Nike Snowboarding dropped the second chapter from their Nike Snowboarding Project. Riders like Sage Kotsenburg, Louie Vito, Gjermund Braaten, Jamie Nicholls, Danny Kass, Ethan Morgan, Jan Scherrer, Peetu Piiroinen and Austin Smith destroy the custom park in this beautifully shot short film from Brad Kremer.
The New York Snowboarding Group is hosting their 4th Annual Gear Swap and Social Fundraiser this Sunday, November 11th from 1pm – 6pm. The swap will take place on the 9th floor at 166 Crosby Street (between Houston and Bleeker). Don’t miss out on the silent/live auctions on all types of gear, tons of raffle prizes (including snowboards and free lift tickets), and FREE beer provided by Long Trail.
Location: 9th Floor / 166 Crosby Street, NYC (between Houston and Bleecker)
Time: 1pm – 6pm
There is a $10 entrance fee. All funds raised going to the Chill Foundation.
For more info, visit www.meetup.com/nysg-snow
Come check out the premiere of Think Thank’s “Mind The Video Man” at Mountain Creek‘s Red Tail Lodge. Watch the most creative snowboarding while kicking it next to a bonfire. We are also going to be screening Salomon Snowboards “Team Vacation” and Keep The Change‘s “Holy Smokes”. Look out for shots of the Salomon team ripping Mountain Creek apart. Come hungry and thirsty! The Biergarten at Mountain Creek will be dishing out burgers, brats and beers. Oh Scheisse! There will tons of giveaways too, so be prepared to win some gnar gear.
Date: November 16th, 2012
Location: Red Tail Lodge at Mountain Creek North
Free for All Ages
Mind The Video Man Trailer:
Sponsors: Mount Everest, Mountain Creek, Arbor Snowboards, K2 Snowboarding, Lib Tech, Capita Snowboards, Burton Snowboards, Salomon Snowboards, Flow Snowboarding, ThirtyTwo, Snowboarder Magazine, and East Magazine.
It’s getting cold outside. Before you know it you’ll be stampeding with the hoards on Black Friday and slurring your way through New Year’s Eve. All of the sudden, ski season’s in full swing and you’re giving yourself an apres-ski pat on the back for renting all of your gear early.
So here’s to you, you professional hot-tubber, king (or queen) of the bunny slope, and child-leashing parent of the year, we’re here to help take the edge off (and put a freshly tuned one on).
Junior Rentals including skis, boots, and poles start at $98, and Adult Rental packages start at $138. We guarantee your fit, so if you find yourself needing a mid-season gear swap we’ve got you covered. Oh yeah, and super shiny bases and sharp edges ALL SEASON thanks to FREE ski & board tunes with every rental.
For detailed program breakdown, check out our Ski and Snowboard Rental Page.
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Slay zombies with your snowboard edges on Saturday, October 27th! Not really, but if you dress up in costume you can show off your tricks (and treats, sorry I had to) at the 5th Annual Spinning Room Halloween Rail Jam & Costume Contest. There will also be a premiere of Keep the Change’s “Holy Smokes”, featuring local Johnny O’Connor. Oh yea, did we mention there will be a $500 Costume Contest hosted by DJ Darryl, DJ Styles and Sake The’Deejay? It’s going to get weird.
Join the event as spots are limited.
Location: The Spinning Room, 5975 Main Street, Tannersville, New York 12485
This Wednesday, October 10th, Videograss’ new films “The Darkside” and “Enlighten” will drop the jaws of every spectator at Tammany Hall in NYC. There will be FREE BEER at 8pm, so get there early and crack a few adult sodas with pro snowboarders Darrel Mathes, Jed Anderson and more. Hosted by Snowboarder Mag, Vans and WESC.
Oct. 10th, 2012
Doors open at 8PM
Free to attend.
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Holden Outerwear and the Impossible Project have teamed up to keep to help preserve the beauty of instant photography. Holden has selected ten lifestyle photographers to display their photographs, along with Impossible and Holden’s “Timeless in an Instant” contest winner Melanie Rodriguez.
Featured photographers: Yone, Kevin Zacher, Andy Wright, Bryce Kanights, Jimmy Fontaine, Angela Boatwright, Vincent Skoglund, Kassia Meador, Brandon Long and Alessandro Simonetti.
Impossible Project Space
425 Broadway, 5th Floor
Thursday Sept. 27th
6PM – 9PM
Come to the Cakeshop this Friday Sept. 21st to see the new movie from Volcom IP2. Volcom riders traveled the globe filming “Individually Produced Parts” aka IP2s. Each rider’s segment is a mixture of their own personality, theme, and creativity. Featuring riding from: Curtis Ciszek, Jamie Lynn, Zac Marben, Bryan Iguchi, Bjorn Leines, Scott Blum, Seth Huot, Dan Brisse, Dyan Alito, and more.
Doors Open: 8PM
Location: Cake Shop 152 Ludlow Street, New York, N.Y.
After a long week of debating, I bought my plane ticket. I threw down 80% of my summer earnings to buy a plane ticket to Santiago, Chile. Encouraged by the Jersey heat and my craving for snow, I was ready to drop everything and head south to compete in the Chilean Freeskiing Championships from August 22-26th at Ski Arpa. I am a competitive big mountain freeskier, and the Chilean Freeskiing Championships were set to be the kick-off event for the 2012-2013 Freeride World Qualifier competition season.
Three days after buying my ticket however, the organizers of the competition announced to everyone’s disappointment, that the competition would have to be cancelled due to the lack of snowfall for the whole month of July in Central Chile.
Central Chile seemed to have inherited our 2011-2012 winter. Disappointed and frustrated, I prepared for battle with Air Canada and compiled a list of reasons why the airline should have mercy and give a ski bum her money back.
Then, something amazing happened. Read more…