Author - Alexa Hohenberg

Shextreme film festival 2017 – Call for submissions

Shextreme Film Festival 2017 The world’s first and only film festival dedicated to celebrating women in extreme sports and adventure. Based on the recent Billabong epic marketing fail, Shextreme is even more committed to...

Clothes Crush – OneTeaspoon

OneTeaspoon – The epitome of cool The clothes in the wardrobe of every effortlessly chic, surfer girl   If there was ever one brand that summed up ‘just don’t give a f**k, I just threw this on‘ cool...

Simple living is the hardest thing to do – Or is it?

Simple living in the mountains   Alone in a hand-built log cabin deep in the Canadian mountains, I’m sitting here pondering life.   It took a lot of effort to physically get here, and right now life is pretty sweet...

The new Sensi Graves Bikinis Blue Dreams collection

The Blue Dreams Collection The awesome bikini company that I am an athlete / ambassador for, Sensi Graves Bikinis is stoked to announce the release of the 2017 Summer Capsule Collection, Blue Dreams. It’s pretty frigging...

13 Photos that will make you want to visit Alaska

The gem of the north, the final frontier, the land of the hunky lumber jack fisherman… Ok so that last one isn’t an official tourist board attraction but it’s definitely one of my favs! Mmmm men in plaid and...

Learning to snowkite in Alaska at SnowKite Base Camp

Snowkite in Alaska   I’ve never really wanted to kiteboard. In fact until now, I’ve actively avoided it. You see, it’s the idea of being dragged out to sea by a kite, left helpless and bobbing in Australia’s shark...

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance I recommend Sadly travel insurance is one of those things that you just need to get. If the worst case scenario happens, it can get bad REALLY quickly. Like that time I was robbed of all my possessions in Laos...

10 lessons to be learnt from Japanese culture

Opening my eyes to Japanese culture It’s been a great pleasure living in Japan the last three months. I have worked as a backcountry snowboard guide on the north island of Hokkaido (population 5.4 million). The Japanese...

Subscription Food Boxes – Are they worth it?

Dinner at your door – A guest post by Laurie Guthrie   There has been a lot of hype lately around subscription food boxes. Touted as the new way to help save you time or money and keep your healthy meal plan in check...

Mood – A stunning short surf film by Fran Miller

Water in slow-motion is captivating. Add a surfer and the eye of surf photographer Fran Miller, and you have a stunning visual feast. Mood is exactly that. A stunning short surf film from the recently interviewed Australian...

Olympic Snowboarding Big Air – So hot right now

Snowboarding has always been a world of two halves: the competitive side fuelled by increasing rules and regulations, and the soul-searching freeride side, seen as art more than sport.   Never are these two sides more...

The Rip Curl girls drop a sweet video from Indonesia

Surfer girls stuck in reception The Rip Curl search is all about getting out there. Alana Blanchard, Nikki Van Dyke and new 2016 world champion (legend) Tyler Wright went on a girls trip to Indonesia. And they scored. And got...

Fun snowboarding edit from girls at Thumbs up Birds

Thanks to the nice ladies at Thumbs up Birds for reaching out to me with their season edit. Snowboarding has never been a team sport, but Thumbs up Birds has always been team-driven to encourage and progress women’s place in the...

New surf leggings from Salt Gypsy & you get 10% off!

Use code stillstoked10 to get 10% off all products on Salt Gypsy   Exciting stuff from Salt Gypsy, the grass-roots surf brand from Byron Bay whose surf leggings I have been living in every day on my travels! They have...

Don’t call me lucky. You make your own luck

You make your own luck One 12 hour flight. Two grueling 7 hour bus journeys. 3 countries and 2 continents later, here we are in the Andes! My face beams with excitement.   I write this with a bus window view that spans the...

Full Moon Snowboard Film by Leanne Pelosi is HERE!

Watch Full Moon Film Now!   Full Moon Film is currently being toured around North America by the lovely ladies Leanne Pelosi, Mary France Roy, Robin Van Gyn, Helen Schettini, Jamie Anderson and Annie Boulanger.   So the...

Buying a surfboard in Lima Peru

Game on. You’ve just arrived in Peru and ahead of you is the not-so-fun task of finding a surfboard (or fun if you like trailing cities for toys). Perfect, uncrowded, left had point breaks await. You froth with anticipation...

Surf Bikini Review – OY Surf Apparel

OY Surf Apparel Review Quality surf bikinis with stunning prints Use stillstoked15 for 15% off   Oy Surf Apparel is a surf bikini brand out of Switzerland. Yup – Switzerland. That land-locked country better known as a tax...

Why you shouldn’t quit your job to travel the world

Don’t quit your job to travel the world – Guest post by Nina Ziezman from Shewhoadventures.com   It’s become a cliche of the 21st century, hasn’t it? Quitting your job to travel the world. From your local...

Surf Bikini Review – The all reversible Costa Bikinis

Costa Bikinis Review Reversible bikinis designed in Spain with a fantastic price point   Costa Bikinis are a surfwear brand made in Spain and designed by surfers for surfers. These bikinis are designed for surf, kite, sup...

Surf training out of the water – Paddle fitness

Surf training – paddle fitness – This is a guest post by Nadine Gottal of njoyrides.com   Surfboard under your arm and leash fixed to your ankle, you stand on the sand, marvelling at the endless right hander...

Clothes Crush – The Patagonia Poncho Fleece!

Clothes Crush – The Patagonia Poncho Fleece! Your favorite pullover now comes in a poncho fleece!   This Patagonia Women’s Lightweight Synchilla® Fleece Poncho is the cutest thing I’ve seen all year. I can...

15 inspirational quotes to pump you up

15 Inspirational quotes to totally pump you up and get you stoked. Gurl, you got this!   #1 Be more stoked.   #2 Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you...

The new Roxy POPsurf collection is sure to turn heads

Shop: The new 2016 Roxy Popsurf collection     The new 2016 Roxy Popsurf collection is pretty damn cool. Colourful geo-metric shapes, surf-solid bikini tops and 1mm surf suits and new wetsuits.   We’re loving...

Don’t make these 6 mistakes when learning to surf

6 mistakes you will make learning to surf Learning to surf is tough. I read an article by the amazing Girl Surf Network recently that spoke about surfing being a 10 year sport. Yup. 10 years. That’s how long it could take...

Why every athlete should practice yoga

Practice yoga and bend so you don’t break! If the best in the world are stretching their arses off in order to get strong, why aren’t you?   Like most snowboarders, my body has taken a serious beating over the...

How does Bethany Hamilton surf with one arm?

  Bethany Hamilton just inspired the entire world. Her performance surfing at the Fiji Pro left everyone with mouths on the floor and nothing but wide eyes and praise for professional athlete, mother, wife and inspirational...

The best women’s surfing videos of 2016

  There have been some great video releases from the women this year already. From Carissa Moore to Courtney Conolouge, it’s refreshing and inspiring to have this pipeline of new content to get us stoked.  ...

The mecca of spring skiing- Arapahoe Basin, Colorado

  Rather tired from hiking and broke from my addiction to heliskiing, I traveled back through Colorado in search of some late season resort, spring-time skiing. Arapahoe Basin boasts one of the longest seasons in North...

A 45 minute bodyweight workout you can do anywhere

  Staying strong, supple and fit while on the road traveling is a challenge for everyone, from pro athletes to fitness enthusiasts. While spending time in Colorado with aspirant mountain guide Sydney Paez Duncan, I took a...

Snowboard series from Cheryl Maas & Sarka Pancochova

  Shark tales and Maas Attacks is the story of two pro snowboarders. They are Cheryl Maas – Olympian, X Games gold medalist, aspiring stunt lady and mother of two – and young Sarka Pancochova, who aside from...