Nicholas Wolken is one of snowboarding’s deepest thinkers. A Swiss environmentalist and qualified psychologist, he set out in 2019 to explore ways of getting to grips with the climate crisis.
I was lucky enough to edit Whitelines Snowboard Magazine between 2005 and 2018, a period that encompassed over 60 print issues and a major transition into digital media. Established in
The past decade has seen an explosion in new snowboard shapes, many inspired by classic surf designs. Last winter I was invited to explore the subject via an interview with
For the second part of this branded content collaboration (I had already interviewed the brains behind Jones’ Surf Series, Chris Christenson) I was asked to write a brief history of