The first Onboard of the new decade is on sale and primed to get you hyped on shredding for 2010. Here's a taster of what we have in store for ya...

Romain De Marchi Interview


Fatherhood and YES Snowboards have calmed the former enfent terrible, but as soon as he straps in it's business as usual for RDM.

Snow Country: Japan


Senior photographer Cole Barash travelled to the land of the nipple deep pow with Nicolas Müller, Eero Ettala and Kevin Pearce (get well soon dude) and scored handsomely. We take a look at what snowboarding in Japan is all about.

Jenny Jones Profile


Arguably Britain's most successful snowboarder to date, we took a look at how the Bristol lass went from chalet maid to X-Games golds and Superpark standouts.



With the economy still seriously under the weather, Onboard headed east for a low-budget adventure with Joonas Mustonen and Matti Kinnunen - and found 1 euro beers, good terrain, and almost more snow than we could work with.

Spotcheck: Queyras


This lesser-known spot in France's south-eastern alps boasts heaps of killer backcountry and good snowfalls last year meant crews in the know headed to the quiet valley to get the goods. Now you can too...

PLUS we have a video review, a gallery of bangers from the Pirates' latest movie Jolly Roger, news, product, regulars and heaps more goodness to kick off the decade in style.