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 […]

4 January

RK1 Keystone Park Edit

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RK1 Keystone Park Edit

This is some amazing park riding by some super talented Euro riders, tearing up the Keystone park.  Watching this can either put a knot in your stomach or leave you starry-eyed and somewhat delusional.  I’ll side with nerves as I head to Meadows to ride park for the first time of the season this weekend.

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

Good Old Hyland Rope Tow Riding

Good Old Hyland Rope Tow Riding

Thank you Chris (Owens) for sharing this Hyland edit with me.  I love seeing the park setup you’re riding on a weekly basis.  Hyland is such a cool spot being nestled in the twin cities.  The talent that slides around the little hill that is Hyland Hills is truly amazing.  Talented little athletes just messing around after school, making 50+ laps through the park each […]

11 November

TWS Snow Craft Series: TJ’s Brand Boards

TWS Snow Craft Series: TJ’s Brand Boards

This TWS video series produced by the Huffman brothers, was created a expose low production handmade snowboards.  As a part of the Snow Craft video series, the second episode featured here, highlights two Japanese snowboard shapers. Taking snow riding back to it’s roots, these craftsman create boards that favor the type of terrain and ethos […]

20 April

ESPN’s Tailgate Coverage

ESPN’s Tailgate Coverage

ESPN Snowboarding’s review of tailgate 2012. Who’s down for next year?

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 […]