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Kel Verbiest

Kel Verbiest

Managing editor of Mpora and a dedicated people watcher.

Recent Articles By Kel

The Cosmos

Red Bull Stratos - test flight successful!

Photo: Jay Nameth/RedBull Content Pool I told you I’d keep you updated with what’s going on with the craziest man in the world and I’ve...

Red Bull Stratos - test flight successful!
Outsiders

Best Video Ever!

So we normally post up things about sports and what have you, but this video had us all huddled around a computer with our jaws...

Best Video Ever!
Snowboarding

Winter X Games Europe 2012

Shaun White you sneaky little bugger. You can’t help yourself can you? You announce that you’re going to be at the Winter X Games Europe...

Winter X Games Europe 2012
Mountain Biking

This Is Peaty 2012

For those of you who don’t know Steve Peat, this might be the time to start getting to know him. He’s one of the more...

This Is Peaty 2012
Skiing

Torin Yater-Wallace stomps the 1800

There have been rumours about it on the internet for a couple of days and we can confirm that it’s true. Torin Yater-Wallace stomped the...

Torin Yater-Wallace stomps the 1800
Photography

Mpora is on Pinterest!

If you haven’t heard about Pinterest then you must have been hiding under a social media rock somewhere! It’s basically a website where you can...

Mpora is on Pinterest!
Snowboarding

Les Menuires 7

I don’t know if you lot have heard about this but there’s something interesting going on in Les Menuires. The story is that seven chalet...

Les Menuires 7
Snowboarding

burn energy: Real Snow Backcountry

burn energy are adding another string to their bow with Real Snow. It’s going to add a new dimension to the Winter X Games in...

burn energy: Real Snow Backcountry
Skiing

White Battle Freestyle Comp 2012

The White Battle Freestyle comp has taken over from Xbox Big Day Out, which took over from Gumby’s Big Day Out. Gumby’s Big Day Out was...

White Battle Freestyle Comp 2012
The Cosmos

Red Bull Stratos 2012

Photo: Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool Red Bull Stratos was one of those events that we just couldn’t wait for it to happen. With all of...

Red Bull Stratos 2012
Snowboarding

Red Bull Supernatural: Riders announced!

You may remember a little while ago we showed you the trailer for Travis Rice‘s new epic snowboarding event, ‘Supernatural’. If you don’t remember then...

Red Bull Supernatural: Riders announced!
Snowboarding

Gigi Rüf - Slash Snowboards

Who else are we expecting to create their own snowboard brand? Honestly? The Helgasons have done it with their Lobster Snowboards and it only paved...

Gigi Rüf - Slash Snowboards
Snowboarding

RIP Sarah Burke

There’s a dark cloud hanging over the freeskiing world as we all come to terms with the untimely death of Sarah Burke. She was a...

RIP Sarah Burke
Snowboarding

DC Live Park

DC have a habit of putting their name on some strange ideas, which are usually awesome, and this one is no different. Everyone has that...

DC Live Park
Snowboarding

Red Bull: Supernatural

Supernatural. As the dictionary defines it – Pertaining to, or being above or beyond what is natural; unexplainable by natural law or phenomena; abnormal. When it...

Red Bull: Supernatural
Skiing

Sarah Burke seriously injured

We never like hearing about anyone getting injured let alone a professional in one of the sports we follow. Unfortunately today is one of those...

Sarah Burke seriously injured
Snowboarding

O'Neill Evolution 2012: Results!

After writing about the O’Neill Evolution the other day, the weekend couldn’t have been packed with more action! It was postponed by a day because...

O'Neill Evolution 2012: Results!
Snowboarding

O'Neill Evolution 2012

The new year is here and it ushers in a snow season that is set to be one of the best in recent years. With...

O'Neill Evolution 2012
Snowboarding

Winter X Games 16 - schedule announced

The Winter X Games is an even that’s stuck on every snowboarder’s or skiers calendar. It’s placed in the diary of everyone that works in...

Winter X Games 16 - schedule announced
Skateboarding

Kingpin: The Drive 2011

It’s been a long time in coming but The Drive has been driven and the edits are up online! If you’re one of those who...

Kingpin: The Drive 2011
Snowboarding

World’s Longest Snowboard Rail Ride Record broken!

Photo: James North Avid followers of the Mpora blog (I know there’s thousands of you out there) may remember that I posted up some info...

World’s Longest Snowboard Rail Ride Record broken!
Snowboarding

World Record Railslide Attempt

Whitelines and Mpora have teamed up with EA Sports’ new snowboard game SSX Tricky and Sno!Zone to try and break the world record for the...

World Record Railslide Attempt
Surfing

Billabong Inflatable Wetsuit

This may need some explaining just so you guys don’t have the image of a weird inflatable gimp suit that’s been designed to help Kelly...

Billabong Inflatable Wetsuit
Skateboarding

Telekom Extreme Playgrounds LIVESTREAM

For the first time ever, we’ll be presenting a livestream of the Telekom Extreme Playgrounds. It’s the fifth anniversary of the event and it’ll be...

Telekom Extreme Playgrounds LIVESTREAM
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