Being Sponsored – My Experience

When I started my first snowboard lesson at Xscape Castleford I never thought I would have the opportunity to become a sponsored rider, in fact it never even crossed my mind. Inspired by watching a young Jamie Nicholls hitting rails in the dome I knew I wanted to learn freestyle riding yet I had no…

Volcom Outerwear – Winter 16/17

During the snowboard spring break event not only did I get the chance to test out the latest snowboards but I also tried out some of the new Volcom outerwear. The first thing you will notice about any pieces from the Volcom collection is the quality – it’s amazing.Β Straight away you can see that a…

Sunday Snaps

I didn’t post a Sunday Snaps last week because I had just got back from Spring Break in Kaunertal in Austria which was a lot of fun but the journey was long and tiring! We stopped at some amazing lakes on the way home and it was a beautiful warm day. Austrian McDonald’s are so…

Kaunertal Resort Review

The Snowboard Spring Break event takes place every year in Kaunertal, Austria. It is a Glacier resort that is roughly 1.5 hours away from Innsbruck airport. The place to stay is called Feichten which is a typical sleepy Austrian village. From Innsbruck airport it will take just over an hour in the car to get…

Union Trilogy Bindings Review

Last week at Spring Break in Austria I tested out a couple of pairs of Union bindings and one of the stand out pairs were the Trilogy’s. First up i’m going to say that I LOVE the colour options for these bindings, and the rose gold metal details are amazing – If I was buying…

5 Tips For Stress Free Booking

Booking an apartment or house in another country can be really stressful! I know because I arranged accommodation for 6 people across the pond in Breckenridge, Colorado. It’s scary booking and paying for a house you haven’t physically seen and can trust is real. I booked through a site called VRBO when I booked a…

Capita Space Metal Fantasy Review

I had such a fun week at the Spring Break event in Kaunertal where I tested out a few snowboards. One of my favourite boards of the whole week was the Capita Space Metal Fantasy. I teamed it with a pair of Union Milan bindings for the perfect jib setup. Even though I only got…

Road Trip Rules

If you are sharing a car with your friends for a long journey then you are accepting one of these important roles – Driver If you are the main driver then you have a lot of responsibility, if it’s a long trip then you need to be prepared for driving for hours at a time…

6 Tips – How To Survive Living With Friends

Sharing a house with your friends always seems amazing at first but it’s not all fun and games. Even if you are sharing with your closest friends there can still be things that will cause you to clash. These are my tips to keeping a friendly and fun atmosphere in a house filled with different…

DC Ply – Review

After a few days of shredding at the Snowboard Spring Break I have picked out my favourite boards that I tested both in the park and cruising piste runs. First up is the DC Ply – I rode this in both a 146 and a 142 (I usually ride a 143) . If you want…

Crossing the Channel with DFDS

On Friday afternoon we hit the road and headed to Dover to catch a ferry into France. We were driving out to Kaunertal in Austria for the Snowboard Spring Break which is a demo event that takes place every year. With the car packed up and ready to go we set our sat nav to…

My Camera Kit

Having a nice camera to shoot with is great and doesn’t have to be super expensive! Luckily for me my lovely boyfriend treated me to a new camera for Christmas and I love it. After lots of research we settled for the Canon SX60 as it seemed like the perfect choice for what we wanted….