Olympics – Big Air & Team Boardercross

Big Air

 

USSA Big Air and Team Boardercross Proposal

 

 BARCELONA, Spain (June 3) – On the heels of the successful debut of new Olympic events like slopestyle snowboarding, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is proposing the addition of two new Olympic snowboarding events. The USSA will make its formal proposal to the International Ski Federation (FIS), the sport’s governing body, when its entire membership meets June 1-6 in Barcelona for its FIS Congress for the inclusion of big air snowboarding and team snowboardcross. Big air has been contested at the FIS World Championships since 2003 while SBX has been an integral and popular Olympic event since 2006.

 

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The House Crew @ Afton Alps

It’s always great to see a handful of our team riders and close friends riding together.  With Afton Alps stepping up their game with the assistance of SPT we decided to thrash what they had to offer; it turns out that everyone had a blast shooting this one day edit.

Riders: Riders: Hunter Murphy, Walker Murphy, Justine Pinkerton, Todd Kirby, Mitch Kirby, Ryan Paul, Brennen Swanson, and Tyler Anderson.

 

Arbor Snowboards – Parallel Super Parking

Arbor Snowboards LogoArbor Snowboard‘s heavy hitters showed up to Snowboarder Magazine’s Superpark 18 with one thing in mind; dominate.  With an arsenal of riders like Scotty Vine, Brandon Hammid, Curtis Woodman, Sammy Spiteri, Sean Whitaker, Yuma Abe, and Erik Leon riding Mt. Hood you know the tape is going to be great.

The snow season just wrapped up but don’t worry, Arbor makes longboards too.  Check them out HERE.

 

Hotdoggin’ with Alex Taran

House Rider Chases Winter into The Sierras, Pees Pants

The Wild One herself is at it again. House Rider Alex Taran (@alex_taran), our very own skiing version of Patti Smith, is by far the gnarliest chica on two planks on any side of the Mississippi. This past March while California’s winter drought was sucking up the passion from “normal” skiers, Alex ventured deep into the Sierra backcountry to chase winter down. Along with her was everybody’s favorite skiing vegan, David “Cruchy Granola” Steele (@davidpowdersteele). The duo had to constantly change plans and routes due to adverse weather, bulletproof snow, road closures, and every other curve ball under the sun life offers up when a mission is in progress. Hardship? Ha, no way. These two rolled with the punches and ski’d some killer lines including “Hole In The Wall”  by Mammoth Lakes. The trip was so much fun in fact that it was hard to control bodily functions…they don’t call her Sh*tshow for nothin’.

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Hole In The Wall

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Alex Taran jump tunin’ on bulletproof inthe middle of Hole In The Wall

 

AT Hotdog

Oooopsie…too much fun

Garrett Russell: Another Spring Session

House Team Rider Takes Advantage of Post-Post Season

House Rider Garrett Russell is joined by his compadres/teammates from LINE to shred some Spring laps and practice his best impression of Brad Pitt in a River Runs Through It. GFunk swaps his fly fishing vest and waders for Full Tilt Boots and LINE Skis in order to style out some park laps this past week at Mammoth Mountain. Garrett’s Spring has been super busy and ski-focused. He has slayed Mammoth, chased winter into the backcountry, will be heading to Woodward at Copper with LINE on June 15th, and then to Bariloche, Argentina for another season with SASS Global Travel. The man is a traveling ski wilbury. We are lucky enough to get to go along for the ride. Keep it locked with The House for updates on Garrett’s ski-ventures this summer. He never stops #chasingwinter!  Read More