Niseko, Japan

December 21, 2010

Last season was a very slow start in Thredbo. The snow came late and I redislocated my shoulder in the second week of the season. It was extremely dissapointing after so much physio work. After that I purchased a brace which helped my shoulder and my confidence levels. I was soon riding again and managed to progress my riding to a level I was happy with. My best competition result was 9th in the Rip Curl Freeride Pro. I am also now riding for Flint clothing. I got some pics which will be up on edrichards.wordpress at a later date.

After a six week holiday in Mexico and Central America I am now based in Niseko, Japan for the next 4-5 months. Here is a clip of my second day of riding for the season. Enjoy

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Shoulder Surgery and Surfing

May 31, 2010

I had Keyhole Shoulder Surgery on October the 6th, 2009. The Specialist advised six months no snowboarding. I had six months of physiotherapy and began surfing two months after my surgery. Over summer I surfed on the East Coast of Australia between Sydney and the Gold Coast. My favourite surf spots were Crescent Head, Lennox, Byron Bay, Greenmount/Snapper and of course some secret spots around my home town of Woolgoolga. These are a couple of photos that my girlfriend/friends snapped of me. Enjoy

March 10, 2010

Thanks to all these company’s that are a constant support to my snowboarding

 

 

This is a few shots I edited from my Thredbo 09 season.

March 1, 2010

2008 Snowboarding Shots

February 20, 2010

These are some shots from the season of 2008. They were mainly taken in Whistler however there are some from Mt Baker and other resorts around British Columbia. The photographers here are Nick Vail and Jussi Gznar.

Snowboarding shots from my last year of riding

February 15, 2010

Here is a bunch of photos from my last year of riding. These photos were taken in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. A big thank-you to all the photographers including Jussi Gznar, Nick Vail, Mike Cooper, Mandy Lamont and Ryan Anderson.

2008 promo

February 14, 2010

This is a video of me from the 07/08 season in whistler.