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A to Z: The World BX Champs ’14

A to Z: The World BX Champs ’14

A is for an Alphabetical mountainboard masterpiece: it’s the Rem Report from the World Boardercross Championships in Serbia!

The World Freestyle Championships ’04: A salute

The World Freestyle Championships ’04: A salute

A decade later, top riders & contributors remember ‘The Arctic Challenge’, the EPIC first ever World Freestyle Mountainboard Championships…

Speed checks: scrubbing speed off

Speed checks: scrubbing speed off

Sound advice on how to manage your speed without the need for brakes…

The ATBA-UK competition season through the eyes of a new rider

The ATBA-UK competition season through the eyes of a new rider

Dale is new to the scene but has become a regular rider at comps and is getting himself known for his night riding. Let’s find out what he thought about this year’s ATBA-UK comps. 2013 was my first competitive season and it turned out to be one of the best experiences of my life. I started Mountainboarding on a flimsy

Mountainboard Game!

Mountainboard Game!

 It’s 4-wheel Fun time courtesy of Extreme Skater by MiniClip games. Play it here then download the app for your device. Welcome to your new addiction :) This is one heck of a ride! Travel at Bieran S-M-like speeds through a series of crazy courses to put your off-road wheelie board gaming skills to the test. Collect the coins as

A freeride roadtrip: Wales

A freeride roadtrip: Wales

Phil & Harry report on an epic week; A fellowship of freeriding and the Desolation of Gnar… Sometimes on Facebook an event appears that really catches your eye and you think this is just for me! Mr Harry Jessop’s Mission to the Mountains was just one of these. What could be better than a week of wandering the Welsh hills &

Arno  Van den Veyver; Why I need to get back on a board

Arno Van den Veyver; Why I need to get back on a board

It was a good few years ago I last hooked up and had a roll with Arno. I think it was one XBP’s Trampa Challenge vert jam event thingies. Arno had just swapped board sponsors from MBS to Trampa and was loving his new black springy ride, and not blowing plastic hangers (this was before the Matrix Pro’s and Trampa’s

2012 – The year in review by Alan Newman

2012 – The year in review by Alan Newman

2012 was quite a big year in the world of Mountainboarding, although having said that I’m now trying to trawl through the archives to find out what actually happened so we’ll see if it was a big year by the end of this article! As you’d expect, the start of the year was pretty slow, evilC proved that he doesn’t

Wheels & the Travelling Big Red Demo Ramp

Wheels & the Travelling Big Red Demo Ramp

Andy Packer tells us about The Wheels Festival 2011 event & the Ride The Hill Demos, with loads of fantastic photos… 2012 see’s the 20th birthday of Mountainboarding and there is no hiding that it hasn’t got to where it should be by now, we all know this incredible, breathtaking sport has every prerequisite to be the next best thing,

Tricky media & mountainboarding

Tricky media & mountainboarding

Just before the start  of the 2011 comp season, Remolition asked riders & film-makers Tricky media ‘what’s up’… Some of you may remember Tricky making their first public appearance at the ATBJunkies Film Festival 2010 and coming away winning two categories: King of 60 seconds with ‘Dream Sofa‘ and ‘Inflatable Challenge‘ for X-sport. Since then, they have been putting a steady flow vids on their trusty YouTube channel

Trampa Boards, up close & personal: the full story!

Trampa Boards, up close & personal: the full story!

Trampa is the most innovative, proactive and downright coolest British manufacturer out there. Here, Remolition presents a full spotlight feature all about where they came from, where they’re at, and where they’re going…

Grab your KITT & join the mountainboard…

Grab your KITT & join the mountainboard…

  The Night riders. A shadowy flight into the dangerous world of men who do not exist… Okay, maybe not, but there is Goofy Mark and a host of others who push their mountainboard riding past sunset and into the dark. Mark takes a break from Bonnie & Devon to bring news of the crusade… So what do you do

An inspired beginning: Craig’s tale

An inspired beginning: Craig’s tale

Different things can inspire us to get on a mountainboard for the first time, and as soon as you ‘get it’ it’s easy to get hooked. Craig Evans, a freelance sports journalist, discovered this  pastime/hobby/sport/lark a few months ago in a slightly out-of-the-ordinary manner… I’m traditionally not someone who entertains the outdoor world. My car is faster and more comfortable

The Explorers

The Explorers

If you were new to mountainboarding, or new to freeriding, or just bored of riding the same old places, you might be looking for somewhere to ride. You might look on the internet and you might find ESM , the Extreme Sports Map, which calls itself, “The definitive visual guide to Skateparks, Skateboarding Spots, Surf Breaks, Dirt Jumps, Mountain Bike

Rollin’ or Slidin’? The Snow Crossover

Rollin’ or Slidin’? The Snow Crossover

Broken into 6 chapters for your attention-span dwindled web-surfing brain, it’s time to grab yourself a cup of tea and spend some remolicious special-time™ reading all about the snowboard crossover and how the UK’s recent snowfall affected mountainboard riders. Thinking caps on. Part One: Snowboarding in the UK? In general, mountainboarding is marketed as being akin to snowboarding. NoSno, Dirt

Image problems? The Public Perception of trolley boarding

Image problems? The Public Perception of trolley boarding

Ade McC brings you a questioning editorial… Where does your perception of mountain boarding lie? If we were to survey a random 100 members of the public about their perception of mountain boarding, where on the line below would the majority of the votes sit? And if we asked the same 100 people what words they would associate with it,

Top ten ultimate places to go mountainboarding before you die

Top ten ultimate places to go mountainboarding before you die

What’s the most amazing place you’ve ever ridden? If you could ride anywhere in the world, where would it be? We’ve put together a list of the ten most amazing places on earth, ten places to ride before you die. 1. Foothills of Everest, Tibet/Nepal For the ultimate in bragging rights, riding the foothills of Everest has got to be

The History of Mountainboarding: 1990-2000

The History of Mountainboarding: 1990-2000

Now mountainboarding may mythically trace it’s roots back to surfing Polynesia maybe 4000 years ago, but for all we know, Stoneage man’s first use of his new invention ‘the wheel’ was to ride the hills using gravity as his power, so who was the first? The largely contested origins of mountainboarding stems from the fact that anyone who put off-road

A ride down memory lane exploring the origins of our sport

A ride down memory lane exploring the origins of our sport

There really is no other boardsport as contemporary as the Mountainboard, all terrain board, off road board, landboard, dirtboard, or whatever you like to call it. It is the perfect cross-over between many sports sub-cultures. It has naturally evolved out of the path laid before it: a trail of alternative-sports pioneers, followed by the public. Creating a ‘cult’ underground status

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