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14.1 ISSUE PREVIEW

Our 14th season, can you believe it?! It’s the best time of year, new product is dropping, new videos are teasing and...

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BEST STORY EVER | JEFF KEENAN

Headlocked, Banff to Blue River by Jeff Keenan In the mid-2000s, before I started Dinosaurs Will Die and sometime between the Skids’...

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THE WASTED YOUTH INTERVIEWS | HELL-BENT FOR LEATHER

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HOLY BOWLY 2022 | RECAP + VIDEO + GALLERY

Banff Sunshine Village hosted Snowboy’s one-of-a-kind Holy Bowly event from April 25th to May 1st, 2022. Riders worldwide made the trip to...

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BEAVER VALLEY BANKED SLALOM 2022 | RECAP + VIDEO + GALLERY

Ontario’s annual end-of-season, spring snow gathering, welcomed over 400 riders to shred the banks, lap one of Ontario’s premier parks, and hang...

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IT CAME FROM THE VILLAGE | RECAP GALLERY

Last week marked another successful merger of ideas, talents and design. Snowboy Productions and SRD brought another private/pinnacle park session to Sunshine...

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LAURA MUNRO | RIPPING

I first met Laura in New Zealand riding SnowPark close to 10 years ago. She was very quiet, but her snowboarding did...

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RIPPING | TAYLOR DAVIES

The first time I met Taylor I was on the deck of the halfpipe shooting photos of a local contest. She came...

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GENERATIONAL SNOWBOARDING & THE FUTURE

Since the beginning of humankind, tribes have survived on instinct. Instinct gave way to learning. Those teachings would be passed on to...

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MAS | THE MARC-ANDRÉ SÉQUIN INTERVIEW

When you’re a good person, good things happen. You’ve heard that before. And there’s a good chance when you were young, your...

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BAKED SALMON 5 | RECAP + GALLERY

Full recap from the Baked Salmon Banked Slalom 2022.

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COMMUNITY CONNECTED | JESSA GILBERT

At first rub, it’s hard to square Jessa Gilbert’s personality with her art work. The flowing murals, paintings, illustrations and designs the...

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STREET LEGAL | SNOWBOARDING & THE LAW

If you’ve snowboarded in the streets, there’s a high likelihood you’ve interacted with police, angry landowners, and building managers. With these exchanges,...

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TRUTH SMITH | SPOTLIGHT

Truth Smith is an up-and-comer making noise for all the right reasons. There’s nothing controversial about this guy. He’s a talented boarder,...

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LESSONS | JOE SEXTON

Joe Sexton has been a household name in snowboarding for years and has done a lot for the industry. He has been...

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RIPPING | AUSTIN JOHNSON

Besides being a better chess player than Austin, he has me beat at everything else: pool, skateboarding, snowboarding, filming. It’s hard to...

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WIN, WIN! NOW BINDINGS

Head to our Instagram account to win Limited Edition Mark Kowalchuk x NOW Select Pro Bindings! From NOW: For 2022-23 we wanted...

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TIMEPIECE | SANDBOX FILMS

TIMEPIECE, REVISITING THE PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS THAT SHAPED SNOWBOARDING IN CANADA What started as a joint venture between two fringe crews...

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BEST STORY EVER | THE LEGEND OF MATT BELZILE

Words by Jody Wachniak It was February 17, 2021, we were going sledding in Callahan, a Whistler backcountry staple that holds a...

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JEFF & LEANNE | BOARDING THEIR BACKYARD

Really good snow in the valley bottom around Whistler isn’t very common. The amount of snow and the quality that we were...

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INTERCONNECT | HUGO DUBÉ-BOUCHARD

Words by David MacKinnon WE’RE STRONGER WHEN WE WORK TOGETHER Hugo Dubé-Bouchard is telling me the motivation behind Interconnect, the sophomore film...

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KEENAN FILMER | FULL PART + INTERVIEW

Keenan Filmer had a hell of a season last year, putting down hammers and stepping to lines and natural features. Keenan’s riding...

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13.3 ISSUE PREVIEW

Volume 13 is a wrap! This issue delivers a smorgasbord of features from across the country. Pick it up at shops, subscribe...

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RYAN PATERSON | FULL PART + INTERVIEW

After a major injury in 2020, Ryan Paterson is back. His season edit shows tenacity, an eye for natural features, and the...

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LESSONS | JAMIE ANDERSON

Jamie Anderson needs no introduction. She has taken back-to-back golds at the last two Olympic slopestyle events and, with 19 medals, she is...

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RESILIENCE | FULL FILM + INTERVIEW

It’s been a crazy couple of years. Between the pandemic, natural disasters, and ongoing social justice issues, these days it’s easy to...

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THE NORTH FACE WINTER KICKOFF | PHOTO RECAP

Last night The North Face held their Winter Kickoff event. A group of about thirty fortunate people were driven up in a...

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COMMUNITY CONNECTED | SMOKEY MOUNTAIN

SIMPLE PLEASURES IN THE BIG LAND Smokey Mountain, Labrador Words by Alex Henniffent | Photos by Dru Kennedy For over the past...

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LEARNING TO DROWN | WHISTLER SCREENING

Last night in Whistler was the special screening of the film “Learning to Drown”. This film is incredible and so is its...

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CHROMA | FULL FILM + INTERVIEW

It’s been an incredible year for snowboard videos, with so much talent and innovation coming through in people’s riding that it’s hard...

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BEST STORY EVER | DARRAH REID-MCLEAN

SAVED BY STONERS by Darrah Reid-McLean This story goes way back to a time before Instagram had taken its reign over snowboard...

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THE ELECTRIC ROAD TRIP

In terms of emissions, Canadians drive the dirtiest vehicles in the world. On average, Canadians burn 8.7 litres of gasoline per 100...

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THE KING SNOW MOVIE | CRAIG MCMORRIS • FULL PART + INTERVIEW

Craig McMorris is a complete ATV on a snowboard, showcasing one of his strongest seasons to date. Awarded 2021’s Performance of the...

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RIPPING | DAVID TOURIGNY

I first met David 10 years ago at Mt. St-Bruno. I remember that day like yesterday, I was on the chairlift with...

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LESS THAN LOST | PAID PROGRAMMING

Paid Programming presents Less Than Lost, a short film shot in Ontario. Spots, trick selection, editing and vibes are on point with...

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DIYX INNSBRUCK | VIDEO & GALLERY

MY FIRST TIME IN INNSBRUCK – DO IT YOURSELF EXTREME Innsbruck might just be the capital of snowboarding in Europe. Located in...

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MAGIC TRICK | FINN WESTBURY & GREGOR ZED

The goal of a magic trick is simple and universal. It is to invoke a sense of wonder in the audience. This...

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VANS WELCOMES JILL PERKINS TO GLOBAL SNOW FAMILY

Jill Perkins, the queen of the Dreamcastle, is pro on Vans! Jill is at the forefront of technicality, style, and creativity in...

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THE MARTYN VACHON INTERVIEW

I’ve been a big fan of Marty since day 1. I love his approach to snowboarding. He follows the ancient recipe: snowboard...

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STAY GOLD DANGER PONY | JESS KIMURA

JESS KIMURA IS LEARNING TO DROWN Jess Kimura a.k.a Danger Pony is a household name in snowboarding having filmed the most progressive...

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VÁMONOS! | NITRO SNOWBOARDS

Nitro Snowboards comes correct with Vámonos!, a film that captures the spirit of an international snowboard team chasing adventure on their own...

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10 YEARS OF NOW | JF PELCHAT

It’s been a decade since NOW founder JF Pelchat set out to redefine response in the world of snowboard bindings. It’s rare...

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KENNEDI DECK | THE SPOT

Jed Anderson and I were scoping in the area. I think I’d had a pin for this spot. I initially remembered it...

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13.2 ISSUE PREVIEW

Issue 2 of volume 13 is shipping now. This one is almost entirely dedicated to The King Snow Movie. Visit your local...

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2022 RIDER SETUP | MARK SOLLORS

If anyone knows Burton, it’s Mark Sollors. Check out what he’s riding for the 2022 season. “Here’s a little insider on my...

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13.2 THE COVER | SEAN MISKIMAN

Sean Miskiman snags his first cover photo while filming for his first video part in The King Snow Movie. First try, fresh...

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LESSONS | ANDREW GEEVES

From selling drugs at 13 years old and attending juvenile prison at 15, to moving to Whistler at 16 and becoming one...

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SEB PICARD | PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Parents come in all shapes and sizes. Some are loud and attention-grabbing, while others are of few words. Some are long-winded, detail-oriented,...

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13.1 ISSUE PREVIEW

We’re back! The first issue of our 13th Volume is shipping now. Visit your local shop, subscribe, or shop our online store. Thank...

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CHRIS RASMAN | PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Parents come in all shapes and sizes. Some are loud and attention-grabbing, while others are of few words. Some are long-winded, detail-oriented,...

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2022 RIDER SETUP | KENNEDI DECK

Kennedi Deck knows what’s good. Check out what she’s riding into the 2022 season. “I love a softer cambered board. Something with...

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JODY WACHNIAK | PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Parents come in all shapes and sizes. Some are loud and attention-grabbing, while others are of few words. Some are long-winded, detail-oriented,...

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13.1 THE COVER | MARTYN VACHON

Marty Vachon slaps our first cover of the year for issue 13.1 with a heavy boardslide at the Calgary Saddledome. A heaty...

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SCOTT STEVENS | PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Parents come in all shapes and sizes. Some are loud and attention-grabbing, while others are of few words. Some are long-winded, detail-oriented,...

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BULL MTN | THE MOVIE

“I first saw Evan riding around Seymour with the SKIDS crew in the early 2000’s. Heckling off the chairlift was in full...

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MIKEY RENCZ | PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Parents come in all shapes and sizes. Some are loud and attention-grabbing, while others are of few words. Some are long-winded, detail-oriented,...

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MARK MCMORRIS | PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Parents come in all shapes and sizes. Some are loud and attention-grabbing, while others are of few words. Some are long-winded, detail-oriented,...

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BEST STORY EVER | SEAN MISKIMAN

Always Answer Your Phone | By Sean Miskiman It all started a couple of years ago. I started getting these random phone...

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RIPPING | GABRIEL JACQUES

Interview by Max Trudel Photos by Renrob Gabriel Jacques Age | 25 Place | L’Ange-Gardien, QC Sponsors | Bataleon snowboards, Dragon, Vans,...

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BEST STORY EVER | CHRIS GRENIER

A Captain Goes Down with the Ship | by Chris Grenier I was at Dew Tour two winters ago placed in the...

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9th ANNUAL ECS INVITATIONAL | RECAP + GALLERY

On Saturday, the Seymour community came together for the 9th Annual ECS Invitational. It was a strong showing from all involved, with...

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LESSONS | MARIE-FRANCE ROY

To finish this series for the year, we reached out to queen Marie-France Roy. Marie is the type of person who just...

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BRYCE BUGERA | RIPPING

Interview by: Liam Hall Age | 26 Place | Oyama, BC Sponsors | Signal Snowboards, Modest, ThirtyTwo, Union, Salmon Arms Bryce has...

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GABRIEL OSTAPCHUK | PASSION PROJECT

I’m always on the lookout for passionate people in snowboarding that might otherwise have gone unnoticed. I’m drawn to the up and...

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SYSTEMIC RACISM IN CANADA | NEED TO KNOW

It’s easy to misunderstand what exactly systemic racism means and to wonder what it has to do with snowboarding. But when we...

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NATURAL SELECTION BALDFACE WINNER | CHRIS RASMAN INTERVIEW

After choosing to take on Travis Rice at the inaugural stop of the Natural Selection Tour in Jackson Hole Chris Rasmn found...

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NATURAL SELECTION BALDFACE WINNER | ROBIN VAN GYN INTERVIEW

Robin Van Gyn was packing her bags for the final stop of the Natural Selection Tour in Alaska when we called to...

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VIEWFINDERS | COLTON FELDMAN

A filming addiction that began as a youth pushed Colton Feldman to create his first snowboard film, Dump Em Out (2010). This...

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A TRIBUTE TO DAVE HENKEL

On Tuesday, March 9th, Dave Henkel’s ashes were spread in the Whistler Backcountry, near where he passed away in an avalanche three...

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A DOSE OF RUSTY OCKENDEN’S MICRO SEASON

Interview with Rusty Ockenden by Jesse Fox. Published in issue 12.3. I tried to leave the same party five different times. My...

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VIEWFINDERS | HAYDEN RENSCH

I was dwelling on which Canadian snowboarder has gotten the most video clips. Louif Paradis, Jed Andersen, Jake Kuzyk? Then it dawned...

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GAB JACQUES | ON THE SPOT

Last winter Gab Jacques went to Sherbrook, QC, and got this front board pop over. Here is a little explanation of what...

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DARRAH REID ON THE IMPORTANCE AND MAINTENANCE OF MENTAL HEALTH

I don’t consider myself an expert on mental health by any means. I also don’t want to undermine anyone’s experience by accidentally...

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DANO PENDYGRASSE | THIRTY YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Dano Pendygrasse has been part of snowboarding since its formative years. From Craig Kelly to the Whiskey movies, and onto the Forum...

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X GAMES REAL SNOW | NEED TO KNOW

Contest snowboarding always draws scrutiny, and X Games Real Snow is no exception. It’s easy to call out the elaborate builds, flips,...

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THE NORTH FACE IN JAPAN

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LESSONS | DAVE DOWNING

This is a series where we talk with riders about lessons they’ve acquired through a life lived snowboarding. A pioneer of the...

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RIPPING | QUIN ELLUL

After spending the past winter shooting with Quin I came to the quick realization that this is the guy you want around....

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12.3 ISSUE PREVIEW

Good riddance 2020, hello first issue of 2021. Pressed, printed and shipping now. Visit your local shop, subscribe, or shop our online store....

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CRYSTAL LEGOFFE & JACKIE CARLSON | PARK SHOOT

Crystal Legoffe & Jackie Carlson | Park Shoot A morning shooting photos with these two boarders in the park on Blackcomb mountain in Whistler, BC.

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LESSONS | PAT MOORE

This is a series where we talk with riders about lessons they’ve acquired through a life lived snowboarding. Pat Moore is an...

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2021 GEAR SETUP | FRANK JOBIN

“Ride camber! It’s more poppy and responsive. And personally I like when the nose and tail of my boards have different shapes....

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MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

Photos and words by William Fraser Proofed by Darren Bishop, MScPT The brain is one of the body’s biggest organs, weighing in...

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2021 GEAR SETUP | BEAU BISHOP

“I’ve always liked boards that perform well at high speeds, super stable yet still have enough snap for ollies and freestyle. I...

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BEHIND THE COVER | ISSUE 12.2

Seb Picard and King Snow staff photographer Joseph Roby break down what it took to make this monumental trick and cover image...

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12.2 ISSUE PREVIEW

Our second issue of the 20/21 season is pressed, printed and shipping now. Visit your local shop, subscribe, or pick up a...

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SIDECHANNEL | MADE IN CANADA

Three friends, some wine, a whole lot of love, and Sidechannel was born. Sidechannel is the sum of infamous snowboard photographer/legend, Dano...

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2021 GEAR SETUP | CHRIS RASMAN

“In my opinion, the C2 camber profile from Lib is the best for powder. Jumping and landing in powder, keeping that nose...

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2021 GEAR SETUP | JODY WACHNIAK

“I’m the same as everyone else, caught up in my own lil’ world of snowboarding. I like something classic, I’m not into...

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THE MARIA THOMSEN INTERVEIW

Driving to Maria’s through the Pemberton, BC, meadows in the summer felt like a trip to the country. Her driveway is a...

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STALE SANDBECH | OAKLEY TEAM COLLECTION

Alright – great news! The Oakley Team Collection is now out, and it looks awesome. The collection ranges from hillwear to streetwear,...

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STOMPING GROUNDS 2020 | GALLERY

Stomping Grounds in Saas Fee, Switzerland has become an annual jump-off for the worlds best and most decorated. The tune-up camp offers...

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2021 GEAR SETUP | KEENAN FILMER

“I do a couple of weird things with my setups. My binding angles change every season, right now they’re 12 and -12....

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2021 GEAR SETUP | MIKEY CICCARELLI

“I’ve been riding this setup for a long time and I love it. Burton makes amazing gear so I’m really grateful every...

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SRD SIMULATION PREMIERE | RECAP

The SRD crew has been working hard for many years now, making Alberta proud, and even giving a good rep to all...

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A MINUTE WITH MARK SOLLORS | STACKING STICKERS

Mark Sollors talks about when he got an agent, learning his worth, and the expectations of professional snowboarding.

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DARRAH REID-MCLEAN | PRO BOARDER

Darrah Reid-McLean is now a professional snowboarder. Growing up a young girl in Winnipeg, the dream of being a pro boarder would...

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YAH DON’T SAY? | PHIL TRIFIRO-RIENDEAU TALKS AGRICULTURE

Phil is the Montreal-based mastermind behind the brilliant Bicycle Project and Bicycle Tempo videos. He is also an extraordinary agriculturist. We wanted...

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JOSEPH ROBY | 7 STILL [o] STORIES

Those completely dedicated to capturing images of snowboard culture are few and far between. Joseph is a rarity and we’re fortunate to...