Snowboarder Magazine

October 2016

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About the Mag

Started in 1987, SNOWBOARDER is the most-read magazine in snowboarding, delivering more photos and content than any other shred mag. SNOWBOARDER supercharges your season, taking you from the powder fields to the after-party. Every issue is jam-packed with hundreds of images of the sport's top riders and interviews with the sickest pros. At SNOWBOARDER, all we care about is snowboarding - just like you.

In This Issue

The Blackboard Experiment

Last winter, SNOWBOARDER Magazine broke the mold and created a board test like no other. Ten brands, ten boards, no graphics and one of the best park riders to ever strap in descended on Mammoth Mountain, California to partake in a blind test in their fames Main Park.

The Launch Presented by Volcom

Words: T. Bird

Fifty of the world’s best snowboarders under the age of 21 took Bear Mountain, California by storm a few months back and the photos are ridiculous.

Amateur Hour: An Interview with the adidas Am Squad

Words: T. Bird

What is an am? We query the adidas am team after a full winter filming for their new movie 3AM. Read up to see what Alex Sherman, Derrek Lever, Tommy Gesme, Craig Cameron and Ben Bilodeau had to say about the new flick, the highs and lows of filming a video part, what they consider an “amateur” snowboarder, and what the future may hold for these up-and-coming kids.

2017 Outerwear Buyer’s Guide

We’ve compiled a guide that features the biggest outerwear brands in snowboarding that are producing the best outerwear that money can buy for the upcoming winter season.

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