Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Angie likes to paint pictures of snowboarders and skiers, unfortunately her paintings are inadvertently the stuff of nightmares...

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The world's of snowboarding and snowmobiling have a lot in common, beyond the common wish that we'd both thought of more succinct names for our activities when they were invented. However both things come from very different backgrounds which keeps the cultures distinct in a few very specific ways. Because snowmobiling harks from the world of motoring it does have the unfortunate propensity to embrace a few things snowboarding wouldn't touch, like the use of shitty graphics, the addiction to three letter acronyms and what we're looking at today, the objectification of women. To demonstrate that difference let's take a look at the output of Snowmobile Calenders. Maybe this is the real reason why Jeremy Jones chooses to walk everywhere...

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Another sign of the approaching snowboard season is the first call-out for someone to work for free and Rider's Lounge the UK distributors of Capita are the first to get involved this year...
Whitelines have given us two pages of each edition to fill in this winter. We thought it would be best to start off by breaking the news to them that print is dead...

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

In our ongoing quest to categorise the internet of snowboarding, this week we've pulled together 18 of the best snowboard event posters we can find. It turns out that half of them are for banked slaloms, a huge over-representation of a type of event that makes up just a dinky proportion of all snowboarding events....

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Believe it or not, in the 1950s there was a brief period when skiing was cool, and in that fleeting moment wherever skiing was spotted being cool it was inevitably in conjunction with a Porsche...

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The now sadly long-defunct Snurfing News first hit the shelves in March 1979. The first edition covered some of the seminal events of early snowboard/Snurfing history including an actual in-competition straight air and a full 360° turn. Let's take a look at all four pages of it...
 
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