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Tim Myers Interview

Tim Myers Interview

November 19, 2009
  Skier, filmer and the creative mind behind 2009’s best big-air comp:: Story By Reggae Elliss:: Not surprisingly for someone who grew up with a ski resort as their backyard, most of Tim Myers’s life has revolved around the snow. He is a third generation Snowy Mountains local, the Myers…
The Oakley Jib Vid 2009

The Oakley Jib Vid 2009

November 19, 2009
Photos by Alex Roberts The Oakley Jib Vid contest captures the underlying motive for progressive snowboarding documentation. A simple gathering of snowboarders and snowboard filmmakers for a weekend of riding, filming and editing in Mayrhofen Austria, bringing everyone together to share ideas, snowboard, party and of course document snowboarding in…
Climbing Mount Blanc – Part 2 The Summit

Climbing Mount Blanc – Part 2 The Summit

November 19, 2009
  Follow Flip Byrnes as she sets out on a mission to summit Western Europe’s highest peak – Mount Blanc.   “You snored”, Gary tells me. I’m delighted, at least it means, somehow at 3800m with 42 strangers, I slept. It’s 2am and it looks like an outdoor camping shop…
Made You Look – Aussie B-Shots

Made You Look – Aussie B-Shots

November 12, 2009
Webisode 7 of 7 – Some B-shots from filming in Australia this past season with Scotty James, Jye Kearney, Gus St Leon, Andy Lloyd, Nick Gregory Ben Fawcett and more. This is the final webisode before the official teaser drops and the riders head to the Northern Hemisphere for the…
Nathan Johnstone – An Olympic Medal Hope

Nathan Johnstone – An Olympic Medal Hope

November 11, 2009
The Little White Shark with a Tomato on the Menu   Words: Russell Holt :: Photography: Tyler Heffernan Australia’s Nathan Johnstone has his eye firmly on the podium at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The Halfpipe Snowboarder from Mona Vale NSW finished 2nd on the World Cup Tour in 2009…
The Right Insurance For your Snow Holiday

The Right Insurance For your Snow Holiday

November 10, 2009
  Have the wrong travel insurance while hitting the slopes overseas can hurt in more ways than one. Words By Tess Cook Photo: Alex Roberts Before heading overseas every skier and boarder should double-check their travel insurance will cover them, no matter what. Finding the right policy, not the cheapest…
Torah Bright Kicks Chinese Arse In SAAS FEE

Torah Bright Kicks Chinese Arse In SAAS FEE

November 6, 2009
  Last night in Saas Fee Switzerland, Torah Bright kicked the emerging Chinese snowboarders back to the kerb by winning the second stop on the FIS World Cup tour. The Saas Fee World Cup was Torah’s first event back after a 6-month break from injury and surgery. Torah re-confirmed her…
Snowy Mountains Trout Festival Report

Snowy Mountains Trout Festival Report

November 4, 2009
By Craig Daly The Snowy mountains Trout festival kicked off last weekend. Several hundred fisho’s were greeted by hot summer like weather the first few days. The recent rains and snow melt greening the area filling the lakes and rivers bringing the fish on the bite. With the water warming…
Made You Look – Thredbo Session

Made You Look – Thredbo Session

October 27, 2009
Made You Look – Webisode 6 of 7 Featuring Jye Kearney, Tom Pelley, Gus St Leon, Charles Beckinsale and Lance Rees. Back in July, Thredbo hooked up the Made You Look crew, allowing Charles Beckinsale (also their park builder) to go to work in the cat creating a unique jib…
Taking The Piste – Skiing Holidays Going Cheap

Taking The Piste – Skiing Holidays Going Cheap

October 23, 2009
  Taking the Piste – Rachael Oakes-Ash This view now on sale, care of a strengthening Aussie dollar. Black Tusk from Whistler Mountain, Canada. By Rachael Oakes Ash Maths has never been my forte. I struggle when skiing in the USA where vertical metres is measured in feet and tipping…
Skiing Blue Lake Australia – Spring 2009

Skiing Blue Lake Australia – Spring 2009

October 22, 2009
The steep faces of The Amphitheatre above Blue Lake is visible for most of the walk from Charlotte Pass. Story and photos by Chris Booth In a country that is known for never-ending desert tundra, unearthly red rocks and mango-flavoured ice cream, skiing a giant alpine range is quite novel,…
VIDEO – Made You Look – Crash Section

VIDEO – Made You Look – Crash Section

October 21, 2009
  Made You Look – Webisode 5 of 7 With all good snowboard movies comes a whole heap of belt-downs. Check out the Made You Look crew as they huck their carcass for video-part glory. Made You Look is an Australian and NZ Snowboard film due for release in July…
Climbing Mount Blanc – Part 1

Climbing Mount Blanc – Part 1

October 16, 2009
Follow Flip Byrnes as she sets out on a mission to summit Western Europe’s highest peak – Mount Blanc. I sit outside a refuge in Italy nursing a vino rosso, looking at the southern face of Mt Blanc. From France, she is a young woman, curvy, undulating, inviting, skin the…
ANDREA BINNING – Interview

ANDREA BINNING – Interview

October 15, 2009
Australia’s top big mountain skier continues to push the boundaries. Photo: Alexander Klun By Reggae Elliss Andrea Binning has been Australia’s leading big mountain snow athlete – male, female, skier or snowboarder – since she hit the international scene in 1996. A former mogul skier, Andrea was drawn to the…
Post Season Powder – Thredbo October 7, 2009

Post Season Powder – Thredbo October 7, 2009

October 9, 2009
  By Jono Brauer (Australian Olympic GS skier) 11 days ago after a couple of weeks training in Chile, I rolled back into Thredbo in shorts and thongs expecting spring sun, biking and golf. Alas, I found myself in 15cms of fresh with cold toes. Fast forward to today and…
GALLERY – Jindabyne Snowstorm October 7, 2009

GALLERY – Jindabyne Snowstorm October 7, 2009

October 8, 2009
Photos By Adam Begg On October 7 2009 Jindabyne locals woke to snowstorm more akin to a August or July mid-winter storm than the middle of October. It was the most snow that had fallen in Jindabyne during the entire 2009 winter and the snow continued heavily throughout the early…
VIDEO – Made You Look – The Northwest

VIDEO – Made You Look – The Northwest

October 8, 2009
Made You Look – webisode 4 of 7. The crew visit a few of the legendary resorts in the Northwest USA including Mt Baker and Steven’s Pass. Riders Nick Brown and Nick Hyne score deep pow, big kickers and run you through the drill. Made You Look is an Australian…
New Zealand Video Snow Report – October 2, 2009

New Zealand Video Snow Report – October 2, 2009

October 2, 2009
The final video snow report from New Zealand for 2009. Presented once a week by Robett Hollis – exclusively on Mountainwatch, the report has covered arguably one of NZ’s best seasons on in the last 10 years. Thanks to Robett and the team at NZsnowboard.com. See you next year. Watch…
Australian Video Snow Report – October 2, 2009

Australian Video Snow Report – October 2, 2009

October 2, 2009
This is the final video snow report from the Australian Mountains for 2009.. Hosted by Reggae Elliss in Thredbo, the report has covered the conditions and forecast in the Australian mountains twice a week for the whole season. A big thanks to Reggae Elliss and Thredbo media. Stay tuned to…
Terrain Parks – Behind The Scenes

Terrain Parks – Behind The Scenes

October 1, 2009
They don’t make themselves but have Crews of tireless legends who work to keep the stoke alive for everyone. Come and meet the Cardrona NZ Terrain Park crew as we follow them for a day and they reveal a little bit about what it’s like behind the scenes as a…
Snow Storm Journal – Australia Sept 26 and 27, 2009

Snow Storm Journal – Australia Sept 26 and 27, 2009

October 1, 2009
  Was this the storm of the season? What a difference a few days can make. It is debatable if it was the storm of the season, but there is definitely no doubt that it was the storm of the 2009 spring.It came while most of us were busy watching…
Taking The Piste – The 2009 Ski Season Wrap Up

Taking The Piste – The 2009 Ski Season Wrap Up

September 30, 2009
  Taking the Piste – Rachael Oakes-Ash By Rachael Oakes-Ash Australia loves an underdog, so theoretically we should have loved this winter. There were moments of greatness when the snow came early in May and Mt Buller won the competition for headlines by opening for a weekend and Perisher turned…
VIDEO – Made You Look – Webisode 3

VIDEO – Made You Look – Webisode 3

September 28, 2009
Made You Look – webisode 3 of 7. The Made You Look crew Continue exploring Japan hunting for street rails and scoring epic blower powder. Made You Look is an Australian and NZ Snowboard film due for release in July 2010. Filmed over 2 years, the film features the top…
Australian Snow Report – September 28, 2009

Australian Snow Report – September 28, 2009

September 28, 2009
Our latest video snow report from the Australian Mountains, hosted by Reggae Elliss at Thredbo. It includes conditions and forecast from all the Aust.
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