Amplid's Peter Bauer chats with Blister Review's Jonathan Ellsworth to talk about snowboarding, how he discovered the sport, its culture and what contributed to the sport's meteoric boom in late 80ies and 90ies. A real insight into the history of the sport and why being "anti" skiing was essential to its growth.
Amplid team rider Julien Lange just released the trailer for his up-coming movie "C'est Dans La Tête". Jam packed with Julien's usual intoxicating mix of big-mountain skiing and silky smooth freestyle trickery, C'est Dans La Tête looks like a movie that you don't want to sleep on.
Last month, Amplid homies Buell Steelman and Matt Strouder took advantage of the remaining snowpack on Mt Jefferson, Oregon's second highest peak, surfing perfect early summer corn on their Milligram splitboards. From the pictures, we reckon this mission was well worth the early start!
Talented Norwegian park slayer, Mats Bjorndal, pieces together his favourite shots from the 16/17 season to create a season edit that most salaried pros would find hard to match.
Blue skies and fresh powder greeted the 250 competitors hoping to nail a fast time at the 4th edition of the Volcom Banked Slalom at Kitzsteinhorn glacier resort. Amplid's Peter Bauer made the short journey to Kitzsteinhorn with a selection of boards from Amplid's Centrifugal Collection hoping for a fast run and fun times.
Amplid Cartel skier Luka Melloni teams up with Filmer Kylian Castells for this artistic black and white edit. Luka's smooth skiing and a moody aesthetic blend perfectly and showcase the charging abilities of Luka's favourite ski, the Syntax.
After two weeks of beautiful spring days, winter has returned to Bavaria, bringing heavy snowfalls and bone chilling temperatures. Making the most of the perfect snowboarding conditions and longer days, a crew from Amplid HQ headed to local resort Spitzingsee with the splitboards to poach some perfect pow.
Spring brings warm weather, longer days and most importantly, the annual SLVSH Cup at the Sunset Park in Peretol, Andorra! Locals Luka Melloni and Noah Albaladejo always take the opportunity to show the visiting pros how good skiers in Pyrenees are. In his first match up Amplid Cartel rider Luka Mellloni was matched against the king of butters, Magnus Graner.
A pioneer of Big Wave snowboarding since the early days, Amplid's founder, Peter Bauer, recently scooped the hugely important "XXXL Big Wave Surfer of the Year Award" and the cover of Big Wave Mag for a 120ft high wave he poached in Nazare, Portugal, last year.
Late spring is the perfect time to explore the incredible mountains of the Lyngen Alps. Towering above the Fjords which separate them, these Norwegian gems hold great snow until early summer, and the long days of the Arctic Circle’s summer make them the perfect place to splitboard. Amplid friend Juergen Haider is leading an expedition to the Lyngen in late April and there are still a handful of spots available.
Snow conditions in California this winter have been incredible. Ambassador Buell Steelman and his touring buddies have been making the most of the great snow, scoping and bagging incredible lines all the way along the Eastern Sierras, from Bridgeport to Lone Pine.
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