We live in a time where present technology seems to borrow from the past to help advance the future. Looking through the annals of snowboarding you can see the influences of yesteryear today. Things like reverse camber, asymetrical sidecuts, blunted shapes, baseless bindings, 3-D bases, and the like seem to have come full circle. What […]
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As morbid obesity becomes the latest trends for Americans to get on, the snow sports industry has to keep up with the demands of its participants otherwise couch crunching and channel surfing will become the more prevalent action sports. With the largest complaint of the over weight being that their bodies can’t properly support their […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
We’ve mocked snowboard brakes before and it seemed some people were upset about it. Evidently the concept of edge control was lost on them or perhaps the idea of flipping your board over so it’s laying bindings facing down is just too hard to grasp, either way it was a mixed bag. Now here we […]
The Villain Motion crew is on the road traveling from Reno to Tahoe to Salt Lake City and beyond for their new movie. We’re not sure what they’re doing but it involves frat parties, molesting police cruisers, eating burritos, and a little bit of snowboarding. Is this what our big sponsorship budget went to?
Riding the chairlift is just so pesky, what with your snowboard dangling off your front foot and no where else to put it. Sure you could drop that comfort/safety bar and put it on the foot rest if it has one. But that’s just designed for our two planking brethren. So what is a snowboarder […]