to top

Winning in Chile

If you follow the Amplid blog you’ll already know that Spanish Cartel riders Luka Melloni and Pako Benguerel have been in Chile for the last month travelling around the Andes and enjoying an endless winter. You might also have seen 4bi9′s video entry to the Eye of the Condor competition that both riders were a [...]
Well it may not be a cover in conventional terms but getting the Newschoolers landing page for a day is a pretty big deal. The shot is of a 7 blunt, shot in Chilean powder (not the Columbian stuff) by 4bi9 photographer Jeremy Lato during the filming of 4bi9′s video for the Eye of thee [...]

The Haka Chronicles

Markus Haka is one of the Amplid Ambush Academy riders who really impressed the Cartel over the last season. When Markus sent us his season edit with him dominating the Finnish streets on his Amplid LoBro, we just had to post it. From gnarly POV transfers to closeout down rails this edit is quality.
Jonny P’s name might get you thinking of an early 70′s DJ with a handlebar mustache and Vinyl collection littered with Cat Stevens, but in fact Jonny is one the UK’s hottest up-and-coming rail riding talents. To further his skills, Jonny spent four weeks this summer instructing at the Folgefonna glacier in Norway. With a [...]

Luka & Pako Hit Chile

Spanish Cartel homies Luka Melloni and Pako Benguerel have been chasing the endless winter this year with trips to European glaciers, the Westcoast Sessions and for the last month Chile. In Chile Luka & Pako hooked-up with the 4bi9 crew including filmer director Mike McLeod and riders Lj Strenio and Karl Fostvedt to take part [...]
For most Europeans summer’s a time for sipping Mojitos on the beach and enjoying the long evenings. Not for UK Ambush rider Jonny Pickup who made the pilgrimage to Norway’s summer snowboard paradise Folgefonna for a quick fix of the white stuff. While he was there Jonny hooked-up with the Mushroom crew and bagged some [...]

Luka Summertime Chillin’

Luka Melloni has more style than Don Cheadle’s wardrobe. Luka’s skiing is all about the smoothest butters and presses on the hill and when he wants to get airborne his hand drag rotations are so effortless and precise that you’ll wonder if you even saw him initiate the spin in the first place. This little [...]

Dash in ‘The Way Out’

After damaging his knee at the 6 star Davos Evolution contest in January, Dash was out for most of the 12/13 season. With plenty of physio and hard work he managed to squeeze a couple of days of filming in at end of the season at Boreal with his skier homies the Good Enough Crew [...]

Dachstein Day Out

The Freeski-Crew has a reputation for bringing Bavarian/Austrian culture into their shred edits. With the release of the trailer for their new flick STAMMTISCH this week which was jam packed with Laderhosen most will have thought they’d met their cultural quota for the summer. But you’d be wrong, because what better music to accompany the [...]
Bavaria’s Freeski-Crew just realeased the trailer for their Fall 2013 release STAMMTISCH (which if you’re interested in German means a table at a bar where the regulars drink). Shot and directed by Marinus Höflinger and featuring the riding of Amplid Ambush riders Felix Althammer, Jürgen Nigg and Chris Graf amoungst others, the impressive trailer really [...]

Are you a Soulrider?

Do you ski or snowboard just for the pure enjoyment or is it the competiton and knowing that you’re the best that drives you to nail that new trick? Austrian Ambush captain Harry J gets all deep on meaningful this week on Downdays as guest writer and talks through the Soulrider Vs Competition Jock conundrum: [...]

JNorm on Newschoolers

Newschoolers, the home of everything freeski… and today JNorm too. Yep an image of Justin styling a fence gap to backlip taken during the filming of Stept Productions’ 13/14 release Mutiny is currently plastered across the Newchoolers’ landing page. Obviously style is style whether you’re riding on two planks or one and JNorm is the [...]

Awone Films Release Teaser

Over the past couple of years Swiss movie crew Awone films has released some banger edits; last year’s release “Awone Again” really showcased the crew’s riding and productions skills. The crew, which includes Swiss Ambush team rider Alex Neurohr, just dopped the teaser for their 13/14 release “Je Vais Au Rêve”, it looks like they [...]

Pickup a Pocketknife

When UK Ambush rider Jonny Pickup destroyed his Declaration on the final day of the Mayrhofen season, it was touch and go whether he’d have a board for Springbreak, the UK snowboard scene’s end of season shindig. To Jonny’s suprise Amplid’s head honcho Peter Bauer showed-up at the Kaunertal Glacier with a 13/14 150 Pocketknife [...]

Windells Session 1 Ski Camp

It’s summer time and for the fortunate few that means camp up at Mt. Hood. One of those lucky beggars is Amplid’s Steve Stepp who always manages to get some great shots, when he’s not pushing toxic energy drinks on impressionable children. Enjoy the Session 1 round-up edit.

Benny’s Double

Everybody’s throwing double inverts these days but not everyone is getting double page interviews! Amplid Ambassador Benny Deeg recently scored a two page interview in Germany’s Playboard Magazine accompanied by this beautiful cliff drop shot by Rasmus Kaessmann. If your German lingo skills aren’t up to scratch you’ll have make do with the great photo [...]

LOS The Lost Trailer

Innsbruck based production company Legs of Steel is renowned for taking freestyle skiing to the gnarliest faces on the planet, by the looks of it their latest movie “The Lost” won’t dissapoint. Fully clothed and firing on all cylinders, Teddy Berr joined the LOS crew for a couple of film trips this winter, you can [...]

Splitboarding Mt. Blanc

Amplid Ambush rider Nico Antony has spent the spring camped-out in Chamonix, enjoying some of the best early summer conditions in recent history. On Saturday Nico finished his Spring freeriding mission by splitboarding his way to the top of Mt Blanc, Europe’s highest peak with an elevation of 4,810m (15,404ft) on his Morning Glory Split [...]

Bavarian Barn Secrets

Ever wondered what that big barn-like structure on the back of Bavarian/Austrian farmhouses is? It would be easy to make the classic mistake of believing that useless things like feed for livestock and farm machinery are stored in this mystery depot during the cold, snow covered winter months. Ambush homie Heise sent Amplid HQ a [...]

Chamonix Couloirs in May

The general opinion at the end of April was that the 12/13 winter season in Europe was one to remember; not only because of the amount of snow, but also because of how long it stuck around. Little did we know that a week from June, French Ambush riders Nicolas Antony and Morgan Sauerwald would [...]
There must be something in the water in Norway because the amount of freeski talent up there is mind blowing. Norwegian Ambush rider Fredrick Bergan is one of those talents and the edit he just dropped with SKINANIGANS! proves it. Nice vibes in this edit courtesy of Kendrick Lamar.

Bendik in TGP Vol.4

It seems that with every TGP release Andreas Hatveit, Oystein Braten and Amplid Ambush rider Bendik Oye are opening the world’s eyes to a handful of new rail tricks that have never been done before. This volume is no different with tricks so technical they’ll make your head spin. All Posts

Anton Tevajärvi Season Edit

Finnish Ambush team rider Anton Tevajärvi has been riding and filming with fellow Ambush rider Niklas Turku and his homies 22 Productions over the last season and he managed to capture some footage to showcase his shred skills. Anton’s smooth, laid-back swag style is the perfect fit for this black and white edit and its [...]
While Europeans contemplate whether to build an Arc just incase it decides to rain for another fortnight, our trans-Atlantic neighbours are enjoying some pretty rad end of season conditions. And what more could you want on a hot sunny day than a BBQ and a couple of ice cold brewskis? How about 20+ of the [...]
1 From 68