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Ingemar Backman, former Air & Style champion turned snowboard judge, weighs in on the state of snowboard contests, and gives it to us straight.
In honor of the America's Cup taking place this week, sailor/snowboarder Travis Rice faced off with waterman/surfer Jamie O'Brien on AC45 catamarans in Red Bull's Battle in the Bay.
Roberto Moresi, one of the people responsible for the Olympic pipe and slopestyle course design and construction in Sochi, answers 101 questions about FIS slopestyle
Let's a break from Real Snow Backcountry coverage for a moment in order to remember that other people in snowboarding are working on movie parts, too.
What does it feel like to invent a new trick, and be the first person to land it in competition? Iouri Podladtchikov walks us through the before, during and after of the YOLO flip.
As trick progression in slopestyle demands bigger jumps, some women are asking: should we bring back the "women's tee"? Spencer O'Brien says "NO."
Shaun White wins Saturday's Superpipe finals at the Burton U.S. Open's new location in Vail, Colo.
Kelly Clark wins the women's Superpipe finals at the Burton U.S. Open and the 2013 TTR World Snowboard Tour Halfpipe title
At the Burton U.S. Open's first visit to Vail, Colo., Mark McMorris and Spencer O'Brien take the wins in Slopestyle
2010 Olympic Bronze medalist Scotty Lago qualified in the top position with what Jack Mitrani called one of "the best pipe runs he's ever seen" Lago do.
Gigi Ruf, Nicolas Muller and Bryan Fox take top honors in Travis Rice's dream contest, the Red Bull Ultra Natural
The snowboard and freeski Olympic test events in Sochi, Russia didn't exactly go down without a hitch
At an Olympic test event in Sochi, Russia, Kelly Clark and Taku Hiraoka win World Cup Halfpipe
How do you judge a Big Air contest where everyone throws the same trick?
Mark McMorris, Shaun White to go head to head in Men's SNB Slopestyle Finals
With snowboarders like Mark McMorris on top of the Slopestyle game, just because Shaun White is back, doesn't mean he's getting back on top.