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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