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No matter where your summer adventures take you, stay connected. DAKINE will be there for you in all our social platforms, making sure that you get everything fresh from the DAKINE world.

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Sunday in the Park with Scott Stevens

The weekly video series "Sunday in the Park" has wrapped up it's 2014 season with a great finale featuring, amongst others, DAKINE rider Scott Stevens. A usual suspect at "The Park", Scott has squeezed every single possible trick from the endless possibilities of the terrain at Bear Mountain. Watch Scott throw it down in the episode of "Sunday in the Park" and enjoy!

JFT 2014 Verbier Finals

Last saturday, despite the tough conditions, the final competition of the Juniors Freeride Tour by Dakine took place in Verbier. The 90 junior rippers seemed to have learned a lot from previous competitions, training with coaches and being out in the mountains. With rock hard snow and hardly any light, they proved that they can deliver in any conditions. FWT pro riders who were onsite to watch were overwhelmed by the show. The biggest excitement ...
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Poney Session 2014

Riders from all over the world gathered in Saint Láry for the biggest snowboard competition in France, the 4-stars WST Poney Session. "Renaissance" was the theme of this 12th edition in which "cardinals" and "beggars" competed for the podium. With Victor de le Rue as godfather, the event was a non stop display of tricks and all sorts of complicated rotations for the delight of the spectators. Finally, it was Finnish Petja Pironen who claimed vict...
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Welcome to the team, Louif and Desiree!

DAKINE is proud to announce the addition of two very talented snowboarders to the Outerwear Team: Louif Paradis and Desiree Melancon. They will play a pivotal role in the future progression of our outerwear products and beyond. Both Louif and Desiree were awarded riders at the last edition of Transworld Riders Poll Awards, Desiree as "Women's Rider of the Year" and Louif as "Video Part of the Year".

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Leanne's way

Whistler backcountry queen, Leanne Pelosi, features the second part of Red Bull's "My Way" series. If you want to know all about how she landed in the snowboarding scene, who's her best travel companion and who she'd never travel with, this is your reading. Then, flick on to the next piece in which she gives advice on avalanche safety and how to gear yourself properly.

"My way" interview: http://www.redbull.com/en/snow/stories/1331632219416/m...
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JFT 2014 by DAKINE - Chamonix and Fieberbrunn stops

Two stops of the Junior Freeride Tour 2014 by DAKINE have been successfully wrapped up in Chamonix (FR) and Fieberbrunn (AUT) The Juniors delighted the judges with their impressive skills and intelligent riding on quite challenging faces and not the best conditions. The workshops provided a true avalanche scenario along with other really interesting and important exercises for freeriders. The suspense is served for the final competition in Verbie...
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Poney Session 2.014 - Get ready!

The DAKINE Poney Session, a 4-star WST event, will be back in St. Láry-Soulan for its 12th edition. From March 20th to 23rd, fifty international riders will compete in a colourful slopestyle set up with this year's theme: "le Renaissance". An event sponsored by local St. Láry rider, the viscount Victor de le Rue! Victor will have a dedicated Jib/Street module, the VDLR Garden. Four days of great snow show, with live art exhibitions and fantastic ...
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DAKINE ABS Signal pack by Elias Elhardt.

At DAKINE we know that the most important avalanche safety system is your own sound judgement. Respecting the warnings, knowing the snow conditions and the avalanche hazard in the terrain you're riding and riding safely as a group and within your limits will keep you well out of danger most of the times. And for the few times in which you may be surprised, make sure you are well geared up. The DAKINE ABS Signal pack will help you carry all your b...
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Annie Boulanger 2013 full part

After a decade standing out in the male dominated backcountry scene and building herself a reputation that has led her to become one of the most respected female riders, Annie B. has been able to astonish everybody with her 2013 full part. Considered her best part ever by many in the industry, this is a statement of Annie's ongoing mission to push women's snowboarding to new heights.

Distorted Reality - Sami Luhtanen

Meeting Sami Luhtanen is meeting a snowboarding legend in the making. When DAKINE European team manager, Marco Z., found him three years ago he had no sponsors and didn't speak a word of English. This year, the "Silent Killer" has been the revelation of the international snowboarding scene, after a jaw-dropping part in Pirate's latest movie "Distorted Reality".If you haven't seen Sami yet, lay back, hit play and get ready for some shredding aweso...
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Welcome to the team, Victor Daviet!

DAKINE is proud to welcome Victor Daviet to our Outerwear Team. This young talent from the French Alps represents a new generation of all-terrain riders, with a preference for freestyle backcountry. DAKINE has great expectations for Victor. Our first project will be to enroll him in an Absinthe video production for next season, introducing him to the international scene. He will share this adventure with other DAKINE team mates such as Victor de ...
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Elooa "Home Sweet Home" camp by Dakine

Elooa, the snowboard camps run by DAKINE rider Elias Elhardt, celebrated their first camp of this year in Steibis. The "Home Sweet Home" camp had Elooa coaches Basti Kuhn, Chris Loos and Elias himself guiding the lucky bunch of campers throught spring conditions and having tons of fun. They trained rail skills, learned freestyle basics and the advanced freestylers received a lesson in creativity and building jumps. Check out the video to get a fl...
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Play & Win with DAKINE

Who doesn't enjoy a guessing game? At DAKINE we certainly do. If you do so too, put your guessing skills to the test with our new online "Guess the Weight" game and transform them into a full gear kit for this winter. Prize includes outerwear, backpack, gloves, beanie, wallet and many extra DAKINE goodies that will make your Christmas a very happy one. Visit our online store during your Christmas shopping; for every purchase you'll get the chanc...
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Distorted Reality - DAKINE cut

Our DAKINE Outerwear team rider, Elias Elhardt, took on every challenge in his third collaboration with the Pirates Movie Production crew. See ever-smiley Elias in full flight in this special edit of his part in "Distorted Reality" - the best of the best plus a couple on unreleased shots - brought to you by DAKINE.

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Lighter Japan

This past winter Elias Elhardt and Jason Robinson traveled to Japan in search of infamous pillows in less explored zones. Unlike most visitors who travel north, our crew opted to stay on the main island, in Hakuba. The contrast between populated and super-advanced Tokyo and the peacefulness and beauty of the Japanese Alps had them traveling both in space and time. Follow the adventures of Jason and Elias with their friends Masako and Sho in our n...
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Distorted Reality

Pirates Movie latest production, Distorted Reality, kicked off its premier tour at the end of september, with a special stop at The Reels Film Festival in Annecy. This epic production, with which DAKINE has had a strong collaboration, was awarded with the "Best Big Cinematography" and was also nominated to "Best Movie of the Year". Distorted Reality featured, amongst others, our two Outerwear and Accesories Team riders Elias Elhardt and Sami Luht...
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JIBBERISH vol.2: JP Walker

Jibberish, the free web video snowboarding series created by JP Walker and Simon Chamberlain, has released its second volume. Check out all the shots gathered from his travels during the past season in JP Walker's full part.

LM Spring Fighters 2013

March said goodbye in Les Menuires resort with the celebration of the LM Spring Fighters event, a 3* TTR big air contest organized by the Poney Session crazy team and with the collaboration of DAKINE. Loyal to their unique style, the competition offered a mixture of top level riding, art and non-stop Dj sessions. Congrats to Enzo Nilo for his winning place and a dreamy performance!

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Freeride Juniors final in Verbier

The final FWT event in Verbier hosted the final of the Freeride Juniors by DAKINE too. The young guns provided a top level performance, making a loud statement that they are the future stars of freeriding. Audience, judges and pro riders were more than impressed; as Berti Devernaud, head of judges, put it: "this is a new generation of really good competitors". The Freeride Juniors by DAKINE tour takes pride in this achievement, as the friendly a...
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90 sec with Sami Luhtanen

In case you don't remember Sami Luhtanen's name, you'll remember his style. At Dakine, we dig it so much we change the name of our program to an extended 30 sec version. So here you go with 90 sec of the next BIG thing coming from Finland, a country renown to provide and feed the snowboard scene more often than none with über talented rider.
So far he won the best rookie title at Poney Session last year he's been filming with KBR crew and recent...
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Juniors in Chamonix

Last january 26th-27th Chamonix-Mont Blanc witnessed some amazingly progressive riding under perfect weather conditions and a cloudless sky - a superb kick-off of the DAKINE FREERIDE JUNIOR series! The competition took place on saturday, at the same time as the pros on another venue. Our congrats to the winners Max Thidling (snow men), Maurane Stritmatter (snow women), Carl Renvall (ski men 14-15 y), Pierre Colonge (ski men 16-17 y) and Besse Mau...
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Poney Session

"Cops and robbers" is the theme picked by the Poney Session this year to celebrate it's 11th anniversary. A four star WST event presented by DAKINE, Salomon, Monster and Carlsberg that will gather top world snowboarders for a chance to win USD 15.000 in prizes. The competition programme will include a Slopestyle contest, Best Trick prize and Best Rookie. Every night there will be live DJs, break dance demos, live board painting and a bar. On the ...
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