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Broken River Drone Vision on a 40cm Powder Day – Video

Broken River Drone Vision on a 40cm Powder Day – Video

September 7, 2015
Please enable Javascript to watch this video Mountainwatch | Video Ever thought about heading over to the Canterbury Club fields to check out Broken River? Well if you had, here’s what you can expect on a 40cm powder day, filmed on a drone. Special thanks to www.theperfectline.co.nz for the vision…
Shiga Kogen – Honshu, Japan – The Definitive Guide

Shiga Kogen – Honshu, Japan – The Definitive Guide

September 3, 2015
Charles Beckinsale lays out a huge pow turn on the backside of Shiga’s main face. Image:: Andrew Fawcett Transfer | Words by Richie Carroll It’s safe to say that the average Aussie or Kiwi snowboarder is well and truly acquainted with Hokkaido and its offerings. These days, droves of antipodean…
Snow Season Outlook 2015 – September Update – New Zealand

Snow Season Outlook 2015 – September Update – New Zealand

September 2, 2015
Where else can you get that good a view? Stunning South Island scenery Image:: NZSki/Coronet Peak New Zealand Seasonal Snow Outlook | The Grasshopper Brought to you by ESS Boardstores After July was dominated by northerly winds, some of the resorts in the rain shadow of the divide were starting…
Snow Season Outlook 2015 – September Update – Australia – Spring Beckons

Snow Season Outlook 2015 – September Update – Australia – Spring Beckons

August 31, 2015
There’s still at least four weeks of skiing left, and as Reggae Elliss once said: “Skiing spring corn can be just as good as skiing powder!” Image:: Perisher Australian Seasonal Snow Outlook – August update | The Grasshopper Brought to you by ESS Boardstores It’s that time of year again…
Snow Alert NZ – Canterbury to Score 30-50cm Storm

Snow Alert NZ – Canterbury to Score 30-50cm Storm

August 31, 2015
While it might not be this drastic, there’s some great powder days on their way to the Canterbury Clubbies this week Image:: Nick Johnson SNOW ALERT FILED: August 31, 4:00pm CONFIDENCE: High ———————————————————————— Tomorrow may officially be the first day of Spring, but the South Island will need to wait…
The Mile High 2015 – Wrap Up Video

The Mile High 2015 – Wrap Up Video

August 29, 2015
Please enable Javascript to watch this video Mountainwatch | Video The World’s best slopestyle riders descended on Perisher this week for the Mile High, Presented by Carlton Dry. Check out all the action in the official wrap-up video. Huge props to local girl, Jess Rich, who dominated on the day…
The Chillfactor FreeBom – Official Edit

The Chillfactor FreeBom – Official Edit

August 28, 2015
Please enable Javascript to watch this video Chillfactor | Video Check out all the action from the first annual Chillfactor FreeBOM at Mt Buller… READ MORE: The Chillfactor Freebom – Event Recap And Photos
Snowsurf – A Gentem Family Story – Trailer

Snowsurf – A Gentem Family Story – Trailer

August 26, 2015
Kazushi Yamauchi, or Yama as he’s known, is a guru of the Snowsurf movement in Japan Image:: Supplied Transfer | Video There are few movements in snowboarding that could be compared to the eminently Japanese “Snowsurf” style that owes its origins to a small group of Japanese shredders that have…
The Chillfactor Freebom – Event Recap and Photos

The Chillfactor Freebom – Event Recap and Photos

August 25, 2015
The Hotdoggers were running deep Image:: Warden Chillfactor | Reggae Elliss Because Hot Doggin’ Ain’t Dead The Hot Doggin’ spirit was alive and well at the Chillfactor Freebom held in Mt Buller on Sat Aug 22. Under a mainly fine sky, Wood Run’s bumps in the iconic Bull Run bowl…
UPDATED – The Sneaky South-Easter Continues – Snow Alert Australia

UPDATED – The Sneaky South-Easter Continues – Snow Alert Australia

August 24, 2015
In Thredbo snow fell down to the Ranger Station – about 1000masl Image:: Thredbo SNOW ALERT UPDATED: August 26, 5:00pm CONFIDENCE: High ———————————————————————— UPDATE Storm totals so far are sitting between 45-50cm in NSW, with only only 7-10cm falling in Victoria. There has been some fluctuation in the models today,…
Burton Snowboards Presents the Inaugural Tight Lines Video Contest

Burton Snowboards Presents the Inaugural Tight Lines Video Contest

August 21, 2015
Thredbo Parks have already begun construction on what will soon be one of the most progressive terrain park set-ups they’ve ever built Image:: Thredbo Transfer Snowboard Magazine x Burton Snowboards Burton is pleased to present Tight Lines – a new format online video snowboarding competition presented in conjunction with Thredbo…
Chillfactor FreeBOM at Mt Buller – The Countdown is On

Chillfactor FreeBOM at Mt Buller – The Countdown is On

August 20, 2015
The ’90s; when life was simpler Image:: Supplied Mountainwatch | Chillfactor The spirit of FreeBOM is alive. Buller is skiing so well people haven’t ridden Blue Bullet, ABOM and Wombat in weeks. And this weekend is shaping up to be magnificent; in every way we know Buller can be. Let’s…
Jye Kearney, Full Part – Video

Jye Kearney, Full Part – Video

August 20, 2015
Transfer | Video Jye had a huge season this year. After spending time shooting for Transfer over in New York City, he went on to film and shoot all across the East Coast in Boston and Montreal. Filmer Marcus Skin was along for the ride and he put together Jye’s…
The 2nd Annual Transfer Banked Slalom – Photos and Official Video

The 2nd Annual Transfer Banked Slalom – Photos and Official Video

August 18, 2015
It was overhead all day as competitors flew through the barrels at the top of the course. There was plenty of support for Mick Fanning, too. Richie Carroll pig-doggin’ through his exit Image:: Thredbo Transfer | Alex Horvath There is no other event on the Australian Snowboarding calendar that’s capable…
Transfer Banked Slalom – Official Results

Transfer Banked Slalom – Official Results

August 16, 2015
Course forerunner Tim Windshuttle sends it straight into the white room at the top of the course Image:: Alex Horvath Transfer | Alex Horvath What a day, thanks to everyone that was part of the second annual Tournament of Turns. We’ll have a full recap with photo gallery and video…
WORLD HELI CHALLENGE – Canon Shootout Webcast Live, Thursday, 9pm (NZT)

WORLD HELI CHALLENGE – Canon Shootout Webcast Live, Thursday, 9pm (NZT)

August 15, 2015
The World Heli Challenge is a unique event that culminates with the ION Showcase Awards, at this night of nights the winners of all categories will be announced and the “mindblowing” documentaries will be screened Image:: Tony Harrington WORLD HELI CHALLENGE The World Heli Challenge will end tomorrow night with…
A Day In The Alps With Client Liaison

A Day In The Alps With Client Liaison

August 15, 2015
Sippin’ on Cinzano Image:: Harry Webster Mountainwatch | Watkin McLennan This article first appeared in the 2015 issue of Chillfactor Magazine. Available HERE. Adapted from the Client Liaison music video “Feed the Rhythm” by Jack Peddey. “Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” – William Blake The view…
New Zealand Snow And Surf Adventure

New Zealand Snow And Surf Adventure

August 14, 2015
Please enable Javascript to watch this video Presented by Air New Zealand For episode 2 this year, The Diaries Downunder crew were not content with how good the snowboarding has been lately in the South Island, so they invited Surfer Blake Thornton over to chase down some waves. Thornton was…
The Transfer Banked Slalom FAQ – The 2nd Annual Tournament of Turns

The Transfer Banked Slalom FAQ – The 2nd Annual Tournament of Turns

August 12, 2015
Only a few days to go until the Banks are back Image:: Warden Transfer | Banked Slalom It’s time to warm the waxing irons, tweak that stance and dust off those Sorels; the Transfer Banked Slalom will kick things off for the second year running this weekend, August 15 and…
The 2015 Thredbo Top2Bottom – Video

The 2015 Thredbo Top2Bottom – Video

August 11, 2015
Please enable Javascript to watch this video Thredbo forecasts, snow reports and live snow cams.
Video – Lydia Lassila – The Will to Fly Trailer

Video – Lydia Lassila – The Will to Fly Trailer

August 10, 2015
Mountainwatch | Video Olympic champion Lydia Lassila’s tumultuous freestyle aerial skiing career is set to be immortalised in film, with the release of Australia’s first female feature-length sports documentary, The Will To Fly, in October this year. It’s a biographical narrative that chronicles Melbourne-born Lydia’s life and sporting pursuits, through…
The Chillfactor FreeBOM, Because Hot Doggin’ Ain’t Dead – Event

The Chillfactor FreeBOM, Because Hot Doggin’ Ain’t Dead – Event

August 7, 2015
The FreeBOM is a throwback, a throwback to a time when life was simpler Image:: The ’90s Chillfactor | Reggae Elliss On August 22, at Mt Buller, the Chillfactor FreeBOM will return, presented by The North Face. So start growing those sideburns and stop shaving those armpits, it’s time for…
Will Jackways and the Southern Lakes in July – Gallery

Will Jackways and the Southern Lakes in July – Gallery

August 5, 2015
Will-J has grown up riding these peaks, it’s no wonder he seems so at home amongst them Image:: Johnny McCormack Transfer | Gallery After a super-strong start, we haven’t seen much from the Southern Lakes of late. The reason being that there has been a nearly endless flow of northerly…
Snow Season Outlook 2015 – August Update – New Zealand

Snow Season Outlook 2015 – August Update – New Zealand

August 3, 2015
Treble Cone is close enough to the divide to make the most of the northerly feeds, yet well-exposed to the southerly storms too. Will Jackways finds a little airtime on a recent TC powder day Image:: Johnny McCormack New Zealand Seasonal Snow Outlook | The Grasshopper Brought to you by…
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