiling after this mind-blowing experience. And on top of all this, a breathtaking rope-secured climb over an exposed ridge followed by an incredible run inbetween impressive crevasses. Freeride soul, what more could you desire?!
Day 3 of 2019 Choice Splitboard Camp Kaunertal Glacier, Austria, March 24.
The Black Yeti can already confirm the dates for two of its marquee events during the 2019/20 season!
Prize Giving at 2019 World Rookie Snowboard Finals, Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, March 30.
Book your summer experience with the Black Yeti: Snowboard, Freeski and Skateboard International Competition and Camp, at Les 2 Alpes, France, July 13 -20!
Les 2 Alpes resort, France, the venue for 2019 Summer Rookie Jam by Atmosphere, scheduled for July 13 - 20.
With four tour stops, the Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Ride Snowboards travelled from one Zillertal snowpark to the next again this winter. Always followed by an enthusiastic bunch of snowboarders from all over Europe. In six years, the infamous Zillertal Snowboard Amateur Series has become a landmark in the European snowboarding scene.
2018/2019 Zillertal Valley Rälley hosted by Ride Snowboards - stop #2 - Zillertal Arena, Zell am Ziller, Austria, January 20, 2019.
They are the first ones up on the mountain, equipped with shape tools and shovels, facing the elements, chasing one mission: creating the ultimate playground for all winter sports enthusiasts. That’s the daily business of the men and women from the Shape Academy – the biggest institution in the field of snow construction both in terms of training and concept creation worldwide. So, if you are eager to spending the winter in the mountains, if you are looking for new adventures and if you’re tough enough for some physical labor, this is your chance!
Shape Crew at Stanton Park, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria.
May 18th will mark a new annual way to respect our Board Shops - so get down to your local shop this weekend and show your love.
Anna Gasser's rollercoaster winter season continued with another women's world-first trick as she landed a Cab Double Cork 1260 in Obergurgl to follow the Cab Triple Underflip 1260 that she produced back in November.
Anna Gasser poses for a portrait during the Sister Action Camp in Kaprun, Austria on April 21st, 2018.
For the great tour final of the 6th Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Ride Snowboards 2018/2019, the best European up-and-coming snowboarding talents gathered at the Betterpark Hintertux on Hintertux Glacier on April 27th and 28th, 2019. The final snowboarding slopestyle contest of Zillertal´s most popular Snowboard Amateur Series 2018/2019 was not only about the day podiums, but also about the overall tour winners and crowning of the new Royal Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY family.
2018/19 Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY tour overall winners: Emma Lantos (AUT) in womens category and Felix Widnig (AUT) in mens category, at Betterpark Hintertux on Hintertux Glacier, Austria, April 27, 2019.
All eyes are now on Hintertux! That´s where the great Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Ride Snowboards finals will go down on April 27th and 28th, 2019.
2017/18 Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY Tour Finals at Betterpark Hintertux, Hintertuxer Gletscher, Tux-Finkenberg, April 28-29, 2018.
Wanna know the secret recipe for a successful freestyle career? Review the highlights of the QParks Tour 2019? Find out what´s going on behind the scenes at the QParks Tour headquarters? Did someone say relaunch? Or would you like to win a surfing holiday? Well, then you should read on!
The fourth year of X Games Norway competition will be unlike any other – combining Snowboard, Ski, Skateboard and Moto X events in a one-day action sports extravaganza on August 31 at the Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway. The X Games Norway program has previously included Ski, Snowboard and Skateboarding in the same event, however Moto X competitions will make their debut in 2019.
Black Yeti thanks you, dear Rookies, for passion, dedication and perseverance. Last winter season was a great and long season, filled with new exciting challenges.
Prize Giving at the 2019 World Rookie Tour Finals, at Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark, Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, March 29.
2018 was one for the books for ROXY. The year marked the launch of the leading female only activewear brand’s Make Waves Move Mountains campaign, dedicated to empowering women and supporting them in their individual challenges. A year later, the brand aims to help bring the women behind it to greater heights yet and takes the next step for the Make Waves Move Mountains tour.
Blue skies, international riders and a banger contest line. The Game of Diamonds once again fascinated the crowd with a sensational final where the freestylers did not only fight for the victory of the day, but also for the overall QParks Tour trophy!
Final stop of 2019 QParks Snowboard Tour: Game of Diamonds at Snowpark Obergurgl, Obergurgl, Austria, March 31.
The season is slowly coming to an end and you haven’t stomped that one trick yet? Don’t worry. The Superpark will be open for one more month and now’s the perfect time for your personal progression.
Elena Graglia in action at Superpark Planai, Schladming, Austria, March 2019.
Sometimes dreams come true easily, sometimes you just need a little help. The Black Yeti is therefore proud to help young talent to achieve their best goals. This is the aim of the World Rookie Tour and was the spirit of the 2019 edition of the World Rookie Snowboard Finals.
Riders group photo at the 2019 World Rookie Tour Slopestyle Finals, at Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark, Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, March 30.
The halfpipe finals took place in a beautiful and warm sunny day and riders could finally enjoy the massive and well-shaped Kitzsteinhorn halfpipe at its best. Judges and spectators were once again surprised by level of riding and creativity.
Joonsik Lee (KOR) becomes the 2019 World Rookie Tour Halfpipe Rookie Boy Champion, at Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark, Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, March 29.
The Boardriding.com crew are in Kaprun to stream the action from both the Slopestyle and Halfpipe finals!!!
Snow as far as the eye can see – on the surrounding peaks and in the valley. The sky is perfectly blue, and you gaze upon a freshly shaped kicker line. Sounds like perfect conditions for a sick shred day? Definitely. But where can you find shred conditions like these in spring? At Ehrwalder Alm.
Snowpark Ehrwalder Alm, Ehrwald, Tirol, Austria, March 2019.
A contest with spring temperatures, a posh slopestyle setup and good vibes. That’s the 6th QParks Tour Stop 2019 – the Oakley Schilthorn Open 2019 in a nutshell. At the SKYLINE SNOWPARK, especially the Swiss riders excelled. They won some sweet bucks and awesome goodies at their home terrain.
6th QParks Tour stop of 2019 season, Oakley Schilthorn Open, at SKYLINE SNOWPARK Schilthorn, Switzerland, March 23.
Elena Graglia at Reschenpass
Snowpark Schöneben, Italy.
Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria
25th – 30th March 2019
After a spectacular contest series, the Grand Finale of the QParks Tour will again take place in Obergurgl. On March 31, 2019, the winners of the QParks Tour will be crowned at the Game of Diamonds. The riders who convince the judges with their tricks, will receive loads of goodies, cash and eternal fame!
Game of Diamonds at Snowpark Obergurgl, final stop of 2018 QParks Tour, Obergurgl, Austria, April 15, 2018.
It was 4am when the alarm clocks suddenly woke up the shape crew of Snowpark Schöneben. A snowpark had to be dug out. Fresh snow required the crew to work extremely hard. In the end, Park Designer Daniel Osterland and his crew made it: Just in time, the crew completed a perfectly shaped multi-jib obstacle. And over 50 riders were hitting this bad boy during the Shred Poker Schöneben.
QParks Shred Poker Schöneben, last session of the 2019 series, at Snowpark Schöneben, Italy, March 16.
Snowpark Alta Badia celebrates 10 years of freestyle in the Dolomites. We’re looking back, we’re taking a look into the future and we’re taking a closer look at the birthday party – the Shred Feast in cooperation with the Pirates Freestyle Team.
Snowpark Alta Badia celebrates 10 years of freestyle, Alta Badia, The Dolomites, Italy, March 2019.
From the 13th to the 16th of March went down the second edition of Pila Rookie Fest. Riders and coaches from Italy, France, Russia, Poland, England, Iceland, Romania and Finland gathered at Pila, Italy, full of enthusiasm and willingness to show their best.
Pila Rookie Fest by Rock & Ride, at Areaeffe Snowpark, Pila, Italy, March 2019.
A dozen riders in the Riderpark, having a hike session on a sick multijib. Fine beats are blasting from the speakers, a BBQ is being prepared at the Chill Area. That’s freestyle. That’s the Shred Poker Pizol! Last Saturday, the 9th March, it was finally time: The legendary freestyle event came back to Switzerland and blessed the motivated shredders with an unforgettable session at the Riderpark!
QParks Shred Poker Pizol 2019, Riderpark Pizol, Switzerland, March 9.
Snowpark Kitzbühel has been sitting enthroned on Hanglalm for 11 years. Those who believe that it got calm up there over the years are incredibly wrong. The park still is one of Tyrol’s hotspots when it comes to shred business. Therefore, a special crew of snowboarders made their way to Kitzbühel to pay this legend of a snowpark a visit and check out 5 different areas of the park!
Snowpark Kitzbühel, Austria, February 27, 2019.
At Snowpark Schöneben, March 16, 2019 is completely dedicated to all friends of the “common shred” – that’s right, Shred Poker is back! This sweet session is all about style, progression and good vibes! Find out below what you can look forward to at this year’s Shred Poker Schöneben.
QParks Shred Poker Schöneben 2018, at Snowpark Schöneben, Italy, March 24.
The 3rd Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY tour stop hosted by Ride Snowboards went down on March 2nd and 3rd, 2019 at the Penken Park in the holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach in the Zillertal. Teams from all over Europe delivered an amazing snowboarding show on Penken Park´s versatile slopestyle setup. With over 90 participants in the Penken Fun Ride Battle and over 100 contest competitors, the 3rd event of Zillertal´s most popular snowboard amateur series beats all VÄLLEY RÄLLEY records.
2019 Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Ride Snowboards - 3rd tour stop at Penken Park, Mayrhofen, Austria, March 3rd.