3 December

Dirksen Derby 2013

Dirksen Derby 2013

A fun weekend in Bend has come and gone. The 7th annual Dirksen Derby banked slalom was held despite low snow levels in Oregon. Dirksen and a volunteer army of workers, hand built another great set of courses this year. A mellow, exposed course; the green, and a forested, steeply bank walled course with more […]

9 July

Rat Race

Rat Race

The second annual Rat Race was held by the Drink Water crew on Mt.Hood last weekend, after the fourth of July. A combination of events lead Kelso, Reid and I up to Hood for the night before and a day of riding in sixty degree sun. With Reid having driven from Salt Lake to Oregon for a short week […]

1 February

Freeride World Tour Revelstoke

Freeride World Tour Revelstoke

The North Face Masters freeride snowboard series has been restructued for the 2013 season.  The series is now run with the freeskiing tour as a combined event series.  Additionally, the tour has beefed up with new stops.  In past years, the tour consisted of only three US stops (Kirkwood, Crystal and Snowbird I believe) and […]

16 January

A-Rob MT Pillow Tribute

A-Rob MT Pillow Tribute

On January 6, 2013, another Aaron Robinson celebration occurred.  Held in the Montana backcountry, 24 of his friends, as well as Jason, hiked to a secret pillow line in remembrance of Aaron and to continue his mission of fun.  The video features the Bozeman band The Riot Act, in which  BigFlakes friend Shane Stalling, hammers on the drums between shots from that day […]

21 December

Dirksen Derby 2012

Dirksen Derby 2012

  Kelso and I attended the 6th annual Dirksen Derby held at Mt.Bachelor.  With the amount of media coverage the event received this year, there’s a damn good chance you’ve already read a far better blog post about what went down.  I will spare you the details and instead, provide you with my insight and a few […]

20 December

Dirksen Derby

Dirksen Derby

This year was the 5th annual Dirksen Derby, a foundraiser held by Josh Dirksen in Bend at Mt.Bachelor.  Prime powder conditions at mt.Hood in years past has kept me from attending this event but this year’s rock hard, thin snowpack, left me with no excuses. Tara, Kelso and I drove to Bend for what is […]

21 May

Super Park 15

Super Park 15

I arrived at Mt.Bachelor as Super Park 15 ended.  I never saw any of the features because I was too busy riding out my last days of the season on the public park but I’m glad to have found this edit of the features that Bachelor built for the Pros.  The Super Park 15 setup […]