2012 was the year of the online full movie. Videos from all over the world popped up for free online this year. This is our list of our top 10 favorites.
KBR’s Snake Bite
This new crop of Scanners are the real deal. They hit crazy spots, do crazy tricks, and have crazy, awesome style. These guys put together an amazing full video, and they gave it away for free online. We’re excited to see what all of these guys do in the future. Snake Bite features riding from Petrus Koskinen, Janne Lipsanen, Niko Länsiö, Sakari Lähdesmäki, Roope Höynä, Sami Luhtanen, Antti Jussila, Elias Veijola, Toni Kerkelä, and friends.
Random Bastard’s Blue Balls
Random Bastards put out their new movie, Blue Balls this year and it was damn good. In an age when a lot of people don’t get it, these guys get it. They know that snowboarding’s about having fun and doing cool shit with your friends, and that’s exactly what they do. Blue Balls features riding from Erik Karlsson, Jonte Lindhe, Hans Åhlund, Klas Beyer, Eric Johansson, Zebbe Landmark, Philip Grund, Len Jørgensen, Jorn Simen, Kalle Ohlson, Clemens Schattschneider, Jocke Rasmussen, Brandon Hobush, Dylan Alito, Viktor Wiberg, and more.
Every year Halldor Helgason and Eiki Helgason put out a killer free movie online. This year was no exception. Their videos always have insane riding, and they are just different from other videos. Pepping is just plain good. There’s really nothing else that needs to be said. Pepping features riding from Eiki Helgason, Halldór Helgason, Gulli Gudmundsson, Kareem El Rafie, Leo Crawford, Ethan Morgan, Tor Lundström, Risto Roukola, Toni Kerkela, Eero Ettala, Fredu Sirviö and the all mighty open part where the Helgasons.comfollowers got the opportunity to send in their banging shots from this season!
Xavier de Le Rue’s White Noise
Xavier de Le Rue is one of the gnarliest people to ever step on a snowboard. He does the most insane lines, and he’s been doing the most insane lines for years. His newest video, White Noise shows just how crazy the level of riding he’s doing really is. White Noise features riding from Xavier de Le Rue, Victor de Le Rue, Samuel Anthamatten, and Johan Jonsson.
Hana Beaman, Robin Van Gyn, and Leanne Pelosi set out on their own this year and made one of the best all-girls videos ever made, INTERVALS. All three of these ladies had their best parts yet, and collectively they’ve had a bunch of parts.
Nitro snowboards latest video offering, Hyped! was made by the amazing Per-Hampus Stålhandske. Per -Hampus really knows how to put together a sweet movie, and Hyped! is just that, a sweet movie. Featuring riding from Bryan Fox, Austin Smith, Sam Taxwood, Eero Ettala, Marc Swoboda, Benny Urban, Dominik Wagner, Knut Eliassen, Sage Kotsenburg, Nils Arvidsson, Elias Elhardt, Anton Bilare, Anton Gunnarson, Jon Kooley, Justin Bennee, Torgeir Bergrem, and the rest of the Nitro team, this movie will make you want to go snowboarding.
This Must Be The Place
This crew out of Salt Lake City, Utah really put in work last year. It was a pretty awful snow year last year in Utah last season, but you wouldn’t have known it by watching this video. They hit cool spots and did cool tricks, and Connor Brown did one hell of a job putting it together. This Must Be The Place features riding from Andrew Aldridge, Kevin Maples, Jesse Gouveia, Clay Hatzenbuhler, Cameron Gorby, Colton Morgan, Ben Strause, Cole Navin, Dom Luza, Michael Wick, Sam Taxwood, Garrett Warnick, Erik Leon, Phil Wettengel, Blaze Kotsenburg, Sean Whitaker, Shane Wright, Corey Schneider, Gared Schneider, Max Tokunaga, Chris Cloud, Max Warbington and Jordan Morse.
We’re going to go out on a limb and say that you probably have never heard of any of the guys in this video, but that’s not a bad thing. We’re pretty sure all of these Euro shredders will become pretty familiar faces in the next few years. Catscratch features riding from Bas Elhorst, Cees Wille, Gerben Verweij, Irian van Helfteren, Joey van Essen, Kas Lemmens, Kevin de Haan, Luc Büthker and Wessel van Lierop.
European girls rule. Eurotic shows just how much they rule when it comes to snowboarding. These ladies totally rip, and the intro to this movie is one of the coolest things we’ve seen. Eurotic features riding from Basa Stevulova, Ana Rumiha, Julia Baumgartner, Urska Pribosic, Lisa Filzmoser, Diana Sadlowski, Conny Bleicher, Aline Bock, Ursina Haller, Sina Candrian, Vera Janssen, Tini Gruber, Margot Rozies, Suray Fernandez, Aimee Fuller, Tania Detomas, Kjersti Buaas and many more.
Every once in a while we get sent a video that totally blows us away. Siberian Wild is one of those videos. These Russian riders live in Siberia, that’s far away from where most people live, but it shows that no matter where you live, you can put together a hammer snowboard video. Siberian Wild features riding from Nikolay Grinev, Stepan Artemev, Alexey Batmanov, Ilya Verxotyrov, Artem Pitchxadze, Slava Abramov, Sergey Zuzuk, Tolya Ivanov, Sasha Xomushky, and friends.