Our festive assortment of some of the best snowboard video content that 2016 offered up to keep you out of mischief...

Christmas and New Year is the time when you get to spend a lot of time with your family. This is great and all that, but it can get too much. So if you need a time out these holidays then bookmark this page and work your way through our list of some of the best online snowboard parts, edits and movies released this year. It may have been a shit year in the real world but for shred video content it's been a proper corker...

Scroll down to one that tickles your fancy, hit full screen, play, enjoy, find another one. Repeat.

GLUE

Christian Haller and friends' pow, stunt and turning masterpiece is a MUST WATCH.

Island Born

Bangers? Creativity? Stunning scenery? Eiki Helgason's all-Iceland, all-awesome project ticks a whole host of boxes.

Äsmosphere

It's frankly mind-boggling how Wolle Nyvelt and his crew are better riders without bindings than most of us are with them.

The Eternal Beauty of Snowboarding

Photographer Jerome Tanon's masterful critique of what it is professional snowboarding really is. That makes it sound way more serious than it actually is...

Halldor Helgason - Dayumm! Part

Halldor's full part from Dayumm! will make you say Dayumm! more than once.

GoPro x Travis Rice - The Fourth Phase: Alaska

More in-your-face awesome than the actual movie, this GoPro edit of Rice and Eric Jackson destroying AK will make your mind melt.

Vans First Layer - Japan

The Vans Euro dudes hit Japan last winter and nailed it with some ultra heavy urban and powder riding.

Views From the 7th

Spencer O'Brien built a super booter in Canada, invited some of the finest ladyboarders to session it, and produced one of the sickest all-girl edits ever.

Korua Shapes - Yearning for Turning Vol. 4

The Swiss snow surfers are still turning, and still making 'I Need To Go Snowboarding NOW' edits.

BYNDxMDLS

Kevin Bäckström, Tor Lundström and their amigos first ever full movie is one to bookmark for sure.

Smith Optics - King of the Hill

The Smith team's account of the epically awesome King of the Hill get-together, celebrating the 20th anniversary Ingemar's backside air in Riksgränsen.

#laaxisniceyo - Nicolas Müller

Everyone's favourite Swiss wizard carves it up majestically on home turf.

Loose Change

Sparrow Knox and Niels Schack hit the road Eastwards in this rad road trip shred flick.

Bode Merrill - Reckless Abandon Part

The full film is sick so go grab it, and this nine minutes of Bode boarding will straight blow your merry mind.

Max Buri - The Season's Selection

So much YES in this doodah-produced part featuring the surfy Swissman.

Foothills: The Unlinked Heritage of Snowboarding

Patagonia riders Alex Yoder and Nick Russell search for snowboarding's origins in the Kaçkar Mountains of Turkey.

Sami Luhtanen

Dr Luti dropped in with this street part late in the year, and it went straight into our favourites file. Bonkers.

Klaudia Medlova

This Slovakian girl blew up in 2016 and dropped a heavy part to prove it.

Snackbreak - Deviate

These boys went the black and white route for their mostly street – yet with a solid dump of pow – movie. Hammers all the way.

Jake Blauvelt - Discover Chile

Mesmerising footage from the Southern Hemi as Blauvelt finally scores in the Andes.

Burton Presents: Heavy Rotation

The B's reliably strong edits dropped back in for another year. Never a bad time to watch Danny Davis, Ben Ferguson, Mark McMorris and co. crush it.

Antti Autti - Statements: Lines

Antti Autti draws lines across the mountains of the world in this surfy and sick edit from his Statements series.

adidas Snowboarding - 3:00AM

adidas Snowboarding x Videograss = EPIIIIIIIIIIC!

Different Direction - Gold for the Soul

A definitely powder-focussed offering from this Austria-based crew. And one that'll have you longing to rip with your homies.

Peace Park 2016

Danny Davis's annual season ender just goes from strength to strength. That park setup alone is insane, and the riding is next level

Vimana Snowboards - One

First pop at a team movie turned out banging for this Scandi snowboard brand whose rider roster just gets better every year.

Marcus Kleveland

2016 saw Marcus Kleveland continue to blow minds. Knuckle tricks and multi-dips, ahoy!

Lets Doris

Minimovies were the hype in 2K16, so Felix Remington got on the bandwagon with this sterling effort.

Neff - Play

Ten minutes of goodtime ripping from the Neff crew.

Fat & Furious - Back to the Feature

The brothers Hjelström continued to amaze and entertain with their web edits, and this is pretty much a greatest hits.

Sanesemilia - Sane!

The Sane! gang get back on the movie-making tip with this rad full-lengther, featuring some of IBK's finest.

Workers

Blue collar Frenchies get the business done. Chances are these guys are just like you, just maybe a bit better at snowboarding.

Bon Van Unnik - The Fourth Wall

There's a lot of great boarding in the new Postland movie, and all of the parts are online. But Bob gets the nod coz he got the ender and had to spend three days in jail.

Blackoutdayz - Boyz 'n' Toyz

The Zillertal boyz hit back with their toyz for another round of season-long powder awesomeness…

Horizon Lines - Iceland

Enjoy the raw beauty of Iceland as experienced by Jeremy Jones, Forrest Shearer, Bryan Iguchi and surfer Kohl Christensen.