POWERED BY

SNOWBOARD

LOOK BACK 2012 - Red Bull Supernatural Arrival and Inspection

ED’s Note – here’s a look back at last year’s arrival at the Red Bull Supernatural in outside Nelson, British Columbia. We’re back this year at the now ULTRANATURAL (see teaser) and are looking forward to another epic experience:

(Originally posted February 2012) -The day prior to the official launch of the Red Bull Supernatural riders had a chance to inspect the course. An upper section, with a 50 degree slope, littered with massive timber constructions provide a plethora of jumps, drop offs, transfers and pillow lines to pick from. The course then feeds into a large 60+ foot kicker that gaps into a 300-foot wide untracked landing. Finally riders have multiple options through a lower section that includes jumps, jibs, pillows and two quarterpipes. The unprecedented event will feature 18 of the world’s best riders. Each will have two runs (no practice) on an un-groomed slope. Eight will make the finals for a one run standoff. Losers buy drinks at Baldface – so I’m told. All in all – it will be the best snowboarding contest ever executed.

 

 


MORE EXCLUSIVE SUPERNATURAL 2012 COVERAGE

 

The Latest

15hr

Episode 3 of Wakecation follows the guys on a location scout for sweet spots to session around Nitro City. They come across a road gap, some pallets and tie-down straps, and it’s game time. The recipe turns into an epic session of sailing and flailing for Steel and (…)

16hr

GT has been making some moves as of late. First they brought on product guru Ben Ward as BMX brand manager, then they added Brian Kachinsky to the equation, turning the team into a stacked trifecta of Kachinsky, Jeremiah Smith, and Rob Wise. The dudes recently convened (…)

2d

Jamie O’Brien took home $25,000 for going balls to the wall on this North Shore slab. Yeah, this thing is straight nuts! About the contest: Oakley Wave of the Winter powered by Surfline will be won by the surfer who catches and successfully rides the single best wave of (…)

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 257 other followers