Industry Interviews

Holden at The House, Just In Time For The Holidays

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By: Jenny Vogel Holden has arrived just in time for the holidays!  Streetwear inspired outerwear that is anything but boring.  Holden Outerwear packs in so many technical bells and whistles, even Santa wonders how they fit ‘em all in there. In 2002, Holden was born from the gutters of Portland.  Retired pro-snowboarder Mike Leblanc and…

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The Epic Race Heats Up in the Frozen Midwest

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St. Paul Family Begins Epic Adventure Vail Resorts has offered perhaps the most exciting season pass deal of the 2013/2014 Ski Season in The Epic Pass: “Unlimited access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Canyons, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, Arapahoe Basin, and Eldora - No Blackout Dates. Now Includes 5 days at each Verbier, Switzerland; Arlberg, Austria…

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Top Ten Snowboard Graphics of 2013/2014

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Top Ten Snowboard Graphics It’s that time of year again, time to get a new deck.  If you can only get just one how do you choose?  Most people choose the boards by the construction materials and graphic.  Luckily enough is Top Ten Snowboard Graphics of 2013/2014 list has boards that ride great AND look…

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Who is Shane McConkey?

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Action Sports Stars Talk of Legend If you don’t know who Shane McConkey was and still is check out Powder Magazine’s ICON Series below. Action sports stars Travis Rice, Scot Schmidt, Bob Burnquist, Jonny Moseley, Travis Pastrana, Tony Hawk, and  Mat Hoffman speak about McConkey’s influence on them, the world of Action Sports, his invention of rockered…

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Shred to Toe: Justine Pinkerton

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Justine Pinkerton’s Shred to Toe The newest member of The House Boardshop’s Snowboard Team, Justine Pinkerton, knows how to throw down.  That’s more than half the reason we picked her up.  She slays everything in her path and has a smile on her face when she does it.  oh yeah, welcome to the team. She…

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Welcome to the Team: Justine Pinkerton

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Justine Pinkerton added to The House Boardshop’s Snowboard Team Justine Pinkerton has been on the House’s radar for the last few seasons, and after she dropped her 2012/2013 Full Season Edit, we knew she had a spot on the team.  Born in Canada, raised in Wisconsin, and thriving at Trollhaugen Justine keeps a smile on…

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Five Things You May Not Have Known About the Pacific Crest Trail

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In order to finish in four and a half months, hikers must walk 22-25 miles a day (everyday). Much of this walking is endured with blisters on the feet, an aching body and a mind that’s fighting your reasons to finish. A grueling, but incredibly rewarding experience, hiking the entire trail is an incredible gift…

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Mat Hoffman on Shane McConkey

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Best Beginner Snowboards

Pair yourself up with the best snowboard for your riding level. It’s crucial for long term success, faster progression and more fun on those first few days of learning to stand sideways. Companies like Burton, Rossignol, K2, Rome, Gnu, Ride and Roxy have devoted extra attention and resources to build snowboards designed for beginners. So,…

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History of Wakeboarding

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Wakeboarding is a popular activity, yet many are unaware of how the sport got its start. It combines surfing, water skiing and snowboarding techniques for a thrilling activity. There are a lot of different variations that come into play with this activity, depending on the boarder’s ability level, preferred towing method, weight and gender. How…

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