Snowboarders pride themselves on looking cool. Since the 1980s, it has been our duty to play the part of skiing’s radder, younger brother.
From introducing the world to ‘snurfing’ in the 1980s to tearing up the mountain in baggy, grunge pants during the 2000s, snowboarders have long pioneered fresh trends on the mountain.
However, that’s not to say we’ve always got it right. Just like our plank riding counterparts, we’ve had our fair share of fashion related cock ups. The kind you are already looking back on with horror and have the urge to burn all photographic evidence.
Just like our plank riding counterparts, we’ve had our fair share of fashion related cock ups
Even today, riders are guilty of bringing the more awful sartorial horrors back to life. What is it about mountain air that makes people leave all inhibitions at the airport?
In celebration of the good, bad and very, very ugly, we’ve collected the 25 worst snowboarder fashion crimes of all time. How many have you spotted on the mountain?
(Trust me, we’ve all fallen victim to some of these disasters you’re about to witness…)