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

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

By  •  People, Features

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
8 years 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
8 years 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
8 years 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
8 years 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
8 years 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
8 years 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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8 years 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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