It’s officially August, which means we’ve made it through the majority of summer. And even if you’re down with hot temps, pool parties, mountain biking and heading to the beach, we’re sure you’re looking forward to the lifts turning as much as we are. While you wait, here is the SNOWBOARDER Week in Review: August 5, 2016.

LAURENT-NICOLAS PAQUIN SHOULD JUST STICK TO SKATING AND SNOWBOARDING


Surveillance video emerged of famed French Canadian anti-hero Laurent-Nicolas Paquin hover boarding through his skateshop, Boutique Du Skate, but it turns out he’s better on P-Tex and four wheels than he is on two.

SKATEBOARDING OFFICIALLY IN THE OLYMPICS

via Theberrics.com

via Theberrics.com

It’s official. Here’s the take on the IOC’s newest sport from The Berrics, past views from JenkenMag, and Thrasher.

VOLCANIC ERUPTION AT CHILEAN RESORT

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via @carlosrojasnow on Instagram

Maybe it’s time to go in for a break. The volcano at Nevados de Chillán Ski Resort in Chile sent up a massive plume of ash and smoke earlier this week. Also, can we just bring attention to the title that the Washington Post chose for this story? Uhh.

JAMIE NICHOLLS CAUGHT THEM ALL

This Pokemon thing is definitely not going away.

A GRIZZLED HOUSE GUEST

“Woooaahhhhh!!!””” Hahahahaha

A video posted by Rodney Ginn (@rodeo194) on


Mammoth local, Rodney Ginn had an unexpected visitor in his home earlier this week when a bear let herself in and proceeded to head upstairs.

Week in Review is compiled by the SNOWBOARDER staff.