The saying of function over fashion has been said pretty much since the beginning of snowboarding. It’s something that resonates with the purists that want the performance from what they use without all the visual bells and whistles. Thankfully we’ve reached a point where function and fashion have melded well and we get stylish functional […]
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Everyone has a bad day at some point or another. The question is how do you deal with that? Seems that one skier was so upset over the fact that to get to expert level terrain he had a melt down on a level that could be described as a Chernobyl level event. We remixed […]
Much like every year that has ended before it 2014 was no different. It had stories that shocked people, made people laugh, and ultimately helped define yet another page in the annals of snowboarding history. For those that were too busy snowboarding or living under a rock here is a twelve month recap of the […]
Without fail every six months to a year someone else believes they can single handily revolutionize the snowboard world by introducing a rotating binding. This is a topic we’ve beaten to death so point that even the zombies have died, come back, been killed, and somehow risen again to attack us in dead undead horde.
If a problem can be envisioned then so can a solution. This seems to be the mantra of inventors who feel snowboarding has too many faults. They’ve created poles for pushing across flats, rotational disks so you can skate easier, and a slew of other bad ideas. The new problem that needs to be solved […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
When Danny Kass announced he was retaking control of his brand most everyone believed this might be what would right the sinking ship that is Grenade Gloves. We on the other hand had some concerns as there were vague references to various action sports communities. Well it seems in the latest round of press releases […]
Over four decades and 28 years have gone by for this bad idea to come to fruition, but finally it has arrived and the world now has to deal with the proverbial reinvention of the wheel. This reinvention comes in the form of someone believing they have the next genesis of the snowboard that will […]