Splitboarding is great, what could be better than accessing beautiful peaks with thousands of meters of untouched vertical stretching out into the distance. Well that's the romanitic view, the reality can be very different. Amplid's Nico Antony recently spent 8 days in the Southern Alps exposing himself to awful conditions and learning essential survival techniques.
Very rarely do you get untracked terrain on your local mountain. When it does happen and you know the terrain well enough to open up the throttle, it's always going to be one of those lines you remember. French Ambush team rider Nico Antony and his Creamer enjoyed this perfect line last week.
This week, with fresh snowfalls and sunny weather, French Ambush riders Nico Antony and Morgan Sauerwald ventured deep into the backcountry to a secret spot called "La Sambuy". They were greeted with perfect conditions and incredible terrain.
Big congratulations to French Ambush team rider Nico Antony who truly whipped-up the white stuff in the Tignes leg of the Temmos Freeride Series, a FWQ event, and ended-up on the podium in 2nd place.
Not convinced by the benefits of owning a splitboard yet? French Ambush rider Nicolas Antony just emailed us with a quick edit of some lines he poached on his Morning Split a week ago in Chamonix. Prepare to be convinced!
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 [...]
From 55 degree Chamonix Couloirs to fun lines in the trees, French Ambush rider Nico Antony made the most of France’s epic snowfalls last season. Nico emailed this season edit through to HQ and there’s some great footage in the edit including some smooth POV lines with some hefty drops and pedal to the metal [...]
The European Alps has one of the best seasons in recent memory and all our French Ambush riders can think of is riding ice! I think Xavier De Le Rue might have started a bit of a trend amoung his countrymen when he won the trick of the year at this year’s Riders Poll Awards. [...]
PoVs on the Creamer 166 from Nico Antony … that does indeed create jealousy.