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Onboard’s North American journo, Tom Monterosso, traveled to Turkey with a crack unit of Ride riders – Darrel Mathes, Alex Cantin, Hana Beaman and Austin Hironaka – in seach of a fresh side sliding experience, but comes away with the knowledge that what he left behind isn’t all that bad after all.
FLYING HIGH WITH BRAIN FARM
Brain Farm’s second 2-year epic – The Art of Flight – is set to drop this autumn. With the title confirmed, the teaser out (watch the teaser NOW) and shooting close to wrapping we caught up with one half of the production company’s axis of awesome, director Curt Morgan, to get an inkling of what we can expect.
ELIAS ELHARDT PROFILE
Elias Elhardt is a “Calm person who thinks before he talks;” “as a rider he is a freaking cat: (he is) just happy with everything;” ”sometimes it feels like you talk to a wall when he’s daydreaming.” These are just a few of the descriptions given by folk who know Elias Elhardt. From TTR podiums to the powder fields of Alps this young German has done ‘em all. Onboard takes a closer look at one of Germany’s most promising riders.
HOMIES & HONEYS
On a trip out East to Poland the Homies – Morgan Lefaucher, Pierre Rue, Cedric Gianvola, Fred Couderc, Aymeric Tonin and crew – went with a head full of stereotypes. What was not expected was the jib potential of the place, as they were guided through the architecture by Polish rail master Wojtek Pawlusiak and his buddy Kuba. Goodbye Helsinki, hello Katowice!
HOW TO… BUNGEE
For years, a jib day has meant spending ages sorting your ramp out and the rest of the time shredding. But now the days of building drop-ins and hauling ass with a shovel or ski pole are over. Now anything that looks as if it may be jibbable – is. This is all thanks to the bungee. Check the 101
Nikita Chickita, Gjermund Bråten Profile, Japan Jibbing with Rome, Handplant Trickology, plus heaps of killer action shots, product spotlights, competitions, news and more.
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