Colin is an American snowboarder, surfer and adventurer currently based out of Portland, Maine.  He is a British citizen, New Zealand permanent resident and becoming an Argentine resident and is constantly evolving his international network and impact.

He currently competes as a snowboarder on the highly coveted Freeride World Tour, the world’s most competitive extreme skiing and snowboarding event. He has competed internationally over the past seven years and is continuing to make impressions at any contest he rides.

While not in competition mode, he may also be found guiding in Hokkaido, Japan, on the remote Fiordland coastline of New Zealand as an integral member of the Awarua Guides Team, at home testing and reviewing new products, or back at home creating fresh content for his business, Port Creative Consulting.  He’s happiest behind the wheel of a used cargo van full of gear, en route to the mountains or coast, far from the nearest cell tower. Read more about his adventures on his blog, follow him on Twitter, or for the best glimpse, check out his Instagram.


  1. Kate Elliott says:

    Colin Boyd you are one beautiful human being.

    Just checked out your blog for a while! So glad you made it. Awesome pictures :)

    Keep in touch, yayyaa Japan.
    Merry Christmas Mr. Boyd and Happy New Year. 20 11 is where it’s at.

    xoxo Kate

  2. Anonymous says:

    Well, Mr. Colin Boyd, quite simply I am impressed and proud of your adventure’s. Your photogragh’s are impassioned, dramatic and in some cases profound. Your eye seems to capture the yearning of your adventuresome heart. Kudo’s for sharing with the flatlander’s! Ant Lane

  3. Kyle Miller says:

    Hey Man my name is Kyle Miller and I am a splitboarder based out of the PNW looking to potentially get roudy down there this September. Seems like we have similar interest in lines. Send me a email sometime and we can talk about it.

  4. Kana says:

    Hi,I’m Kana.
    I’m Japanese snow boarder.
    I want you be friend & I want go to NZ ski resort!!

    Thank you:)

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