Amplid Team rider Kevin Salonius starts his journey of skiing discovery in episode 2 of Rookie Season and travels to Austria to learn the art of freeriding from Andi Nitsche and Teddy Berr. And there's a surprise instore for Kevin when he travels to Flachauwinkl to ride park with Mac Minikan.
Rookie Season is a four part series following rookie Cartel rider Kevin Salonius on his adventures around Europe, experiencing new terrain and snow conditions and learning from his teammates. Here's the series trailer.
It was the second week of December and four weeks of warm, sunny weather had taken their toll on the many ski resorts of the Alps. In a desparate, last-ditch attempt to secure photos for the 15/16 catalogue, Amplid's team manager invited a handful of riders to Pitztal in Austria for a weekend photoshoot.
Last weekend the Amplid Demo Tour was at the Stubaier Gletscher with a whole quiver of test skis and snowboards. The winds were a little gusty but the pistes were in fantastic condition. Here are a few pictures from the test.
German Ambush team skier Andy Nitsche and photographer Severin Wegener made the pilgramage last weekend to powder heaven in Ost Tirol. Snow may be a little thin on the ground in the Tirol, but Ost Tirol is enjoying a bumper season.
If there's one question that Amplid's team manager receives more than any other it's "Can you send me some stickers please?". The next most common question is "How do I go pro with Amplid?". Team rider Andy Nitsche and his homies recently put together this instructional video.
Fed-up with endless social media ‘tagging’ and ‘trending’? If the answers yes, you’ll be stoked on Ambush rider Andi Nitsche’s latest tongue-in-cheek dig at the current hash-tagging craze. The only problem we can find is that it’s crammed full of hashtags which kind of #defeatsthepurpose.
With snow conditions as good as they are in the European Alps this season, Ambush rider Andy Nitsche has had plenty of opportunity to enjoy his uber fat Lexington 185s. Andy emailed across these images by photographer Sev Wegener of him firing through pillow lines and getting creative on unconventional snow laden features.
Last weekend a little bit of hiking into Hochfuegen’s lesser known backcountry areas rewarded Ambush rider Andy Nitsche and photographer Severin Wagener with some stunning shots.
When the light is flat, there’s no better place to be than the trees. German Ambush rider Andy Nitsche spent last weekend in Fieberbrunn making the most of an overcast day with a wet and heavy alpine snowpack by blasting through Fieberbrunn’s feature filled forests on a pair of uber fat Lexingtons. Photographer Severin Wegener [...]
For the last two months Austria’s glaciers have been playing host to an International list of riders working through their pre-season training. Ambush rider Andi Nitsche hit Stubai last weekend with photographer Sev Wegener to enjoy the last week of sun-kissed Autumn before winter sets-in towards the end of this week and temperatures on the [...]
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