27/01/2014 | by Sam Oetiker
We sort of blame the internet. Never before has it been as easy to access information and more difficult to stay ignorant to it. Every day we’re bombarded by new stuff left, right and centre and sensory overload is becoming more and more common.
Thanks to our constant refreshing of social media feeds, events that happened only two days ago feel like old news. But what can we do? Time waits for nobody.
But we digress. We are, after all, here to talk about snowboarding.
2013 has been a whirlwind of a year for our little sport snowboarding. Of course, as a pre-Olympic year the usual routines have been stirred up a bunch (for better or worse) and whatever your opinion of that five-ringed monster looming on the horizon, there’s no denying that it has an impact on snowboarding in 2013. We’ve had triple cork madness, some amazing snowboard movies, a sick season overall for snowfall in the alps and plenty of innovation.
In this article we delve into the leather-bound book with the shiny gold lettered title that reads ‘snowboarding in 2013′, and pick out a few of our most memorable moments.
First up, competition season: