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Jessy Brown Interview

Rip Curl’s Jessy Brown talks backcountry, being a vegan snowboarder, and chasing the dream, in this athlete interview.   Fill us in with the basics. My name is Jessy Brown, J-E-S-S-Y, brown like the colour. I’m 25 years old, born and raised on Bowen Island, B.C., and my home mountain is Whistler. When did you first start snowboarding and what led you to the sport?  I started snowboarding when I was around 6 or 7, because we lived up on a mountain that got a lot of snow in B.C., so it came naturally. As I grew up, I...

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Marie-France Roy’s Full Part from Arbor Snowboards’ Cosa Nostra

Arbor Snowboards is proud to release Marie-France Roy’s full part from Cosa Nostra, Arbor first full-length team video. Marie has been pushing the limits of women’s backcountry freeriding and freestyle for years. With a library of standout parts in some of snowboarding’s most influential films over the past decade, this most recent release from Marie is yet another testament to the timelessness and adaptability of her riding style. From the rarely explored mountains of Vancouver Island to the powder fields of Japan’s Northern Island, sit back and enjoy as Marie travels to remote locations across the globe in search...

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Smartwool Announces New Canadian Sales and Marketing Team

Steamboat Springs, Colo. (June 05, 2017) — Today, Smartwool announced two new hires to the brand’s Canadian team. “The growth of our team is indicative of our recent growth in the marketplace, as the brand has been gaining momentum for two years,” said Smartwool Canada Sales and Marketing Director, Corey Stecker. “Our new team will help us achieve our goal of becoming Canada’s leader in versatile, premium apparel and accessories for outdoor adventures. Our team is one investment among many as we strive to support and boost our specialty retail partners.” In May, Marie-Élizabeth Lajoie joined the team as...

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Introducing Rat Cheese Gourmet Wax

Rat Cheese is a quality skate, surf, and snow wax that is 100% made in California. Looking like a classic cheese wedge full of holes, yet elegantly packaged and smelling like paradise, Rat Cheese is and immediate eye catcher. SBC is stoked to have them onboard as the official wax provider of all our editors. “Its a fairly new company that I began back in 2014 but I had been working on since 2012. I began making the cheese wedge molds at this art school I used to go to here in Oakland/ San Fransisco. I was a sculpture...

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Louif Paradis and Mark Wilson in Quebec

Mark Wilson heads north of the border to meet up with Louif Paradis in his hometown, Quebec City. Just five minutes down the road from Louif’s house, the guys get some sidehit warm-up laps in via the two chairlifts at La Relais before grabbing the Aesmo’s for a couple turns in the woods behind Louif’s house. After a storm hits and drops some new snowfall downtown, Louif takes Mark downtown to show him how he rides the city. For more info visit...

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