Spain Photo Essay

Despite diverse mountainscapes from the Pyrenees in the northeast to the Sierra Nevada in the southwest, the Spanish snowboard scene flies largely under the radar when compared to its European neighbors. Yet, a rich and diverse culture, from snowboarding to tapas and the discos of the south, is undoubtedly one worth exploring. Spanish photographer Jesus Andres Fernandez presents a photo essay on the pura nieve of Spain.

Spain: sun, Don Quixote, fiesta, siesta.

Snowboarding in Europe conjures images of the Alps, Scandinavians and hardboots. Spain isn’t on the list, even though for decades a snowboard scene has been swirling and slashing in the Spanish shadows. High school textbooks of español show mountains on the map, but not until now are people learning that Spain rips. See for yourself, amigo…

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