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14/04/2010

Vans Dawn of the Shred

The lovely boys at Whitelines mag give us the lowdown on last weekend's action in Aviemore. Sick snow, massive kickers and snowboarding to die for. It was going off!read more

14/04/2010

Summer in Tignes... Its about to kick off!

Free passes for the mountain bike park, skiing on the glacier and super good times at the Acroland... what more could you want from a summer holiday?! Tignes has it all this summer...read more

10/04/2010

UK snowboard action in Leeds

With such amazing snow this winter, shredders of the UK have been stomping all sorts of tricks in the city parks of blighty. Up North in Leeds, the STANDINGsideways, Dalikfodda and TSA boys styled it out in this sweet edit...read more

10/04/2010

Heel Edge Projects

In an exclusive article for Tignes Spirit, recent Brits Big Air Golden Girl KATIE BLUNDELL chats about her current endeavours with Lyndsey Ashdown for Heel Edge Projects... and we were lucky enough to get her words in writing!!read more

07/04/2010

Slopestyle Sheilas

Here at Tignes Spirit, we always like to support events in Tignes and Val d'Isere. The recent 'Slopestyle Sheilas' day encouraged girls to inspire each other and push their boundaries. Here is the official rundown on the event from one of its organisers, Abi Yates, editor of UpFlatDown magazine. read more

07/04/2010

Katie goes BIG in Laax!!

Massive congratulations to Tignes local, Katie Blundell, who won her first Brits Big Air in Laax in March. After a couple of seasons in NZ and America, Katie was shocked by her success but we reckon she's definitely one to watch out for in the future...read more

07/04/2010

Slopestyle Shennanigins in Laax for the BRITS

Tignes-Spirit headed over to Laax, Switzerland, a couple of weeks ago to witness the best in British shredtasticness at this year's Ski and Snowboard British Championships... read more

07/04/2010

Flicks from the Brits!

Things have wrapped up at the British Championships in Laax, but if you weren’t lucky enough to be there you can now check out all the action in these highlight vids. read more

07/04/2010

Gretchen Bleiler Invitational Video Highlights

Gretchen has decided to put her name recognition to good use and use her appeal to set up a unique girls-only competition at Snowmass, Colorado.read more

07/04/2010

Westbeach team take British freestyle to new levels

The third Westbeach European Airtime of the season features the usual suspects from the Westbeach UK team throwing down in a next level style. There’s Billy Morgan trying a triple backflip, and all manner of off-the-toes trickery from Andy Nudds and Matt Macwhirter.read more

20/03/2010

What a rockstar!

Shaun White chats about his recent Olympic Win...read more

20/03/2010

The Brits are back!

The Best in British Snowboarding and Skiiing head to Laax, Switzerland this week. Not only will there be amazing action on the snow, but also an insane evening lineup has been announced. It's guaranteed to be a big one!read more

19/03/2010

Watch Golden Girl Jenny Jones talking about her X-Games victory...

What a lovely lass! See what Jenny has to say about her 3rd X Games Gold medal that she won here in Tignes last week...read more

18/03/2010

Tignes still reeling from European x games madness!

So, the dust has settled, the Americans have (mostly) gone, and Tignes is returning to some sort of semblance of reality after last week’s X-Games extravaganza. But while the games may be over, we at Tignes Spirit have been checking out all the pics and vids from the event...read more

18/03/2010

Jeremy Jones' avalanche safety tips

Get the lowdown on avalanche safety from the mighty big mountain rider Jeremy Jones...read more

17/03/2010

Oakley Jib Vid 2010 Kicks off Today!

For the third year in a row the Oakley Jib-Vid crew are in Mayrhofen awaiting the arrival of the 18 teams who will compete for the coveted top prize of 5,000 euros for their 2-minute film.read more

27/02/2010

Surf Affinity - Surf Camps for Girls

Calling all surf chicks! Surf Affinity camps are back for summer 2010... Fancy experiencing the Surfgirl life? Get on down to Hossegor on the South-west coast of France for some sun, sea and amazing surf. From beginners to experienced surfers, the Surf Affinity girls have got it covered...read more

26/02/2010

Tignes.co.uk Sponsor Michael Muldoon!

Acro Paraglider Pilot Michael Muldoon has recently gained sponsorship from Tignes-based company Tignes.co.uk. read more

25/02/2010

Schedule is now out for European X Games in Tignes!

Get organised and plan your X Games experience in Tignes. The jam-packed schedule is now out for the next extreme session hitting Tignes from 10th-12th March and it's going to be a huge!read more

25/02/2010

Tignes-Spirit Sponsored Rider Rich Jonas gives us the lowdown from Lake Tahoe

Richard Jonas is a Tignes-Spirit sponsored rider who has been based in Tignes for quite a few years. Branching out to pastures new this season, he's been ripping it up in Lake Tahoe and representing Tignes Spirit around the parks of Colorado with fellow Tignes shredder Katie Blundell.read more

22/02/2010

Check Out Torah Bright!

Hold onto your hats boys! Australia's golden girl Torah Bright talks snowboarding in the run up to the Olympics.read more

21/02/2010

Cheap flights to Chambery for the European X Games in March

Why miss out on all the action at the European X Games in Tignes? Get yourselves booked in for some sunny ski time in March and fly to Chambery with Snowjet.co.uk from £29. What a bargain!read more

20/02/2010

Black Cats Slope Style Contest

Head down to the Oakley Val d'Isere park this Wednesday (24th) for the Black Cats Slopestyle Contest. With a host of sponsors, there's plenty of prizes up for grabs, so make sure you don't miss out!read more

18/02/2010

Volunteer for X Games Europe!

Wow - what an amazing opportunity! Fancy hob-nobbing with your winter sporting heroes? Volunteer for the X Games Europe and get back stage at this winter's biggest and coolest event in the alps.read more

18/02/2010

Men's olympic halfpipe was a nail-biter of an event in Vancouver last night...

Shaun White did it again and claimed Olympic glory for the second time last night, but the other competitors fought an amazing battle in an effort to provide an evening of epic entertainment. But just how do they pull those tricks?!read more