Posted March 21, 2013
Arthur Longo sending it in semis at XGames Tignes 2013. Words: Larry Nunez. Photos: Beckna. Superpipe Finals at XGames 2013 was another one for the books, as the native Frenchman Arthur Longo had the run of his life to take home the Silver medal! Arthur blasted some of the Biggest Cab Tens, Frontside 900s and Frontside 1080 Double Corks of the entire week, and scored a 92.0 on his very first run to set the bar for everyone to ...
Posted March 21, 2013
The Vans Team has been killing it at X Games 2013 in Tignes, France this week. A combination of powerful snowstorms and sunny, bluebird days has made for an eventful contest so far. The competitors have been ripping around the massive mountain getting bottomless powder slashes in between Slopestyle and Superpipe Semifinals. Both Iouri Podladtchikov and Arthur Longo qualified for the Superpipe Finals in blizzard conditions on Wednesday night, while Eric WIllett cruised through Slopestyle semis today ending up in ...
Posted March 13, 2013
At just 24 years old, Arthur Longo already seems like a veteran in professional snowboarding. With several Pirate Productions film parts under his belt and a victory at the Arctic Challenge in 2009, Arthur has accomplished so much for someone his age. Now with a renewed focus on halfpipe, he's looking to make a push heading into next year's Olympics and add another item to the resume. We sat down with Arthur just after last week's Arctic ...
Posted March 11, 2013
Words and photos: Larry Nuñez For the second time in a row Vans Team Rider Iouri “IPod” Podladtchikov won the most prestigious halfpipe contest in all of snowboarding, The Arctic Challenge in Olso, Norway. Founded by the legendary Terje Haakonsen, The Arctic Challenge (TAC) is the final stop of the 2012/2013 World Snowboard Tour and stands as a testament to Terje’s lifelong commitment of uniting competitive freestyle snowboarding around the world. After falling ill for the finals at ...
Posted Feb. 22, 2013
The weather got hectic at the Burton European Open at Laax forcing slopestyle finals to be cancelled so we headed out to skank around in the park and powder with Jamie Nicholls, Arthur Longo, Chandler Hunt, Red Gerard, Marion Hearty, Spencer O'Brien and Johann Baisamy. Don't forget to subscribe to the Method TV Podcast if you prefer to take the show on the road. (via MethodMag.com)
Posted Dec. 11, 2012
Check out this weekend's Dew Tour Slopestyle course in Breckenridge, CO from Eric Willett's POV. A Summit County local, Eric will be competing in Slopestyle along with fellow Vans Team riders Cheryl Maas and Aimee Fuller, while Arthur Longo and Iouri Podladtchikov go for the win in Men's Superpipe. You can start watching with Dew Tour Live beginning tomorrow at 1pm EST on allisports.com, and stay tuned for more from Breckenridge all weekend long.
Posted Nov. 14, 2012
Picking up from where burn's Human/Machines ends, POWDER & GLORY explores the two opposite poles of snowboarding—backcountry and contests—and is seen through the eyes of six burn riders at the height of their careers. Riders: Gigi Rüf, Mathieu Crepel, Arthur Longo, Stale Sandbech, Werni Stock and Ulrik Badertscher. Filmed and directed by Mike Hatchett and Travis Robb along with Brad Holmes, Logan Knutzen and Jeff Wright for Standard Films. Music: "The Age of Celestial Light" by Baron.
Posted Oct. 16, 2012
The latest chapter of Volcom’s #IP2 Series showcases the recent recipient of the “Best Frog” award at the 2012 Reels Film Festival, Arthur Longo. Many people know Longo from his 2010 Vancouver Olympic appearance, but outside the pipe this Frenchman has mad pow skills. In this part Longo drops dicey cornice lines, redirects onto frozen waves, FT stomps at least three tricks and chucks the biggest backside 180 caught on film this year. Joining Arthur in this edit are ...
Posted Aug. 29, 2012
Pirate Movie Production is back with their new 2012 snowboard film release, UNIQUE 8. The title refers to the innovative riding of a selected crew of only 8 riders: Gigi Rüf, Marco Feichtner, Arthur Longo, Nicolas Müller, Kalle Ohlson, Teo Konttinen, Chris Sörman and Werni Stock. You decide if less is more! PMP also switched from their beloved 16mm format to RED high definition digital cameras, but stayed true to their analog approach of titling. pirate-movie-production.com The UNIQUE 8 ...
Posted July 27, 2012
YoBeat is hanging out on Mt. Hood with Arthur Longo and the rest of the French Connection for some summer shredding, and they put out this video to show us what they're up to. It's filled with typical summer camp antics like drinking, skateboarding, fireworks and of course, big tricks in the halfpipe. Check it out to see how they roll, and peep the soccer ball torture test at the end.