Staff Picks


The Big Mountain Event Popped off in Alaska

March 27, 2015

The first ever Alaskan Freeride World Tour went off in Haines, AK last week with incredible big mountain riding from both the men’s and women’s fields. Sammy Luebke has been a dominate force on the tour all season and took the win in Haines with a run that included huge cliff drops,  massive spins, and fluid style on the steep, challenging terrain. “Everything lined up the way I thought, I’m excited to go to Verbier,” said Sammy following his winning run. Sammy heads to the FWT finals in Verbier, Switzerland in first place overall and will wear a gold bib to signify his standings. FWT veteran, Shannan Yates, earned the win for the women in Haines with a technical run... Continue Reading →

We Shall Overcome - Pat Moore: Blueprint

March 26, 2015

For this episode, Pat was busy with prior obligations in Jackson. In his absence, he turned the controls over to Jake Welch who joined up with John Jackson for a trip to Europe. This year is Jackson’s first season back after two winters sidelined by injuries. Definitely a redemption year for the former award-winning, standard-setting freestyle powerhouse. John shares thoughts on his mental & physical recovery as he & Jake hunt for powder in Switzerland with Kurt Heine, one of snowboarding’s most experienced filmmakers. John J is hyped to be back on snow and feeling strong so the crew turns lemons into lemonade and laugh their way through tough snow conditions as John bags his first airtime in years. Continue Reading →

Mike Basich's Crib

March 23, 2015

Pro-snowboarder, Mike Basich, tours his self-built 225 square foot home in the middle of his 40 acre snow covered property near Truckee, CA - and shows how being close to nature drives his most creative decisions. Continue Reading →