It’s been a pretty dramatic end to winter 2014/15. While Scotland’s been enjoying “the best powder in the world”, the Alps have been hit by torrential rain that’s caused severe flooding, not only down the valley, but in resort. The rain, combined with mild temperatures that have resulted ...read more.
Winter may be drawing to a close in most ski resorts throughout the northern hemisphere, but in Scotland, it’s far from over! Over the past few days it’s been dumping in Glencoe and, according to Snowaction magazine, it currently has the best powder in the world! Powder days at the end of the ...read more.
The snowboarding season may be drawing to a close but don’t despair as one of the best weeks in the British snowboarding calendar is still to come! On the 2nd of May, the UK snowboard scene will descend on the quiet Austrian resort of Kaunertal for a week of snowboard testing, fun events and partying ...read more.
Wow, what a fantastic Easter weekend! While most of the UK was basking in sunshine and warm temperatures, there was also some great spring skiing and snowboarding to be had in the Scottish highlands. There was great snow cover and plenty of sunshine at Cairngorm, Nevis Range and Glencoe. There ...read more.
Last week the best of British snowboarders and skiers gathered in Tignes for a week of riding, competitions and parties at the annual BRITS festival and championships. Over the course of the week, riders of all ages were able to show off their skills in a range of competitions, including halfpipe, ...read more.
The Burton US Open went down in Vail, Colorado this weekend, and it was pretty eventful! The men’s events were dominated by the Japanese, particularly the Halfpipe, where Taki Hiraoka and Ayumu Hirano took first and third places respectively, with France’s Arthur Longo finishing second. But ...read more.
This weekend the annual X Games went down in Aspen, Colorado, with the world’s best freestyle skiers and snowboarders throwing down on the massive and impeccably shaped slopestyle and X courses, superpipe and big air jump. As always, the event was a showcase of the very best freestyle skiing and ...read more.
This weekend the biggest competition on the snowboarding calendar, X Games is going down in Aspen, Colorado. The four day event kicked off yesterday and saw Danny Davis take gold in the Men’s Snowboard Superpipe for the second year in a row. His flawlessly stylish and technical final run scored ...read more.
After a challenging start to the season both here in the UK and in the Alps, things have finally picked up and conditions are looking awesome in both Scotland and across the Alps! Only a week ago there was next to no snow in the Scottish Highlands but after a week of storms, which caused lots ...read more.
A few weeks ago we reported on an exciting film project to document the story of UK snowboarding that was seeking funding on Kickstarter. We’re delighted to learn that Our Kingdom smashed its £1000 target four days ago, raising £13,338 through 183 backers! Over the next few months the crew will ...read more.