We’ve been motorboating laptops and smashing keyboards so you can feast on our second issue of the season! Our latest offering is arriving in shops and on newsstands now.
Louif Paradis balanced a picture-perfect Frontboard Pop-in. Our very own Joseph Roby takes his photo and snags his first cover.
"A guy exited the truck and started walking around the work site. At one point, he was right behind us. We stayed still. I remember thinking there was no way he wouldn’t see us." –Joseph Roby
WHERE YOU AT, JON KOOLEY? | By William Fraser
Ever wonder what the Love/Hate hero is doing? We did. So we called him up.
SPYCAM | BIRKIR GEORGSSON, 50-50 Gap 50-50, Chicoutimi, QC. [o] Joseph Roby
Stealing souls for photo incentive. Lose yourself in the moment.
WELCOME TO MT. MTN. | By Lucio DM & Colter Heard
"Between corporate takeovers and existing at the margins of the snowboard industry, it was clear that time and space were running out. As young Canadians, we all dreamed of moving to Mt. Mtn. It was the mythical mecca of snowboarding. We skipped town on our friends and family and flocked to a place that only existed in our minds."
POWDER HOUNDS, ENDLESS APRÉS | By Jesse Fox
"There was no mention of redefining backcountry freestyle or killing themselves for shots, and thank goodness, there’s nothing worse than snowboarders who take themselves too seriously. The Powder Hounds are clearly the heroes snowboarding deserves. Bon appetit!"
BTS | PARADIS • WILSON • TAXWOOD | By Joseph Roby
"This is my experience taking these photographs. Two weeks with some of my favourite riders. Seeing how Louif Paradis is constantly challenged to look at his surroundings differently, and how he brings others along for the ride. How Sam Taxwood will accept every challenge tossed his way. How Mark Wilson comes back from an injury with the same burning passion for snowboarding."
HANGING WITH 2020 OUTERWEAR
"Sign my yearbook?!" The new outerwear graduates are looking good.
RUSTY OCKENDEN, I HAVE A CAMERA | By Jesse Fox
"Snowboarding reached a point where photographers weren't making enough to make their ends meet and people aren't coming out, so we kind of had to just start dealing with it ourselves." –Rusty Ockenden
RIPPING | Don Wheeler & Frank Belanger
A couple of key come-up interviews that you'll want to read.
DIY | FNRad Podcast
"I didn’t want to be a podcaster, I just wanted to hear those stories. The podcasts I was listening to weren't putting the guests on that I wanted to hear." –Erik Traulsen
BEST STORY EVER | Spencer Schubert
“He boardslid the rail and rode out into the dirt with his chain sparkling in the sun. It was the highlight of the trip.”