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Ski Welt Brixen builds the world’s fastest chair!

Ski Welt Brixen builds the world’s fastest chair!

Mon 02 March 15, SkiWelt Brixen im Thale/Westendorf, Austria

SkiWelt Brixen im Thale is upgrading. From the next winter season, the new Jochbahn, the fastest chairlift in the world, will start operating on the Brixner Sonnseite (“Sunny Side”).

A Week in the Wilderness: Part Two Salla

A Week in the Wilderness: Part Two Salla

Fri 27 February 15, Salla, Finland

On arriving in Salla we were greeted by Heli, the Tourism Coordinator, who was to be our guide for the next few days. We checked in to our apartment at Holiday Club Salla and got settled in.

A Week in the Wilderness: Part One Ruka

A Week in the Wilderness: Part One Ruka

Fri 27 February 15, Ruka, Finland

I had long dreamed about taking a trip to Finland, a destination very different to the usual European snowboard destinations.

Two Dutch world champions crowned at La Molina!

Two Dutch world champions crowned at La Molina!

Thu 26 February 15, La Molina, Spain

The first IPC Para-Snowboard world champions in the new format of snowboard-cross head-to-head were crowned on Tuesday (24 February), as two Dutch riders stole the show in a snowy and windy La Molina, Spain.

 Zillertal Välley Rälley Fourth Stop Results!

Zillertal Välley Rälley Fourth Stop Results!

Wed 25 February 15, Mayrhofen, Austria

The fourth and final Zillertal Välley Rälley hosted by Ride Snowboards tourstop of the season took place on February 21st and 22nd at the Vans Penken Park in Mayrhofen / Hippach in the Zillertal, Austria.

A new page turns in Snowboard Jamboree history!

A new page turns in Snowboard Jamboree history!

Mon 23 February 15

After 16 years of the FIS Snowboard World Cup, one World Championship and a 10th edition of the Snowboard Jamboree Festival, the event presented by Mazda in collaboration with Vidéotron Mobile turned a new page in the sport’s history this weekend as almost 20 women took part in the FIS Big Air World Cup presented by Vidéotron Mobile.

Nendaz Freeride - live on internet on March 14!

Nendaz Freeride - live on internet on March 14!

Mon 23 February 15, Nendaz, Switzerland

For the 9th consecutive year, the resort of Haute-Nendaz will host the Nendaz Freeride which will be broadcast live on Internet on March 14, 2015 at 9am CET, for the second year in a row,

Para-Snowboard World Championships to get underway

Para-Snowboard World Championships to get underway

Mon 23 February 15, La Molina, Spain

The world's best para-snowboarders have arrived in La Molina, Spain, for the start of the 2015 IPC Para-Snowboard World Championships, which get underway on Monday (23 February) with the Opening Ceremony.

Up to Seven More Inches of Snowfall Blankets Aspen

Up to Seven More Inches of Snowfall Blankets Aspen

Mon 23 February 15, Aspen, USA

Over the past 24 hours Aspen Snowmass received up to seven inches of new snow, making for another highly-anticipated powder day for skiers and riders.

FWT TO BE RESUMED IN ANDORRA ON WEDNESDAY!

FWT TO BE RESUMED IN ANDORRA ON WEDNESDAY!

Tue 17 February 15, Fieberbrunn, Austria

The whole FWT staff has been working extremely hard for the last few days to find the optimal competition face to resume the Fieberbrunn Kitzbüheler-Alpen competition that had to be stopped already twice in the last 2 weeks.

SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR ANDORRA 2015

SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR ANDORRA 2015

Sat 14 February 15

The competition in Vallnord-Arcalis today was held under blue skies but in tricky snow conditions. The chosen venue in Andorra was characterized by an unprecedented density of features on the face and a great variety of lines.

Zillertal Välley Rälley Head To Vans Penken Park

Zillertal Välley Rälley Head To Vans Penken Park

Wed 11 February 15, Mayrhofen, Austria

The fourth and final Zillertal Välley Rälley hosted by Ride Snowboards tourstop will go down on February 21st and 22nd at the Vans Penken Park in Mayrhofen / Hippach in the Zillertal, Austria.

$5 MILLION RENAISSANCE BEGINS AT POWDERHORN!

$5 MILLION RENAISSANCE BEGINS AT POWDERHORN!

Mon 09 February 15

Nearly four years after announcing the purchase of Powderhorn Mountain Resort outside Grand Junction by Gart Capital Partners and Andy Daly, the resort announced today that they are taking a major step forward with the investment of $5 million in the coming year to improve the slopes for winter and summer recreation.

iPod and Kelly Clark win the 2015 BEO halfpipe

iPod and Kelly Clark win the 2015 BEO halfpipe

Sun 01 February 15, Laax, Switzerland

Get ready for the shock result of the season - Kelly Clark and Iouri Podladtchikov won the halfpipe champs over in Laax, get outa here.

Sandbech & Prior win the BEO 2015 slopestyle title

Sandbech & Prior win the BEO 2015 slopestyle title

Sun 01 February 15, Laax, Switzerland

With perfect timing, the clouds cleared at the BEO in Laax for the slopestyle finals, and with the semi-finals cancelled, it was a big 2-run take down, to work out who would walk away with this years slopestyle titles

THE BEST FWT JUNIOR FREERIDERS COME TO ANDORRA!

THE BEST FWT JUNIOR FREERIDERS COME TO ANDORRA!

Thu 29 January 15

The freeride-loving resort of Grandvalira is the host of the 2015 Freeride Junior World Championships and presents a full program to celebrate these young champions representing 16 countries.

Zillertal Välley Rälley Third Tour Stop Results!

Zillertal Välley Rälley Third Tour Stop Results!

Tue 27 January 15, Zillertal Arena, Austria

On January 24th and 25th 2015, the third Zillertal Välley Rälley hosted by Ride Snowboards Tourstop went down with wintery conditions at the Snowpark Gerlos in the Zillertal Arena.

The mountain on stage with Freeride Film Festival!

The mountain on stage with Freeride Film Festival!

Mon 26 January 15, Livigno, Italy

Floating on soft powder, while the breath goes along with the body fluid movement, in a moment of suspension between air and water.

FWT Chamonix Results

FWT Chamonix Results

Sun 25 January 15, Chamonix, France

THE FREERIDE WORLD TOUR HELD 1ST COMPETITION OF THE SEASON IN CHAMONIX-MONT-BLANC TODAY

FWT COMES TO CHAMONIX MONT BLANC!

FWT COMES TO CHAMONIX MONT BLANC!

Fri 23 January 15, Chamonix, France

CHAMONIX-MONT-BLANC EVENT IS CONFIRMED FORTHE SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2015 BY THE NORTH FACE.