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Snowboarding in 1987, 1997, 2007 and 2017.

Anders Hagman recalls 20 years spent side sliding comparing decades past, present and future.

Snowboarding in 1987, 1997, 2007 and 2017.
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Free Energy? Or Myopic Oligarchy?

AF Keck tackles the oil industry in this One World, from Onboard snowboard magazine issue 92.

Free Energy? Or Myopic Oligarchy?
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URBAN SPRAWL - HOLDING LIFE ON EARTH IN THRALL

The first cities we know of were located in Mesopotamia, such as Eridu, Uruk, and Ur, and in Egypt along the Nile, the Indus Valley...

URBAN SPRAWL - HOLDING LIFE ON EARTH IN THRALL
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What the average pro snowboarder has done in his life so far

I admit that there will be some diversity, but if I’m your average pro snowboarder – like one of those on the previous pages in...

What the average pro snowboarder has done in his life so far
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BUCKING THE TREND FOR TRENDY BUCKS

The Lucrative Science of Climate Change Denial

BUCKING THE TREND FOR TRENDY BUCKS
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To miss a file

Buckled way too hard into my bindings, I was looking out over a sizeable part of Switzerland often referred to as Rheintal. But a whole...

To miss a file
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Turning up the Heat

Uneven Consequences of the 'Greed House' Effect

Turning up the Heat
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Ski Dad vs Skateboard Dad

Anders Hagman reveals a few secrets that the pros used to get where they are and how they stayed there – secrets that the poor,...

Ski Dad vs Skateboard Dad
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War On Terror

Do ideas shape reality, or does reality shape ideas?

War On Terror
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Any Last Words?

I went off the edge of the cliff in a small but unexpected slide of powdery snowy. There was only a minor degree of control...

Any Last Words?
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THE NUCLEAR FAMILY

Infamy, Inconsistency and Incest

THE NUCLEAR FAMILY
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A Slightly Improved Rational World List

We do our best to live up to our journalistic obligations at Onboard. One of them is that we on a regular basis write up...

A Slightly Improved Rational World List
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Disappearing Act

Alas, it would seem that the tiger is not quite as immortal as William Blake might have liked.

Disappearing Act
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Laboratory Hi-Jinx

Imagine, if you will, our planet as a great glass sphere full of chemicals. Underneath, there is a large Bunsen burner with a flame regulated...

Laboratory Hi-Jinx
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Go fly a kite

They are heckled by some. They are banned at many places. They have equipment that breaks down often and they always have to carry a...

Go fly a kite
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How to get by through a season

Are you thinking of spending the winter in a resort? Free from responsibilities and able to ride each and every day if the conditions are...

How to get by through a season
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Live 8, or 8 Alive?

The Earth was at one time a resource-rich planet. However, as human population and society has grown and evolved, we have managed to deplete its...

Live 8, or 8 Alive?
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Down On The Farm

With the world population passing the 6 billion mark last October, the debate over our ability to sustain a fast-growing population is heating up. Biotechnology...

Down On The Farm
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Wisdom of the Ages Applied to Snowboarding

There’s heaps of stuff which has been learned in other areas of life that can – and should – be applied to snowboarding. Let’s have...

Wisdom of the Ages Applied to Snowboarding
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Global Warming and Hurricanes: The shape of things to come?

Believe it or not, there are some alive today (especially in America) who believe that we (human beings) overestimate the consequences of our actions in...

Global Warming and Hurricanes: The shape of things to come?
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Regression or Progression: The Nuclear Option

Human-induced climate change is widely acknowledged (unless you work in the oil industry or the Bush administration) as being one of the most pressing issues...

Regression or Progression: The Nuclear Option
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The Ideal Snowboarder

The ideal snowboarder rises early, effortlessly opening up a pair of perfectly white and deep-blue eyes. Not a trace of red-eye needs to be removed,...

The Ideal Snowboarder
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So how’s your season been so far?

By the time you read this, you will have already probably got a few runs in this season – and hopefully a few early-season parties...

So how’s your season been so far?
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