Hop on board with the Salomon Team as they embark on Team Training, a 3-part web series traveling the diverse terrain of Japan via public railways in search of snowboarding, with no particular destination in mind. From discovering new spots in overcrowded working class cities, to finding untracked lines on the bottomless pow-filled peaks of the North Island, Team Training documents the wanderings of some of the most talented snowboarders in the world. Join Jed Anderson, Louif Paradis, Chris Grenier, Harrison Gordon, Nils Mindnich, Kohei Kudou, Teddy Koo, and Chris Carr as they ride the rails from spot to spot, log hams, and kill time. This is Team Training!
We were offered the chance to review this fine little speaker and we wanted to share our thoughts with you. Another project launched with the help of Kickstarter, the Rex from Boombotix is an innovative, bluetooth speaker that is ready to jam the tunes and even answer phone calls anywhere on the mountain. It’s durable, water resistant, and comes with a strong clip to hang on your gear. Plus, the Rex isn’t just good for snowboarding, take this thing with you during almost any indoor / outdoor activity.
When it comes to All Mountain boots, there is a million choices. This is a great place to start and get an idea of what you should be looking for in you boots. No matter what you decide. Warmth, comfort, ease of use and price. Keep it all in mind while you decide which boot is right for you.
When it comes to boots that perform well in the park, there are a ton of choices out there. This list is a great place to start. Some of these boots are higher quality than others but in turn some of these boots will be much more affordable than others. Let us know what boots you are thinking about getting, or think that we left out on this list.
Let’s face it ladies, the only cute girls on the mountain are riding harder than most guys out there. Ask any guy, he’ll tell you the same story. If a girl rides well, a guy has no choice but to get down on one knee. So get yourself a real park board and show those boys how it’s done
All signs are pointing to this being a Nial Romanek year. Early frost, deep presses, solar flares, a fast moving jet stream and miraculous maneuvers lead us here at Think Thank Almanac to declare that a high risk, strong presser El Romanek system is moving in. We’ve compiled the footage for the layman in one helpful place. Watch this video of snowboard predictions and take heed! Buy your shovels, secure your crew, scope your spots, bevel your edges and fill up the van because it’s an El Romanek year and you’re not going to want to miss it!
There are tons of great binding options out there. Picking a binding that will allow you to ride the whole mountain is a hard decision. This list will hopefully find you the right choices within these brands. Although we do encourage anyone to suggest other options in the comments below.
Everyone wants the best gear there is, but sometimes you can’t always decide what you want. This article is help you decipher which park binding is right for you. Base you decision on whatever it may be. But know one thing, all these bindings will live up to your expectations. Feel like we’re missing something? Let us know in the comments below and we will do our best to keep adding to these articles
When it comes to getting a new board, some people just need 1 board to do it all, a one board quiver if you will. This is our list of top boards to ride anywhere on the hill at any time. Check out all the latest all mountain boards and tell us what you think in the comments below.
LosBum is a movie about precision in urban snowboarding, about a group of friends who’ve always prioritized snowboarding every day no matter the conditions. Its about showing the world their raw passion and creativity for snowboarding, and doing it with just as much intensity as those on top. We call it LosBum because between each other, we call ourselves bums
This is the show notes of episode 14 of the Snowboard Steez Podcast. If you want to see all the goggles discussed in this episode head over to the article at SnowboardSteez.com/bestgoggles2015
Check out Red Gerard hitting the park, streets and the back country in his full part. This kid is definitely someone to watch in the future.
Guf takes us through his top choices for All Mountain, Park and Precision boards that he’s excited to get back on next year. Check out what’s going to be hot for this upcoming season.
Here in the states, we are well into the summer season. If you can’t escape from the heat, embrace it! But don’t forget to wear some protection. Grab a pair of shades, head out there and show that beach body off. Check out our favorite choices of the year. (Obviously all of these models come in a range of different colored frames and lens’.)