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The Reinvention of the Standard Beanie

The Reinvention of the Standard Beanie

Beanies or Toques depending on who you ask are largely un-revolutionary. By and large regardless of make, model, or logo they all do the same thing. You put them on, they cover your head, you go do whatever in them whether snowboarding or running around town. There is no real differentiation behind them. Well that’s […]

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The Million Dollar Kickstarter Idea No One Wants

The Million Dollar Kickstarter Idea No One Wants

There once was a time when crowd funding sites like Kickstarter didn’t allow every person and bad idea the chance to pan handle to the Internet masses, sadly those days are gone. This leaves us with a plethora of bad ideas seeking non traditional funding. Earlier this week we were given the opportunity to fund […]

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Turn Pavement Into Powder, The Worlds Worst Faceshot

Turn Pavement Into Powder, The Worlds Worst Faceshot

With snowboarding being seasonal there always seems to be someone out to invent some new form of off season activity to satiate the thirst for sliding sideways on snow. While most are content to ride a skateboard or cruise around on a longboard, that just doesn’t always work for the non mechanically inclined. Which is […]

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10 Bad Ideas To Survive The Off Season

10 Bad Ideas To Survive The Off Season

The season might be over for most, except for those few select holdouts that have somehow found themselves in a vortex of winter wonderland. All this means is that everyone that isn’t getting after it while they still can has probably moved on to other endeavors or started the seasonal bitching of how are they […]

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Rotational Bindings – The Cause of the Zombie Apocalypse

Rotational Bindings – The Cause of the Zombie Apocalypse

Originality is completely dead! It has all been done, too death! There is nothing new coming out, instead we opt to regurgitate old ideas over and over to sell to the masses as something new. Truthfully this is the zombie apocalypse that everyone these day seems to prep for. It isn’t in the sense of […]

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One Board To Rule Them All

One Board To Rule Them All

Chances are if you snowboard you probably do some other cross over activities like skateboarding, wakeboarding, skim boarding, wrong boarding, and the such. With all these various board sports you probably find yourself plunking down a good chunk of change across all the various seasons of enjoyment. Well relax it seems someone has invented the […]

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Santa Barbara is the Birthplace of Snowboarding

Santa Barbara is the Birthplace of Snowboarding

It’s Monday, if you live in the United States you just had a four day weekend of hard partying and major relaxing. Being back to work is not helping your stoke level. You’re probably sitting behind your desk in that cubicle or checking your smart phone trying to find something to satisfy your lust for […]

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The Secret Society of Knee Destroyers

The Secret Society of Knee Destroyers

Last month we thought we put the final nail in the coffin with all the rotational bindings and plates that seemingly keep getting reintroduced to the snowboarding market, oh but we were wrong, so so wrong. Seems yet again someone hasn’t gotten the memo that the horse has been flogged to death and has decided […]

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360 Degrees of Knee Breaking Mockery

360 Degrees of Knee Breaking Mockery

The saying that necessity is the mother of invention exists for a reason, which is pretty obvious, necessity creates innovation which in turn drives progression. So why is it that people who create bad ideas are so short sighted they can’t do their due diligence to research their “innovative” project that they believe is a […]

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Snowboard Training Wheels

Snowboard Training Wheels

Snowboarding is hard, we all get that! It takes coordination, stamina, balance, energy, and a slew of other attributes to slowly master the process. The reward of being able to glide across snow after all the falls is what the learning experience is about. So how do we make it easier?