Banking at Kitzsteinhorn by Pascal Imhof

More than 200 riders of all ages showed up in Kaprun/Kitzsteinhorn for the 4th Volcom Banked Slalom and enjoyed some of the best powder conditions of the winter. Our Swiss crew with Reto Neiger, Levi Luggen, Fraser Deck, Ivo Gmür and myself was joined by Lichtenstein’s Philippe Nissl and Tito Huber. We enjoyed heavy snowfalls on […]

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Vans Hi-Standard Hi-Times in Grindelwald

Vans has been putting on their Hi-Standard series for a few years now, so we were stoked to hear that they were finally coming to Switzerland. With the recent hiring of Gian Simmen and a new generation of talent coming up, Grindelwald was an obvious choice for an event where style is everything. Hi-Standard pretty much […]

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Fruttpark Photo Comp Our Top 12

As you probably know, we’re big fans of snowboard photography, so when we heard about Fruttpark’s latest Photo Competition we were naturally curious. Seven teams showed up on a beautiful sunny day and submitted photos in the following categories: Freeride, Jib, Creative, Fruttpark.ch and Good Times with Good People. We were seriously impressed with the […]

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Air&Style Gallery

In 1994, Reto Lamm won the first ever Air&Style. A lot has happened since then: venues changed, new locations were added and after experimenting with corners and quarter pipes it was back to big air. One thing, however, has not changed over all these years: Swiss riders always had a strong presence at this event. […]

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