Snowboard Demo : The best way to choose a new snowboard

IMG_0021We are getting to the time of year where all the new snowboard stock is making it’s way to the shops. It’s also the time of year where you will see snowboard demo nights popping up at the indoor snow domes. Testing out a few different snowboards is always a really good idea before you commit to buying a board. Subvert Boardstore have been hosting a few demo nights with different brands and I made the trip up to Chill Factore for the Salomon & Nikita demo night. Continue reading


Biking in my XS helmet


So a few weeks ago a packaged arrived from Canada and inside it were two awesome snowboard/bike helmets from XS helmets. As it’s summer here in the UK and I no longer live near a snowdome I haven’t been doing much snowboarding. Living in the New Forest means it’s hard not to venture out and explore the place so I took my mountain bike through one of the trails on our campsite.  Continue reading


Wakeboarding at New Forest Water Park

This week I went Wakeboarding for the first time since last summer. After being nagged for weeks and weeks by everyone that rides there I finally gave in and had an hour session. I’m going to be honest, wakeboarding doesn’t get me stoked the way snowboarding does.. BUT that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy it. As a beginner I am still not quite comfortable on a Wakeboard but I think with some more practice it will get easier. Continue reading

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Pros & Cons of caravanning

11143256_1042605022436336_8975873896732371023_nCaravan holidays are one of the best ways to explore the country (or europe) and I want to help show that it’s also an easy way of travelling. It can be quite daunting when you think about the prospect of towing a caravan but it really is a lot easier than you would expect. Me and Simon recently sold a caravan on behalf of a friend to a young couple that stayed in a tent on the campsite where we work. They were so stoked on their new little holiday home! Now after living in our caravan for nearly 2 years now we have learnt the pro’s and con’s of touring in a caravan. The pro’s always outweigh the cons though! Continue reading