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The official video of European Freeride Festival

The official video of European Freeride Festival

Wed 01 April 15, Livigno, Italy

Winter is giving way to spring, snow is melting but the emotions aroused by European Freeride Festival are more vivid than ever. The fresh powder festival is narrated step by step in a video highlights, allowing everyone to understand deeply the philosophy of 'Freeriding For All'.

SWATCH XTREME VERBIER RESULTS 2015

SWATCH XTREME VERBIER RESULTS 2015

Tue 31 March 15

As the final event of the Freeride World Tour, the Xtreme Verbier is not only a prestigious contest in itself. It also decides the faith of the contenders for the World Champion title of the year.

Suzuki Nine Knights ready for another epic year

Suzuki Nine Knights ready for another epic year

Tue 31 March 15, Livigno, Italy

The immense snow castle with its three take-offs and skate-ramp on Mottolino Fun Mountain in Livigno, Italy is crawling with shapers and snowcats, who are perfecting every angle of the infamous setup for the Suzuki Nine Knights 2015.

SHACKLETON & FRY-TAYLOR 1ST AT BRITS SLOPESTYLE

SHACKLETON & FRY-TAYLOR 1ST AT BRITS SLOPESTYLE

Thu 26 March 15, Tignes, France

The 3rd day of the British Snowboard Championships saw riders stepping up their game and landing big tricks during the British Slopestyle Championship, regardless of the less than favourable weather conditions.

GEHRIG &THIDLING WIN BRITS SNOWBOARD CROSS!

GEHRIG &THIDLING WIN BRITS SNOWBOARD CROSS!

Wed 25 March 15, Tignes, France

Day 2 of competition at The BRITS 2015 saw Max Thidling and Stephanie Gehrig take their first titles in a day of intense competition.

 GiGi Rüf to open Spring Classics at Kaunertal!

GiGi Rüf to open Spring Classics at Kaunertal!

Wed 25 March 15, Kaunertal, Austria

From April 17th to May 31st, the legendary Spring Classics will take place at the Kaunertal Glacier

EVA WALKNER CROWNED FWT WORLD CHAMPION 2015

EVA WALKNER CROWNED FWT WORLD CHAMPION 2015

Tue 24 March 15

The event in Haines, Alaska was a true show of freeride at its best. It was a nine day wait for the weather to play along but everyone seemed to know that it would be all worth it.

Nendaz Freeride Wrap Up!

Nendaz Freeride Wrap Up!

Sun 22 March 15, Nendaz, Switzerland

Last Saturday saw the finals of the ninth Nendaz Freeride, best competition of the FWQ in Europe and the only one retransmitted live with the same means as the Freeride World Tour! This year, despite the small amount of snow, the riders let themselves go and offered a grandiose spectacle.

Big Air contest wraps up at Nine Queens!

Big Air contest wraps up at Nine Queens!

Sun 22 March 15, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Austria

Without a doubt, the Suzuki Nine Queens 2015 in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Austria has made its mark on female freeski and snowboard history, with many personal firsts and some never before landed tricks.

Nendaz Freeride 9th Edition!

Nendaz Freeride 9th Edition!

Fri 20 March 15, Nendaz, Switzerland

This Saturday saw the finals of the ninth Nendaz Freeride, best competition of the FWQ in Europe and the only one retransmitted live with the same means as the Freeride World Tour!

PIPPA MIDDLETON SUPPORTS DISABILITY SNOWSPORTS!

PIPPA MIDDLETON SUPPORTS DISABILITY SNOWSPORTS!

Fri 20 March 15

Pippa Middleton joined a star-studded guest list of Paralympic champions last night in London for the launch of the first ParaSnowBall.

WATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2015 HAINES - ALASKA

WATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2015 HAINES - ALASKA

Fri 20 March 15

Today provides a new opportunity for holding the competition. The forecast says sun in the morning but then the clouds should return some time during the day.

BRITS and Freestyle Junior World Champs kick off!

BRITS and Freestyle Junior World Champs kick off!

Fri 20 March 15

The snowsports action continues, with three more major competitions starting this weekend – the Delancey British National Alpine Championships, the BRITS and the Junior Freestyle World Championships. This follows action from the European Freeski Open and today’s Nine Queens contest.

Neilson extends its ski season due to good snow!

Neilson extends its ski season due to good snow!

Wed 18 March 15, Tignes, France

With the superb snow conditions across the Alps, active holiday specialist, Neilson, has extended its ski season by adding more departures to its resorts in Les Deux Alpes and Tignes in the French Alps with an extra flight from London Gatwick to Grenoble (France) on 11 April. There’s still time to book a ski adventure, please see below for a number of late deals.

SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2015 HAINES - ALASKA

SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2015 HAINES - ALASKA

Tue 17 March 15

The Swatch Freeride World Tour 2015 Alaska stop in Haines is confirmed for today March 17th 2015 with first start at 10am (AKDT) (= 7pm CET).

14th edition of Shakedown confirms top riders!

14th edition of Shakedown confirms top riders!

Fri 13 March 15, Mont Saint-Sauveur, Canada

14th edition of Shakedown will welcome the world's best riders including Toutant, Parrot and many others!

Nendaz Freeride Live Tomorrow

Nendaz Freeride Live Tomorrow

Fri 13 March 15, Nendaz, Switzerland

Coming from the four corners of the globe, some of the world best riders will compete in the prestigious Nendaz Freeride, which start this Friday with the qualification run.

Snowcore Ski and Board Shop Launches Lids on Kids

Snowcore Ski and Board Shop Launches Lids on Kids

Wed 11 March 15

The UK?s leading snow sports retailer is giving customers a chance to snap up one of 100 free kids helmets as part of a major new safety campaign. Run by Snowcore, Lids on Kids is designed to help promote and increase the use of helmets by kids taking part in any high risk winter sports.

Big Balls Collective sponsors 2015 K – Jam

Big Balls Collective sponsors 2015 K – Jam

Wed 11 March 15, Kendal Ski Club, United Kingdom

Having recently launched in October 2014 as a lifestyle beanie brand Big Balls Beanies has now relaunched as Big Balls Collective. Following the popularity of the beanie brand the label is now producing its own sustainable and eco clothing line inspired by the action and winter sports industry which will be available from April.

FWT MOVING INTO HISTORIC MONTH WITH STOP IN ALASKA

FWT MOVING INTO HISTORIC MONTH WITH STOP IN ALASKA

Wed 11 March 15

The FWT has moved across the Atlantic to Haines, Alaska for the fourth tour stop of 2015. The field has been reduced in all categories leaving only the top 60% for this first-ever FWT event, in what is known as the mecca of freeride.