Singletrack Magazine Review: Smith Squad MTB Goggles

More and more bike park and uplift venues are being developed across the world, meaning there is an increase in riders wearing full face helmets; and the rise of Enduro has resulted in more and more riders opting for goggles over glasses with their open face helmets.... read more

Seb Kern in Meribel Coaching The Army Snowboard Team

Smith UK rider Seb Kern updates us on his adventures coaching the Army Snowboard Team in Meribel.   I have just returned from a great trip to Meribel, where I have been coaching the Army Snowboard Team. Believe it or not, the Army have many teams for all... read more

Professional, quick, friendly…

Just wanted to say a massive thank you to Lee and Edd for all their help when I have had an issue with my bindings. Professional, quick and friendly, they will ensure you never need to shop anywhere else for your gear again. read more

Super impressed….. a hero……

Lee Radford is a hero! Thought I’d broken a part of my smith goggles that would need a complete replacement but Lee was able to send me a replacement the very same day I enquired about it. Super impressed, saved me a lot of time, money and hassle, thank you!... read more

Arbor Snowboards : Think Thank’s New Teaser

The teaser for Think Thank’s new video The Weather Outside Is Weather is now playing on Snowboarder Magazine. The film features Arbor riders Sammy Spiteri and Ryland West. Check it out and get hyped! For more information on Arbor or to view the collection click... read more

Ethan Smith – Junior Sportsperson Of The Year

Congrats to our Smith UK team rider, Ethan Smith, who just took the title of Junior Sportsperson of the Year from Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance in recognition of his snowboarding. Ethan rides in the Smith Gage Helmet and his goggles of choice are... read more

Still in shock as to how good the service was…

“Lee you’re a star mate, I thought there was no chance of getting spares for my vintage bindings! Not only did Lee find me the spares, he posted them to me as well and didn’t charge me a penny. I’m still in shock as to how good his service was.... read more

Arbor Skateboards :: James Kelly Raw Run Volume 3

When James isn’t out traveling, you can probably find him skating the hills around his house in Oakland. In the newest addition to the Blood Orange Raw Run Collection find him tearing through his local neighbourhood on his Pro Model from Arbor. Film: Jack Boston... read more

Mia Brookes Takes Gold and Silver at Laax Mini Shred

Nitro UK Team Rider, 9 year old Mia Brookes has been busy shredding the slopes at Laax in Switzerland. Last weekend she entered the Laax Mini Shred and made the podium for both Slopestyle and Halfpipe. Snowboard Halfpipe U10 Girls – 1st Snowboard Slopestyle U10... read more

Excellent service…well done

Good morning Gordon A very quick note to register my thanks to your sales coordinator Billy. I was really struggling to find a particular Bern helmet so I thought I would contact yourselves as the UK distributors for assistance.  Fortunately my enquiry was dealt with... read more

Super Grom Lewis Makes Austrian Podiums

 Junior Jam (Westendorf) 13th Feb 1st place U13’s 5th place overall U16 Zillertal Valley Rälley Tour stop 3  (Penken Park Mayrhofen) 21st Feb 2nd place Supergroms U13 Lewis rides the Nitro Snowboards Ripper 132 and rocks a Bern Nino Lid. Congrats Lewis, keep... read more

Introducing the Black Eye Lens Black Series

The new 3rd Generation Black Series from Black Eye brings you all new lenses with high quality double coated glass to produce natural colours and to prevent unwanted reflections. The universal clipper attachment system makes the 3rd Generation Black Eye lenses... read more

Nitro Snowboards Add Jeremy Jones To The Team

Nitro Snowboards (Rider Owned), the 27 year old snowboard brand is thrilled to announce its newest addition to the family – Jeremy Jones, one of the most influential snowboarders of the last two decades. Beyond continuing to film new video parts, acting as a... read more

Black Eye Lens Now In Stock!

Black Eye was founded by three friends who shared a passion for board sports and photography. Skateboard photographer Arto Ekman and professional snowboarders Fredu Sirviö and Eero Ettala wanted to make filming and photography with smartphones easier for everyone.... read more

Katie B on the LF Delite at CWC Wake Park!

The DELITE is the twin sister of the Deluxe that doesn’t back down to anything! Designed for the true rail assassin and cable park superstar Sophie Hogben, The DELITE features our Hybrid Technology, as well as our exclusive Grind Base. It is built to take a beating... read more

Sucrose Wheels :: The Grillz

The Sucrose crew is up to their old tricks – sub-Urban slashing and yolo bombing on the new Grillz edition of our Vice wheel. Check out Daniel MacDonald, Cooper Darquea, and Will Clay getting their Grillz on in the neighborhoods north of Arbor’s Venice... read more

Superb

I can’t praise Edd Duerden highly enough for the prompt and excellent service in dealing with my issue. Superb. Scott read more

Well done Ultra Sport

Dear Edd, Thank you for your cooperation; the lens has arrived. I do really appreciate the manner in which you have dealt with this matter. Well done. Regards David read more

Just stunned…..

Just stunned… In a world that now appears to have its hand out, thought my Contour was going to the bin after damage following being knocked off my bike. Then Lee sorted a spare part and it arrived in the post… Amazing and thanks for just getting me sorted... read more

Titouan Puyo signs with NSP

NSP is very proud to announce Titouan Puyo (TI2) from New Caledonia, has signed with NSP. 2015 French Champion and 2015 world number 5, Titouan Puyo is excited to join NSP as he continues his climb up the world leaderboard rankings. “NSP’s 2016 race boards are super... read more

WE’RE HIRING…

We’re looking for a Customer Services Assistant – Initially this position will be for 6 months but, for the right candidate, could end up being a full time job.  The role is office based at our HQ near Nottingham.  You must have good administrative skills, be... read more

Eivy FW16/17 Sneak Peak

        For more information on EIVY or to book an appointment to see the range please contact: Lyndsay McLaren – Eivy Brand Manager – Lyndsay@ultrasporteu.com – 01332... read more

Ultra Sport 2016 Winter Showroom

At the start of January UK based action and board sports distributer Ultra Sport Europe opened their 2016 Winter Showroom located in Castle Donington, Derbyshire. Showcasing the 16/17 collections from their Winter brands, Nitro, Arbor, L1 Outerwear, POW... read more

BIG THANK YOU….

I am leaving feedback to give a BIG THANK YOU :)) for helping me out with a snagged lace on my Nitro Fader TLS snowboard boots by sending me a replacement. Thanks again :D read more

Smith Xperience : Chromopop

Bobby, Elena and Nick are hitting the hill this weekend at the 2016 X Games and with flashbulbs and bright lights, Smith built them the most adman fed snow lens in the world. Designed to enhance visual clarity, provide greater definition and reveal natural colour in a... read more

Old School Customer Service

Service second to none, Lee was spot on, so refreshing to find old school customer service these days He has certainly impressed me, best customer service I have had from the UK in a long while Regards Seumus read more

Beyond the call of duty….

Another very satisfied customer… thanks Stuart….a great way to end the week….. Excellent customer service, above and beyond the call of duty! Thanks all! Stuart read more

Smith Ultimate Integration

Often Imitated, never Duplicated Smith design helmets and goggles to work together as a fully integrated system to allow you to get more out of every experience by removing distractions that slow you down.   Precise Fit Ultimate integration starts with the... read more

Arbor Skateboards – Jordan Riachi in California

  Jordan Riachi aka “Bad Girl RiRi” decided to spend his summer vacation in California (He’s from Australia, so that’s winter to us). He had a great trip enjoying the finer amenities The States have to offer, and skating with the rest of... read more

Outstanding… great member of your team

Hello Ultra sport I’d like to let you know of the great service I’ve received from Lee in your warehouse. He found me the parts I needed for my binding when at my darkest hour an thought all of lost. His communication by e mail and attention to detail was outstanding.... read more

Arbor Skateboards – Whiskey Project in NYC

The Whiskey Project’s Sean Imes, Jared Huss and Sid Melvin hit the streets of NYC before the cold winter season settled in. New York has this vibe that takes you back to being a little kid pushing down the streets for the first time. Where you’re going,... read more

Arbor Snowboards : Video Log : Chile

  Chile has long been a summertime destination for those who prefer big mountain lines to days at the beach during the months of June through August. In this episode of Video Log, Bryan Iguchi and Mark Carter travel to the Andes Mountains to embark on a Chilean... read more

TAO – Liquid Force Pro Daniel Grant’s 2015 Season Edit

TAO – Daniel Grant’s 2015 Season. from Daniel Grant on Vimeo. So here it is… My 2015 Wake Season, in a 30 minutes edit produced by Brandon Thomas, sound editor Bear Karry. A special thank you to RIP CURL and MONSTER ENERGY who supported the idea, sharing... read more

Eivy Announce Ultra Sport EU as New UK Distributor

A previous ISPO finalist in the Sportswear category, Swedish brand Eivy have catapulted into one of Europe’s best selling female specific sportswear brands. Specialising in women’s base layers, street wear and active wear, Eivy set the standard of what women want to... read more

NSP Announce Ultra Sport Europe As New UK Distributor

Ultra Sport Europe adds another quiver to it’s arsenal this month with NSP Surf SUP. Ultra Sport will provide continuity and support for existing NSP customers, as well as looking to grow the selective retailer network. ‘We’re really excited to appoint Ultra Sport... read more

Win a holiday for two in Morzine this season

Mountain Mavericks, based in the French alpine town of Morzine, are stoked to partner up with Bern and Ultra Sport EU to offer one lucky person the chance to win a holiday for two in Morzine this season. Staying at the Hotel Aubergade you can ride fresh bluebird... read more

Arbor Snowboards X Deja Vu – Frank April Full Part Re-Edit

After winning Video of The Year in 2013, Frank April and the Déjà Vu crew battened down the hatches and embarked on a two year video project entitled Encore, which they released to the masses earlier this fall. Encore has been acclaimed as the one of, if not the most... read more

Black Eye Announce Ultra Sport Europe As New Distributor

Black Eye have appointed Ultra Sport Europe as the new distributor for the UK and Eire. Ultra Sport, the leading action sports equipment distributor in the UK, will be providing continuity and support for existing Black Eye customers, as well as working to grow the... read more

SMITH ID SNOWBOARD – INSPIRED DESIGN

At Smith, more than observe, we participate, getting outside to push limits and experience the thrill first hand. Insights are gathered and put to the test against the toughest competition and in the harshest elements. No one knows this better than our Smith athletes.... read more

Win A Trip To Sweden With The Nitro Team

Nitro Snowboards UK are offering a once in a lifetime chance to win a trip to Sweden to snowboard in a private resort with the Nitro Pro Team in May 2016. One lucky winner will enjoy 5 days of riding, relaxing and partying at one of Sweden’s most desirable... read more

Austin Smith and Drink Water Present : Mediocre Madness

Medicore Madness : Gathering the Most Average Pros and Up-and-Comers in Pursuit of Normal Snowboarding Words: Austin Smith – Nitro Snowboards, Smith Optics. Not everyone wants to ride steep faces in Alaska, just like not everyone wants to go on a rail trip to... read more

Bryan Iguchi x Arbor Snowboards

Bryan Iguchi is an innovator, ambassador, artist, and friend. Appreciation for his contribution to snowboarding only grows with time. His instinct for the arc of progression has made each stand-alone period in his career simply chapters in a powerful and ongoing... read more

PDW Announce Ultra Sport EU as new UK Distributor

Portland Design Works (PDW)  has announced that Ultra Sport Europe will be their new distributor for the United Kingdom and Eire. Ultra Sport, the leading action sports equipment distributor in the UK, will be providing continuity and support for existing PDW... read more

L1 Premium Goods Presents ‘AMERICANA’

Last winter, L1 Premium Goods’ Jon Kooley and Knut Eliassen let loose their band of rough-around-the-edges riders, urban instigators that span the Atlantic with their tireless talent, to amass clips for a team movie driven by the riders’ creative impulses and defined... read more

BB Talkin’

BbTALKIN’ is a Waterproof Communication Device which uses long-range bluetooth technology that allows people to communicate clearly with each other on the water and snow. FEATURES: Not only does it allow you to pair to another BbTALKIN unit allowing you to talk... read more

First Class Customer Service

Hi Edd, Safety tether received and fitted, also many thanks for the storage bag for my camera, much appreciated. 1st class customer service from Ultra Sport. Regards Dave read more

Interview with MARIE FRANCE ROY

Marie-France Roy is one of the biggest names in snowboarding. She has represented some of the most recognised brands in the industry and collected numerous awards along the way, including Transworld Snowboarding Women’s Rider of the Year 2015.   For 2016, Marie has... read more

L1 Outerwear Presents ‘AMERICANA’

L1 AMERICANA is a snowboard movie that captures the way our team snowboards, how, where, why, and who they ride with. Watch Brandon Hammid, Sam Taxwood, Lizard King, Justin Keniston, Dominik Wagner, Billy Mackey, Zebbe Landmark,  Blake Geis, and many others explore... read more

NITRO SNOWBOARDS

Nitro Snowboards have been building products with one goal in mind for over 26 years – creating products for good times. The reason we snowboard is to go out into the wild and have good times whether it is by ourselves or with our friends. The tradition of building... read more

ARBOR SNOWBOARDS

The 2016 Arbor Snowboards line is their  most comprehensive collection to date. Among many other highlights, look for a range of new models and sizes, five new series built around the System Camber design, and three new artist collaborations. After 20 years of... read more

NORTHWAVE SNOWBOARD BOOTS

Northwave Snowboard Boots have been on their journey since 1991. Founded in the heart of Northern Italy’s famous bootmaking region, Northwave began building snowboard boots after years of crafting performance footwear. Today they  continue that tradition and after 20... read more

SMITH OPTICS

  Based in Sun Valley, Idaho, Smith Optics, Inc. was founded in 1965 with the creation of the first-ever goggle featuring a sealed thermal lens and breathable vent foam.This invention would revolutionize the powder skiing experience and make Smith Optics a... read more

Awesome Customer Service – Credit where credit is due…

Sarah Thanking you! I know I am the customer Blah Blah Blah, and I know I got all the bits n Bobs I wanted But! Credit where Credit is Due! 10 / 10 to you and all your merry persons (inc Big G), for what I do consider to be awesome customer service. Unlike most, I do... read more

The Drinks are on me!!!

Amber / Edd Just to let you know the clip arrived today.  I like to say a massive thanks to you both for such excellent service.  You really have gone the ‘extra mile’ and it’s very much appreciated. If either of you ever venture over to Belfast at... read more

Happy Bike Bag Customer

Hi Gordon Just a note to say thanks for your service. The bags look good and great value. Also first class service from yourself and your ladies. They arrived well packed and very quickly. We will be testing them out very soon when they will be looking after four... read more

Happy Skater!

Here’s a nice bit of feedback for a Monday morning. Thanks to Jason for his kind words. Happy Skating! ————- Lyndsay Good morning, just to say BIG thank you for your help in sourcing Arbor Pocket Rocket. It’s a great complete mini... read more

Bic Surfboards

Our friends over at The Wetsuit Centre have written a feature for us on BIC SURFBOARDS. Check it out below. BIC SURFBOARDS By Sebastian Kocen : The Wetsuit Centre Bic surfboards are built to perfection to give you the best surfing experience. Bic offers a variety of... read more

Excellent Customer Service – very unusual nowadays

Hi I would congratulate,your team and Liquid Force for the excellent costumer service!(very unusual nowadays) I …..have been delighted with the efforts both Andy and Liquid Force have gone too. You have … a very happy Kite surfer who will be extolling your... read more

Exeptional Customer Service

Hi Edd, ……..   Thats a exceptional customer service you have provided, and I will promote and acknowledge this service whenever I get the opportunity, as well as promoting the Contour action cameras via youtube and motorbike chat fourms etc… So... read more

Liquid Force Kiteboarding

Massive pat on the back to all the rider who attended the BKA event in Hunstanton. Brilliant 2 rounds of action. Big thanks to Rou Chater and Jim Gaunt as well as everyone else involved in organising this comp and getting the UK scene back on track. Big thanks also go... read more

Something went wrong… but then…

Jo’s Kayak arrived damaged – the carrier had not handled it with care… we jumped to it and sorted it out… and here’s what Jo then had to say… “Hey there Gordon, just a quick email to thank you so very much for the swift... read more

Summer Skate Trips : Connor Finch

Recently this year I have been on various skate trips, which for me, is what it’s all is about – Skating at events and locations you’ve never been to before. First of all at the beginning of May I went to the Eat Concrete race in Belgium. This was a great... read more

ARBOR UK TEAM in the Peak District

You may have noticed that the Arbor Skateboards UK Team has grown in size over the past month with the addition of several new and exciting team riders from all over the UK. To celebrate these new additions and as an excuse to get together and skate one of the... read more

LF Kite Foil Diary

For all you budding wannabe foilers that have not quite got there yet, Rou Chater from iKSURF has documented his learning curve on the iKSURF blog. Encouragingly, Rou seems to be struggling at first (like the rest of us) but as it should be, after a few solid hours... read more

BERN MELROSE HELMET

The Melrose crushes it with it’s urban cyclist styling, bold colors and prints, and overall comfort and performance. Utilizing Bern’s Zipmold Technology this helmet has a tapered, thinner, low profile fit that is lighter weight with a higher strength to weight ratio... read more

Liquid Force DELUXE

One of the hardest working riders in the sport, Kevin Henshaw has an unparalleled vision for building and creating. When it was time to update his pro-model board, the DELUXE, he knew exactly what he wanted… This rail assassin features an Aggressive 3 Stage... read more

BBTalkin – first impressions…. $%&^ Awesome…

Just wanted to let you know that I had first full day with BBT yesterday and the units &&*’ing awesome. Must have done a good 6 hours with them and there’s still battery left. Made so much difference to the progression of every rider and to how... read more

BIC SUP Air Allrounder and Tourer

BIC Sport is a world-leading expert in water sports products. An innovator in the manufacture process of surf and SUP boards, as well as a benchmark brand in the demanding sit-on-top kayak market, with a range of innovative kayaks that have picked up numerous design... read more

ARBOR SUCROSE WHEELS

The Sucrose Initiative was developed to bring together rider based design, performance across a wide range of conditions, and an effort to start reducing our reliance on petroleum based materials.     SUGAR FORMULA Arbor’s new Sugar Formula significantly... read more

2015 Arbor Skateboards Available NOW

The 2015 Skateboard Collection defines Arbor’s commitment to the wide-ranging nature of modern skateboarding. The offering cuts a swath across the landscape with models designed around both new and timeless Arbor shapes, a range of original team, artist, and... read more

Speechless – Truly Amazing

Good evening Thierry , My package came today and I’m speechless. Thank you so much , you have been truly amazing. Kindest regards, Garry read more

Share your Bern Bike pictures to WIN a new BERN lid!

Share your Bern Instagram pictures with us via the hashtag #BernUK and #BernWIN for your chance to WIN a brand new 2015 Bern Bike Helmet and some Bern swag. New Winner Picked Every Month! Make sure to follow us on Instagram – @ultrasporteu... read more

Get To Know CONNOR FINCH :: Arbor UK & Bern UK Team Rider

What got you into Downhill Skating?  It was definitely a mixture of different things. I street skated for a year or so before I heard about longboarding from some friends who has been to a local slide jam. They showed me some videos and pictures, which quickly... read more

Bern UK Crash Replacement Policy

The Bern Helmet Crash Replacement scheme allows you to purchase a replacement Bern helmet at a reduced price following a crash. All transactions are made through the Bern Distributor, Ultra Sport Europe. To qualify for the scheme you must supply proof of purchase to... read more

LF Kite Demo at CBK

Great weekend Kite Demo down at CBK, on Hayling Island – felt like the first day of summer with blue skies, 30 knots more Liquid Force Kites and product than you could shake a stick at!! To say LF pulled in the crowds was an understatement, there were over 100... read more

ROHO On The Snow!

Our friend Paul over at Robin Hood Water Sports recently enjoyed some time on the snow kitted out in our products – Smith, Bern and Arbor. Paul is riding the new Arbor Coda Camber Snowboard – it’s a beauty! Thanks for sharing your pics... read more

ULTRA SPORT RIDERS DAY!

Ultra Sport Riders Day 2015!!  We would like to invite all our team riders to the Ultra Sport HQ on Friday May 22nd 2015 for our 2015 RIDERS DAY! Save the date! More info coming soon. Artwork by: Katie... read more

EWWC EVENTS ’15

Some awesome events coming up this year over at EWWC supported by O’Brien Wakeboards and CJM Ski and Wake. DEMO DAY –  26.04.15  Demo O’Brien Watersports latest 2015 kit Meet pro riders Luca Kidd and Megzy Barker WAKE COMP & AFTER PARTY –... read more

You have made a huge difference

“The assistance you have extended has been superb and I am very grateful, as I appreciate you have policies to follow. I must say that I was very frustrated with the issue I was having, so much so I considered biting the bullet and switching to a different... read more

Katie Batchelor: WHAT I RIDE

I am really excited about my setup for 2015! This year I am riding Liquid Force’s new women’s board, the LF Harlow. Coming in a 127, 131 and 135cm, there’s a size for every female rider. I chose to ride the 135 as it has a larger surface area and channeling which... read more

A note from Andy on Liquid Force Kite

Hey LF Fans! The time has come for the WOW!  As you all know we have been working on this kite for over a year and are moving away from “shooting the whole wad” in one go. The staggered release and increase of product lifecycle helps retailers and consumers... read more

You guys are actually the greatest company EVER

“I would just like to thank you both for all your help over the cam. Dealing with you both was the most painless I have ever dealt with. Prompt and effective replies and people who can get things done, wish sometime this could be done within my work environment.... read more

Pro Kitesurfing Youth Training with Jo Wilson

Any one who wants to be a Pro Kitesurfer or is already on their way to being one needs to take part in Jo Wilson Youth Camps.  The bad ass camps comprehensively teaches you what it takes to climb the ladder.  It focuses on coaching, injury prevention and mental... read more