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If you’re a regular on the Amplid blog you’ll notice that Amplid has a new website. Behind its polished exterior is pure blood, sweat and tears from the Amplid IT masterminds. Completely blowing apart the computer nerd stereotype, when they’re not coding our IT team vents the anger and frustration built up from solving [...]
French ambushmanYannick Pebrel is trying to catch up with his dream by trying to catch up with his shadow, while riding down some windblown slushcrust gully in La Hoya (Argentina)… In case that all sounds like the diagnosis of a shrink who just told Yannick that he is suffering schizophrenia – no worries: When Yannick [...]
News from our friends at SWITCHSTANCE: Our two hosts Dogu (Ancient Astronauts) & Protassov jumped into the recording booth and taped a brandnew Switchstance Recordings Radioshow. Show No. 32 features – as always – one hour of music from genres like Hip Hop, Breaks, Downtempo, Reggae and much more. TRACKLIST: 01. 2econd Class Citizen – [...]


Finally our new website is online! Still on bug hunting, but almost done. Shop is running, more languages and swiss version (with sFr) coming in the next couple of hours … enjoy ! The ARC.

Mcrae in Windells Session 7

Stept Productions joined at Windells Camp to put a wrap on summer ski at Mt. Hood. Everyone incl. A.R.C. man Mcrae Williams hot-laps to get in their last hits to hold them over until winter rolls around.
Featuring Ambush riders Fex Althammer, Jürgen Nigg, the entire Freeski Crew, naked men on sleds,and a lot more. DYNAMITE a movie simply from riders for riders – showing you what we love to do! Getting creative on urbanstuff, sniffling powder in the Alps and British Columbia or simply catch some air on big booters. No [...]
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Amplid Skateboards?

If Amplid made skateboards, they’d look amazing! Now that Austrian shredding is confined to glacier parks Austrian Ambush team manager Harry Juen has been preparing for a summer of pumping around skate bowls, by creating his own custom Amplid deck. All you need is a limited team edition Amplid sticker and a black blank and [...]


This is the first-ever “West Coast Session Day 5″ post because we’ve never done five days of Sessioning before. This year thanks to our wonderful hosts Timberline and Windell’s Camp as well as our other sponsors, we were able to session an incredible variety of features over the past five days, and today we managed [...]


Another day in the office for ARC rider McRae Williams. Check out WCS day III and more of Ethan Stone’s photos at Or directly at the official WCS website.


McRae Williams tossing some big dub 10s in the dry. Check out the coverage of our WSC 2012 Day II at !
On May 6 the West Coast Session returns to Mt. Hood, Oregon. For the sixth consecutive year, the Session will freeze-‐frame the state of today’s park skiing style, progression and culture by inviting top young ski talent to sample Mt. Hood’s excellent freestyle and natural terrain for five days, kicking off the spring season at [...]


  Note that we have extended our spring close out sales in our AMPLID SHOPATRON SHOP. In case you are a summer camp bumb or if you feel like your stressed purse is looking for a good deal for the next season, just click on the image above and see what’s left …
Highly suggested from the TUNE DEPT. of the ARC ! Awesome hiphop tunes for your skull. Have quick sneak at its MIXCLOUD STREAM or DOWNLOAD HERE.
Renowned for its light dry powder, Utah attracts skiers and snowboarders from around the world. There is one resort in Utah that stands head and shoulders above the competition when it comes to its park setup, that’s Park City Resort. Now an institution among the freeski community, many of the world’s top pros call PC [...]
With neighbours like Lech, Zurs, St Anton and Montafon it’s unsurprising that the resort of Diedamskopf has remained a locals secret. Tucked away in Austria’s Vorarlberg, it’s only 50km from the famous lake side town of Bregenz, but with an hour’s drive to the base of the resort, only those that know how good Diedamskopf [...]
  « Allo, hein, c’est qui ? Ah Pierre, euh appelle les Collet pour savoir où tu dors, moi je suis complétement mort dans mon lit, bonne nuit » C’est par ces mots que Xavier Favre, m’accueille à la Chapelle d’Abondance le vendredi 9 mars au soir alors qu’il vient de finir le shape de [...]
If you’ve seen a snap of Cartel rider McRae Williams in a magazine, an Amplid catalogue or on this blog, the likelihood is that it’s Rocky Maloney behind the lens. Park City based Rocky doesn’t shoot exclusively with McRae, he works with ski legend Tanner Hall and a whole host of other pros too and [...]

A Crow Snowboarding

Most amazing video you’ve ever seen. A crow riding on a piece of plastic, down a rootop. And hiking back up, again and again. Good taste !
  Insomnia Radio – awesome mix tapes, nothing to add. Download some of the best indie tracks RIGHT HERE. Playlist Rogue Wave – Publish My Love East Of western – Failure Aaron Schroeder – A Movin’ Movin’ Train New Atlantic – This Time Around Exit Clov – Beast Simone Onelinedrawing – We Had A Deal [...]
Amplid HQ just received an email from Name for Fame contest winner Willie Nelson. The delivery guy just dropped-off Willie’s winnings, a pair of 175 Amplid Provokes and from the photo he emailed us damn does he look stoked! This is the kind of reaction we like to see. CLICK HERE to see why he [...]
This month DJ Kefian cooks up a fine selection of boom bap rap & hip hop classics in our guest mix series. Back home in Freiburg (Germany) he produces his own radio show, spins at the Eardrum party series and runs with Freiburg’s infamous Lazer Posse. Enjoy this mix of classic rap music: Heltah Skeltah, [...]


As seen and declared “postworthwhile” by the ARC. Rad animation …
Check “For the last 8 years Amplid has been creating some of the best snowboards on the market completely under the radar of the general public. Under the direction of co-owner and ex-Burton legend Peter Bauer, Amplid’s snowboards always feature a good mix of quality construction, innovative R&D and design experience. We caught-up with [...]
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