Ståle Sandbech may have won a silver medal in Sochi, but he’s been on a up for a long while now. Join Line9 as they take us all on a tour of Ståle’s local environment and get inside the slopestyler. (Punch us if you’re still reading this. . . we’re on autopilot.)
Surfer’s seriously have the shortest off season of any professional athlete. Simply as fans of surfing we find it hard to believe that tomorrow (yes, tomorrow is March 1, 2014) could see the start of the Quiksilver and Roxy Pros on the Goldie. Not sure we’re even up for being up for it as it all could start in four short hours. The trials are finished (Australian’s Matt Banting and Keely Andrew won) and now we’re all simply waiting on a proper swell.
First call is at 1:30 PM PST today (February 28, 2014) US Time, 7:30 AM March 1, 2014 in Australia. To watch live, click here. For the official word from the ASP, including Round 1 heat match-ups, follow the jump. [click to continue…]
We ride on them, over them, and through them. We eat them and throw them, but this is what it looks like to grow them. Snowflakes, that is. Put on your headphones and begin tripping.
We’re never to busy for a little barrel footage from Sebastian Zietz. Here, take a break and check it.
Can’t deny it. We enjoy listening to Leo Romero. It’s like that you will, too. Check him out with his band Travesura on the first official video from their self-titled debut EP. It’s called Tenor.
While in Sydney, Australia for the run up to the Vans Bowl-A-Rama Tony Hawk took some time to talk to the media about how the Olympics need skateboarding more than skateboarding needs the Olympics. Wise words from a man who knows.
Thanks, Yobeat, for keeping us in the laugh track on a Thursday afternoon. “S’posed to be pretty good weather tomorrow. . . “
Yes, she was. With her gold medal and everything. Plus, regardless of what some may be saying, Jamie Anderson stomp her run on the big man side of the slopestyle jump line.
Yes, apparently Late Night With David Letterman is still on and as is the custom he’s interviewing Olympic gold medalists. Here he talks to halfpipe gold medalist Kaitlyn Farrington. If you need to know anything else, watch. Oh, and if you want to see Sage Kotsenburg utter the first words we’ve ever heard him speak, follow the jump. [click to continue…]
Dave Lee and the crew at Signal Snowboards have made sliding devices out of pretty much everything, why not paper? Yeah, why not shred some paper. Here, watch.