In our annual editorial meetings, we always sweat over the question what new regions we could explore in our magazine trip stories. Kashmir? Lesotho? Antarctica? Which is the most exotic location for a snowboard story - and has it been covered before?

From now on we can say fuck it, let's fly to Mars. At least according to NASA and their elaborate explanation, a bit of sideways glide is possible on the red planet. With gravity a meagre 38% of what we're used to, spin to win might get a whole new meaning. All we need is a travel budget boost from our owners. And the first manned mission to Mars of course.