Archive for May, 2006

Do believe the hype!

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Nike’s second go at the skate community, Nike SB (or is it the third?) has so far given us some over hyped shoes as well as taken Paul Rodriquez away from the Girl family. Anyway, Jeff Staple shows us some of the first pictures of the spring/summer 07 range. What it looks like? No one […]

Scarpar – Wacky snowboard hybrid

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

This is some weird stuff, the scarpar is a motorized snowboard, well kind of anyway. It looks like a gigant belt sander with it’s 6 horsepowers. Read more about this craziness at their website och check out the video below. Scarpar website [via Prylfeber]

NM extreme contest in Riksgränsen

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Last week the classic extreme contest, “Scandinavian Big Mountain Championship” in Riksgränsen, Sweden, were held. It was the 15th annual contest and 120 participants from 12 countries threw themselves down the mountain. Check out the fifteen minute long movie clip with all the action from the contest over at Official website with results 15 […]

REEF Leather Fanning

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Already a classic, Reef fanning came a couple of years ago with the integrated “Soda”-bottle opener. REEF also have a leather version of the Fanning. The “Fanning” is the surfer Mick Fannings signature model. REEF Fanning REEF Leather Fanning [via Ichigo: Noterat ]

Movie clip: Skiers vs. Snowboarders 1985

Monday, May 29th, 2006

This is a pretty funny clip from CBC archives from 1985. The news story is about the banning of snowboards on popular ski hills and some people give their view of the problem. Skiers vs. snowboarders

Utah heli skiing

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

Check out this video over at It’s not big cliff drops or vertical descents, is just nice smooth powder skiing. Looks really nice. Utah heli skiing at ridertech

Burton snowboard graphic

Saturday, May 27th, 2006

Check out some of the art that covers Burton’s snowboards, read the stories behind the graphics and about the artists who done it. You can also download wallpapers with your favourite snowboard graphic. Burton board graphics