Video – Japan Powder with Nicolas Muller

Video – Japan Powder with Nicolas Muller

February 5, 2010
Filmed on location in Hokkaido Japan and the surrounding mountains. These are the best shots compiled for one edit dedicated to Nicolas Muller. And his insight on snowboarding in Japan, and the rewards that follow throughout the filming process. While Eero Ettala traveled to Sapparo after a week of filming…
Our Olympic Photographers

Our Olympic Photographers

February 4, 2010
Meet our official photographers for the 21st Winter Olympics. Dan Himbrechts and Jake McBride are 2 of Australia’s most renowned and prolific snow sports photographers this country has seen. Jake from Manly, NSW & Dan from Randwick, NSW have spent decades in the mountains of Australia and the world travelling…
Video – Jackson Hole 5-Feet in 5-Days

Video – Jackson Hole 5-Feet in 5-Days

February 1, 2010
  Recent series of storms have absolutely smashed the west coast of the USA with over 8 feet of powder recorded in Tahoe and Mammoth mountains in California. Meanwhile over in Wyoming, Jackson Hole resort in the menacing Tetons range, renowned for it’s steeps, deeps and gnarly skiing, had over…
Scott James Speaks to Twenty Ten

Scott James Speaks to Twenty Ten

January 29, 2010
  Image – Mcbride 15 year old half pipe rider Scotty James is the youngest male Australian Winter Olympian in history and the youngest snowboard Olympian ever. The Melbourne teenager made history this week by dashing across the world to compete in a Canadian World Cup in order to qualify…
The Scott James Miracle

The Scott James Miracle

January 26, 2010
It took more than an injured teammate to get 15 year old Scotty James to make the team for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. He is the Youngest male Australian Winter Olympian in history and the youngest Snowboard Olympian ever. After a long 6-months on tour and a failed campaign…
Video – Snowboarding Whistler Powder Week of Jan 22 10

Video – Snowboarding Whistler Powder Week of Jan 22 10

January 22, 2010
  In the last week Whistler has been receiving huge dumps of snow, over 1.4 metres have fallen in the Alpine as a matter of fact. This video of international pro snowboarders Jussi Oksanen and friends shredding the Whistler deep comes from TWS (an American Snowboard magazine) and shows a…
The Jake Koia Mixed Tapes – A Day in the Life – Part Braaappp

The Jake Koia Mixed Tapes – A Day in the Life – Part Braaappp

January 20, 2010
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The UK White Xmas Explained

The UK White Xmas Explained

January 19, 2010
    Words by:: Aaron Cook – mountainwatch.com Meteorologist. Anyone guilty of dreaming of a white Christmas for Europe this year is probably too scared to admit it now, as transport and utility sectors struggle to cope with one of the coldest winters in recent memory. The snow really got…
Gallery – Whistler 140cms This Last Week

Gallery – Whistler 140cms This Last Week

January 19, 2010
  In the last 7 days at Whistler Canada, 136 cms of fresh snow has fallen across the resort with one incredible 24 hour dump of 70cms that put some big smiles on the faces of the punters and resort management, whom have the big “O” looming in their minds.…
Lydia Lassila Wins Deer Valley With A New World-Record Score

Lydia Lassila Wins Deer Valley With A New World-Record Score

January 18, 2010
    Australia’s Lydia Lassila takes a win and a world record under the lights in Deer Valley with a triple twisting triple and a double twisting triple, producing a world-record score of 220.91. Jacqui Cooper held the record previously with 219.81. With a healthy lead after qualification, jumping a…
The SBX Aussies Taking The Good With The Bad in Switzerland.

The SBX Aussies Taking The Good With The Bad in Switzerland.

January 16, 2010
With Snowboardcross (SBX), like many a sport, you need to take the good with the bad. Sometimes the results fall your way, and other times you are left wondering what could have been. The Australian competitors at the World Cup SBX event in Veysonnaz, Switzerland, mixed the good with the…
Video – Niskeo’s Secret Resort

Video – Niskeo’s Secret Resort

January 15, 2010
Niseko, Japan – the Bali of Snowboarding. Here’s a secret resort right under the nose of 20,000 punters – find it if you can. You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. <object classid=”clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ id=”ooyalaPlayer_7anj2_gq1rejj0″ width=”648″ height=”363″ codebase=”http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab”><param name=”movie” value=”http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=UycXBiMjojy3_D0nap5O0ZD4Ozz7HhCI&version=2″ /><param…
Dale Begg-Smith Cements His Number One Mogul Status

Dale Begg-Smith Cements His Number One Mogul Status

January 15, 2010
    The first day of a double World Cup in Deer Valley sees Begg-Smith on the top of the podium yet again, on the very same course he suffered a season ending knee injury just a year ago. Qualifying in second position behind France’s Guilbault Colas, Begg-Smith again stepped…
Craig Branch Beats Bode Miller to Secure Olympic Birth

Craig Branch Beats Bode Miller to Secure Olympic Birth

November 30, 2009
    Australia’s Craig Branch has finished 28th at the Lake Louise Downhill skiing event in Canada. Craig finished one spot ahead of US ski racing star Bode Miller to secure himself the necessary entry criteria for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. The Alpine Skiing World Cup Tour has hit…
Antarctica Ski Expedition

Antarctica Ski Expedition

November 20, 2009
Australia’s legendary big mountain skier Andrea Binning has just set-out on a 3-week skiing expedition to Antarctica. We will be following her every move right here on Mountainwatch.com as they depart from Argentina on the 22nd of November. (Good luck and have fun Andrea!) The Antarctic Peninsula where the expedition…
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…
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