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Meet rider Chuck Evans Jr.--a man of many names, talents, and tricks up his sleeve who had another extraordinary season taking over the parks and peaks of Mammoth Mountain, California. "C-Huck," "Black Falcon," or "Chuck E." was frequently spotted blasting and spinning off the lips of the massive jumps in Main Park, charging and lapping all day, or chilling on Main Lodge's Sundeck and making sure everyone around him was having as great a time as he was. Photo courtesy Chuck..Read More →
The Burton US Open takes place March 9-11, marking its 30th anniversary. Over the last three decades, the most prestigious event in snowboarding has accumulated some interesting historical factoids that show how the sport has evolved into its current state. With the help of Burton, we've complied a list of the top 10 facts on the Burton US Open's history that you might not know.1. Jake Burton and his crew started competing at the very first 'National Snow Surfing..Read More →
Now that it's officially 2012, ESPN has rolled out the final list of invited athletes for Winter X Games 16. Everyone's favorite event will once again take over Aspen, Colorado from January 26th-29th. See who made the cut and who will be duking it out for a chance at X Games glory. Men's Ski SlopestyleElias AmbuehlBobby BrownPhil CasabonSammy CarlsonAlexis GodboutNick GoepperHenrik HarlautAndreas HatveitRuss..Read More →
Men's and women's superpipe finals went down Saturday afternoon in Breckenridge, Colorado for the fourth annual Winter Dew Tour Nike Open. Breckenridge's massive 602 ft superpipe was the site of heavy action as the world's best riders battled it out in front of a massive, sprawling crowd. Ã¢Â¨Ã¢Â¨The women's field of six riders kicked things off early in the afternoon as sunny skies illuminated the pipe. After an uncharacteristic bobble in her first run, Kelly Clark came from..Read More →
The third day of the Nike Open Winter Dew Tour kicked off bright and early at Breckenridge Mountain with men's and women's snowboard superpipe semi-finals. The start list was stacked with the who's who of superpipe riders from around the world. The women were the first to grease the pipe and the top five women from today move into tomorrow's final, where they will battle it out against reigning champ, Kelly Clark.Over on the men's side of things, the crowd went wild for Shaun..Read More →
If you know what's good for you, you are subscribed to SNOWBOARDER Magazine and therefore, you saw the September cover with Japanese shredder and halfpipe monster Kazu Kokubo sending a Japan in the backcountry. To get some insight from Kazu, SNOWBOARDER sat down with him and asked him to talk a bit about getting that shot.To make it more entertaining and maybe because Kazu doesn't speak fantastic English, they translated for him. Watch this hilarious "behind the cover" video..Read More →
Alright, Burton. You can stop now. I'm not sure it's possible to be as teased as we all are for "Standing Sideways" with all the snow porn you've been throwing into the snowboard universe. Thank god the world premiere is tonight. This movie is appearing to possibly one-up all their movies in the past. All the riders are pushing the envelope and going huge with balls of steel and plenty of style to with it. The riders Jussi Oksanen, Mark Sollors, Keegan Valaika, Jeremy Jones,..Read More →
The culmination of the 2011 Open Series and TTR events was witnessed today in Stratton Mountain, Vermont at the 29th Burton US Open. Thousands of spectators both young and old flocked to the Sunbowl at Stratton for the historic event. Halfpipe finals were held today for the men and women marking the last contest of the ten-month long series. Big bucks were on the line as the US Open Halfpipe Title, the overall TTR Title, and the Burton Global Open Series title were all..Read More →
Well, thank the snowboard gods - Kelly Clark finally qualified first in halfpipe for a change. Weird.It's safe to say this girl is on a whole other level than her competition. At her home mountain, Clark qualified nearly 10 points ahead of Hannah Teter who claimed the second qualifying spot. With a massive 1080 in her repertoire of tricks - she's in high favor to claim another contest trophy at the Burton US Open. Hopefully these ladies are stepping up their game and chasing..Read More →
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