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Freeride World Tour scouts locations for China event
8 months ago

Freeride World Tour scouts locations for China event

By  •  News, Videos

The Freeride World Tour’s future in Asia looks bright, after a series of videos released to their Facebook page revealed that they are currently scouting locations for an event based …
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Meet the couple behind Niseko’s game-changing new ski club
10 months ago

Meet the couple behind Niseko’s game-changing new ski club

By  •  People

Founding a business will always have its challenges. But for Anthea Hung and Miha Grilj – who have this year launched Hokkaido Ski Club, a boutique snow sports operation in Niseko, …
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Travis Rice’s 96-point ride to win the Freeride Hakuba 4* 2017
10 months ago

Travis Rice’s 96-point ride to win the Freeride Hakuba 4* 2017

By  •  Videos

Travis Rice has delivered the goods in Asia’s first ever Freeride World Qualifier event, nailing a 96-point ride to take the win in testing Hakuba conditions. It was the first …
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REPLAY: Freeride Hakuba 4* 2017
10 months ago

REPLAY: Freeride Hakuba 4* 2017

By  •  Videos

From the Freeride World Tour website:

“Witness history in the making as the Japanese resort welcomes the inaugural event in less than a week!

The FWQ’s historical first-ever competition on …
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Horizon Lines: Japan
11 months ago

Horizon Lines: Japan

By  •  Videos

“To the Japanese, snowboarding is about style and grace. Going back to the roots, and finding the soul of snowboarding – which begins with the turn.”

This is the premise of episode …
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Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts
11 months ago

Top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts

By  •  Guides

Hokkaido is to powder skiing what the Hawaiian North Shore is to surfing. The northernmost island of Japan is a Mecca for powder hunters – its reputation built upon the …
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Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds
12 months ago

Watch 30 years of Asian ski resort development in 30 seconds

By  •  Guides

Asia’s ski industry has come a long way in the last three decades. Sleepy Japanese ski resorts are now bustling international hotspots. Skiing in China has gone from being a virtual …
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Sam Smoothy shreds North Korea
12 months ago

Sam Smoothy shreds North Korea

By  •  Videos

“In February of 2016, we entered DPRK (The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea). More commonly known as ‘North Korea’. With skis in our hands, we aren’t journalists. We have no …
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Rusutsu
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12 months ago

Rusutsu

By  •  Japan, Ski Resorts

Rusutsu Resort is one of the largest ski areas in Hokkaido, boasting an impressive 42 km of trails and 18 lifts. The resort is perhaps best known for its 1,000 acres of lift …
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5 things to get right when buying new ski gear
12 months ago

5 things to get right when buying new ski gear

By  •  Guides

There are a lot of decisions to make when you commit to buying new ski gear. How much should I spend? How do I allocate my budget? Should I buy …
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