We’re deep into the snowless, hellish months of mid summer, so now seems like the ideal time to drop the edit from Snowboard Spring Break, the #bestweekoftheyear
Snowboard Spring Break is the annual snowboard product test, celebration of snowboarding and get together that takes place in Austria at the end of every season. The event is open to all, extremely well priced and attendees get the opportunity to check out all of the following season’s gear months before it’s available in shops.
The last time a UK snowboard test came to Hintertux was over 20 years ago and even back then the resort was famous for it’s high altitude, varied terrain and end of season snowfall and Spring Break 2019 saw a winter vibe and more than a metre of fresh snow for the duration event. Testing ran for three days and saw hundreds of hardware tests for 2019 products completed in the fresh snow, with visits from the likes of Olympic hopeful Mia Brookes and Olympic Bronze Medallist Billy Morgan who enjoyed the incredible terrain and powder on offer along with the public, brands and retailers from around the UK.
Off hill activities at the event’s home from home Gasthof Zillertal included the Shop Speed Date, Beer Pong Tournament, Game of Thrones night, Gyspy Snowboarding’s Girls Shred Day, the Skatejam, The Reason Rail Jam and Rock Night, all of which went off. As the event wound down and the happy attendees headed back home, it was clear to see that the move to Hintertux was a super positive one.