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Watch the newest episode of Boyz n Toyz featuring FLOW’s own Mario Wanger. Pow part 1, Enjoy!

boyz n toys pow part 1 from Boyz ‘n Toyz on Vimeo.

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Check Out the Flow Team tearing it up last year in Keystone Colorado. Featured Riders Tim Humphreys, Celia Miller, Sarka Pancochova, & more!

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Watch this amazing footage of Sarka Pancochova and the Flow Czech team shredding at Seiser Alm Snow Park. Big thanks to Zezula and FreeRide! Enjoy!

SNOWPARK SEISER ALM SPOTCHECK WITH FLOW SNOWBOARDING from Freeride.cz on Vimeo.

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COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colorado — At the 2014 USASA Nationals, Flow rider Julianne O’neill (maiden name Brackett) took 1st in Women’s class slopestyle and 2nd in Women’s Boardercross. The young woman was on fire the whole event and was easily the stand out in the Women’s class. Riding her Flow Jewel, Julianne rose above the rest of the competition in slopestyle. “The event was perfect!”, exclaimed O’Neill,  “All the girls were cheering each other on, and each one of us put our best run down. It was good competition. I was so happy with how I performed”. However, the talented Californian was not content with just one podium. Julianne came right back with a solid 2nd place finish in boardercross. “The boardercross was so intense! It was the most fun! My heart pounds so fast when all of us girls are rubbing elbows. Huge thanks to Adam Neil and the ASC team for helping tune my jib board! I rode my Flow Jewel in slope and boardercross, it might be my favorite board that Flow has!”. [click to continue…]

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Photo: Sunn Kim

A day of snowboarding can take a lot out of you, especially if you took a few spills. Flow is here to help you with 5 easy ways that you can recuperate your body and be ready to get back on the mountain the very next day.

#1) Stretch

After a full day of snowboarding, your muscles can feel tight, sore, and de-oxygenated. While most people think that stretching is only good for before activities, it is also just as important to stretch after exercising. Stretching can loosen your muscles as well as put much needed oxygen back into them. A quick 15 minute stretch can make a huge difference in the way that your body will feel the next day.

#2) Eat Pineapple

This is a strange step, but it works. Pineapple works as a natural Ibuprofen and will ease your body of soreness and pain. It contains Bromelain which reduces swelling, inflammation, and pain in the body. Instead of popping a bunch of Advil, eat pineapple instead.

#3) Hydrate

After a day on the mountain, we normally want to have a few beers and that is okay. However, it’s also smart to mix in a few waters. A full day of snowboarding can rob your muscles of necessary water and minerals. Be sure to replenish your body with some good old fashioned H2O!

#4) Eat a Full Dinner

You had a tough day snowboarding, reward yourself with a full meal. Many athletes “Carbo-load” before a race, game, etc. so you should too! These Carbohydrates will give you the necessary energy to get on the mountain the next day and you’ll need all of the energy that you can get.

#5) Jacuzzi or Hot Tub

Probably the best step of the whole process. Going in a jacuzzi or hot tub is awesome. Hot water and jets help relax your muscles and loosen them easing any tension or pain. Plus, it feels amazing after snowboarding.
If you follow these 5 steps then there is no reason you won’t be fully prepared to take on back-to-back days of snowboarding. For more information on everything snowboarding connect with us on social media!

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Get to know Small Fry Shredder Sophia Capua

With most sports, the common theme that you hear is “ Start ‘em young”. Sophia Capua embodies the very essence of this phrase. At just 6 years old, Sophia is snowboarding well beyond her years. She is one of the hardest working Microns with Flow. She puts out monthly edits that are creative and fun, snowboards any chance that she gets, and is already getting photos in certain publications (most recent in Summit Daily). But if you ask Sophia, snowboarding is anything but work. She is doing it for the simple fact that snowboarding is fun.

Snowboarding Is…

For a young aspiring snowboarder, snowboarding is everything. For Sophia Capua, snowboarding is FUN. The main reason that most of us start to do anything, is for the simple fact that it is fun. Sophia hasn’t lost sight of that belief, and from the looks of it, she probably never will. This pint sized shredder loves snowboarding and is constantly pushing her parents for more time on the mountain.

Local Spots & Favorite things about Snowboarding

Sophia hails from Colorado and frequently inhabits the local spots of Copper Mountain & Loveland Ski Resort. The young Micron snowboards at any chance that she gets. For this reason, “Dad’s Park” (a.k.a the Capua’s backyard) was created. Sophia is not scared one bit, she loves hitting rails and doing jumps that seem to be nearly 3X her size. Anytime that Sophia can have a snowboard under her feet is a good time.

10 Words with Sophia Capua

Family Shred –  “They’re Awesome!”
Snowboarding – “Surfing on the Snow”
Copper Mountain – “Halfpipe”
Flow Snowboarding - “My Snowboarding Family”
Slopestyle- “It has big jumps and Sarka (Pancochova) is awesome!”
Yoda Costume – “LightSaber”
Dancing –  “Is cooler when you are on a snowboard”
USASA Nationals- “New Friends”
Halfpipe – “It has huge walls”
Family – “I love them all”
Sophia Capua is an awesome Micron. She is favorite both on Social Media and here at Flow. With an awesome attitude and amazing talent, the sky’s the limit for Sophia.

SEE SOPHIA IN ACTION HERE

To stay up to date with Sophia and the rest of the Flow crew, connect with us on social!

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Snowboarding technology is getting pretty advanced and it can be hard to decipher what type of product is right for you. All the new features and materials on products are nice, but what do they mean for you and your snowboarding? Flow is here to break down the technology barrier and help you choose the correct bindings for your preferred style of riding. [click to continue…]

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Flow’s Sophia Capua is a hard working Micron. Check out this amazing new edit of her shredding & dancing around Colorado. Sophia is Happy!

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Tim Humphreys & Friends shredding Mammoth, CA. in “Hot Sweaty Spring”. Enjoy!

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After three times on the Podium, it’s time to go Snowboarding. Swiss Flow Team rider Kaspar Hösli presents a new edit from his last day’s in Laax.

 

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