BREAKING YOUR ARM IS NOT SUPER CHILI
Life-long supporters of skateboarding and snowboarding, The Red Hot Chili Peppers have a new album coming out June 17 called “The Getaway”. In this interview with Rolling Stone, Flea talks about having to relearn how to play the bass almost from scratch after breaking his arm in five places while snowboarding with singer Anthony Keidis.
Alex Lopez clued us into this gem of an insta clip. According to A-lo, “Guess that’s what you get for doing a below-the-lip alley-oop Andrecht.”
BEEN THERE, DUNE THAT
Sandboarding reached a peak in the mid-eighties before too many ski areas actually allowed riders on their lifts. Now spending a day strapped in on the dirt is more of a novelty than anything else. Russian shredder Wojtek “Gniazdo” Pawlusiak teamed up with Polish rally team Orlen to send it on the sand of the Arabian Peninsula where you don’t need to follow Islam to get radical.
SKIN DEEP THOUGHTS
Despite what long john salespeople and merino wool importers will tell you, skin is the one true first layer. What better way to turn a normal epidermis into a hardcore canvas than to stick and poke an image of someone poking their stick onto your skin.
TOM AND JERRY…OF THE DAY?
This video looks like the ones we used to play on a Commodore 64 computer in the 80s, though it is pretty sick that Jerry is doing this course on a noboard. We don’t advocate drug use, but this game should only be played if you’re zonked to the gourd on medical edibles.
WHILE WE’RE ON THE TOPIC OF VIDEO GAMES
The Telegraph gives us a list of the best snowboarding and skiing videos games. The real test of a ‘boarding video game, though, in our minds, is whether you can play as S-C-O-T-T-Y.
AND FINALLY, LAWN JOBLESS
Fuck it. The lawn is already fucked.
Week in Review is compiled by the staff of SNOWBOARDER Magazine.