This week the West Coast Session Team edits went live. Catch the videos on the WCS vimeo page and keep an eye-out for the white bases and green tips of the Cartel all riding next winter’s Syntax skis. Here’s a quick reminder of which Cartel riders were on which team. Steve Stepp and Luka Melloni [...]
At the start of May Amplid’s Iberian Cartel; consisting of Pako, Luka and Noah, packed their things and headed out to the West Coast Sessions at Timberline resort, Oregon. All Noah had to show for this trip of a lifetime was an I <3 Oregon T-shirt and this lousy shot by Ethan Stone of him [...]
Terminal Amateur status is a terrible affliction for any wannabe ski pro. In the latest episode of They See Me Trollin’, Steve Stepp heads to Colorado to find-out what the life of a pro is all about, loses his long time outerwear sponsor and puts himself forward for pioneering surgery in a final, desperate bid [...]
With Mt Bachelor open well into May it’s a long season for any local, but for Tyler Orton, Amplid’s Justin Norman and the rest of the Sweeney Todds crew it’s also been a productive winter too with a ton of success from the Sweeney Todds edits. With so much footage in the bag Tyler just [...]
For the last four years Russian film crew Life Steeze Media’s releases have progressed from raw shred movies with spirit to full scale cinematic productions showcasing the best skiers and snowboarders Russia has to offer. Amplid Cartel rider Dima Makrushin’s video parts with LSM are always jaw-dropping. From the teaser, it looks like Earthshine will [...]
Finnish Amplid Ambush Academy rider Lauri Lehtonen forwarded this chilled edit of him and his homies making the most of a single rail on a solitary, withering patch of snow. Ending the snowboard season and starting a summer of BBQs all in one day… what could be better? You’ll also catch a glimpse of the [...]
Mid April and the pow was still falling thick and fast at Mt Bachelor. JNorm and handful of Bachy locals hooked-up with filmer Pete Alport to make the most of the late season flurries. John Rodosky has already proved that the Creamer is capable of dismantling heavy freeride lines on the Freeride World Tour and [...]
For freeriders looking to ride backcountry lines in the Northern Hemisphere in May there are only two options; either head further north into the Arctic circle or climb higher. Mountains don’t get much higher than Chamonix and in particular the Aguille du Midi and its surrounding peaks. French Ambush team rider Nico Antony took the [...]
The West Coast Sessions an annual spring gathering of the world’s best freeskiers happened last week at Timberline, Oregon. The Cartel has always represented Amplid in force at WCS and this year was no different. Noah, Luka, Steve and McRae made the trip out west to catch some rays, ride the best spring park in [...]
Last week Amplid riders Justin Norman and Dash Kamp hit Mt.Bachelor for the Superpark week in sunny spring weather. There’s no-doubt that Superpark’s oversize set-up is consistently one of the gnarliest on the planet… this year was no different. Justin bagged a couple of epic shots on the monster step-up with the Snowboarder Mag crew [...]
Yep that’s right Cartel riders Justin Norman and Dash Kamp will be attending this year’s Superpark XVII event at Mt. Bachelor, OR. Now in it’s 17th year, the event run annualy by Snowboarder Magazine and directed by its handplant-crazy editor Pat Bridges plays host to a number of shaper teams from all over the US [...]
Five months ago, Amplid opened its doors to the first intake of young talented riders to the Amplid Ambush Academy. The aim of the Academy was to find riders that were not only skilled skiers and snowboarders but also media savvy; able to produce edits and promote themselves through social media. Amplid’s partner in [...]
The latest news from German Ambush rider Christian Graf is that ‘Restless’, a short film he was involved with for the World Ski & Snowboard Festival, took the Best Film Award and People’s Choice Award netting director Leo Zuckerman a cool $16,000. Shot in and around Whistler in 7 days, this short film masterpiece was [...]
UK Ambush team rider Mikee Cee and a crew of riders from the For Boarders By Boarders collective recently packed their bags and headed out to the Horizon Festival in Bansko, Bulgaria for a week of burning the candle at both ends. Long days of shredding were followed by even longer nights on the dancefloor [...]
French Amplid Ambassador Yannick Prebel emailed HQ this rad screen capture from a day spent chasing his shadow around the mountain. Boosting bottomless powder ollies on the 13/14 Morning Glory snowboard with only your shadow for company… is there anything better? There’s certainly no better shred companion if you want to enjoy fresh lines all [...]
When Steve picked up the Saga Team phone how could he know that a couple of days later he’d bump into that same caller and be challenged to a game of SKATE. Still at AM status and with nothing to lose Steve accepted Breck local Boo Strachan’s challenge, little did he know Boo would turn [...]
Amplid friend and lens man extraordinaire Tyler Orton has done a rad job with his Sweeney Todds episodes this winter. The Sweeney Todds edits document the shred missions of Mt Bachelor’s most infamous snowboard gang. Amplid’s very own J-Norm rolls with the Sweeney Todds and nails some Dopamine fuelled jibbery in this edit.
Blue skys, sun, slushy parks and Cobra Dogs, what’s not to love about Summer Camp? Windells put together a little montage of the best clips from last summer. Of course, a best of Windells edit without J-Norm is like Cobra Dog without the Cobra. Skip to 5:10 for Justin’s clips.
We’re a bit late on this news but the videos is killer and the riding next level so it had to get posted. In March, Monster Energy held the Rail Trick Storm event at the Font Romeu Pyrénées 2000 snowpark. A little rocket rail to double kink staircase and a fence ollie to wall ride [...]
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.
We like to sensationalize our posts a little to give the ARC blog that British tabloid feel. In actual fact Finnish Academy rider Markus Haka is in the final of YoBeat’s People’s Court and needs your votes to win sponsorship from optics manufacturer Arnette. If the crime Markus is guilty of is being one of [...]
You take the time to tag #amplid in your Instagram shots so we’ll take the tine to look through them and choose our favourites every month. This month we ere digging the stylish kicker shots of @yoonkyungkim on what looks like a HiDef and @jonasvieider who’s attacking a serious money booter. There’s @tychinskiy with a [...]
Life ain’t so bad for Norwegian Ambush team rider Bendik Oye who can count Norse Freeski legends Andreas Hatveit and Oystein Braaten as shred buddies. Over the last couple of seasons the trio have been putting out little edits capturing the progression of their tricks and style… both of which seem to be coming along [...]
The winter might be over in Finland but where there’s slush and rails you’ll find 22 Productions and Amplid Ambush team riders Anton Tevajärvi and Niklas Turku slugging-it-out and getting some shots.
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