Darrell Mathes. Photo: Andy Wright.Vans Team Rider and Northwest heartthrob Darrell Mathes is back on Transworld's "Wallpaper Wednesday" with another banger shot for your computer, iPhone or what have you. Darrell and his Videograss crew take urban shredding to the next level, and this monster gap over a concrete crevasse in Ogden, Utah proves it. You can't front on that. Nice job once again my friend!Go to twsnow.com to get the full size wallpaper image for your desktop!
It's that time of year again! High Cascade Snowboard Camp kicked off this week on Mt. Hood, which is the official start of the summer shred season. The snow is deep, the Superpipe is hitting and the jumps are built... say hello to soggy boots and sunburns! And once again, HCSC is doing it right with their signature sessions. First off is Hana Beaman's from July 6th-13th. That one's sold out already, and Vans Snow will be there this year
Wanaka, New Zealand. Photo: Nick Pooch.Vans Am extraordinaire Nick "Pooch" Poohachoff is spending the summer in the Land Of Frodo once again, and threw up some sick photos on the ol' tumblr blog. Nick will undoubtedly be ripping Snowpark NZ on the daily and breaking us off with fresh videos throughout the summer... or winter, depending on which way you look at it. Big ups to Nick for steady puttin' in work. Check out more shots of this picturesque landscape
Markus Keller. Photo: Thomas Stockli.Red Bull Illume is the world's premier action and adventure sports photography competition. The 2010 Image Quest uncovered a new, stunning collection of images.The 50 finalists were unveiled last year at a spectacular ceremony in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Chris Burkard (USA) received the honor of being voted the Overall Winner. His image of surfer Peter Mendria riding the waves in golden sunlight on Chile's West Coast was selected by a international Jury of 53 photo
Andreas Wiig. Photo: Thomas Harstad.Winter's not over for everyone! Andreas Wiig is still shredding the gnar up in Norway. Want proof...? Check out foursqaureouterwear.com for more photos of what looks like a sunny and sick parks sesh.
Hana Beaman. Photo: Laura Austin.Snowboarder Magazine's Laura Austin headed up to the 2011 West Coast Frendly Gathering in Mammoth last weekend, and has posted a story with lots of cool shots from the event. While winter still has its grip in California (the mountain still has a 9-17 foot base), tons of party people showed up to hang out with the Frends crew. Jack and Luke Mitrani, Danny Davis, Kevin Pearce, Mason Aguirre, Scotty Lago, Mikkel Bang, and Keir Dillon
Jamie Lynn showed up in Alaska to film with the Absinthe crew for their latest project "12". Big mountain rippers like Gigi Ruf, Nicolas Muller, Lucas Debari, Bode Merrill, and Blair Habenicht are featured in the film, and the whole crew descended upon Haines, AK for some late-season shredding and ended up nailing it. Gotta admit we're a little jealous. Check out the teaser at vanssnow.tumblr.com.
Darrell Mathes is one cool dude. He shreds what he wants, he still calls the Northwest home and he is down with some of the most innovative and trendsetting companies in the world. Proudly repping brands like Vans, Holden and WESC, Darrell has carefully carved out his own place in the snowboard scene by simply doing what he loves best: riding hard with style. Darrell's not concerned with contest winnings or video game characters. Instead, he's helping to develop quality
Eric Willett. Photo: Tim Zimmerman.ESPN has a photo gallery and video with a behind the scenes look at the Aspen shoot of Brain Farm Cinema's upcoming film "The Art Of Flight". Vans Team riders Mark Landvik and Eric Willett showed up to join in the festivities, with Mark playing team mascot after his knee injury earlier this winter, and Eric sending double cork variations over a giant booter until a triple cork attempt resulted in a slight concussion. Guess you
Andreas Wiig. Photo: Peter Morning.Yobeat posted even more photos from the 2012 Foursquare Team Photo shoot going down at Mammoth Mountain, California. There is a lot of buzz about the Wet Plate photography method being used to shoot the ads. This process takes 20-30 minutes for a single photo to be shot and developed, and Ian Ruhter used this old school method for the first time ever in action photography some years ago. Anyway, check out some more shots from