Watch - serene beauty of snowboarding in a forest

In the comments people are wondering if this was shot with a drone. One guy says "Probably not a drone. My guess is a second snowboarder with an DJI Osmo on a stick. My stick goes out 4 feet." However it was done, it's gorgeous. Read the rest

Surfing on extremely fluffy powder snow

You may be expecting a typically wild blend of natural wonder and action-cam chaos. But not everyday is Monday.

Rider: AlexFilmer: Ryan Edit: Kurtis [Jackson]

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Exhilarating highlights from a year of pro snowboarding

Heart-pounding snowboard footage set to the original version of "Major Tom"? Yes please! Read the rest

Chewbacca beat up a ski resort worker with his snowboard

A staffer as the Thredbo ski resort in New South Wales, Australia reported that Chewbacca beat him with a snowboard after insisting the Wookie remove his "costume."

“He lost consciousness and some teeth,” Chewbacca wrote on social media, according to the Daily Telegraph. "Been ordered not to have any contact with Thredbo staff (even if i know them) about what happened and must stay 15km away from Thredbo.”

Chewie was charged with "using an offensive weapon to commit an indictable act."

As Greg commented at the Daily Grail, "Dude was lucky he didn't get his arms torn off their sockets."

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Watch a snowboarder survive an avalanche with an inflatable backpack

LiveLeaker w4chi posted a video of what it's like to survive an avalanche while wearing a special inflatable backpack. Read the rest