Snowboarding

Signal’s All About The LED Base

by The Editors on January 18, 2018

After being gone for nearly a year Signal Snowboard’s Every Third Thursday is back with a little taste from of our collective digital futures. Here’s how they’re pitching it:
Decentralized currency, hyper loop travel, and yes, smart wearables and shreddables. After almost a year off from the last ETT, No Board Left Behind, we bring you the first LED progammable base. 
Ground effects, dawg. It’s the perfect board for those times we’d like to communicate from the lift.  We kinda want one. . . 
 

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Ralph Lauren vs. Burton/Vogue

by The Editors on January 17, 2018

Battle of the high-fashion China-clothing: Ralph Lauren vs. Jake “Mash it up and roll it out” Burton. We’re going to have to give the edge to Ralphie’s 90s retrovision. Right?

[Link: The Cut]

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Shaun White Something Something

by The Editors on January 16, 2018

Someone told us if we looked very intently at the above photo of Sarah Barthel we would eventually see Shaun White. We’ve tried several times, and . . . nope . . . still nothing!

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Scott Lenhardt + PowderJet Sunday Mornings

by The Editors on January 8, 2018

Jesse Loomis, the purveyor of PowderJet Snowboards has finally teamed up with artist Scott Lenhardt for some snowboard graphics. Here, we’ll let him explain:

We’ve been best bros and riding buddies since the early ’90’s. I build custom snowboards in Vermont. He’s an artist that’s done over 50 snowboard graphics for some legendary boards, among many other rad projects. We’ve never teamed up on a graphic until last week, and it was an amazing experience. I had three boards to ship out to Milosport SLC, and Scott was lurking here after a Xmas visit. We finally got it together, and Scotty painted the raddest graphics we’ve ever had on a PowderJet. It brings a tear to the eye.

These three hand painted boards will be available at Milo as soon as Loomis can get them there. Anyone who is interested in more information should email Jesse at PowderJet Snowboards. But better hurry, because these boards are going to go fast. For a look at the boards, follow the jump.

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Vans 2018 Hi-Standard Series Tour Dates

by The Editors on December 20, 2017

Vans today announced the return of their 2018 Vans Hi-Standard Series, annual international snowboard event. And you can go.

Kicking off a sprawling world tour in Ontario, the tour will visit Canada, China, South Korea, Finland, and the US, bringing this all-ages snow series around the world to invite riders to showcase creative expression in a fun open-jam format. Featuring a big air session where participants are judged solely on their individual style with no inverts or spins over 720 allowed, regional MVPs will win an all-expenses paid trip to the grand finale show at Sierra-at-Tahoe for a chance to snowboard with the Vans snow team and battle it out for the 2018 Vans Hi-Standard Series MVP series title.

For the official word from Vans including tour dates and resorts, please follow the jump.

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Burton Snowboards Goes Mad

by The Editors on December 20, 2017

Burton Snowboards has lined up Alfred E. Neuman and Spy vs Spy on the Deep Thinker and Free Thinker snowboards. If you’re wondering who these people are, they’re from an old humor magazine. Those who know will get a real kick out of the boards. Click the jump to see them.

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Give A Gift of The Snowboarder’s Journal

by The Editors on December 19, 2017

Looking for a last minute gift for the shred dog on your list? A gift subscription to The Snowboarder’s Journal is a gift that will keep giving all year long for only $39.99.

Subscribing to The Snowboarder’s Journal entitles you to receive a 10% discount on all merchandise and back issues available in our online store The discount is valid on all purchases for the full duration of any one or two-year subscription! That’s in addition to receiving 25% off of the newsstand price and the convenience of home delivery.

Click the link for all the details.

[Link: The Snowboarder’s Journal]

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Nikita’s G.W.R At Sunshine Village

by The Editors on December 13, 2017

Nikita’s G.W.R. Snowboard Event Series kicks off this Saturday (December 16, 2017) at Alberta Canada’s Sunshine Village.

G.W.R. (Girls Who Ride) by Nikita is an open-invite day for girls who ride to get together, snowboard on custom features designed by Abby Furrer of Rude Girls in collaboration with Sunshine Village, and an afternoon open jam contest where prizes will be handed out for girls who land their best tricks. . . G.W.R. by Nikita is a fully girls-driven snowboarding event, from start to finish. From the park design and conception, to the morning and afternoon sessions, to the judging of the riders- everything will be lead by girls, for girls.

For all the official details, please follow the jump.

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Three Snowboarders Die In Two Weeks

by The Editors on December 12, 2017

The 2017-18 snowboard season is getting off to a sad start this holiday season with three snowboarders dead in just the first two weeks of December. 

Nathan Enright, 21, of Libertyville, Illinois lost control while riding at Colorado’s Keystone Resort on December 2, 2017 and hit a tree. He died three days later in the hospital. Denver Post.

On the same day at Monarch Ski Area 23-year-old Collin J. Zak, an Ohio native, died after hitting a tree at about noon. According to the report Zak was snowboarding in bounds and was wearing a helmet. Denver Post

In California 23-year-old David Karlin from Orangeville, California died on December 10, 2017 after hitting a fence at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Fox40

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of all three snowboarders.

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Shaun White Joins The Ladies Of The Canyon

by The Editors on December 11, 2017

It is being reported that Shaun White (who was recently selling most of his homes) has purchased half of a “micro-compound” tucked into Laurel Canyon and formerly owned by “celebrated film, television and Broadway composer and lyricist Marc Shaiman“, according to story in Variety.

. . . property records show a corporate entity linked to two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White purchased a 50% undivided interest in the property. Unconfirmed scuttlebutt on the celebrity real estate street is the other half interest was acquired, via blind trust, by the ginger-haired snowboarder’s fashion-savvy musician girlfriend Sarah Barthel, one half of the electro-pop duo Phantogram.

The place reportedly features a “total of 4,304-square-feet with 5 bedrooms and 4 full and 2 half bathrooms divided between two residences and a soundproofed recording studio.”  Sounds like Mr. White is finally settling down in what looks to be an epic, peaceful spot within striking distance of Hollywood. Nice.

[Link: AOL.com]

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