SNOWBOARD

Travis Rice: 10 Memorable Moments before 'Art of Flight'

Honestly, it’s difficult to imagine a time when Travis Rice wasn’t being followed around by the Red Bull helicopter wearing brightly colored Quiksilver outerwear. Owing to the successful pervasiveness of Brain Farm in the collective consciousness of snowboard films, Rice is synonymous with big (enormous) mountains, big (huge) lines, and big (insanely large) production value–easily some of the most impressive snowboarding to watch on screen. But even before the Planet Earth cameras became a mainstay in his travel kit, Rice was blowing minds and making his own path in the world of snowboarding. Before helping to create three of the most anticipated snowboarding films of all time (starting with “The Community Project” in 2006), here (in no particular order) are ten of Rice’s accomplishments, contributions, and memorable moments that left everyone waiting to see what he would do next (even folks like Justin Timberlake. How’s that for a come up?)

 

10. Travis emerges at Superpark in 2001

Rice’s reputation for a balls-out, yet controlled energy in his riding was introduced to the snowboarding world-at-large when he strapped in at his first Superpark in 2001. Remember the 100+ foot back rodeo? There was no looking back from this season.

 

The Latest

1d

When we set out to put together a gallery of beautiful babes, we want to bring you the best of the best. And from now on, we are looking to Pinterest for inspiration. The one place guaranteed to bring you insanely hot photos of babes on the beach. From super models to the (…)

1d

After weaving a homemade bungee cord, Jamie O’Brien convinces Poopies to jump off the Wahiawa Bridge. JOB and the boys then build a giant kicker ramp and use it at Waimea, Haleiwa and Pipeline. Giant flips and lots of fun lead to what may be the world’s best best (…)

2d

After a recent month long stay in California, Jack Kelly put together one killer mix tape with the fools he rode with while working on various projects. Featuring Ryan Guettler, Kris Fox, Cooper Brownlee, Bobbie Altiser, Jourdan Barba, and many more.

2d

Dirt Bike Kidz presents Chasing The Storm, a freeriding motocross movie featuring Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg, Josh Hansen, Tyler Bereman, Andy Bakken, Darryn Durham, Doug Parsons & many more of the world’s best freeriders! Filmed over the last (…)

prev.loading
nextloading