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Jeremy Jones On Building A Quiver

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>?</span> We’ve always been fans of having one board every everything. Mostly because years...Show More Summary

Mountain High Opens Dec. 6, 2017

Hey, SoCal, just a little reminder that Mountain High is opening tomorrow (Wednesday, December 6, 2017). If you’re up for skipping school (or work) tomorrow might be the day. Top-to-bottom terrain features and trails for beginner to intermediate skiers and snowboarders will be available the moment the lifts start spinning. Mountain High has nearly three […]

The Mikey Franco Snowshapes Story

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>?</span> A lot of good things have come up out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Tim Sandlin novels,...Show More Summary

Gerhard & Kristen Gross GoFundMe

Former Transworld Snowboarding Managing Editor, Dew Tour Content Director and all-around amazing human Gerhard Gross and his family could use a little help from the action sports community right now. Here’s the story: Last Christmas, Gerhard was given 12 months to live with stage 4 stomach cancer — a devastating diagnosis only 4% of people survive. Determined […]

Let 686 Weaponize Your Outerwear

In these times you never know when you’ll need to spend the night in a snowdrift. And 686 has a jacket that could very well help you make it through the night. 686 founder Michael Akira West explains exactly what the Gore-Tex Smartie 3-in-1 Weapon jacket is all about. For the details, follow the jump. […]

Mammoth Is Now Open For 2017-18

Here’s the first chair proof. And by the size of that Mammoth line, we’re guessing these four had to camp out to get it. From other photos we’ve seen coverage is a little thin, but but there are a few “features” in the park so what more do you need.

Minus Zero Fest Moves To Mount Snow

Tickets are going on sale 10 AM EST on November 15, 2017 for Minus Zero winter sport and music festival April 6, 7 & 8, 2018, at Mount Snow, Vermont Last year, a sold-out crowd of thousands hit the slopes and partied at MINUS ZERO, which featured over three stages of music featuring over 50 top international […]

Vans Verse: Look Mom, No Laces

Stop us if we’d said this before, but we’d put Boa on all our shoes just to get rid of bulky, unsightly laces. That’s part of the reason why Vans’ new Verse snowboard boots look so good.  Offering extensive technical range and precision across two different lacing zones, the Verse is formulated with the Boa® […]

Dream Of The 90s Alive At Airblaster

Gnu and Airblaster have teamed up to create a vibrant collection that includes men’s and women’s ninja suit baselayers, waterproof/breathable Freedom Suits, a Ninja Mask, winter parkas, waterproof sweatpants and a Gnu Snowboard. What else do you really need this winter? For all the details, click the link. [Link: Airblaster]

Burton’s New 2018 Team USA Space Suits

Burton just launched their new 2018 Team USA Snowboarding uniforms inspired by NASA. Jake Burton, not always the biggest fan of snowboard team uniforms, has been very honored to outfit the team for the last four Olympics. Here is his explanation. “The sport of snowboarding is neither nationalistic nor team-oriented in nature; however, all of that […]

RIP: Snowboard Builder Chris Prior

In the 1990s when most of the major snowboard companies quit making Alpine race snowboards, one person stepped in and made boards for nearly everyone who still ran gates. His name was Chris Prior and the boards were Prior Snowboards. In later years, his namesake company came to make much more than race boards. Sadly, the […]

Tahoe Lab: DIY NorCal Style

Five years ago Tahoe snowboarders Abe Greenspan and Lee Collins decided they wanted to make their own boards. So they did. They started Tahoe Lab. And in this profile from The Tahoe Daily Tribune they explain the whole idea behind their craft snowboard brand. The duo never intended to grow TahoeLab as big as Burton, […]

Volcom Is The Anchor

Sometimes it’s hard to be an punk rock fashion line in the grand house of Gucci. Try though they might it seems that Volcom just can’t live up to the expectations of its parent Kering, according to a story on SBGmedia. Kering reported revenues in its Sport & Lifestyle segment grew 15.9 percent on a […]

Academy Graduate Series Is USA Made

Academy Snowboards would like you to consider their new “Made in the USA” Graduate Series of classic, directional, cambered snowboards that reportedly work like a snowboard should. Transworld Rider of the Year, X Games athlete, and snowboarding legend Chad Otterstrom designed the Graduate Series, to go everywhere, and do everything. This board is made in the […]

Shaun White Is 31 Years Old

Remember how one day your great grandma’s car began collecting dings and scratches almost over night? “What happened here,” you’d ask. And great nana would say “Oh, that happened when I was in getting groceries. I came out and there it was all dinged up. Someone must have backed into me.” Next week it would […]

Shred Joins 1% For The Planet

Shred, the Park City, Utah based makers of sunglasses, goggles, helmets, and protective equipment, has joined 1% for the planet and joins a crew of more than 1,200 businesses that have committed to donating financial support to environmental causes. “One of Shred’s core values is to protect the natural world that serves as our playground. […]

Tyler Chorlton Does Mammoth

It’s called California Carving, but we just like it ’cause Mr. Chorlton slices and dices it up every which way and makes snowboarding look fun again. Maybe it’s the pickle fork of death that gets us on the switch carves or just those spring days at Mammoth...  [Link via TWSnow]

The Fourth Phase: All Action Cut

Remember when The Fourth Phase came out and everyone was debating whether it was a good snowboard movie or not, in spite of the fact that it contained mind-blowing snowboarding? Well, this 18-minute action cut proves that they had the goods even if they may not have packaged it to everyone’s liking. It’s also a […]

USSS’s Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour Dates

Fancy yourself (or someone you know) as a potential Olympic athlete on the snowboard craft? Well, with stops at Copper Mountain, Waterville Valley, Park City, and Mammoth Mountain the 2017-18 Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour is a great place to jump in on the National snowboard competition scene (and maybe even get noticed). “The Rev Tour […]

Jeremy Jones’ Life of Glide Teaser

The title of Jeremy Jones‘ new short film Life of Glide is the perfect title for the big mountain master. Jones’ ability to glide through all kinds of hairy situations is legendary and if he can get even a little of that down in this film, it’s going to be well worth checking out. The […]

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