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Burton's New Line of "Love" Snowboards Kick Up Controversy by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:59pm Parents around the country are not amused. The new "Love" line of Burton snowboards feature vintage magazine photos of Playboy models. According to the Chicago Tribune many parents are not pleeased to have their kids riding on these racy board. The Chicago Tribune Reports: "The 2009 Coalition line's "Love" model to be specific - are ... Read on »
Ashley Turner : Mammoth Yoga & Snowboarding Retreat by Peter A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 4:11pm Ashley Turner always has taken me on that "magic carpet ride of BHAKTI". It is fitting then, that under the light of MAHARAJ-JI, she talks about her annual yoga & snowboarding retreat in Mammoth with Ted McDonald on Feb. 28th - Mar. 2nd. My teachers & their work have been the motivation for this blog. Ashley's validation via " I am so ... Read on »
My favorite snowboard-culture ma... by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 1:53am My favorite snowboard-culture magazine,Snowboarder, is now even better; they are proudly (they tout it on the November, 2006 cover) printing on recycled paper! Not only that, but there is a decidedly environmentally-minded slant to quite a bit of their coverage in various departments; in the photo section they encourage folks to go digital, ... Read on »
Snowboarding and running. by lcampbe79 Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 4:32pm Last night "The Hubby" decided that he and "N" wanted to go up to Snowbowl and snowboard for the weekend.  We then spent two hours there getting the boys fitted for snowboards and the rest of us snowsuits and stuff.  We are debating where to stay because I want to stay at the Fairfield because they are cheap and have a pretty good breakfast for ... Read on »
Back from snowboarding. by lcampbe79 Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:49pm I had a post pretty much done last night but decided to chuck it because all I did was complain about the kids attitude and that's not the way I want to remember "N's" first snowboarding day.  I'll give you the better version now.  Yesterday morning we all got an early start on the day by waking up at 6am for breakfast and headed up to Snowbowl ... Read on »
Midnight Street Snowboarding by Mike J Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 11:33am For cycling as in most sports it’s important to cross train. I don’t do much in the way of cross training these days but last Saturday night I found the perfect cross training sport. The only problem is opportunities for this sport only come once every 5 years or so. Last Saturday night after I finished up a trainer ride I looked out the win ... Read on »
Waxing Skis and Snowboards by Jason Martin Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 6:00am Surprisingly, only a small percentage of skiers and snowboarders take the time and energy required to properly wax the base of their equipment. Skis and snowboards simply don't perform as well when they are not maintained. There are different waxes for the different temperatures. Colder snow with sharper snow crystals need a more robust wax to ... Read on »
The Coolest Eco-Snowboard by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 11:44am Need a stylish, eco-friendly snowboard to push you onto the slopes this winter? REI and the earth-conscious outdoor brand Arbor just announced the winner of their snowboard design contest— KCimaging00, whose pink and green motif, called “The Hummingbird,” will be produced by Arbor and sold at REI. According to Kyle Caldabaugh, the artist ... Read on »
Snowboarding & San Fran! by Chic Runner Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 7:24am I’m SO amped to leave for San Francisco today! I can’t wait to meet up with all my friends up there and actually NOT have to race. Every time we get together we talk about hanging out without running a race. Since we are always running races when we are together it seems that our weekends spent together usually revolve around the expo, getting ... Read on »
Design Your Own Snowboard in Time for Winter. by netventures Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Sep 2010 4:00am buildaboard.com – revolution mfg – go film crew productions from gofilmlocal on Vimeo . At the dawn of the sport, snowboarding was a refuge for the punks and outcasts of the ski world.  Snowboarders tore up the snow, they would lie down on runs in such numbers that the ski kills looked more like the beaches of Normandy than a win ... Read on »