Oz Extreme Blog

Get Down To The NEW Melbourne Cable Park This Summer!

December 15 2017

Finally! Not all of us have to own a boat to go wakeboarding this summer, the all NEW Melbourne Cable Park has opened in Bangholme. There are two lakes, one with the overhead cable running clockwise and the other anti-clockwise to suit both natural and goofy foot riders. Both lakes contain features such as jumps…

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September 1 2017

Not ready for the season to end and haven’t been to Japan before? Imagine this…. Riding fresh powder all day long, followed by an mineral onsen to sooth your sore muscles, then a delicious bowl of ramen noodle soup accompanied by gyoza for dinner, some night riding if your up for it and then beers…

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August 1 2017

Spring is arriving fast and so the snow is getting softer and more forgiving for you to try and push yourselves to learn new tricks. One of my all time favourites, and a pretty easy one when you get used to it is the LAYBACK. The layback is a more extreme variation of a tail…

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ANON OPTICS – Best Goggles in the Biz

July 1 2017

Anon Optics have stepped it up again this season by pushing the forward the Magnatech and integrating heaps of new products with their Magnetic Facemask Integration (MFI) masks. Their lenses are some of the easiest and quickest to change when conditions flip upside down on you. They’re locked in with magnets – and strong magnets…

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SNOWBOARD BOOT LACES – Traditional, BOA and Quick Lace

June 25 2017

In the market for a new pair of shred stick kicks? Or finally investing in your first pair of boots but don’t know what lacing system to go with? Listen up! It all depends on what you’re after – speed, ability to stay tight, reliability, durability and variable tensions all come into play. Traditional Lacing…

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June 15 2017

Yuki Threads – The kings of snowboarding apparel, always coming out at the forefront of all new shred trends. They continue to deliver ethically sourced organic cotton garments manufactured with fairtrade certification. Even their swing tags are made from the recycled, (minimal) leftover material! Blak Apparel – The kings of headwear, gone are the days…

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June 10 2017

Waxing, waxing, waxing. Everyone knows they should wax their board. Half do it, half might once a season at best. In a magical fairy land you should wax your board every couple of days. In the real world you should wax it after each trip unless you’re doing a 4 month season in Canada or…

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June 1 2017

Keen on heading to the snow this season but can’t be bothered with driving all the way there and all the way back after a full day of riding? Don’t want to deal with resort entry fee? Want to have a crew of people to ride with? Don’t want to have to sit in the…

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KIDS and SNOW minus the EFFORT – Nail It These School Holidays

May 25 2017

School Holidays in Victoria is fast approaching and for those parents who love the snow but can’t be bothered with the amount of preparation, gear, travel, costs and supervision that goes into a family snow trip? This is for you. Like all those fancy diet magazines that tell you to substitute your 3pm caramel slice…

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Staff Picks: Tegan – Union Trilogy Snowboard Binding

May 15 2017

I’M IN LOVE! Seriously, I love my Union bindings but the new trilogy are so rad! The pick of both Jess Kimura and Jamie Anderson – some of the best female freestyle and urban riders in the game, these Union Trilogy Binding’s are ridiculous. Comfortable but supportive highbacks with super flexible toe caps to fit…

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