Two months back it seemed as though every crew in snowboarding was slashing their way across the North Island of Japan. From roadside shots to liftline laps the epic conditions seemed endless. Then the tragedy occurred and the music stopped so to speak.

Well here is an edit to remind us of better times and the magic that is snowboarding in Japan. From Nick Hyne one footed linoleum twirl at Ghetto Park to Alex Cantin’s POV pow wow to Hironaka’s natty pipe performance this Ride edit reminds us why we hold Japan so close to our shreddin’ hearts. Anyone who would like more information how they can help support relief efforts in Japan can go to

Goodtimes In Japan…Seem So Long Ago

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