'So.. You Can Longboard Dance?' 2019
4/20/2019 - 4/20/2019
Florida Vert Series - Event #1 Mead's Holopaw 2019
FISE World Series - Hiroshima, Japan 2019
4/19/2019 - 4/21/2019
Red Bull Slopesoakers - Copper Mountain 2019
Red Bull Homerun - Are, Sweden 2019
4/21/2019 - 4/21/2019
Freeride Junior Tour - Grand Raid Dynastar Chamonix France 2019
4/20/2019 - 4/22/2019
Men's Krui Pro (Tentative) 2019
4/15/2019 - 4/20/2019
Men's Caparica Surfest Pro powered by Oakley 2019
Women's Caparica Surfest Pro powered by Oakley 2019
Industry and event happenings
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.
Every beginning is tough, and this is especially true for the first steps in the world of freestyle. But when sunrays warm your face, nicely shaped obstacles surround you and many happy shredqueens are on-site, then, all of a sudden, it doesn’t feel so tough anymore, but insanely motivating. These ain’t empty phrases – again proven by the Girls Shred Session in Alta Badia. A truly perfect freestyle day full of women power went down at the heart of the Dolomites on March 2, 2019.
QParks Girls Shred Session at Snowpark Alta Badia, Badia, Italy, March 2019.
It’s true – at Blue Tomato Kings Park Hochkönig things are served in big portions. The playground’s bill of fare definitely lives up to its name, as the variety of obstacles lives up to a fair equivalent to a 51-course menu at the table of some European noble houses. Golden cutlery included. But this time, the King invited Karl Brandl and Felix Widnig for dinner who showed his majesty how it’s done.
Blue Tomato Kings Park Hochkönig, Mühlbach, Hochkönig, Austria, February 2019.
After travelling all around the world in Europe, from South America to New Zealand to and from North America to Japan and seeing the most prominent riders battling to conquer a spot in the World Rookie Snowboard Finals in Kitzsteinhorn – Kaprun/Zell am See, Austria, the Black Yeti is looking forward to seeing the next World Rookie Tour Champions.
On 24th February 2019, the weather forecast predicted bluebird and heavy precipitation in the form of hot poker chips! Diedamskopf equally delivered both so the key prerequisites for an unforgettable session + good vibes only were ready!
QParks Shred Poker Diedamskopf, Diedamspark, Austria, February 24, 2019.
What an incredibly mint bluebird day at the Penken Park at Mayrhofen in the Zillertal. For the 5th QParks Tour Stop of the season, the sun put the contest setup into the spotlight. Unbelievable – 50 snowboarders from 10 countries made their way to Zillertal in order to compete at the Penken Battle. Once again, they proved that Penken Park is the Austrian benchmark for international freestyle.
QParks Penken Battle 2019, Penken Park, Mayrhofen, Austria, February 23, 2019.
You are looking for a nice jib session on a perfectly shaped special setup? Well, then you should not miss the Shred Poker Pizol on March 9, 2019 and bag some nice goodies and cash!
Action from QParks Shred Poker Pizol 2018, Riderpark Pizol, Switzerland, March 2018.
Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau form Schilthorn’s legendary panorama. These 3 giants have witnessed a lot over time but once a year, a unique spectacle is happening right in front of their faces: The Oakley Schilthorn Open! On 23rd March 2019, the QParks Tour returns to SKYLINE SNOWPARK Schilthorn and brings along loads of Freestyle-action!
Oakley Schilthorn Open, a tourstop of 2016/17 QParks Snowboard Tour, at SKYLINE SNOWPARK Schilthorn, Schilthorn, Switzerland, March 2017.
It's VÄLLEY RÄLLEY time again! On March 2nd and 3rd, the Penken Park in Mayrhofen will become the playground for the third Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY tour stop hosted by Ride Snowboards.