Author: Jason Mousseau

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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Issue 24.1 “Boarder Crossing: Maria Thomsen”: Interview

From issue 24.1; subscribe for more from Snowboard Canada When I first met Maria Thomsen she was a talltee wearing, beer drinkin’ thug who sent it in Whistler’s parks and nightclubs with very little control. Next thing I know she’s got a child and lives in Pemby, where everyone seems to go to have babies—she’s come a long way from her native Denmark. I remember one of the first times I boarded with her was a heinously icy day on Blackcomb, and I was trying so hard to keep up I ended up breaking my wrist. Maria doesn’t do warm up laps—while I’m easing into the day she’s already doing...

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We’re back.

Issue 24.1 comes at a time when snowboarding’s resilience has been established. Sure, things are different these days, after the gold rush and into the era of dedication. But the same love as ever remains at the heart of our lifestyle. If anything it’s grown; and the cast just keeps getting better. The best are still with us, whether in person, memoriam, or still-vivid stories, and new faces share the fascination that built us lives of sideways times. Our community is alive—more, it’s vibrant— and Snowboard Canada is back to tell its stories. Editor’s Note // 24.1 is for...

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WB Now EPIC for the 2016-17 Season

Vail Resorts announces that all 2016-17 Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass holders will receive five complimentary days at Whistler Blackcomb for this winter. All 2016-17 Whistler Blackcomb Unlimited season pass holders will also receive five complimentary days at any of Vail Resorts’ U.S. mountain resorts this winter. The full season pass line-up with Whistler Blackcomb for the 2017-18 winter season will be announced in March 2017 BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Oct. 17, 2016—Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company has closed on the acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada. In celebration of closing, Vail Resorts is offering limited...

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