Patagonia: a Company Dedicated to Keeping the Earth our Sanctuary

If you are shopping at The House, chances are you care about our planet, because we, as outdoor enthusiasts, use the earth as our artistic and athletic playground. The mountains, oceans, lakes, rivers, forests, deserts, and everything in between are ours to protect if we want to keep enjoying the beauty that our natural world [...]

By | 2017-07-31T19:19:11+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Brand History, Brands, General, Uncategorized|0 Comments

1987 Burton Elite Snowboards

-- Burton Elite Snowboards 1987 was a monumental year; Guns n Roses released Appetite for Destruction, The Simpsons aired for the first time, and the Burton Elite Series launched.  We can all agree that '87 rocked; now take a look back and reminisce on the golden era of snowboarding with everything that is the Burton [...]

Top Five Paddle Board Brands

Continuing to clime the popularity ladder, stand up paddle boarding is becoming a regular site across the country. From oceans to rivers to city lakes, the sport is accessible, fun, a good workout and perfect for any level of fitness. Keeping you afloat in watersports since 1982, we've put together a list of our top paddle [...]

By | 2016-06-15T12:05:48+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Brand History, Brands|0 Comments

Oakley Tour De France Eyeshade Sunglasses

--- --- Oakley is proud to stand above the title of being the first optics company to create the world's first sport performance specific sunglasses.  31 years ago Oakley introduced the Eyeshades Sunglasses and invented a category that brought to fruition a global market for sporting enthusiasts.  Celebrating it's 30th anniversary from their 1984 release [...]

2015 Zion Zany Earth Snowboard Review

Zion Zany Earth | Ryan Paul Ryan Paul here to tell you about my board, the Zion ZANY EARTH deck! This board is sick! Really Sick! If you're looking for a board that crushes everything and leaves it in cinders, look no further, the Zion Zany Earth Snowboard deck with its sweet Super CrockaBear 3D [...]

2015 Interior Plain Project Harrow Snowboard Review

Interior Plain Project Harrow | Kyle Kennedy I have loved the Harrow since day one. They are truly the perfect blend of a soft playful board that you can maneuver in any way you need them too, and a board with a backbone that will hold you into that press or keep you on your [...]

2014 K2 Skis: Tradition of Tech

Innovation Refined K2 Skis burst onto the scene in 1962, gaining notoriety for their innovative use of fiberglass construction. Their skis were lighter, more responsive, and livelier than the competition. In 1968, K2 became the first American Ski Company to have a First Place finish in Giant Slalom at a World Cup Race. Since then, [...]

By | 2013-11-15T10:48:27+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Brand History, Brands, Product Reviews, Ski Reviews, Ski Tech, Technology|0 Comments

The Art of Rossignol Ski Technology

Poetry In Motion At the close of the 19th century, Europe sat in the oily puddle of the Industrial Revolution. London and Paris were overcrowded, mechanized, smog-filled; dreary. Earth-shattering advancements had forever changed the course of humanity and the human condition; but at what cost? It is arguable a great disservice was executed upon the [...]

By | 2013-11-15T09:47:09+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Brand History, Ski Reviews, Ski Tech|0 Comments

Adidas vs Puma

Two of the recognizable brands in sports footwear for over half a century, Adidas and Puma emerged from rivalry - two estranged brothers that is. Both brands have been worn by legendary soccer players, Muhammad Ali, hip hop all stars like the Beastie Boys and other famous musicians worldwide. But, it all went down in Herzogenaurach, Germany [...]

By | 2013-09-26T02:06:29+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Brand History, Brands|0 Comments

History of Forum Snowboards

Forum Snowboards is a successful snowboarding manufacturing company that was established in 1996. It was started by a professional snowboarder, Peter Line, along with Four Star Distribution. Since they have entered the winter sports industry, they have been a successful distributer of clothing, equipment, and apparel. Forum offers designs to appeal to all different kinds [...]

By | 2012-06-02T15:25:25+00:00 June 2nd, 2012|Brand History, Brands|2 Comments

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