Category - Sports

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.  ...

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...

Anna Gasser & Giulia Tanno win Suzuki Nine Queens Big Air

  “The jump is perfect for trying new stuff; that’s why I was able to do so much with one day of training. This is a really important event for women’s skiing and snowboarding because of the energy here. Everyone is stoked...

Live from Nine Queens – Snowboarder Birgit Rofner Day 1

  The Suzuki Nine Queens is an exciting media event that happens each year in Austria. It brings together some of the world’s best freeskiers and snowboarders, as well as, photographers and film makers, for a week long super...

Revelstoke, Canada – It’s as good as everyone says!

  It started in 2004. Tales told by my Whistler snowmobile friends: stories of endless terrain, bottomless pow, a lack of people and a small logging town with a cool, chill local vibe. My fascination with Revelstoke Mountain...

Gear Post – My top 5 with mountaineer Sydney Paez

  Sydney Paez Duncan is an aspiring mountaineer from Denver Colorado. At the ripe young age of 26, she is currently training to summit North America’s highest peak, Denali in Alaska sitting tall at 20,322ft / 6,194m. I have...

Brighton Resort Utah – The gem of Big Cottonwood Canyon

Brighton Resort is nestled up in Big Cottonwood Canyon, about a 40 minute drive outside of Salt Lake City. One of the 9 resorts within one hour of Salt Lake City, it stole the show for me. Being a snowboarder, I can’t ride at...

Kate Shengeliya skates the streets of Moscow (video)

Kate Shengeliya girl annihilates the streets of Moscow, dropping stairs, 360 flips and other mind blowing tricks with serious style.   Kate Shengeliya can skate!     Header photo by Даниил Колодин    

Enni Rukajärvi Full Snowboard Video Part

  Known as a slopestyle competition snowboarder who won the silver medal at the Sochi Olympics, Finnish snowboader Enni Rukajärvi just dropped a video edit from her 2014/15 winter season that shows her take her riding to the...

10 things you must see and do in Hakuba Japan

Konnichiwa! This winter has not started great snow-wise, this season in Hakuba. So putting my snowboard aside, I went out to enjoy all the great local treats in and around Hakuba. Lucky for me I’ve spent the last...

Surf fitness and exercises with pro surfer Paige Hareb

  Paige Hareb is a professional surfer from New Zealand with an wicked sense of humour and envious, globe trotting lifestyle on all the best waves. We met through the Girl Surf Network and ran a small riot in Manly, during...

You have to fall to rise

  You don’t need a reason for everything you do in your life. Do it because you want to, do it because it’s fun…..do it because it makes you happy. – Guest post by Echo Giesel Widmer   I do not...

Getting skunked – Waiting for snow in Hakuba Japan

So here we are. Stop 1 of the 10 month shred adventure and cabin fever has already made an uninvited appearance. I wasn’t due to meet the ole cabin fever until potentially March, during a month in Alaska, waiting to put the...

Surfing and Happiness – One wave is really all it takes

  At my home break on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, there’s a bright and beautiful surf group that meet every Friday at dawn. Fluro Friday: they wear bright, skin tight, patterned lycra and surf with ginormous smiles, wigs and...

What to pack in your backcountry snowmobile backpack?

What to pack for snowmobiling Professional snowmobiler Julie-Anne Chapman knows a thing or two about packing a backcountry bag. She takes us through what items she wouldn’t leave home without and makes some recommendations...

How to snowboard: 12 tips for beginners

So you want to learn how to snowboard?   Yes! I’m stoked for you! Learning how to snowboard should be really fun. It is just awesome and I’m personally ALL for introducing more people to my favourite thing...

Roxy POP SURF returns with sexy pastel palm prints

Shop Roxy PopSurf “Show a little skin. Flaunt a lot of colour. And never give them what they’re expecting.”   The trend in fashionable, surf-functional water-wear, continues with the new Roxy POP SURF collection...

Holden Outerwear 2016 winter range is HOT HOT HOT!

  Like many outside of America, I have always admired Holden Outerwear from afar. For many years, I’ve been a massive fan of the co-founder, pro snowboarder and street snowboarding pioneer Mikey LeBlanc, completely in...

5 Awesome things to spend all your tax return money on

  Yey. It’s tax return time!   I’m not having the best time at the moment. Life’s dishing out lemons and I’m just chucking them on the ground, staring blankly at the mess. Just this week I got an advertising...

Learning to Splitboard: 8 things I wish I had in my pack

  Learning to splitboard has been high on my to do list for quite sometime now. I have become increasingly adverse to crowds and lift lines in my old age! More and more I want to be alone in the mountains, to just get away...

Help get surfer Philippa Anderson on The World Tour

Surfer Philippa Anderson needs your help.   “It’s a huge cost to compete on the QS, so anything I raise from the campaign is going to be so amazing. Thanks so much in advance to those of you who chose to donate.”...

7 Tips to Stay Motivated to Surf in Winter

How to stay motivated to surf in winter Winter is known for more consistent, larger swells, off-shore winds and a less crowded line-up. Three killer factors that should get you jumping out of bed in the morning and straight into...

What to look for when buying a surfboard

How to buy a surfboard What to look for when buying a surfboard   Deciding to buy a new surfboard is both exciting and a bit overwhelming. I’ve ridden a lot of boards – most of them completely wrong for me – but some of them...

Tatiana Weston-Webb Surfs Tahiti

  Professional surfer, Tatiana Weston-Webb, travels to a remote island in Tahiti with pro surfers Anthony Walsh, Tika Smith, and brother Troy Weston-Webb. On an island in the middle of nowhere, Tatiana finds empty waves...

10 House Plants to Filter Toxins from your Home

  Making your home somewhere you want to spend time in is vital to your mental and physical health. Rest as you know, is equally as important as being active! One way to make your home happy and healthier is by adding house...