Matti Kinnunen Wins TTR 4Star Nissan Stomp It Big Air in Italy

Modena, Italy – Finnish rising snowboarding superstar Matti Kinnunen took home the title of the TTR 4Star Nissan Stomp It in front of screaming Italian fans and European top riders this past weekend. With a Double Backside Rodeo 900 he impressed the judges and landed in front of Switzerland’s Stephan Maurer , who finished second, … Continue reading Matti Kinnunen Wins TTR 4Star Nissan Stomp It Big Air in Italy

Mt. Norquay Opens for Banff Skiers

Banff (AB), Canada – This weekend, locals in the Banff-Lake Louise region of Alberta enjoyed their first turns as they kicked off the ski and snowboard season at Mt. Norquay.nThe resort, which by opening on weekends is the second ski area to open in western Canada, behind Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, already has some … Continue reading Mt. Norquay Opens for Banff Skiers

HEAD Snowboards and Edding Launch Do-It-Yourself Design Contest

Kennelbach, Austria – When a museum visitor says, “A five-year-old could have painted that,” it isn’t usually meant as a compliment. With PAL, graffiti legend Loomit’s five-year-old son, it’s another story altogether. He’s already big in the design business and has designed the complete TEAM setup, including the board, bindings, and helmet, for HEAD.n Get … Continue reading HEAD Snowboards and Edding Launch Do-It-Yourself Design Contest

New Gibson Guitars to Sport Völkl Ski Graphics to Support Protect Our Winters, Shane McConkey’s Family

Nashville, TN – Marker Völkl USA, distributor of Völkl skis and Marker bindings, has partnered with Gibson Guitar Corporation to produce a series of unique electric guitars. Marker and Völkl themed guitars will be produced in Gibson’s Custom Shop in Nashville.nThe Völkl guitar is a black Les Paul Custom featuring graphical elements from Völkl’s newly … Continue reading New Gibson Guitars to Sport Völkl Ski Graphics to Support Protect Our Winters, Shane McConkey’s Family

Colorado Artist Creates Custom Switch Plates of Vintage Ski Art

Crested Butte, CO – Face Designs, a custom switch plate company, is now putting vintage ski posters onto light switch plates.n Freckle Face Designs has begun producing custom light switch plates with vintage ski art.(photo: Freckle Face Designs) “I love all the cool old ski posters, so being able to work with them every day … Continue reading Colorado Artist Creates Custom Switch Plates of Vintage Ski Art

Canada~Snowboard’s RBC Riders Program Returns, Adds Slopestyle

W. Vancouver (BC), Canada – Canada~Snowboard’s RBC Riders program will be kicking it up a notch this upcoming winter, providing opportunities for the champions of tomorrow to get introduced to the sport of snowboarding in a fun and practical way. The development program will include snowboardcross events, and for the first time ever, Slopestyle.nThe RBC … Continue reading Canada~Snowboard’s RBC Riders Program Returns, Adds Slopestyle