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Industry Insider July 2010

Industry Insider July 2010

July 13, 2010
“Stalking all the pros Facebook profiles.”Abi Bright, former shredder and sister of everyone’s favourite Olympic snowboarder Torah, has opened her own hairdressing salon in Jindabyne called 2627. Speaking of hair, facial hair, Australian snowboarding’s best kept Mo Matt Sedunary, Cattleman’s best trick winner , has purchased an old VW Kombi…
Party Photos – Cattleman’s Rail Jam

Party Photos – Cattleman’s Rail Jam

July 12, 2010
Damn what a massive night we had at the after party for the Cattleman’s Rail Jam. Transfer joined forces with Burton Snowboards to hold the official after party for at Mt Buller’s legendary “Rooha” bar that’s just a few staggering steps away from the event. A couple hundred people partied…
Call for Helmets to be Compulsory on the Slopes

Call for Helmets to be Compulsory on the Slopes

July 12, 2010
Source | 3 News NZ A leading neurosurgeon is calling for ski helmets to be made compulsory on New Zealand skifields. It comes after a 21-year-old student suffered fatal head injuries when she fell at Mount Hutt last month. “I want people to be protected by whatever means necessary,” says…
Record Visitors for Queenstown

Record Visitors for Queenstown

July 12, 2010
Press Release Visitor records have been broken in Queenstown with the convergence of Australian and New Zealand school holidays bringing large numbers of skiers and snowboarders to the resort. From flight numbers, bus transport numbers and happy retailers, it appears winter records are being smashed this winter season. NZSki chief…
2010 Burton Nz Open Gears Up

2010 Burton Nz Open Gears Up

July 12, 2010
WANAKA, New Zealand (12th July, 2010) – With just four weeks to go the eighth annual Burton NZ Open, which has become one of the most prestigious snowboarding events in the country, is gearing up to take Wanaka by storm. The invites are out, and those confirmed to attend so…
Baw Baw’ding Seven – 2010 Finale

Baw Baw’ding Seven – 2010 Finale

July 9, 2010
There’s this little fun hill in Austraya… called Mt Baw Baw, only a couple hours shot from Melbourne – depending which side of the city you live.     The Baw Baw’din spring edition. Somehow we managed to squeeze out an EP in one day. The bearded ciggie pack, Trotty…
VIDEO – Nate Johnstone Interview

VIDEO – Nate Johnstone Interview

July 9, 2010
  Nate Johnstone was the hard luck story of the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Having done more than enough to secure a spot on the Australian Olympic halfpipe snowboard team Nate unfortunately broke his ankle only weeks before the big event practicing a new double-cork trick for his Olympic run on…
Snow Park NZ Launches Junior Slopestyle Event

Snow Park NZ Launches Junior Slopestyle Event

July 8, 2010
  Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (June 7, 2010) – New Zealand’s top junior freeskiers and snowboarders are invited to spend some of their school holidays with a spectacle of talent and showmanship, when Snow Park NZ run their first ever ‘Junior Slopestyle Open’ on the 13th and 14th July. The…
Silvia Mittermüller joins the Ride Team

Silvia Mittermüller joins the Ride Team

July 7, 2010
  RIDE Snowboards is happy to announce that Silvia “Silli” Mittermüller has joined our team. Silvia is well known for her unique style, going big and her ability to ride any terrain – from park to pipe to backcountry. Born in the Alps and raised close to some of Europe’s…
PARK LAPS – Mt Hutt NZ

PARK LAPS – Mt Hutt NZ

July 6, 2010
Early season video from Mt Hutt NZ. Mount Hutt forecasts, snow reports and live snow cams.
Homegrown ep. 1 – Will Jackways

Homegrown ep. 1 – Will Jackways

July 6, 2010
Cardrona is home to incredible terrian, parks and some of the best riders from the South. Hang out with Will Jackways for a day as he shares some secret spots and the parks. “Home Grounds is a video series profiling Cardrona Alpine Resort and it’s team riders. The series will…
Snowboard V Moto

Snowboard V Moto

July 5, 2010
Kevin Pearce stalefish at Perisher, 2008 and Cam Sinclair with a cliff hanger backflip. Both casualties of life-threatening accidents. Words | Paul Colby The human price of progression has never been more severe. Pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce can find hope in stories like Motocross’ Cam Sinclair. When Kevin Pearce attempted…
PARK LAPS – Fisheye Fridays with Lloyd and Tiene

PARK LAPS – Fisheye Fridays with Lloyd and Tiene

July 4, 2010
Aussie shredder Andy Lloyd is back this year with a new season of his snowboard blog Fisheye Friday’s. This year based in Thredbo instead of Perisher, the first ep features some early season riding with Thredbo regs Ryan Tiene, Dane Tiene, Lance Rees and of course Lloydie himself. Thredbo forecasts, snow…
PARK LAPS – Cardrona NZ Open for business

PARK LAPS – Cardrona NZ Open for business

July 4, 2010
Cardrona forecasts, snow reports and live snow cams.
Video – Thredbo Terrain Park June Report

Video – Thredbo Terrain Park June Report

July 3, 2010
The guys up at Thredbo Resort who are running the park are putting together monthly park report videos this year so you can keep up to date with how the park is going at Shredbro. Filmed & Edited by Sammy Towers. Thredbo forecasts, snow reports and live snow cams.
5 Double Cork 12’s – New World Order

5 Double Cork 12’s – New World Order

July 3, 2010
The TTR World Snowboard Tour Kicked off last weekend for the 2010/11 season with an intense double cork 12 battle in the finals. In the end Canadian Seb Toutant won with a flawless cab 1260 double – watch this. />   The tour continues its run around the world with…
2010 One Hit Wonder – Call For Entries

2010 One Hit Wonder – Call For Entries

July 3, 2010
Last year the One Hit Wonder event brought a whole new concept to skiing and snowboarding in Australia. And this year the big air event is back and now calling for audition videos of willing competitors. The Event Info One trick. An international stage. Winner takes all. The Toyota One…
Video – Thredbo Bag Jump Opens

Video – Thredbo Bag Jump Opens

July 3, 2010
Thredbo forecasts, snow reports and live snow cams.
Photos – Sydney Made You Look Premiere

Photos – Sydney Made You Look Premiere

July 2, 2010
Some photos from last nights Sydney premiere of the new snowboard flick MADE YOU LOOK.(click on any image to open the gallery) Photos: Thomo. > a class=”jq-lightbox” title=”” href=”http://knowledge.mountainwatch.com/download/attachments/7802477/IMG_5673.jpg” rel=”lightbox[roadtrip]”>
Hotham’s Heavenly Valley Chair Opens Saturday

Hotham’s Heavenly Valley Chair Opens Saturday

July 2, 2010
With cold winter conditions favouring an incredible run of snowmaking this week, Hotham has announced the Heavenly Valley chairlift will open for the first time in 2010 on Saturday 3 July. This is a welcome addition for school holiday guests visiting Hotham as there will be five lifts operating for…
Photos – Auckland Premiere Made You Look

Photos – Auckland Premiere Made You Look

July 1, 2010
The Made You Look movie continued its tour around Australia and NZ this week with a stop in Auckland at the Huffer wharehouse. Thanks to Huffer for the images.        
Photos – Jindabyne Premiere Made You Look

Photos – Jindabyne Premiere Made You Look

July 1, 2010
Last Friday night the Jindabyne premiere went down at Banjo’s amoungst a blurry weekend of parties, events and some all-day shredding at Thredbo and Perisher. Yeah winter!Thanks to Jane Emerick for the photos.                          
Torah Bright Nominated for 2010 ESPY Award

Torah Bright Nominated for 2010 ESPY Award

June 30, 2010
Press Release Australian Olympic Snowboarding Gold Medalist Torah Bright is one of the nominees for the ESPN Channel’s 2010 ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) Awards . Torah is nominated for the Best Female Action Sports Athlete award, up against fellow Australian, surfer Stephanie Gillmore, who is nominated in the…
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