Industry and event happenings
Americans Kyle Mack and Jamie Anderson clinched victory in the slopestyle events at the 34th US Open Snowboarding Championships in stunning, sunny conditions at Vail Mountain in Colorado on Friday.
Jamie Anderson, Karly Shorr and Cheryl Maas, female Slopestyle winners at Burton US Open 2016.
5 Mar 2016
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2 Mar 2016
Following the success of last year’s halfpipe event, the Black Yeti again stopped in the world winter capital for the Oslo Rookie Fest 2016.
1 Mar 2016
With only 50 Grom and Rookie spots available for the Indy Park Rookie Fest, the Lions Gate's phone would ring day and night after online registration was opened.
Competitors of the 2016 Indy Park Rookie Fest, the Asian stop of the World Rookie Tour at Nekoma Ski Resort.
Day two of the Oslo X Games saw Chloe Kim and Ayumu Hirano take Gold in the SuperPipe Competitions, while the Big air event the following day saw Cheryl Maas and Yuki Kadono victorious.
Kjesti Ostgaard Buaas, Cheryl Maas and Christy Prior on the podium for Women's Snowboard Big Air during 2016 X Games Oslo. February 27, 2016.
29 Feb 2016
Brazilian Pamela Rosa won the women's skateboard competition during X Games Oslo, while Nyjah Huston took his seventh X Games gold with an outstanding run.
21-year-old Oslo X Games Skateboard Street winner, Nyjah Huston.
26 Feb 2016
A huge chapter was written in the history of the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational where 60-feet waves didn't stop John John Florence (HAW) from claiming his victory. Thanks to perfect conditions and John's unique performance, the 2016 "Eddie" is considered the biggest seen in its 31 year history. Congratulations on John's win of $75,000 - the biggest purse in Big Wave riding, secured by a 4-wave total of 301 out of 400 points.
The king of the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational 2015/16, John John Florence.
25 Feb 2016
“I’m willing to risk everything” says the Japanese snowboard sensation ahead of this winter’s main events: the X Games in Norway and the Burton US Open.
Yuki Kadono celebrates on the podium during Snowboard Big Air Finals at Winter X 2016 in Aspen, CO, USA, January 29, 2016.
23 Feb 2016
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22 Feb 2016
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17 Feb 2016
With one-to-two foot waves the conditions were far from ideal at Avoca Beach for the Subway Series Pro Junior competitors. It made the victory all the more well-deserved for Ethan Ewing (Point Lookout, Qld) and Kobie Enright (Tweed Heads, NSW).
The winners of Subway Pro Junior Avoca 2016, Ethan Ewing and Kobie Enright.
14 Feb 2016
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12 Feb 2016
Adrian Buchan, World Surf League Championship Tour surfer is thrilled to win on his local waves, along with the French surfer Justine Dupont. With sun shining over three-to-four foot clean waves they couldn't wish for a better day to become king & queen of Avoca Beach.
The finalists of Central Coast Pro 2016 at Avoca: Shane Holmes & Philippa Anderson, and the champions Adrian Buchan & Justine Dupont.
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2 Feb 2016
After two years Kelly Slater (USA) had a fantastic win at the Volcom Pipe Pro following performances that many consider the best of the winter season. His competition was as tough as it gets in Jamie O’Brien (HAW), Bruce Irons (HAW) and Makai McNamara (HAW). Thanks to them the Final was a nail-biting and long-to-be-remembered show.
Kelly Slater victorious at Volcom Pipe Pro
With a foot of fresh snow at Buttermilk Mountain, it was an action-packed final day at X Games Aspen as 15,200 spectators watched the world’s best winter sports athletes compete in the disciplines of Men’s Ski Slopestyle, Snowboarder X and The Real Cost Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe.
Chloe Kim competing in Women's Snowboard SuperPipe Final during X Games Aspen 2016
1 Feb 2016
Total domination in Switzerland for the Canadians!
Mark McMorris landed the title, with Tyler Nicholson and Sebastien Toutant in 2nd & 3rd.
24 Jan 2016
Isabella Nichols (AUS), 18, and Lucas Silveira (BRA), 19, have won the Ericeira World Junior Championships, claiming the World Junior Champion titles in clean three-to-four foot waves at the pristine Ribeira d’Ilhas pointbreak.
Your new World Junior Champions: Lucas Silver and Isabella Nichols.
13 Jan 2016
Another perfect day in Font Romeu Snowpark for El Clasico; blue sky, good vibes, friendship between ski and snow riders with tones of smiles action and tricks.
5 Jan 2016
Three-time world surfing champion and Honolulu native Carissa Moore was honored at Ala Moana Beach Park today by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, who officially proclaimed January 4 as Carissa Moore Day in Hawaii.
Carissa Moore (HAW) is honored by Mayor Kirk Caldwell while dad, Chris, sister, Cayla, and mom, Carol, are all smiles standing by.
4 Jan 2016
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26 Dec 2015
After what can only be called the most dramatic day in pro surfing history, Brazilian Adriano de Souza (BRA) has clinched the 2015 World Surf League (WSL) Title at the world-renowned Banzai Pipeline in Oahu, Hawaii. In the process, he also became the first Brazilian to win the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons.
In addition to claiming the 2015 WSL Title, De Souza made history as the first Brazilian to win the Pipe Masters while Medina, the 2014 WSL Champion, made history as the first Brazilian Vans Triple Crown winner.
17 Dec 2015
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16 Dec 2015
World Skateboarding Grand Prix Announces Plans for South American Expansion in 2017; 10 Countries to Host National Championships Leading up to the Latin American Championships in September 2017.
National Skateboarding Championships to be held in Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.
10 Dec 2015