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Jamie O’Brien snowboards “day of the year” in Hokkaido, surfs secret spot hours later
5 months ago

Jamie O’Brien snowboards “day of the year” in Hokkaido, surfs secret spot hours later

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We’re used to seeing Jamie O’Brien scoring epic conditions at pipe on Hawaii’s North Shore, but it seems as though the snow gods are equally kind to him. O’Brien is on …
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Footage from the worst snowboard season in Japan
6 months ago

Footage from the worst snowboard season in Japan

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Turns out Japan’s worst snow season in decades can still produce some epic conditions, such was the case for the SnowboardProCamp crew on their recent trip to Niseko.

In their …
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Club Med rides China’s ski boom with three new resorts
7 months ago

Club Med rides China’s ski boom with three new resorts

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Club Med will continue to play a hand in China’s snowsports boom, adding to its portfolio of ski resort hotels in China with new additions in Changbaishan, Thaiwoo and Taicang. …
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Niseko resort expansion proposed in 2030 Olympic bid
7 months ago

Niseko resort expansion proposed in 2030 Olympic bid

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A successful 2030 Winter Olympics bid by Sapporo City may prompt the development of new gondolas, lifts and terrain at Niseko Village, according to an announcement by the Hokkaido Shimbun …
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Meet the skier putting Hokkaido’s backcountry on the map
7 months ago

Meet the skier putting Hokkaido’s backcountry on the map

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Just over a year ago, Rob Thomson launched Hokkaido Wilds, an English-language database of ski touring routes complete with maps, photos, downloadable GPS files and detailed descriptions. In the short …
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Rusutsu dominates at 2019 World Ski Awards, but it’s a Niseko hotel that stuns the world
8 months ago

Rusutsu dominates at 2019 World Ski Awards, but it’s a Niseko hotel that stuns the world

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Rusutsu has enjoyed another successful year at the World Ski Awards, claiming the Japan’s Best Ski Resort for the third year running. The resort is now just one award short …
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China’s new ski centre lauded as “one of the best racing mountains in the world”
8 months ago

China’s new ski centre lauded as “one of the best racing mountains in the world”

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Swiss Alpine legend and course designer Bernhard Russi has hailed China’s newly completed National Alpine Ski Centre as a success, describing it as “one of the best racing mountains in …
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Japanese ski resort goes on sale for 0 yen
8 months ago

Japanese ski resort goes on sale for 0 yen

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Iizuna-kogen Ski Area, one of the host resorts of the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, has been listed for sale at “zero yen or more” by Nagano City, its current …
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Resort’s new Aussie owner plans longest terrain park in Japan
8 months ago

Resort’s new Aussie owner plans longest terrain park in Japan

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A Japanese ski resort that is set to come under the new ownership of Australian-owned Active Life Group in 2019/20 will have the “longest terrain park in Japan, possibly the …
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Hakuba resort launches queue-jumping VIP lift pass
8 months ago

Hakuba resort launches queue-jumping VIP lift pass

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Hakuba Iwatake, one of the ten resorts that makes up Hakuba Valley, will introduce a VIP pass for the 2019/20 season that will allow holders priority access to all the …
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