2014 Volcom PBRJ Finals

The 2014 Volcom PBRJ Finals marks ten years of staying true to snowboarding. With a strong field of the world’s best rail riders Mammoth Mountain mashed together the sun’s rays and an awesome course to showcase raw talent. The 2014 Volcom PBRJ Finals were stacked with a huge grip of Midwest riders, 4 of them being House team riders, and they all held it down.

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Chairlift Cable Slide – Insane

Chairlift Cable Slide

What would possess a human to do at Chairlift Cable Slide?  There have been a few snowboarders that have gapped up to a cable, but parachuting onto a cable, come on.  There isn’t much known about this Chairlift Cable Slide video besides the Vimeo stats, the Volkl Skis, and the name of the rider (Valentin Delluc).  What ever you’re doing Valentin keep doing it. Read More

Mix Master Mike – EVERY THIRD THURSDAY

The dudes at signal have made some pretty amazing things that slide sideways on the snow. The Crew created a 100% rideable snowboard that has a 100% working turntable and mixer. We are not left speechless often as we are so “jaded”, but this series is always one that we watch in awe. In this episode of every third thursday they they put the” in awe, in AWEsome.”Go on record and off the charts to produce one of the most insane “snowboards” of all time. With the help of artist, visionary and self proclaimed “Wienaissance man” Mark Paul Deren AKA Madsteez and the ultimate Hip Hop LEGEND, repeat, THE LEGEND, MIX MASTER MIKE the DJ of the Beastie Boys.

This is one board that you will want to scratch the hell out of and wawa to fakie on. I’m also curious to know if there are any DJ terms that translate into snowboard terms OR could be made into tricks? If so, please let us know in the comments section and we will maybe have one of our athletes perform that trick for you!

Nine Knights Highlights Video

Wow, just wow.  There isn’t really much I can say about the epiciness of this entire Nine Knights highlights video beyond giving props to Jesper Tjäder for his insane double backflip (you know which one). Read More

Alex Taran is Skiing Where?!

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House Team Rider Headed to Ski a Volcano

Alex Taran is no stranger to skiing in exotic and extreme places. While the rest of us enjoy summer bike rides and swimming holes, her summer months are spent down south chasing winter in Argentina and Chile. Alex shreds The Andes as a Ski Guide for CASA Tours and teaches avalanche courses for the South American Beacon Project. Her North American Winter finds Alex on the prowl for pow all over the west; Ski Patrolling in Snowbird, crushing Squaw, exploring Jackson, getting weird in Colorado, and everywhere inbetween. She is very proud of the fact that her home is wherever her truck is parked, a very typical sentiment from the Tolkienian heart in all true ski bums. However, this ski yogi has philanthropy, entrepreneurism, and extreme ambition that matches her skiing skills. Taran is headed to the Aleutian Islands, in the middle of the Bering Sea to ski the Vsevidof Volcano. Yes, a volcano. The symmetrical cone summit rises in stark contrast to its surroundings. It is steep, filled with collapsed craters, and is the highest point on Umnak Island. Though it’s last eruption was caused by an earthquake on March 9, 1957, the only fire water Alex will be around is the whiskey she shares with fishermen in Nikolski, AK. Keep it locked with The House for updates on Alex Taran’s incredible adventure and look for this featured story in Powder Magazine coming later this year. Read More