Posted Feb. 14, 2013
Hana and Leanne head to China for the Red Bull Nanshan Open and go crazy. Shopping, Karaoke, Alpine slides and The Great Wall of China. Oh, there's some snowboarding too. Check it out!
Posted Feb. 12, 2013
Mt. Baker standing proud. Words and photos: Larry Nuñez There is lots of marketing jargon thrown around in snowboarding. “The greatest" this and “best ever” that. But one event actually lives up to its name year after year: The Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom. One look at the list of past winners confirms the cultural significance of this contest and validates its “Legendary” status. Names like Tom Sims, Shaun Palmer, Craig Kelley, Terje Haakonsen and the 1998 Next Generation champion ...
Posted Feb. 12, 2013
Shortly after snowboard slopestyle was announced as an Olympic discipline in July 2011, two people on seemingly opposite sides of the sport bumped into each other at Mt. Hood, Ore. U.S. Snowboarding head coach Mike Jankowski and Hana Beaman, a three-time X Games Snowboard Slopestyle silver medalist, knew each other from the pro circuit, albeit less so lately. It had been four years since Beaman, now an elite backcountry film rider, won her last X Games medal, and it ...
Posted Jan. 20, 2013
Words and photo: Peter Line In the conservative Salt Lake City, heads turn when a loud Harley comes rumbling down the street. When there is a hot girl driving that Harley, heads stay turned until she’s out of sight. This is what I witnessed, as a leather-clad Hana Beaman cruised through the streets of downtown Salt Lake. It was much like a supermodel strutting down the busy hallway of a Catholic boys school. Men were drooling and gawking after ...
Posted Jan. 18, 2013
Hana Beaman considers throwing her hat in the Olympic ring and meets up with Erin Comstock, Gabi Viteri and Danyale Patterson for a playground session. (-via XGames)
Posted Jan. 10, 2013
Carlsbad, CA— Over 100 of snowboarding's biggest pros voted on the best riders, video parts, and performances of the year for the 14th annual TransWorld SNOWboarding Riders' Poll Awards presented by New Era and the results are in. To see who wins, join us on Friday, February 1st at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, Colorado for the biggest night in snowboarding. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. For those who ...
Posted Jan. 2, 2013
Snowboarder Magazine's New Year's High Resolution continues to feature Vans Team Riders, a payoff for all their hard work in 2012. This time it's Hana Beaman with another shot from the infamous Mt. Baker road gap. Hana stepped up to this bad bot while filming for her "P.S." web series. You can also check out the full video Intervals which has footage of this jump and many others that Hana slayed last winter .
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
(via espn.com) The ladies of the all-women snowboarding web series "P.S." have just released a teaser to herald the beginning of their third season. Episodes will release twice a month and follow Hana Beaman, Leanne Pelosi, Robin Van Gyn and friends as they ride and play in mountains across the world this winter, and we are excited to announce that XGames.com will be the new online home for all of the filmed shenanigans that are about to ...
Posted Dec. 26, 2012
Hands down, Intervals was the best women’s snowboard movie of 2012. Some of the finest female snowboarders on the planet slayed pow spot after pow spot. Intervals had us hyped. Watch this free snowboard movie now and get hyped! Featuring: Hana Beaman, Robin Van Gyn, Leanne Pelosi, Erin Comstock, Annie Boulanger, Megan Ginter, & more. (via onboard.mpora.com).
Posted Dec. 11, 2012
On top of further progressing women's snowboarding last season by busting a Back Seven over the infamous Mt. Baker Road Gap, Hana Beaman further upped the ante with her P.S. webisodes by crewing up with a couple other backcountry mavens, Robin Van Gyn and Leanne Pelosi. After watching their collective footage and their recently-released flick Intervals, it made sense to get a behind-the-scenes perspective of this trifecta's time spent riding hard throughout the Pacific North West from ...