october 2009 cover Snowboarder Magazine

Justin Bennee, Calgary, Alberta, CAN. Photo: Bob Plumb

Imagine what in the hell the owner of this box truck thought when he woke up in the morning and saw the aftermath of this scene. We really hope he’s reading this right now-you know-to get some closure. Hey box truck owner, now you know that Justin Bennee ollie out, bashed his board against the side of your vehicle and rode away clean, garnering himself a cover shot. Sleep well now, box truck owner. Sleep well.

eddie-wall

UP FOR GRABS

This month, Kyle Clancy is giving away his Rossignol board, Gordini goggles, Under Armour outerwear, and DAKINE gloves; all of it brand spanking new.

Win Kyle Clancy’s Gear

Houghton Michigan

WHAT’S UP WITH HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN?

Eddie Wall, Peter Line, Stevie Bell and Pat Moore head up north to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in search of urban features suited for a session and experience a welcoming so warm that, from her on out, film crews might start heading to the suburbs instead of the city to get the shot.

Iran

LIVIN’ THE GOOD LIFE IN IRAN

Marius Otterstad, Sylvain Bourbousson, Remi Lamazouere and Aymeric Tonin ride Iran, uncovering this mountainous Middle Eastern country for not just its peaks, but also for its people. Follow along as these Euro shreds rip, Tehran, shred.

snoqualmie super session

SNOQUALMIE SUPER SESSION

Coping in the Cascades with Krush Kulesza and the Summit-at-Snoqualmie. It’s a northwest pool party with Gigi Ruf, Bjorn Leines, Zac Marben, Wille Yli-Luoma, Scott Blum, Austin Hironaka, and many more.

modoc operandi

MODOC OPERANDI

Alexis Waite, Robyn Van Gyn, Erin Comstock and Amber Stackhouse venture into the woods in one of snowboarding’s new bastions of bitchin’ backcountry. Modoc County, California.

accessories guide

ACCESSORIES BUYER’S GUIDE

All the little things to compliment your kit this winter. And more!

Higher learning

HIGHER LEARNING

This month’s tutor, Scotty Vine, is leading the forefront of young up-and-comers that can ride it all. Let Scotty Vine guide you through the steps of learing a front 7 off the toes.

Nitro circus

SICK DAYS

Nitro Circus at the DC Mtn. Lab with Nate Christenson.