Lift-off: The Story of the Superpipe – Part 4 The Modern Era

Part 4 of 4. Uploaded by DewTourLive. Shaun White, Iouri Pod, Scotty James, Ayumu Hirano and Chloe Kim are now household names. The modern age of halfpipe riding has fully arrived. Meanwhile, Danny Davis decides to take a more creative line, leading to the creation of the Peace Park – a transition-based, low-pressure environment for… Continue reading Lift-off: The Story of the Superpipe – Part 4 The Modern Era

Lift-off: The Story of the Superpipe – Part 3 A Whole New Game

Part 3 of 4. Uploaded by DewTourLive. Snowboarding, at this point, has officially entered the mainstream. Networks are interested, contracts are being signed, and sponsor obligations are growing. In 2008, the Dew Tour officially entered the contest space, ushering in a new era of competition. In 2009, the double-cork entered the scene, causing the pipe… Continue reading Lift-off: The Story of the Superpipe – Part 3 A Whole New Game

Lift-off: The Story of the Superpipe – Part 2 The Evolution

Part 2 of 4. Uploaded by DewTourLive. Around this time, the perfect storm of halfpipe progression began to form. Pipes got bigger and better thanks to dedicated park builders and the invention of the pipe dragon, a machine designed to cut a perfect wall instead of shaping them by hand. Events such as the Arctic… Continue reading Lift-off: The Story of the Superpipe – Part 2 The Evolution

Sage Kotsenburg’s ‘Holy Crail’ – Mammoth Mountain

Season 1, Episode 4. Uploaded by TWsnowFILMS. After a cancelled event at Breck, the US Olympic team qualifiers comes down to the last three Grand Prix events all at Mammoth. With a pair of second place finishes on day one, Sage must win the last Grand Prix to make the US Olympic Team.

Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships – Best of Breck 2013: Snowboard

Uploaded by DewTourLive. The level of snowboard competition was off the Richter at the 2013 iON Mountain Championships. Whether it was in the pipe, on the slopestyle course or in the streets, world-class competitors like Shaun White, Mark McMorris and Kelly Clark were laying it all on the line to claim the prized Dew Cup.

TransWorld SNOWboarding – 2013 Grand Prix Copper Men’s Slopestyle Finals

Uploaded by TWsnowFILMS. Stale Sandbech beats Horgmo and White to win the 2013 Copper Grand Prix slopestyle!