Rodney Mullen – Ollie Inventor

Rodney Mullen – Skateboard Innovater

It all started with a little thing called a skateboard, and Rodney Mullen did something great with it.  He invented the Ollie. It may not seem like much now, because it’s such a stock trick (perfected with time of course), but at the time it was revolutionary; much like all the other tricks he innovated.  In the jock world it would be similar to the guy how dunked the first basketball, or hit the first home run.  Thanks Rodney.

Elias Elhardt’s Full Part – People’s Pretty Wise

Elias Elhardt – Pretty Wise

People’s Pretty Wide will hit you in the back of the head harder than a heel edge catch.  Watching Elias Elhard’s (Nitro Team Rider) full part could make you blackout from the hammers thrown left and right.

People’s Pretty Wise features: Jason Robinson, Rusty Ockenden, Robbie Walker, Shayne Pospisil, Jake Koia, Lonnie Kauk, Elias Elhardt, Johnny Lazz, Scot Brown, Marco Smolla, Mark Carter, Jason Dubois, Will Lavigne, and Shaun McKay.

Best Youth Snowboarders

Youth Snowboarders

I few years back I was able to coach a talented group of riders called the USSA Jr. Project Gold Team.  Fast forward to the present and these kids are riding head to toe Burton youth gear and killing every inch of the park.  Every one of these youth snowboarders will have a cover shot within the next 5 years, I promise.

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Best Travel Bag – Gravis Trekker

THE BEST EVER

The World’s Best Travel Bag

Gravis BagsYeah right – the world’s best travel bag?  Yes, that’s right.  At any given time a Gravis Trekker is tucked neatly in the deep bowels of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  It’s there because it cares.  Having a bag care for it’s contents is a dream come true and that’s why the Gravis Trekker is the world’s best travel bag. (Product shots below…) Read More

The House of 1817 – Monday Minute 74

Monday Minute 74

The Midwest is only a few weeks into the season and somehow edits like this are being dropped.  I’ll put $100 on these riders against any others.  They’ll all machines.  Damn.

p.s. Did you see all the new Interior Plain Project decks getting nasty?