Industry and event happenings
Take the wheels off and ride on the snow!
15 Apr 2016
Three skateboarders made the most of the maintenance period of Dubai’s Aquaventure Waterpark, riding down 156 metres of twists and turns, a 14m wall and the temporarily dry Aquaconda waterslide.
Alex Sorgente, Jan Hoffmann and Milton Martinez take a break
12 Apr 2016
The Iceland Winter Games is all about showcasing the unique landscapes and incredible mountains which North Iceland has to offer for Winter Sports lovers. After an incredible week in Akureyri with some of the best snowboarders in the world, we are opening the gates for everyone else to experience Iceland. Simply vote for your favourite video from the event for your chance to win a holiday for 2 to North Iceland.
11 Apr 2016
Iconic Western Australian announced that after 18 years on the circuit the Fiji Pro will be the final event of his career.
Taj Burrow announced his transition away from competition on the WSL Dawn Patrol Show.
The final day of the Subway® Surf Series Pro Junior saw an amazing day of action with Ethan Ewing (Point Lookout, Qld) being crowned the 2016 World Surf League (WSL) Australasian Junior Qualifying Series (JQS) Champion and Macy Callaghan (Avoca, NSW) and Harley Ross-Webster (Curl Curl, NSW) taking event victories in the punchy-two foot waves at Port Kembla Beach.
Harley Ross-Webster and Macy Callaghan take out the Subway Surf Series Wollongong
Finally the foggy weather lifted and allowed for the crowning of the World Rookie Tour champions in Ischgl, Austria. Isak Ulstein and Kokomo Murase rode their way to the top spots with some exceptional runs.
Ruling Rookies - Isak Ulstein topped the rankings for the guys, with Brock Crouch and Lyon Farrell landing 2nd and 3rd.
Matt Wilkinson (AUS) has won the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach today, utilizing his electric backhand to best fellow Finalist Jordy Smith (ZAF) in solid six-to-ten foot (2 - 3 metre) waves at the iconic venue in the Australian State of Victoria.
Matt Wilkinson (AUS) securing victory in Quaterfinals, and becoming a champion at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach 2016.
3 Apr 2016
After defeating Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) in three-to-five foot (1-1.5 metre) waves, Courtney Conlogue (USA) became best surfer at the Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach, the second stop on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour.
Courtney Conlogue (USA) becomes the best female surfer at the Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach 2016.
1 Apr 2016
Kimberly Diamond Cup brings the SFH tour back, this year with support from DC Shoes Africa.
The dates & spots for the Skateboarding For Hope 2016 National Tour.
31 Mar 2016
A Tour Stop like NO OTHER - the only WRT stop in the Pyrénées, France! The Peyragudes WRT was awesomely presented by ACROBAG WORLD with Marc-André Tarte & Marie Le Bihan.
30 Mar 2016
Street League Skate's amateur series is back!
29 Mar 2016
The fourth and final stop of the U.S. Revolution Tour, which also served as a stop on the World Rookie Tour, saw both the Slopestyle and Halfpipe contests smashed by American snowboarders.
24 Mar 2016
In back-to-back Finals, Griffin Colapinto (USA) won the Pipe Pro Junior and Mahina Maeda (HAW) secured the Wahine Pipe Pro title in glassy conditions at Oahu’s world-class wave on the North Shore. Both surfers bettered their standings in the World Surf League (WSL) Junior and Qualifying Series (QS) rankings, which gives them a solid standing for the 2016 season.
Griffin Colapinto (USA) airs out on his route to victory.
23 Mar 2016
Ischgl is hosting the 2016 Völkl World Rookie Finals for one more time, and young shredders from across the globe will be gathering for this prestigious event.
Ischgl, Austria, is the place to be
21 Mar 2016
Silvia Mittermüller (GER) and Jamie Nicholls (GBR) have claimed historic victories at this winter's last slopestyle World Cup contest - the Audi Snowjam. Spindleruv Mlyn resort hosted the season's finale for the second consecutive time in a row.
Women's Slopestyle Podium at World Cup Spindleruv Mlyn, with 2nd Katie Ormerod (GBR), 1st Silvia Mittermüller (GER) and third Sarka Pancochova (CZE).
In a spectacular display of world class snowboarding the Big Air World Champions were crowned today at the Corona World Championships of Snowboarding in Yabuli, China. Peetu Piiroinen (FIN) and Jamie Anderson (USA) are the new TTR and WSF Big Air World Champions.
The women Big Air Champions at World Championships of Snowboarding Yabuli 2016, 1st Jamie Anderson, 2nd Enni Rukajarvi, 3rd Jessika Jenson.
18 Mar 2016
The US riders once again stepped up and put on a world-class, impressive snowboarding show at the Slopestyle Finals of the Corona World Championships of Snowboarding.
Men Slopestyle Podium at the World Championships of Snowboarding Yabuli 2016, 1st Brandon Davis (USA), 2nd Max Parrot (CAN) & 3rd Stale Sandbech (NOR).
Germany's largest skatepark has finally got the go-ahead to be built in Düsseldorf for 2 million Euros. After nearly a decade of waiting, it will be awesome to see this large-scale skate project finally reach completion and start seeing some action.
17 Mar 2016
Congratulations to Australians Matt Wilkinson and Tyler Wright who claimed victory at the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast at Snapper Rocks, the opening events of the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour.
Matt Wilkinson & Tyler Wright with their trophies after becoming the champions of 2016 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast.
16 Mar 2016
Element's Make It Count tour hits cities all over the world during 2016. Hunting out top unknown talent, it's a chance to get some major recognition.
15 Mar 2016
A wearable surf band to monitor your waves, UV exposure and sleep patterns, for all round surf fitness.
11 Mar 2016
Congratulations to Shane O'Neill for winning the 2016 Tampa Pro and taking home $20,000 and the Monster Energy Golden Ticket into the 2016 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship.
Shane O'Neill takes the trophy at the 22nd Annual Tampa Pro 2016.
7 Mar 2016
Experience and the boldness of youth triumphed at the US Open halfpipe event on Saturday when veteran Shaun White and 15-year-old Chloe Kim stormed to victory.
Shaun White and his trophy for the Halfpipe event at Burton US Open 2016.
6 Mar 2016
The Trentino Rookie Fest fifth edition kicked off with a fantastic competition day with 62 young snowboarders who showed their best side. Friday morning sunshine and blue bird welcomed the young guns on the Monte Bondone Resort, above Trento.
Rookie girl winner Chloé Silliers (FRA) on the podium with Emmi Parkkisenniemi (FIN) and Lucie Silvestre (FRA), at Trentino Rookie Fest 2016.