The 2012 US Open might be over with but part 2 of Vice’s Powder and Rails about the history of the US Open just launched. Do you remember “The Cage”? The mid-90′s were a wild time in snowboarding, and this episode is just further proof how so.
If there is one thing everyone can agree on about Shaun White, it’s that the guy’s got great taste in music. Take an eclectic trip through time on a few of the jams Shaun’s into this summer.
One of the benefits of being on the Burton team is you pretty much get unlimited access to new gear, but with so many options, how does one pick? You can either wear everything once, or pick out a handful of key pieces and wear the crap out of them. Picking out six favorite items from the new Burton Spring/Summer line must have been tough for Kimmy Fasani, but it looks like she has a well-rounded collection with her this season.
Driving around northern California’s Lake Tahoe is a veritable history museum for some of the most famous snowboard spots ever caught on film. It’s rumored that Jacques Cousteau visited Lake Tahoe’s icy depths and said that “the world is not ready to see what’s on the bottom,” but lucky for snowboarding, there are a lot of famous spots above lake level. A scenic drive over Mt. Rose or around nearby Donner Lake could easily be a snowboarding memorial to anyone with a keen eye or knowledgeable tour guide.
Going to a summer snowboard camp isn’t just a place to progress your skills while everyone else is working their Xbox controller, or getting a chance to meet your favorite pro shred, it’s a good way for your parents to not have to deal with you moping around the house all summer. Here are some reasons to remember next time you start begging your parents for a trip to summer snowboard camp.