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Burton ’17 Cheat Sheet

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By: Jeff Hannig

Burton is celebrating 40 years of snowboarding; 40 years of building, rebuilding, respecting, and progressing. Burton was part of the birth of snowboarding – it doesn’t take credit for inventing it, but it does take credit for “keeping with it since 1977.” Keeping with it, as in believing when...

Top Speed Challenge in Quebec, Canada

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By: Eric Hoang

Team rider Emily Pross is a beast. She’s too good for our own good. With first place finishes all around the world, it was only fitting that she be our eyes and ears at the Top Speed Challenge. With riders all around the world challenging the Guinness Book of...

Prism Skate Co

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By: Eric Hoang

Well, what do you get when you combine some of the fastest riders in the world, backed by one of the most stable truck companies in the world, and finish it off with name brand wheels, grip, and bearings? Prism Skate Co of course! They’ve team up with world...

Kyle Wester is officially the Fastest Skateboarder in the world.

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By: Eric Hoang

On August 29th, Kyle Wester set out to break the Guinness Fastest Downhill Skateboard Speed record. Today, Santa Cruz released video footage showing Wester maxing out at 89.41mph/143.89kph in Colorado.We’ve always known Wester to be fast. From winning Teutonia, formally one of the fastest races in the world, to...

A Day Out With The Rayne Mini

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By: Eric Hoang

As you may know, mostly because I’ve been crying about it on the internet, I broke my collarbone. Boohoo. It hurt, it sucked, and I had to get surgery for it. But the worst part? I can’t skate! I can’t slide, I can’t drift, I can’t put on my...

Lib Tech’s Tech Cheat Sheet

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By: Jeff Hannig

For the review of Lib Tech’s 2017 lineup, we decided to explain the differences in Lib Tech’s contour/camber. It’s pretty simple: the easiest contour to ride starts yellow and progresses to red as the level of riding/difficulty increases. We hope these short descriptions help you to find the Lib...

Push In The Woods 2016

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By: Robin McGuirk

This 4th annual event is going down the first weekend of October this year. The past 3 years it’s been a one day event on Sunday located in Banks, OR, but this year we’ve added extra events on Saturday. The 5K and 10K race on the Banks/Vernonia Trail will...

Class of 2017: GNU

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By: Jeff Hannig

GNU has made a name for itself in Snowboarding for not shying away from trying new things: be it wild art, color combinations, or materials, GNU has always been down for pushing the boundaries of snowboarding through imagination and experimentation. The gents over on Mt. Weird are coming out...

Triple Beam

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By: Eric Hoang

Keeping the dream alive. The Triple Beam Dream that is. The all new Landyachtz Triple Beam is here, and it sure is techy. Sit down, kick your shoes off, and have yourself a read. It’s gonna be a good one. We’ll wait. Comfortable? Got your snacks? Good. Let’s get...

Getting Technical with DB Longboards

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By: Jeff Hannig

Based out of Washington State, DB Longboards is Daddies’ neighbor to the north! The DB crew has been crafting boards since 2003 and over the years has built a reputation for their quality construction and progressive deck design capabilities. In recent years DB has seriously stepped up their game...