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Top Rated Skis 2014

Our Best Ski Picks

Click Infographic to Enlarge   Super Awesome Radical Skis of 2014 Rossignol Soul 7– extremely lightweight, maneuverable, versatile all mountain, great for on or off-piste, is a 4 in 1 ski quiver, can do everything a skier wants to do, rocker in tip for float and turn initiation, thick enough waist for float yet not…

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2014 Winter Fashion Trends: Color is Back!

Color is Back - Trends

In response to last year’s neutrals and muted colors, vibrancy and brilliance are coming back with a vengeance in 2014 for Women’s Outerwear. Clementine Oranges, Blazing Reds, and Yellows are all the rage.  Match them with some Deep Greens and Blues and you have a well-rounded palate.   My eyes would normally pop out of my…

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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, 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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Midwide Snowboards

MIdwide Snowbaords

Snowboards are available in three different widths – regular, midwide and wide. The purpose of midwide and wide boards is to prevent too much toe overhang for riders with larger feet. There’s nothing fun about toe drag. A midwide snowboard, well, is just a hair wider in the waist than a regular board. Riders with…

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Eco-Friendly Clothing and Snowboarding…

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Eco-friendly clothing and snowboarding go together like Vodka and Redbull Much like my favorite Friday night beverage; when snow sports and eco-fashion come together I get pumped!  Fortunately, this energizing combination does not lead me to a Saturday morning filled with regret and stomach ache. What does eco-friendly mean, you ask? It’s simple silly.  Any…

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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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Wide Snowboards

Wolf Creek

Toe drag is a real…drag. If your boots are too big for the width of your snowboard, your toes will hang over the edge of the snowboard. They’ll drag against the snow when you come to an edge on your toe side. Not only is this frustrating, but it can be down right dangerous. It…

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Longboards VS Skateboards

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To the untrained eye, a person riding a board sideways with four wheels would be considered a skateboarder. And a board with four wheels would be called a skateboard. Looking a bit more closely at how the skateboarder is riding and the shape of the skateboard will determine whether the activity should be called skateboarding…

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Adidas vs Puma

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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…

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