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WORLD HELI CHALLENGE – Sam, Janina, Benny, Abby Win!

WORLD HELI CHALLENGE – Sam, Janina, Benny, Abby Win!

August 12, 2011
World Heli Challenge Winners of the 2011 World Heli Challenge, Sam Smoothy, Janina Kuzma, Benny Bright and Abby Lockhart took centre stage last night at the World Heli Challenge Showcase. Athletes, media and the general public filled the Lake Wanaka Centre and were treated to an amazing evening last night…
Transfer Snowboard Magazine – The iPad app Issue 1 – Out Now

Transfer Snowboard Magazine – The iPad app Issue 1 – Out Now

August 12, 2011
Australian snowboarder Clint Allan scores the cover of the first iPad edition of Transfer. The cover includes a fully interactive video interview with Clint from behind the scenes of the cover shoot. Transfer Snowboard Magazine | Russell Holt Introducing our new magazine – well it’s kind of a new magazine…
VIDEO – South America Part 2 – Chile – Santiago Mountains

VIDEO – South America Part 2 – Chile – Santiago Mountains

August 12, 2011
Snowboarding South America – The Mountains of Santiago, Chile – A Freerider’s Paradise Transfer Snowboard Magazine | By Russell Holt, Video by Nick Gregory, Photography by Johnny McCormack You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. In September 2010 an ANZAC…
THE CLUBBIES Episode 1, In Search of Great Snow

THE CLUBBIES Episode 1, In Search of Great Snow

August 12, 2011
NZ Clubfields film series The first ep of The Clubbies travels to a few of the club fields in the Canterbury high country of New Zealand. With one big snowfall to start the late season off we went out in search of fresh snow. Though it had been greatly affected…
REMARKS Photo POWDER Report – Super Dry Stashes

REMARKS Photo POWDER Report – Super Dry Stashes

August 12, 2011
Queenstown and Southern Lakes from 2000 feet Snow Journal | Vaughan Brookfield The mountains have been super dry lately but there are some good wind-blown zones of powder. We are expecting a good snow dump with cold conditions in about three days, so it will be all on soon. Most…
AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – A Cooling Re-fresh

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – A Cooling Re-fresh

August 10, 2011
Sunset over Falls Image::Courtesy of Falls Creek Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath With the current state of seemingly global turmoil those of us engulfed in the snow bubble lifestyle were stoked to be graced with 10-20cms of fresh snow come Monday morning. Markets are crashing, youths are rioting,…
SNOW TRAVEL – A List of LA PLAGNE

SNOW TRAVEL – A List of LA PLAGNE

August 9, 2011
The Aime La Plagne 2000. known as the ‘snow steamboat’ the building was designed in 1970, the dawn of mass tourism. Image:: La Plagne Skiing France | Alf Alderson Alf Alderson offers some inside advice on La Plagne, including a top bedtime reading option. Having spent four months of last…
WEATHER ANALYSIS – Wild Winds at Thredbo

WEATHER ANALYSIS – Wild Winds at Thredbo

August 8, 2011
Thredbo’s known for it’s windy conditions, but with wind comes epic powder stashes! Image:: Thredbo Weather Analysis | The Grasshopper The big squeeze Anyone trying to ski at Thredbo on Friday, August 5, would have received a rude shock to find that several lifts were put on wind hold for…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Comp Time!

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Comp Time!

August 8, 2011
Snow Park’s Monster bonk 4 August. Image:: Snow Park Snow Journal | Matt White Kia Ora everyone, it feels like we are flying through the weeks at the moment, hopefully everyone is getting a good amount of skiing/boarding in.. we’re halfway through the season now believe it or not! Competition…
SNOW PARK NZ – A Sunset Session at the World’s Top Terrain Park

SNOW PARK NZ – A Sunset Session at the World’s Top Terrain Park

August 8, 2011
Australia’s Boen Ferguson checking out the sunset behind his tail grab Words and images | Ben Hansen While in NZ for the World Heli Challenge and NZ Winter Games, Boen Ferguson, Charlie Timmins, Chris Booth, Buller grom Mitch Reeves and some other legends like Italy’s Marcus Eder took a few…
Tonteri and Anderson Win 2011 Billabong Slope-style

Tonteri and Anderson Win 2011 Billabong Slope-style

August 6, 2011
Finland’s Antti Autti spinning a huge frontside 1080 tail grab over the third and largest kicker on the course. Antti was unlucky to be pipped into third in the Open Men’s Transfer Snowboard Magazine | Russell Holt | Photography by Johnny McCormack Roopi Tonteri of Finland and Jamie Anderson of…
TEASER – TB20 by Standard Films

TEASER – TB20 by Standard Films

August 6, 2011
The 20th year for the TOTALLY BOARD series is something to recognise. It’s hard enough making one movie, but 20 in a row and to keep each one on top of the game is an incredible feat. For 2011, we see the second year of Australian rider Ryan Tiene scoring…
Billabong Slope-style 2011 – Qualifiers & Photos

Billabong Slope-style 2011 – Qualifiers & Photos

August 5, 2011
The Course Set up from top to bottom with plenty of eye candy all day for the punters on the chair. Transfer Snowboard Magazine | Russell Holt The 10th annual Billabong Slopestyle has kicked off with some of snowboarding’s biggest international names taking to the mountain today during Qualifying at…
Snow Park NZ Turns On for Slope-Style 2011 – Day 1

Snow Park NZ Turns On for Slope-Style 2011 – Day 1

August 4, 2011
Snow Park is back to its former glory and then some. The new 22-foot halfpipe opened today along with the airbag and new jump line. Photo: Woody Sedgman Transfer Snowboard Magazine | Russell Holt We are sitting here with Robbie Walker – one of Australia’s best-known snowboard slopestyle riders looking…
HEAD CAMS – Contour GPS Review

HEAD CAMS – Contour GPS Review

August 4, 2011
Mountainwatch Field Reporter | Alex Cameron The sleek body of the Contour GPS camera was the first thing to arrest my attention. I had heard about the myriad of features; GPS tracking, Bluetooth connectivity, infinite mounting options, HD video, the list goes on. But when I lifted the small, solid…
FORECAST FICKLENESS – Why the Models Have Varied so Much in 48 Hours

FORECAST FICKLENESS – Why the Models Have Varied so Much in 48 Hours

August 3, 2011
  Balmy days and sunshine are nice for a time but cold and snow is what we all crave – Thredbo, 29 July. Image:: Thredbo Forecasts | The Grasshopper It’s been extremely warm in the mountains this week as a warm northerly flow chews away at the snow pack. When…
BOOTHY”S BLOG – The Rewards of TEMPLE BASIN

BOOTHY”S BLOG – The Rewards of TEMPLE BASIN

August 3, 2011
If you’re seeking big mountains, Temple Basin is the place to find them Boothy’s Blog Flight JQ7271 arrived at Christchurch airport at 12:50am, the last flight before the airport closed. Sure, it was late, but it cost 160 bucks and I reckon that’s worth it. I jumped a taxi to…
AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – Winter’s Intermission

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – Winter’s Intermission

August 3, 2011
What do you ride when its sunny and warm? Park of course.. Image::Courtesy of Falls Creek Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath Very warm temperatures transpired across the mountains over the last week bringing with them a spring like pattern of sun, snow and light rain that combined to…
Baw Baw Din – Episode 2

Baw Baw Din – Episode 2

August 2, 2011
Episode 2 of Baw Baw Din coming to you from Mt Baw Baw. It features the official and the unofficial Battle at Baw Baw. Enjoy. Mount Baw Baw forecasts, snow reports and live snow cams.
TREBLE CONE Photo Snow Report – Waking up to Powder Bluebird!

TREBLE CONE Photo Snow Report – Waking up to Powder Bluebird!

August 2, 2011
Chris Booth in rehearsal for the World Heli Challenge Words & Images | Ben Hansen Today’s adventure took us to Treble Cone just out side of Wanaka NZ. Charlie Timmins, Boen Ferguson, Chris Booth and I watched the weather roll in yesterday making us a little hesitant of what we…
Team Burton Wins the Dew Hut Jam at Mt Buller

Team Burton Wins the Dew Hut Jam at Mt Buller

August 1, 2011
Ryan Tiene from team DC spinning over the hut. Photo: Joey Corcoran Burton Snowboard team riders Chris De Campo and Jye Kearney (both 18 years-old) took out first prize in the 3rd year of Australia’s biggest team snowboarding event, the 3-star TTR WORLD SNOWBOARDING TOUR, Dew Hut Jam. After competing…
VIDEO – A Typical Tuesday

VIDEO – A Typical Tuesday

August 1, 2011
At Transfer, we believe snowboarding is more like a lifestyle than a sport. So when we had the opportunity to ride with some of Jindabyne’s best this past week, we decided to try to share the culture not just the sport. On a standard Tuesday morning, we met up with…
WORLD HELI CHALLENGE  – Epic Conditions for Freestyle Day

WORLD HELI CHALLENGE – Epic Conditions for Freestyle Day

July 31, 2011
The competition face off Mt Albert, competitors have the whole face to work with. Image:: Harro World Heli Challenge The Freestyle Day of the World Heli Challenge was held today in a stunning venue off of Mt Albert that has never before been used for the competition and may well…
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