Author: David MacKinnon

DC Hit and Run Whistler: Video

The DC Hit and Run Series came to Whistler last weekend, and the rippers came out in force.  From the looks of this video, the snow couldn’t have been more perfect– soft enough to charge the features, firm enough to hold a wicked edge.  Check our recap for more details, photos, and...

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DC Hit and Run Series Final Stop: Whistler Blackcomb

A common criticism of mainstream snowboard contests is that they aren’t representative of day-to-day riding, that they’re too specific to the rippers that live to lap parks and measure skill in terms of technicality. The thought is that the shredders lurking in the trees and bombing through the alpine, the boarders who get kicks moving through the mountains prioritizing speed and finesse, are too seldom given a format that lets their skills stack up against the tricks the park gurus spend their days dialing. The DC Hit and Run Series is a tour that sees such criticisms as a...

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Society Snow and Skate S-Games 2016: Recap and Photos

S-Games is the realness. The event, presented by Society Snow and Skate (a brick and mortar shop in Revelstoke), brings grassroots boarders from across the West together to test their mettle against a big ol’ pile of snow. Contests like the S-Games showcase the ingenuity and drive of folks who build their lives around boarding, people who put in countless unpaid hours to give our tribe a reason to get together and stoke each other out. They’re not about prizes or bragging rights, not about TV spots or sponsor dollars. They’re about giving boarders a day to rip, let loose, and to...

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The ManBoys Movie Trailer Goes Live

THE MANBOYS MOVIE: Snowboard Trailer. The boys are back at it this year with a couple of new friends and a whole new project. Here’s a sneak peek of the movie that will definitely, but not actually, blow your socks off. Enjoy and stay tuned for more from The Manboys! Starring: Chris Rasman Rusty Ockenden Craig McMorris Jody Wachniak Matt Belzile Anto Chamberland Mark Sollors Filmed by: Nate Laverty Mat Gibo Subscribe to Shred Bots: Follow Shred Bots On:… Tweets by...

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The Fourth Phase – Day 723

Travis Rice has been at the edge of jumping progression for over a decade.  Accomplishments like the Superpark Rodeo that landed him a slot on Absinthe’s roster and his 2004 Chad’s Gap session with Romain De Marchi are now well in the rearview, and have since had to pass the spotlight to mind benders like the supermans of The Community Project, the rewinds of That’s It That’s All, and the Tordillo gaps of The Art of Flight.  We’re psyched on “Day 723,” the new tease from Red Bull Media House that has Travis reflecting on his years of exploration and progression....

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