Parkin Costain’s Not So ‘Off-Season’ - Building A Bike Park
  No matter the season, team rider Parkin Costain is a hard man to catch up with. We don’t mean to say he’s too busy for us, we just mean it’s physically, very, very difficult to catch up with the bloke because he’s so damn fast. Whether he’s on skis or a bike, if you don’t have a sizeable head start, you’re not keeping up. So, when we finally did catch up with him, we picked his brains to see ...
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LE BENT WELCOMES MICHAELA DAVIS-MEEHAN TO THE FAMILY
  MICHAELA DAVIS-MEEHAN – WELCOME INTERVIEW Michaela Davis Meehan is officially the number two women’s snowboard freerider in the world right now. If you know her, and if you’ve seen her ride, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. The surprising part is, she’s also Australian.     Like much of the skiing and boarding that went down in the northern hemisphere in the early months of 2020, the Freer...
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WHAT'S COOKING WITH LUCY BARTHOLOMEW? - Q&A
  What does an ultrarunner do when only allowed outside for 1 hour of exercise per day? That’s barely enough time to get a light warm-up in, let alone delete a few dozen kilometres of trail! But Lucy Bartholomew put this not-so hypothetical to the test these last few months under a Victorian Covid lockdown. What did she discover? Well, when life gives Lucy lemons, she makes lemonade! …and a bun...
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BEHIND THE SCENES OF #LESENDDOWNUNDER WITH CODY TOWNSEND
  This time last year we were getting ready to welcome Cody Townsend and Elyse Saugstad on the tarmac at Sydney Airport. Since we're a far cry away from that happening this year, we thought we'd look back on what ended up being one of the best weeks of snow Australia has seen in years. Particularly our day riding with the resident groms of Thredbo resort. Why rider's of such esteem as Cody Town...
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LE BENT WELCOMES DARCY KELLER TO THE FAMILY
  DARCY KELLER – WELCOME INTERVIEW Darcy Keller has been on the scene for a while now, starring in some of the best independent snowboarding webisodes in the biz. It’s no mean feat to throw down such impressive lines and produce the footage to match on a relative shoe string budget in the far reaches of British Columbia, so naturally we wanted to be involved. Darcy’s our first snowboard additio...
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RIDER PROFILE – EMMA PATTERSON – GOING FULL SEND ON THE FREERIDE WORLD TOUR
  EMMA PATTERSON - INTERVIEW Emma Patterson emerged onto our radar when she won the 2019 ISFA FWQ North American Championship in Kirkwood, after dominating events in Revelstoke, Crested Butte, Taos Ski Valley and Kirkwood. Her next stop was of course the Freeride World Tour, the pinnacle of competitive freeride skiing and a dream of hers since she began jumping of rocks with skis strapped to he...
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COEN BENNIE-FAULL - HE'S "ALL WHITE"
  COEN BENNIE-FAULL - INTERVIEW For years we've been witness to the super talented and creative moves thrown down by Aussie freeskier Coen Bennie-Faull. He's been chasing winters for nearly a decade and you'll find him going after big lines in the FWQ,  taking out winning runs at BullerX, or hucking backflips at the prestigious showdown "Kings & Queens of Corebets". Last year he spent his t...
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BOOM! WELCOME TO THE LINE UP SAMMY CARLSON
  SAMMY CARLSON – WELCOME INTERVIEW Boom! Sammy Carlson or Sammy C to many has been doing crazy things on two planks for a while now. Wikipedia even has him listed as the “the first skier to execute a switch triple rodeo 1260 in July 2010 at Mt Hood.” Getting a Wikipedia page as a skier isn’t easy folks. But neither is anything Sammy C does for that matter. Now 30 years of age, the 8-time 'X Ga...
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LE BENT WELCOMES CHRIS  RUBENS TO THE FAMILY
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