Boarding on New Zealand’s South Island

Are you off to the snow this season? If you are venturing to our neighbour to the East, then this new clip featuring some New Zealand’s best snowboarders will ensure you get that little boost of extra excitement. New Zealand is known for having some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, and even the raw footage in videos can do no justice when compared to seeing it all with your own eyes.

Lucky for us, this clip is probably the next best thing. Join Jake Koia, Christy Prior, Sean Thompson, Nick Brown and Nick Hyne as they take you on an adventure and a look at the world through their eyes, and what a beautiful world it is. This latest episode of the series ‘Diaries Down Under’ will have you desperate to book that last minute trip to the snow and have you ready to attack a heap of fresh powder. The crew describe why they love Queenstown and Remarkables, while showing off the area’s new high powered chairlift, terrain and another way of getting to the top of the mountain all together.

One thing is for sure, this clip highlights New Zealand’s true natural beauty and feeling of adventure. If you haven’t experienced it yourself, New Zealand’s South Island is definitely one to tick off your bucket list.

If you have now been convinced to pack up and go experience the mountains for yourself we don’t blame you. However, ensuring you have the right equipment to do this successfully like the ‘Diaries Down Under’ crew is another thing all together. Don’t go under prepared, SurfStitch has you covered with all the best Snow products available.

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The Snow Season has Arrived!

The Southern hemisphere’s Winter has officially arrived! For some that could mean jetting off to a tropical island for a fake summer getaway, or for others it could mean one thing – snow season! Flying down through fresh powder on your craft of choice is probably up there with one of the best feelings on Earth, and SurfStitch want you to be a part of the action!snow1snow2snow4snow3  All Photos: Roland Haschka

If you have’t already, get apart of the SurfStitch X STA Travel Promotion on our homepage. This is an incredible offer including free flights and 5 nights accommodation to the lucky winner and a partner in beautiful Vancouver, Canada! Get in quick to secure your place in the running! It could be you hitting those slopes and fresh powder in no time!

Whether you are off to the snow or cruising under the warm sunshine, do yourself a favour and check this awesome clip from last year’s Perisher crew, presented by Boardworld.

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If you’re buzzed by riding frozen water chances are you’re perpetually saving for that next trip abroad. Australian snowboarders are known for their enterprising ways when it comes to travelling to ride, and the crew in this Northern Heights series are testament to that. Months were spent squirreling away pennies, doing whatever it took to supplement sponsorship, but once the snow started to fall it was all worth it. Come join Keith Webster, Dylan Champion, Adam Chaston, Matt Wrobel and SurfStitch’s own Hannah McKay as they shred their way all over Japan.

NinjasThe crew…


And SurfStitch’s Hannah. When shes’ not answering your queries she’s at the snow. Or at sewing school.

The first peek at the Northern heights series.

Carlton Dry Presents… Northern Heights – The Japan Teaser from on Vimeo.

Backcountry Dreamin

Does it get any better?

It ain’t all tree runs and face shots in the pow.

Carlton Dry Presents… Northern Heights – Episode 2, Japan Jibbing from on Vimeo.


Save up. It’s worth it.

You might as well be surfing when the snow’s this light n’dry.

His Girl – ‘Northern Heights presented by…. Carlton Dry’ from on Vimeo.


Downtown in Japan.

Catch episodes of Northern Heights on Fuel.TV, and right here at SurfStitch.


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Russian Rally Driving

Y’might know Ken Block from the Youtube clips where he thrashes rally cars around exotic international locations, but what you may not know is that Block is the co-founder of DC Shoes, and a self confessed action sports addict. After netting millions during Extreme sport’s glory days the adrenalin junkie decided he wanted to try his hand at stunt driving, and so he did. His latest clip’s filmed entirely on GoPros sees KB tearing around a Russian ski resort terrorizing skiers.

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Winter Is Coming

The mercury’s dropping, days are shorter and you’ve probably been banged up with a cold, but the one plus to the chilly months is what’s happening in the mountains. Already the Aussie Alps have copped a dusting of the white stuff, and NZ’s been blanketed…ready for shredding! To increase inspiration for a winter vacay we’re going to be bringing you our fave snow clips and shots over the coming months. Hope you’re ready to start booking trips…

Nike Snowboarding in Chile from Nike Snowboarding on Vimeo.

NZ and Australia are great, but if money was no object Surfstitch would be heading to Chile’s Andes Mountain range right about now. Watch Nico Mueller, Danny Kass and Gigi Ruef in the below clip to see why…

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Brain Farm 2012 Showreel.

Brain Farm Digital Cinema 2012 Reel from Brain Farm on Vimeo.

Brain Farm, the production crew behind all sorts of radical action sports films, including the recent Travis Rice films, has released their 2012 showreel. If you are in anyway interested in seeing snowboarding, surfing, moto X, Jackass, bears, red-eyed wolves, volcanos, glaciers, wild horses, city skylines, men shooting shotguns, models jumping out of helicopters, skating, or avalanches – in the most visually sharp and beautiful way your computer screen can offer – then this will probably be right up your ally. Like and share, your friends will love you :) -

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It’s Snow Time! Get Connected + Celebrate With A Free Rip Curl Bag Valued at $59.99!

With the Aussie snow season officially kicking off this weekend, now is the perfect time to build your snowboarding mates network. is a new forum dedicated to getting you connected down at the snow this season.

Think of as the facebook of the snowboarding world. It’s the best way to get hooked up with local knowledge, new riding buddies, trick tips and couch surfing opportunities this snow season.

This snowboarding forum is pioneering a new feature called ‘ride share’. Stuck for a ride to the snow? Don’t want to front the full fuel bill on your own? No problem – become a member and hook up with other snowboarders travelling to the slopes. also offers a wide range of snowboarding video’s and photography… So here’s a sweet little vid of Billabong shredder Robbie Walker to get you amped for the weekend!

In celebration of the winter snow season, SurfStitch is giving away a free Rip Curl Bag valued at $59.99 with any Snow purchase over $200. Simply enter the promo code SNOW at checkout! So shop snow online now at

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