First things first: an apology. I recently moved to Sydney, Australia (before the beginning of Armageddon), so the last few months have been a blur and finding the time to write has been near-impossible. While we’re still in the preface, I’d also like to offer my own best wishes to you all and your loved ones during this difficult time – just hang on to the anticipated bliss of that first step back in the water once the beaches re-open (and there’s sure to be some Aussie surf blogs/vlogs coming... Read More
“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language that they can understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair.” Nelson Mandela The power of sport was central to Mandela’s political beliefs. Mandela utilised sport as a tool to unite his people and to redefine a country’s image. Sport is a language all in its own, it can speak to people... Read More
The Most Important Elements of Snowboard Fitness: How to avoid injuries, get snow fit and make the most out of your time on the slopes!
Snow season is creeping up slowly but surely! Before it kicks in we wanted to share some tips and tricks to stay fit and remain injury free for the upcoming season! ? Snowboarding and skiing are extremely fun! Regardless of whether you are hitting rails in the park, carving down the side of the mountain, or exploring some more adventurous trails off-piste. Winter sports always bring a real sense of adventure and exhilaration. Now here’s today bombshell: Skiing and snowboarding are A LOT more fun when you are physically fit.... Read More
POC Fornix Helmet Product Review We are absolutely delighted to introduce POC to our snow gear range at Urban Surfer. I’m sure you already know just how good POC helmets and goggles are but just in case you haven’t come across POC before as a brand you really have stumbled upon an absolute tour de force when it comes to blending style, safety and comfort. The POC Fornix Helmet is an award-winning, lightweight helmet, ideal for skiing or snowboarding and very much fits into that POC ethos. POC Fornix Helmet Safety... Read More
POC Receptor Bug Ski Helmet Product Review If safety is your main concern on the slopes but you don’t want to compromise on style then look no further than the POC Receptor Bug Ski & Snowboarding Helmet. This award-winning design features a dual shell construction for ultimate protection when riding. This is combined with a simple, understated, but stylish look which will fit with every outfit and colour scheme. POC Receptor Bug Ski Helmet Product Review POC Receptor Bug Ski Helmet Award Winning Design & Safety So what makes the Receptor... Read More
The Best Adventures in the UK this Winter Winter is a fantastic time to explore more! The days may be both shorter and colder, but there is no shortage of activities to get stuck into! Winter can be a truly beautiful time of year and offers us many unexpected wonders! Put your winter wetsuit on and catch some waves! Winter brings bigger and cleaner swells with more consistent waves to the UK coastlines (and in fact to most surf spots worldwide!). During colder months, the UK regularly sees waves of... Read More
Hi, Check out our product review video for the Bolle B-Yond Ski Helmet below. Bolle use some of the finest materials to make some of the best helmets available and the 2018 Bolle B-Yond Ski Helmet is no exception. Using an ‘in mould’ shell design rather than an ABS shell design the Bolle B-Yond 2018 is super light. Also, the 2018 Bolle B-Yond comes in both a fixed visor and traditional non visor configuration so whatever you need there is a helmet for you. If you would like more information... Read More
Ironically, in a very beautiful way, I seem to have been proven wrong since my last piece about the tenuous state of Scottish skiing. Proved so wrong in fact I managed to lose £14, (big wagering as a student up here in the Highlands, I know), and somehow get lift accessed snowboarding in November. November! For the most part, the staff at Glencoe Mountain were as taken aback as I was. They told me this was the first time Glencoe had opened in November for the first time in 60... Read More
The Electric EG2 is the first goggle that gives you more of what you need: sight. Less frame and an oversized lens allows you superior peripheral vision. A step forward that will change the way you see the mountains, literally. EG2 is your widescreen HDTV for the mountains. Shop Now: Electric EG2 Snow Goggles Ergonomic frame design Mould Injected Thermoplastic Urethane Frame 100% UV Protection Oversized Dual Spherical Injected Polycarbonate Lens Super Anti-Fog And Anti-Scratch Hard Coating Anti reflective technology Contoured triple layer face foam Helmet compatible 40mm Strap With... Read More
Need some new ski goggles this winter? Check out our latest product video on the Electric Charger 2017 / 2018 snow goggles. The Electric Charger goggles give you the best of Electric’s technology in a cool package, all at a great price. For more on the Electric Charger snow goggles or our other goggle video’s check out our youtube channel. If you would like more info you can visit the product page here: Electric Charger Snow Goggles Enjoy!