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.
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.
Swiss shredder Luca Wasser went on a road trip east this winter taking-in a handful of Austria's best parks. Watch as Luca flows like water (see what I did there) through the features of Kaltenbach's, Planai's and Flachauwinkl's next level terrain parks.
Spring time = Kicker time! In this short POV edit Cartel rider launches some serious double corks off a backcountry booter in the Tignes backcountry. Not only do you get a rider's eye view of some insane tricks, you get a peak of the 17/18 Multiplayer too!
This winter, Milligram mega-fan Andreas Baumann and his girlfriend traveled east to Japan for the splitboard trip of a lifetime. Surfing bottomless powder with the Car Danchi crew, relaxing with a Sapporo Beer in hot springs and playing menu roulette every evening, it sounds like one hell of a way to spend a vacation!
After a month of cabin fever inducing weather in Alaska, Ambush rider Ben Reynolds was finally able to access some of his favourite zones in the the Chugach range, close to his home. Three days of glorious weather, stable snow conditions and over 5,000m of vertical allowed for Ben to poach some dream lines with his Milligram.
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