Industry Interviews

Top Ten Snowboard Graphics of 2013/2014

Ten Ten Snowboard Graphics

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?

Who is McConkey

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, and Jonny Moseley speak about McConkey’s influence on them, the world of Action Sports, his invention of rockered ski technology, and his spirit. Shane…

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Shred to Toe: Justine Pinkerton

Justine Pinkerton

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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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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Snowboard Pants

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You’re  new waterproof jacket will mean nothing without some quality snowboard pants to round out your kit. Designed specifically for rider movement, nasty winter conditions, strapping in, and sick Methods, snowboard pants are the only solution to keep your lower half comfortable. Most have standard features like gaiters on the cuffs to keep snow out,…

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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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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Windsurfing

Three-Year-Olds Can Windsurf – With sails as small as one meter, even the smallest water lovers can fine tune those skills and progress at a very young age. Swim lessons are obviously recommended in conjunction with such young windsurfers! Windsurfers Can Go Faster Than Waterskiiers – Even the most recreational windsurfers sail at an average…

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Camping – 5 Things You May Not Have Known

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With visions of s’mores, pristine lakes, blue skies, bug free nights and a picture perfect camp site, the idea of camping sounds pretty darn awesome to most people. After perusing through Backpacker magazine, camping blogs and National Park websites, you’ve mentally prepared yourself for a perfect weekend of camping paradise. Like any outdoor activity, there…

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