Ayumu Hirano's battle with Shaun White in the Olympic final has captured mainstream media attention in Japan, and ignited the perennial style versus technicality debate in the online armchair judges of the snowboard community. Louie Vito addresses the topic in this edit from the new Japanese superpipe in the far north of Japan
Korua Shapes are back with their latest release from their highly rated Yearning for Turning series called Carve Oddity. As usual, they seem to raise the bar for follow-cam edits with some gripping POV video work.
Mark Rainery's 'REcut' edit features a healthy serving of deep Japanese powder. The first two minutes of his travels from the Middle Path Project's Floating Pyramids movie show the fruits of connecting with local riders in Hakuba.