SLS Super Crown World Championship 2019
11/01/2019 - 13/01/2019
Grind for Life Series at Saint Petersburg
19/01/2019 - 19/01/2019
The 24-Hour Homestead-Miami Ultraskate
18/01/2019 - 19/01/2019
FIS World Cup Slopestyle Qualification, Secret Garden, China 2018
19/12/2018 - 19/12/2018
FIS World Cup Slopestyle, Secret Garden, China 2018
20/12/2018 - 20/12/2018
Mt Hood Series - Mt. Hood Meadows - Rail Jam #1 2018
22/12/2018 - 22/12/2018
Men's Billabong Pipe Masters 2018
08/12/2018 - 20/12/2018
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing 2018
12/11/2018 - 20/12/2018
THE Quemao Class 2018
20/10/2018 - 20/12/2018
Industry and event happenings
Mottolino Snowpark, Livigno, Italy,
12.16 January 2019: international slopestyle event and snowboard family meeting
17.19 January 2019: special Big Air Landing Training Session
Where new stars shine and snowboard families meet!
Tourstart in Hochzillertal-Kaltenbach on December 22nd and 23rd, 2018
Are you up for a sweet jib-session on a special obstacle? Wanna shred with your buddies and bag some nice goodies and cash? Well, then the Shred Poker is just the thing for you, because that´s where the shred heart beats faster!
The Shred Poker 2019 is ready: All dates are set, the poker chips are stacked and the goodies are waiting for all the stoked shred-heads.
For a few years Union Binding, the global leader in snowboard bindings, has been supporting the future stars of snowboarding partnering with the World Rookie Tour.
Union bindings x WRT
50 years ago, agent James Bond caused adrenaline rushes in the famous movie scene at the restaurant Piz Gloria. Nowadays, those seeking adrenaline on Schilthorn do not have to wait very long either. At SKYLINE SNOWPARK Schilthorn, riders cannot only enjoy shred sessions surrounded by one of the most impressive sceneries, but also discover one or two novelties!
Acrobag Progression Tour’s first stop is at Schilthorn this season.
The winter season is knocking on the door. Hopefully, you successfully studied the snowboard magazines to learn the freshest tricks of the season in theory. Maybe you also used the off-season to jump around like crazy on the trampoline of your local kids’ playground and brought your body into excellent shape, just like the Shape Academy does it with Penken Park. The days and your thermometer’s mercury tubes get shorter and all of you guys know what that means: you can slowly get ready for party laps at Penken Park! Just like every year, the snowboard mecca expects many shred pilgrims from all over in Mayrhofen. Until then, all we can do is wait and pray for countless dumps of white gold
The QParks Tour is the biggest rookie series for snowboarders, and as such it is touring the Alps once again. For the ninth time already, it provides motivated riders with the chance to gather first experience in the professional contest business. At seven stops in three countries, the riders are to dig deep down into their trick bags, because those who convince the judges will bag piles of cash and sweet goodies worth a total of about 22.000€. The best riders can also qualify for the crowning finale at the “Game of Diamonds” in Obergurgl.
In the winter of 2019 freeskiers and snowboarders are performing their best tricks at seven contests in Italy, Austria and Switzerland.
After the events in South America and New Zealand, the Black Yeti is moving to the Alps, in Switzerland.
Once again, the Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Ride Snowboards will conquer the best snow parks of Zillertal this 2018/2019 season. The 6th edition of Austria´s popular snowboard amateur series will have four events and go down between December 2018 and April 2019. As always, the Ästhetiker snowboard club will showcase first-class snowboarding across the Zillertal. The registration for the first event at Hochzillertal will be open from December 1st, 2018 at www.valleyralley.at. Check MonePic´s teaser edit for more https://vimeo.com/300673570
An exceptional playground in a unique competition format. The best in freestyle skiiing and snowboarding: Olympic and X Games medalists. 3 days of freestyle show, music and entertainment for all.
The next winter is already knocking on the door and for the Snowpark Alta Badia it’s going to be an outstanding one. 10 Years ago, the Skicarosello Alta Badia and QParks started their collaboration with a superior goal: Creating a snowpark which suits the mighty backdrop of the surrounding Dolomites as well as offering freestylers a worthy home base. Find out about who and what became part of the park history and what kind of surprises are waiting for every snowboarder in this special anniversary season.
The Snowpark Alta Badia celebrates its 10-year anniversary.
This season will see more than 5000 young and aspiring freeriders compete in over 80 FWQ and 90 FJT events spanning two regions across the globe
The new short by MONEPIC and Wolle Nyvelt is dropping on Transworld Snowboarding December 3rd!! For now, here's the teaser...
The snowboarders Takeru Otsuka, Reira Iwabuchi and the freeskiers Birk Ruud and Mathilde Gremaud are the winners of the Skipass Big Air FIS World Cup.
Reira Iwabuchi at the FIS Snowboard World Cup 2019.
For an incredible twelve years, Snowpark Gastein has been sitting on top of “Stubnermulde”, supplying Pros and Groms with an innovative playground. After having existed for more than a decade, the park is again giving its best shot: newly fixed obstacles and a creative setup turn Gastein into a freestyle hotspot for motivated riders.
Snowboarding action at Snowpark Gastein.
The season start in Obergurgl is coming closer and with its four different facilities, the Funmountain offers all riders a wide range of fun and action. Massive events and a brand-new highlight will guarantee unforgettable moments and make your freestyle heart beat faster.
Lana Behla in action at Obergurgl at the end of last season.
If you dream to become a professional snowboarder, then your future starts from World Rookie Tour!
Kokomo Murase and Takeru Otsuka at the X Games Norway.
From the 1st to the 4th of November the snowboard and freeski World Champions and Olympic medallists will compete in Modena for the second stop of the FIS World Cup Big Air.
The FIS Skipass Big Air at Modena replaces the Milan Stop this year.
The World Rookie Tour season has officially started with one event in Chile and two events in New Zealand. Now the tour goes on and the Black Yeti is happy to announce you the dates and locations of the next competitions. Also this year the World Rookie Tour will hit some of the best ski resorts of the world, such as Corvatsch, for the fourth year in a row, Livigno and Pila, for the main youth snowboarding events in Italy, Nekoma in Japan and three resorts in USA, Copper Mountain, Keystone and Seven Springs.
Yeti in Livigno.
It’s getting colder on the Reschenpass. This means that the toughest bikers have to come to terms with the idea that they will be making their final rounds in the biking paradise Schöneben in the near future. But don’t worry, the winter program is in no way inferior to the summer attractions. Soon, freestyle will be back again and in the season 2018/19 there’s a really big upgrade coming up in the snowpark.
Kevin Ignacia in action at Schoeneben - March 2018.
The edit from the South America Rookie Fest in Chile is here! And Rookie Fest heads to Cardrona, NZ again this October...
Rider Action at the New Zealand Rookie Fest, Cardrona.
South America Rookie Fest and New Zealand Rookie Fest announced the first winners of the tour.
Riders at the South American Rookie Fest 2018.
Only a few days left before the long awaited contest. Valle Nevado is ready to host the world's best riders and to see the next 2018 South America Rookie Fest star!
The Shape Academy – this name not only stands for a professional crew, but also for an elite cadre factory in the snow business. Since 2014, the Shape Academy offers a training concept that provides winter sports enthusiasts with the chance to turn their passion into profession. 265 motivated members and instructors from 22 different countries form the team, which makes the Shape Academy the biggest institution for snow construction worldwide. Altogether, these crew members managed to build 115 snow facilities in five countries, and this was only last season. Their work sets the high quality standards of established brands like QParks and Funslope. Through professional shaping on a daily basis, sportsmen and -women of all levels have the possibility to experience unique moments on the mountain – no matter whether the sporty or fun aspect is paramount. The Shape Academy ensures “Perfect Rides”.
The Shaping Crew at Planai Prinoth, January 2018.
Rookies Dominate the Snowboard Big Air Competitions
Kokomo Murase is the youngest ever Winter X Games medalist at just 13 years old.
Once across the Zillertal, please! For the fifth time in a row and from December 2017 until April 2018, the infamous Billabong presents: Zillertal Välley Rälley hosted by Ride Snowboards toured from one popular Zillertal snowpark to the next again. Always followed by an enthusiastic bunch of snowboard fans from all over Europe.
Kings and Queens of the 2018 Zillertal Välley Rälley.
A vast number of snowboarders from all over Europe gathered at the Betterpark Hintertux on Hintertux Glacier on April 28th and 29th, 2018 to hold the great final of the infamous Billabong presents: Zillertal Välley Rälley hosted by Ride Snowboards 2017/2018. The last event of Austria´s most popular snowboard amateur series was all about the overall win and crowning of the new Royal Zillertal Välley Rälley Family 2018. Andreas MonEpic Monsberger has put the highlights together for you below.
Ready to run at the final stop of the Zillertal Välley Rälley...
4th stage and finals at Hintertuxer Gletscher, Tux-Finkenberg : 28.-29. April 2018
Zillertal Valley Ralley at Hintertux - October 16th 2016.
The QParks Tour Final was calling – and the best tour riders this tour had to offer came to celebrate freestyle one last time this season. At the Game of Diamonds, an international field of shredders was celebrating the big finale of the QParks Tour and the first contest at the Snowpark Obergurgl at the same time. Who got the best score, stomped the best trick and won the overall ranking is written below.
Felix Widnig on his way to taking the Men's first place spot.