The Snowlife Schools Tour headed home last week after a hugely successful four week tour to encourage greater participation in snowsports. From September to October 2006 a team of professional skiers and snowboarders, amongst them Olympians and British Champions, visited 16 secondary schools, four artificial slopes, and inspired over 10,000 pupils to keep active this winter.
Liquid Boardwear has launched its Sponsorship Program. Here’s the chance for up and coming riders to finally get what’s due. The concept is really quite simple: upload your footage and the strongest AM riders get sponsored.
Vans enter the outerwear market for 0607 and let me tell you this: that shit looks off the hook! Check, for example, this Down Supreme jacket. Not only does is blast out one of the most distinctive looks around, it also can back up its looks with some solid techness.
“Yo, I’m from 686’s most popular and established collection, homebwoyyyyeeeee!” shouts the Complete, and seems to be just that: complete, although perhaps not that gangsta, seeing as it’s pretty understated in the looks department. And why shouldn’t it be when it’s more about performing than pimping?
Just because people tell you that you’re a punk ass bitch doesn’t mean you have to dress like one. Certainly not. And thankfully brands like Foursquare are enabling you to look dapper when you’re throwing down, in stylistic gems like the Adams jacket here.
OK, so yes, it’s got a 15k waterproof/breathable fabric, vents and pockets and all that snowboard specific jazz. But what makes the CommEnt stand out is that it features an iPod compatible entertainment system that can be controlled by the soft-touch remote controls woven into the left hand sleeve, and has a Bluetooth module and a mic on the collar so you can call your bros hands free.
We're terribly sorry to our German readers who read the Markku Koski interview in our last issue. In the intro it is said that Markku was the first European rider to make it on the Olympic podium. Of course it should read "the first European rider on the final Olympic ranking in Torino".
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