14/02/2008 | by Onboard
Issue three is packed to the roof with killer content and again we’ve stepped up our game to cram in more mind blowing features to keep you buzzing all the way to the mountain. Not only that, its free – forever!
At six am one fine morning, pro snowboarder Steve Fisher got one hell of a shock when he heard a loud bang at his door. “I had just gotten back home from a gruelling trip from Germany or somewhere in Europe, and the last thing I expected was a knock at my door at the wee hour of six. I woke up and while in a complete daze answered the door thinking what the hell was happening. There were two dudes carrying a big duffle bag. I thought my house was being robbed!”
Twenty year old Kevin Pearce is just about the hottest snowboarder on the planet right now. He won the Air and Style contest with a perfect Cab 1260 and is currently sitting third in the Swatch TTR World rankings. We managed to snag him for a few words along with a batch of banging shots.
Contest season is well and truly rolling – The Burton European happens this week with the best riders in the World slugging it out in the pristine Laax park and pipe. Get behind the scenes in our sneak preview of the event and all the other major upcoming contests worthy of your attention.
Grouse mountain is a favourite hang out of the top pros and it’s only twenty minutes from Vancouver – read our brofile and get your shred on with the local crew. Park City’s All Star crew reads like a dream team of World snowboarding – names like Shaun White, Mark Frank Montoya, Erin Comstock, Scotty Arnold and Aaron Biitner. If these guys have had input into the park, you know it’s going to be a belter. This is a resort to ride before you die – read our brofile and get over there