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Outsourced: Snowboard Production in Canada

Outsourced: Snowboard Production in Canada

From our shoes to our shirts, we are finding pretty much everything we rely on in our daily lives is now outsourced to a far off place. Don’t think for a second that snowboards are immune to globalization. Outsourcing production to places like China, Taiwan, Indonesia and some areas in Europe seem to be the […]

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The Cost of Comfort

The Cost of Comfort

Febuary 22nd 2013 there was an avalanche in Greely Bowl Area (just outside of ski area boundary) 3 where buried, 2 got dug out in time and the 3rd person (from sources it took them 20 minutes to get him out) died  The over sensationalizing of media can be annoying and sometimes ruin the message or […]

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Localization: Snowboard Production in Canada

Localization: Snowboard Production in Canada

Is the future of snowboard production in Canada localized? Snowboarders are the worst consumers of them all. Year after year right around this time as the new gear starts filling our minds and our Instagram accounts with what will be in the future. New “ground breaking holy shit balls better than the banana craze” technology […]

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The Spirit of No Boarding

The Spirit of No Boarding

If you have ever visited or had the chance to visit the Jerusalem of Snowboarding (Revelstoke, BC) you will find a swarm of snowboard enthusiasts paying homage to the gods of snow. While most respect this with their bindings strapped tight others free themselves from “shackles” of normality and loosen the laces to freedom. The […]

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WHAT DOES CANADA BRING TO SNOWBOARDING: THE RIDERS (BC)

WHAT DOES CANADA BRING TO SNOWBOARDING: THE RIDERS (BC)

The frontier when it comes to shredding. Anyone that is anyone has been here and most likely lives here. When you were an adolescent snowboarder you probably had a wet dream or two about the place. British Columbia is epic. It has the mountains, the snow, and the vibe. It has also popped out a […]

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What Does Canada Bring to Snowboarding: The Riders (Prairies)

What Does Canada Bring to Snowboarding: The Riders (Prairies)

We have pounded out the people that matter in the east. As you move West of Ontario you find yourself in the flatter and colder regions of Canada. Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta are the heartland of Canada some may say. Some may love it because of the sheer wide open space while others may hate […]

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What Does Canada Bring to Snowboarding: The Riders (East Coast)

What Does Canada Bring to Snowboarding:   The Riders (East Coast)

Snowboarding has been ultimately successful because of the riders that have driven the sport to where it is today. Without the riders snowboarding would just be some awkward thing you do to get down a mountain (well, not really) Canada is ripe with talent. Looking from east coast to west we have had some of the most influential people in the […]

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What Does Canada Bring to Snowboarding?

What Does Canada Bring to Snowboarding?

Most people that don’t live here mock it. Some people are envious, Some just don’t understand and Others think we are a hat (really?). Whatever you think or don’t think about this 9,976,140sq/km land mass that some of us call home is we have legit winter in about 95% for 5+ months (more in most […]