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Canon Firsts | Camera Competition Winners Announced

Here are our favourite shots from the #CanonFirsts competition, including the two winners

Onboard X Brethren Apparel Hoodies

Packed with tech and with a fresh look to boot, the OBxBA hoodies are ready to order

Kids Are The Future - Head Snowboards' Futureheads Searching For New Groms

Head have been putting their weight behind their youth program of late, and their Futureheads crew had an epic season. Better still, they're soon on the hunt for new recruits to the Futurehead gang - get involved!

Snowboarding in 2018 - Our Predictions

Here's what definitely probably might happen in the snowboarding world this year

European Rider of the Year Awards - Men #1: Halldor Helgason

Our first placed male rider has been stoking out snowboarding by going fast and loose for nigh-on a decade, and 2017 might very well go down as being his best year yet. Our panel of riders and industry were as close to unanimous as things like this can be - he snaffled up more than double the voting points from his nearest competitor - so, ladies and gents, may we present your men's European Rider of the Year for 2017...

European Rider of the Year Awards - Men #2: Marcus Kleveland

Voted into second place in the Men's category of our European Rider of the Year Awards is the kid from Norway who effortlessly pulls off mind-bending tricks you'd struggle to put down in a video game...

European Rider of the Year Awards - Men #3: Arthur Longo

Equally capable of destroying Olympic-sized pipes, backcountry booters and Alaskan lines, the dude voted into third place by our panel is one of the most well-rounded riders around. He's also the undisputed King of the side hits...

European Rider of the Year Awards - Men #4: Alek Østreng

Those in the know will tell you that this Norwegian all-terrainer is one of the most talented riders in snowboarding, with a style so fluid you'd think he was melting. Streets, park, trannies, pow... anything he attacks you can bet it will be a joy to watch.

European Rider of the Year Awards - Men #5: Sebbe de Buck

We buckle into the men's week of our European Rider of the Year Awards, and kick off with our 5th placed rider - a dude hailing from the flatlands who has a track record of going bigger than most, and putting to rest the stereotype that big guys can't have style...

European Rider of the Year Awards - Women #1: Anna Gasser

Finally for this week, we come to the winner of 2017's Female European Rider of the Year Awards title. And this Austrian park slayer won it by a veritable landslide...

European Rider of the Year Awards - Women #2: Klaudia Medlová

Second place in our female European Rider of the Year Awards lands at the feet of a girl who's played no small part of the recent quantum leap in the progression of women's freestyle snowboarding...

European Rider of the Year Awards - Women #3: Enni Rukajärvi

The third-placed spot in our women's European Rider of the Year Awards goes to a girl who's has had a long career at the pinnacle of park ripping, and more recently has started to show she can take it to the streets and pow with equal aplomb...

European Rider of the Year Awards - Women #4: Ivika Jurgenson

The fourth-placed female in our European Rider of the Year Awards was unheard of last year. Then she dropped a couple of insane all-street video parts and jaws started dropping...

European Rider of the Year Awards 2017 - Women 5th Place: Marion Haerty

We roll into the women's week for European Rider of the Year Awards, and start back in 5th place with a rider who's gone from freestyle to the pinnacle of competitive freeriding in a scant couple of years...

European Rider of the Year Awards 2017 - Rookies 1st: Marcus Kleveland

More-than-deservedly bagging the top spot in the Rookie category of our European Rider of the Year Awards is this ridiculously talented Norwegian kid who can seemingly bend the Laws of Physics to his will...

European Rider of the Year Awards 2017 - Rookies 2nd: Fridtjof Tischendorf

Coming second in the Rookie category of our European Rider of the Year Awards is this backpack-rocking Norwegian maniac who burst on to snowboarding in 2017 with the force of a Category 5 hurricane...

European Rider of the Year Awards 2017 - Rookies 3rd: Rene Rinnekangas

Snatching 3rd place in the Rookie category of our European Rider of the Year Awards is this 18-year-old Finnish slayer who's as at home on the streets as he is hitting monster wedges, and is never shy of getting creative...

European Rider of the Year Awards 2017 - Rookies 4th: Mons Røisland

Landing in 4th place in the Rookie category of our European Rider of the Year Awards is this 20-year-old Norwegian who's been turning heads thanks to that oh-so tasty cocktail of tech and style...

European Rider of the Year Awards 2017 - Rookies 5th: Maxi Preissinger

We kick off the run-downs for our inaugural European Rider of the Year Awards today with the future of our sport: the young guns. And in 5th place is this 19-year-old Bavarian ripper with his head screwed on straight...

An Homage to Jean Nerva

Sad news to report today, as we were informed that Jean Nerva, a pioneer of the embryonic days of French snowboarding, has passed away at the age of 57. RIP.