THIS JUSTIN…

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Canadian Prime Minister (and snowboarder) tweeted out that he voted for fellow countryman and current SNOWBOARDER Magazine Rider of the Year Mark McMorris in the ESPYs and urged all Canadians to do the same. Pretty badass, if you ask us. You know you’ve made it when that notification comes through your feed.

A KANGAROO IN THE LIFTLINE

In Australia, the kids ride kangaroos to ski school.

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Perisher Resort in Australia is known for it’s jumplines, but this week there was a jumper in the liftlines when a kangaroo went bounding across the snow. Instagram user @eadamquinn posted a video of the springy mammal, making standing in a liftline anywhere there isn’t a kangaroo seem way less exciting.

IT’S NO SECRET THAT SKATEBOARDING IS HARD AS SHIT

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The Onion nails it with this one: “Nation’s Amateur Skateboarders Haven’t Landed Trick In 12 Years”.

TECHNOLOGY

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The good news about this new wearable technology is that it’s really easy to tell what trick you did just by looking at the…wait, what?

SNOWBOARD AS FASHION

James Corden gets kitted with Justin Bieber in a new “Carpool Karaoke”. Jump to 4:25 for the appearance of a snowboard as a fashion statement.

MAINSTREAM JOURNALISM ALWAYS GETS IT SO-SO

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We’re not knocking Global News’ positive coverage of Mark McMorris’ recovery from his injury last winter; we’re very hyped to hear that Mark’s pushing around the skatepark. We just enjoyed this line: “A snowboarding magazine also had also just named [Mark McMorris] the 2016 rider of the year.” It would have been faster, from a typing standpoint, to actually write, “SNOWBOARDER Magazine.”

WANT TO SEE MORE OF THIS?

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Follow @snowboardermag on Snapchat, because DC team riders Brady Lem and Jordan Morse are guest snapping this week while DC is at Camp of Champions in Whistler!

Week in Review is compiled by the SNOWBOARDER Magazine staff.