Technology

Fabric Glossary

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Outdoor clothing technology is rapidly changing with each season. Just when you think your battery operated thermal jacket is the best purchase ever, a lighter weight body heat reflective liner comes out. And when you dive in to do some research on your own, you’re frustrated by a language of acronyms! Well, you shouldn’t have…

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Which Stand Up Paddle Board is Right For Me?

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Maybe you’ve rented a few times or borrowed a friend’s stand up paddle board. Or maybe you know you’ll love the sport and are ready to dive right in to new gear. Regardless, it’s always a wise idea to do a little research to pin point the board that’s best for you. With a properly…

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What Are Snowboards Made Of?

Trick question. Snowboards are made of a variety of materials featuring sandwich construction crafted together to make a performance board that gives you speed, flotation and response over the snow. So, if you guessed wood, you are correct. If you guessed foam, P-tex or metal, you are also correct. Specific construction and materials vary from model…

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The Ultra Cush Back Panel Technology

A comfortable backpack will make or break a walk to class, a trek to the summit or a pedal across town. Having the corner of a book dig into your back is just plain silly. And what to do when the thermometer his 80? Do you forgo bringing a backpack full of snacks, cold beverages,…

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Water Repellent vs. Waterproof

By definition, fabric that is water repellent has been treated with a coating making it very difficult for water to penetrate. Think several steps above a rain jacket ‘look alike’ from Wal-Mart. Waterproof, on the other hand, denotes a fabric that is impervious to water meaning water cannot penetrate the fabric. Think $250 Gore-Tex jacket….

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2012 Radar Waterskis Technology

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At Radar lab they use computer aided design and top of the line CNC machinery and hours of product testing to make some of the best skis on the skis on the market.  Radars ideals are based on the evolution of slalom theory and design rooted in over 50 years of waterski experience.   Radar Waterski Technology Edge Profile Multiple…

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Paddle Boarding for Beginners

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Getting Started with Paddle Boarding Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Paddle Boarding. SUP. Whatever you’d like to call it, paddling around on a giant surfboard while soaking in nature’s beauty is truly priceless. Paddle boarding has gained immense popularity the past couple of years for good reason. It offers a solid upper body and core workout,…

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SUP – Stand Up Paddle Boarding Gear

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Paddle Boarding Gear Stand up paddle boarding or SUP has exploded in popularity the past couple of years. And for good reason! It’s a fun and easy way to enjoy beautiful scenery, soak in some vitamin D and experience that peaceful bliss of being on water. It offers a great full body workout and skiers…

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2013 Thirtytwo – 32 Sneak Peak

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  2013 Thirtytwo Sneak Peak Can you believe you’re seeing a sneak peak of the 2013 Thirtytwo gear?  Below are our 2 favorite series/collaborations Thirtytwo is offering for the 2013 season; the Joe Sexton Signature Series and the Dirtytwo (Thirtytwo X DGK) Collection.  Both are on opposite ends of the style spectrum – they cater…

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2013 Thirtytwo – 32 DGK Collection

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2013 DGK x 32 Collection How in the world did Thirtytwo and DGK come together for a collaboration?  Through the love of skating that’s how.  Everyone has a different style, or at least should have.  For the hesh dudes Thirtytwo offers the Joe Sexton Signature Series and for the thugs they offer the DGK Collection.  The…

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