Halloween Jam - Road to Rumble - Springfield 2020
10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020
Norgescup Skateboard - Larvik 2020
Modena Rookie Fest – Modena, Italy 2020
10/30/2020 - 11/1/2020
Blue Tomato Winter Kick Off Tour - Helsinki 2020
10/30/2020 - 10/31/2020
FIS Race SS - Snowzone Madrid - Day 1 2020
10/31/2020 - 11/1/2020
FIS Race SS - Snowzone Madrid - Day 2 2020
Men's Hyuga Pro 2020
10/26/2020 - 10/31/2020
Women's Hyuga Pro 2020
Women's Maui and Sons Pichilemu Pro 2020
10/28/2020 - 10/31/2020
Industry and event happenings
The great tour finals of the 7th Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Blue Tomato and Ride Snowboards 2019/2020 went down on October 17th and 18th, 2020 at the Betterpark Hintertux on Hintertux Glacier. The 4th snowboarding slopestyle contest of Zillertal´s most popular snowboard series 2019/2020 was not only about medals and day podiums, but also about the crowning of the overall tour winners, the new Kings and Queens of the Zillertal VÄLLEY 2019/2020.
Tourstop women's podium at 4th & final stop of 2019/20 Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY, L-R: 2nd Emma Lantos (AUT) and 1st Federica Sola (ITA), at Betterpark Hintertux, Hintertux Glacier, Tux-Finkenberg, Austria, October 18, 2020.
ESPN and X Games announced today that this Thursday, October 22 will be X Games Shred Hate Day, which focuses on engaging fans, athletes and partners across the world through social and digital engagement in order to raise awareness about choosing kindness during Bullying Prevention Month.
X Games' Shred Hate pledge.
The first snow is here! Kitzsteinhorn at Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, enters the 2020/21 winter season with an action-packed freestyle and freeride offer. The ski resort opened on 4 October, and now Glacier Park invites riders to shred the first set-up of the winter!
On October 17th and 18th, 2020, the great tour finals of the 7. Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Blue Tomato and Ride Snowboards 2019/2020 will go down at Betterpark Hintertux. Some of Europe´s best up-and-coming snowboard talents have already been spottet training at Hintertux Glacier. Everyone is now looking forward to earn the last points at the 4th and final tour stop of Zillertal´s most poplular snowboard amateur series next weekend. Beside the day podiums, the overall tour winners 2019/2020 will finally be crowned new Kings and Queens of the VÄLLEY in Tux-Finkenberg.
Competition day at the finals of 2018/19 Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY tour, at Betterpark Hintertux on Hintertux Glacier, Austria, April 2019.
The LAAX OPEN, Europe’s long-standing and number one snowboarding event, is scheduled for 19-23 January 2021. International snowboard pro riders will take part in the Slopestyle and Halfpipe disciplines in the World Cup on Crap Sogn Gion, where they will demonstrate top-class freestyle skills and vie for points, prize money and prestige.
Pictured: Red Gerard (USA) finished 2nd in men's slopestyle competition at LAAX OPEN 2020.
With snow falling over the weekend across the Northern Hemisphere there's only one thing on everyone's mind, Winter! With winter on the horizon that can only mean one thing; the return of the Freeride World Tour! The world’s best freeriders will be back charging hard for the world title in a brand-new format with the announcement of the Freeride World Tour (FWT) 2021 calendar.
In December 2020, the Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Blue Tomato and Ride Snowboards will be starting into the 8th round. As every year, the popular snowboard tour attracts many international snowboarders to travel to Zillertal. Under the aegis of the Ästhetiker crew, four tourstops will be on the schedule for 2020/2021. The events will go down in four different Zillertal snowparks, always with one day of coaching and training and a slopestyle competition day. This season´s series will be kicking off just before Christmas with the first tourstop on December 19th and 20th at Hochzillertal-Kaltenbach.
Team Wells was crowned victorious at the Obsidian 2020 on Friday 28 August after a tight race which came down to the wire. After five challenges Team Wells snatched the win by only 20 points ahead of their rivals Team Kuzma and Team Smoothy, who were tied on 500 points each on the overall leaderboard.
Team Wells took the Edgar Challenge Trophy for their win at the Winter Games NZ's Obsidian event that took place in New Zealand during August 2020.
Team Wells takes the win in the Winter Games NZ Obsidian Mountain Shred Challenge
Carlos Garcia Knight, member of Mountain Shred winning team, Team Wells at Coronet Peak.
Team Smoothy jumps into first place overall while Kuzma, Murray and Thompson showed their Freeride experience & pedigree.
Ronan Thompson, the snowboard Men's winner of the Obsidian Freeride competition 2020.
Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, Tiarn Collins and Finn Bilous are crowned Park Jam champions.
JJ Rayward NZ Obsidian Park Jam 2nd place Snowboard Men & member of Team Kuzma.
Team Wells Sweeps the Board - Nico Porteous, Margaux Hackett and Carlos Garcia Knight shine in New Zealand's Ski and Snowboard Event.
Carlos Gracia Knight on his way to winning the Snowboard Big Air in Cardrona.
What is Obsidian? We hear you ask! Well it’s the biggest snow sports event this winter, with the finest kiwi talent competing in five epic challenges from 10 - 20 August.
Winter Games NZ is the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest snow sports event. Traditionally it welcomes the world’s best skiers and snowboarders to compete in the opening of the FIS Park and Pipe World Cup season and The North Face Frontier, a Freeride World Qualifying Tour 4* & 2* event. This year that can’t happen, so rather than let the event lapse Winter Games NZ will run Obsidian.
Nicolas Huber (SUI) competes in the FIS Snowboard World Cup Big Air Qualifiers presented by Cardrona Alpine Resort on day one of the QRC Winter Games NZ, fuelled by Forsyth Barr.
Olympic Day 2020 will see Olympians, athletes and fans all over the globe get active in the world’s largest 24-hour digital Olympic workout. Twenty-three Olympic athletes have already joined the recording of an official Olympic Day workout video, and on Olympic Day, athletes from around the world will lead live workouts at 11 a.m. local time across 20 time zones on @olympics Instagram live.
This year, X Games celebrates a 25-year legacy in action sports with a lineup of content across ESPN’s linear and digital platforms throughout the month of June. Bringing nostalgia to lifelong fans and introducing young fans to X Games roots, the 25th anniversary celebration will feature exclusive content from back-in-the-day to the current heyday of X Games. The first Extreme Games took place beginning on June 24, 1995 in Providence and Newport, Rhode Island, featuring sports like Street Luge, Sky Surfing, Windsurfing and more.
Tony Hawk during practice for Skateboard Vert at X Games Austin 2015, June 3.
The Zillertal is – and has always been - one of the most popular Tyrolean valleys. The Choice Adventure Company´s home of choice also has a lot to offer, when it comes to splitboard touring and freeriding far away from the crowds. For this year´s Choice „friends“ advanced level camp in early February, a bunch of experienced splitboarders gathered at the cosy Diggl Freeride Farm during a snow storm. But as we all know: after the storm, comes sun again! So they finally got blessed with three days of perfect splitboard touring, bluebird and fresh powder.
Choice Adventure Company headed to Zillertal, Austria for one of their Choice Splitboard Camps in early February 2020.
#StayHome. Save Lives.” campaign, jointly formed by Volcom and Ad Council in early April and soon after evolving into a huge ‘Stay Home For This’ movement, has now reach phase three that will be known as ’Embrace Change For This’. It is brought by Volcom to encourage us to stay positive in the time of massive changes the whole world is facing.
A group of highly motivated splitboarders came together in the beautiful Stubai valley in March 2020 to explore the versatile backcountry of Stubai Glacier, that definitely deserved it´s title as the „kingdom of snow,“ showing off with bluebird and fresh snow that weekend. No wonder, that after two days of excellent mountain guiding, short hikes, long powder runs and an adrenaline rushing 50-meter abseiling action, everyone involved went home with great memories and a big smile all over their sun-kissed face.
Choice Splitboard Camp Stubai, Tyrol, Austria, March 14, 2020.
Like, comment, subscribe, follow me…. Is this really what it’s all comes down to? There are definitely times when it feels like social media is dominating life, but this wasn’t always the case. The documentary “Nothing Quite Like It” offers a unique perspective on what continues to drive athletes at the Audi Nines to do what they do.
To follow on from the success of the “#StayHome. Save Lives.” campaign, which came to life thanks to Volcom's partnership with Ad Council, Volcom has just launched phase 2 of this movement: an inspiring digital campaign #StayHomeForThis. The goal is to encourage people to share images of their favourite things they like to do, and want to protect, by staying home during the crisis.
Due to the actual situation, the great tour finals of the 7. Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Blue Tomato and Ride Snowboards will be postponed to October 17th and 18th, 2020. In the beginning of the new
winter season 2020/2021, Europe´s best up-and-coming snowboard talents will be gathering at Betterpark Hintertux on Hintertux Glacier to earn last points at the 4th and final tour stop of Zillertal´s most poplular
snowboard amateur series. Beside the day podiums, the overall tour winners 2019/2020 will be crowned new Kings and Queens of the VÄLLEY in Tux-Finkenberg.
Competition day at 2018/19 Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY's 4th & Final stop at Betterpark Hintertux on Hintertux Glacier, Austria, April 27, 2019.
Fondazione Cortina 2021 is taking action to help the local hospital of Belluno. After the cancellation of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals 2020, Cortina 2021 has offered its support by launching the campaign ‘Cortina 2021 per Belluno – I Trofei delle Finali di Coppa del mondo per fare del bene’ (Cortina 2021 for Belluno – The World Cup Finals Trophies to do good).
These trophies can be bid for.
THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THE INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (IPC), THE TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING COMMITTEE, THE TOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT AND THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN TODAY AGREED NEW DATES FOR THE GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD, IN 2021. THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 WILL BE CELEBRATED FROM 23 JULY TO 8 AUGUST 2021. THEY ALSO AGREED ON NEW DATES FOR THE PARALYMPIC GAMES, WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED FROM 24 AUGUST UNTIL 5 SEPTEMBER 2021.
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to COVID-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The sixth edition of the SuddenRush Banked Slalom LAAX 2020 hosted by Terje Haakonsen and Nicolas Müller took place successfully on 5-8 March 2020. Olympic champions, legends, former world champions, professional riders, amateurs and aspiring talents – everybody came together in LAAX this weekend to celebrate their passion for snowboarding.
Reto Neiger took out 1st place in the Pro Men (ab 18), and second place in both the Men's Fastest Race and Fakie Race!
Due to the Corona virus international outbreak emergency, World Rookie Tour cancels all the next events scheduled in Japan, Italy and Austria.
The second and final day of X Games Norway at Hafjell Alpinsenter was a Slopestyle showdown, featuring Men’s and Women’s Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle competitions. In X Games history, Norwegians have now collected 92 medals - 28 gold, 32 silver, 32 bronze. Johanne Killi remains the most-medaled Norwegian athlete in X Games history with seven.
The fifth year of X Games Norway kicked off today on the slopes of Hafjell Alpinsenter, just 15 minutes from Lillehammer, with Ski and Snowboard Big Air and, for the first time at X Games Norway, Knuckle Huck. In addition to an action-packed day of sports, musical performances from Alan Walker, Musti, Chris Abolade and Arif also took place right on the mountain.
After travelling all around the world in Europe, from South America to New Zealand 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.