Happy Earth Day from your friends at Mervin Manufacturing

Besides being some the best product made this is why  we LOVE MERVIN.

Brands made at  Mervin:

Mervin Manufacturing is the hands-on factory where our dream boards are made and ideas can go from your mind to paper to reality under your feet in 24 hours. Mervin is the foundation of our company and lives. For us, when we talk about a dream board we are not just thinking about how it rides. Our dreams include the entire manufacturing process, every material used during the process and every hand that touched it along the way.

When Mike and I began (Mervin Manufacturing) years ago it was very apparent that the composites industry is very toxic whether it be; surfboards, airplanes or skis… but there were choices to be made and safer alternatives. Sometimes the more environmental options were cost prohibitive, but surprisingly often they were both safer for us to use and less costly. Although unconventional, this process required more skill, research and craftsmanship resulting in a stronger, higher performance product. Having our own factory and controlling the entire process from start to finish allows us to make these decisions and activate immediate real change.

In the 80’s, our environmental snowboard efforts were often met with ridicule or confusion but today we are excited that people are much more aware of how small, fragile and interdependent we are as citizens of this earth. A few decades back Norm Nelson joined the Mervin team and became our own eco-hero and environmental process consultant. Norm has put together a short video that sheds some light on the everyday environmental materials and process efforts that help make Mervin Made boards dream boards.

For more information on our environmental practices visit:
mervin.com/enviromental/

I Ride Park City 2015 | Episode 10

The last of Pat Fenelon’s I Ride Park City episodes has finally arrive.  After banging out mashers all season this 10th episode highlights Sam Taxwood, Ben Bilodeau, Alex Sherman, Harrison Gordon, and Ozzy Henning.

The Impaler | Men of Iron | Part 1

This years Men Of Iron tour started with the Ashbury demo at Trollhaugen, moved on to Colorado for the ‘Bull Of The Woods’ event and then back east to Superpark 19 at 7-Springs. The 13 man crew consisted of Jake Moore, Hunter Murphy, Cole Linzmeyer, Cullen Bernklau, Pat Rafferty, Robby Frank, Jake Devries, Jasper Alford, Zak Peterson, Matt Aura, Matt Melo, Sam Duncan, and Sam Garneau. Big thanks to The HouseThe Interior Plain Project, Nightmare Snowboards, Ashbury Eyewear, and Nitro Snowboards for supporting this convoy.

The 2015 Ashbury demo was at Trollhaugen and it brought out a swarm of kids for Troll’s last day open. The rope shut off every 2 minutes but this allowed you to say whatsup to those people you may not see over the summer. The demo was more of a free-for-all event and we didn’t see much of the Ashbury team, but everyone was ok with just getting their laps before Troll closed it’s doors for the season. Here’s number 1 of the 3-part tour video, chaos at the demo and then off to high country…

Ashbury Demo_1 v2

Lines on lines on lines online.

Ashbury Demo_Colin Wilson v2

Colin Wilson

KYle Kennedy

Kyle Kennedy

Epic Board Fails

Everyone loves a good fail compilation.  Here’s one focused around boards; from surf, skate, snowboard, and every other board you can imagine in between.  Not all the fails are as gnarly as we’re accustom to in snowboard vids, but none the less it’s great to watch a kook slam.  Enjoy.

 

Volcom PBRJ Championship Final Results 2015

Another year of Volcom’s PBRJ (Peanut Butter Rail Jam) has came and passed.  Peep the video for all of the action and scope the pics and results below.  Congratulations to everyone throughout the US who qaulified to finals in Mammoth Mountain, CA.

Check out Volcom Gear HERE.

Volcom PBRJ Championship Finals Results 201516 and Under:
First – Judd Henkes
Second – Cooper Whittier
Third – Drayden Gardnes
Fourth – Luke Zajac
Fifth – Keegan Hosefros

 

 

Volcom PBRJ Championship Finals Results 2015

16 to 21:
First – Jake Coleman
Second – Garrett Mackenzie
Third – Zac Zajac
Fourth – Cody Hyman
Fifth – Dillon McDaniels

 

 

Volcom PBRJ Championship Finals Results 2015Ladies:
First – Mariah Dugan
Second – Kayli Hendricks
Third – Laura Rogoski
Fourth – Danika Duffy
Fifth – Ivika Jurgenson

 

 

Volcom PBRJ Championship Finals Results 2015Open:
First – Benny Milam
Second – Matt Shaffer
Third – Jed Sky
Fourth – Kyle Kennedy
Fifth – Mike Skiba

 

 

Electric’s Gooeyest Move – Samm Neumann
Rev’d Rider Award – Brendan Sullivan
Fender Award – Buzz Holbrook
The Call of the Wild ManWild Style: Missy McAlpin
Ultimate Recover – Eli Lamm