https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbYzk_7AyMM Noah Salasnek With a hail storm of notifications across all social media platforms the snowboarding world learned yesterday of Noah Salasnek's passing. As a true style icon who blossomed from skateboarding in the late 80's Noah defined and created the blunted influences that can still be seen in todays riding. Noah pioneered a perspective that [...]
The Launch Snowboarder Magazine's The Launch event was a breath of fresh air. For riders earning their stripes the season tends to be congested with contests, organizing bodies, and rules. While checking in on arrival day the invited congregation let out a harmonious sigh of relief; the spirit of snowboarding, of freedom and creativity, was sweeping over [...]
The world's best shoe - Vans Slip Ons The classic checkerboard patter may catch your eye at first, but the simplistic design, practical comfort, and lightweight appeal of the Vans Slip Ons will grab ahold of your heart. These may look like a classic, but they're not - they've been updated with 21st century technology. [...]
All Mountain Freedom Mount up and slide on a board that dominates the whole resort, the Burton Flight Attendant. From ripping apart crisp morning groomers to floating through the steep trees the Flight Attendant is the quiver of one big mountain freeride board for intermediate to advanced snowboarders. […]
Wear Confidence Wire framed sunglasses are as timeless as a white cotton t-shirts and blue jeans. Launch into a new realm of sophistication, wear class, and walk in confidence with a pair of wire framed sunglasses. Not sure if you want to slide into a new look? Ask the ladies, they’ll tell you with honestly you look like a [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qtl78zsfyjs&w=730 Garden Route Trail Park | Knysna, South Africa Sam Reynolds, Matt MacDuff, Danny Pace, and Andreu Lacondeguy crank into darkness down the steepest and longest drop-in that you've ever seen. With high speed berms, triple lines, and a massive step-up Pure Darkness 3 rips from beginning to end. With massive risk comes massive reward. [...]
Stair Set BMX Backflip Costa Rica has seen a lot of things, except for someone backflipping a set of stairs with a bike. Actually, no one has ever seen someone do that. Hats off to Kenneth Tencio for doing what's never been done before on a BMX Bike.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3yTpZiwjdE&w=730 Combi Classic Vans is kicking hard into celebrating 50 years of business. Is there a better way to show significance within a community than hosting an event? Maybe, but the the Combi Pool Party definitely defines Vans as a vital organ that helps make the heart of skateboarding beat.
Mervin does Holy Bowly 2016 The Mervin crew (Lib Tech, Gnu and Bent Metal) on an epic journey to snowboarding's mecca, the Holy Bowly! Pack in to a HCSC van, skate sick parks on the way down, pick up homies here and there and then spend a week shredding the world's most fun [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wC3x_bnnps&w=730 GoPro Omni The GoPro Omni video camera is going to revolutionize how the hobby filmmaker creates content. This is the tip of the iceberg for VR, and it's good to know GoPro is leading the way for consumer accessibility.