Posted April 30, 2013
Pat Moore. Photo: Tim Peare. Since the announcement that Forum, Special Blend and Foursquare are officially shutting their doors for business, team riders have been on a frenzy closing deals for new sponsors to keep the dream alive. One of those riders is Pat Moore, and he’s in high spirits… You have new sposnors supporting you, how has the transition been? It’s been pretty awesome, I’ve gotten to go on a few trips with the Volcom and ...
Posted April 30, 2013
Eight of the world's most talented women in action sports have submitted 75-second video parts for a shot at X Games gold. Medals will be awarded by a panel of X Games judges, but the Fan Favorite will be decided by YOU! Cast your vote today.
Posted April 29, 2013
The best of the worst spills, mishaps, and falls from this season's episodes.
Posted April 26, 2013
Mission Accomplished – Vans Hi Standard series successfully brought some style to European snow resorts. Paying homage to the roots of the brand, Vans introduced a new concept in ‘competitive’ snowboarding for 2013. Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of Vans’ first snowboard boots, the Hi Standard series aimed to bring the fun and style back to competition. Events took place in major European snowboard resorts throughout March and April, and featured an original big air format and rail jam. Riders were ...
Posted April 24, 2013
Arthur Longo and Markus Keller have been doing some serious Spring pipe shredding in Kitzsteinhorn, Austria while filming for Markus' CHAMåLEON video project. You already know these guys have style for days, so the footage should be sick. In the meantime, check out Vernon Deck's photo blog for some behind the scenes shots.
Posted April 23, 2013
Andreas heads to Mammoth with the Vans Team to test out his pro model boot in Episode 3 of Rockstar Energy's "Under The Wiig".
Posted April 21, 2013
It seems like the World Snowboard Tour never takes a break, and in fact, the new season is just getting starting. Last weekend was the 5-Star Slopestyle event at Monster Energy's The Shred Show at the World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler, BC. Eric Willett battled Canadian riders like Maxence Parrot and Charles Reid as he braved the weather and rode his way into second place. Check out the excellent video of Eric Willett's full run from ...
Posted April 19, 2013
Hana Beaman was among many of the attendees for Wednesday's B4BC for Megs benefit in Whistler, BC. Megan, who has been leading B4BC’s Survivor ReTreats for the past 5 years, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is in need of support for her ongoing treatment and integrated health care. An auction was held for items such as Jamie Lynn artwork, autographed snowboards, a trip to Baldface and much more, and thousands of dollars were raised for Megan ...
Posted April 18, 2013
Markus Keller has been busy all year filming for his new film project, Chamaleon. Recently he hit the halfpipe in Kitzsteinhorn, Austria with fellow Vans team rider Arthur Longo, Vans Europe TM Thomas "Beckna" Eberharter and photographer Vernon Deck. Vernon is a master of shred photography and always comes away with something good; you can check out some of his behind the scenes photos on his blog, vernondeck.smugmug.com.
Posted April 17, 2013
Jamie Lynn. Photo: Aaron Blatt. The 2013 Holy Bowly took place in Tenjin, Japan last weekend, and Vans legend Jamie Lynn was there along with riders like Forest Bailey, Austin Hironaka, Blake Paul and Zak Hale. More skate session than snowboard contest, The Holy Bowly is gathering of shredders showing style by pumping carved trannies, blasting snake runs and throwing straight air over huge hips. Transworld was on hand to cover all the action, and they have a good Holy ...