What a season. Hanna’s end of the year review.

so happy to be back on a snowboard

by Hanna Greetings fellow geeks, shreds and friends (many of you hit all three categories at once).  As you can see, this is the first new Geeks post in a long time.  As what has been a very strange season winds down I wanted to write a post catching you up. So why was 2013-2014 … Continue reading

FIVE TIPS that will quickly improve your riding

Five Tips to Improve your riding

by: Aaron With winter fast approaching, here are a few simple tips we use with students of all levels to improve their riding.  These are areas that we focus on both our snowboard lessons and new instructor training.  Enjoy. #winteriscoming! Suspension: Think about your legs like the suspension in a car. To keep the wheels on … Continue reading

Greener Choices from Spirare Surfboards

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by Hanna I’ve been surfing for more than half my life, and surf travel has brought me around the world.  I can’t tell you how many shortboards I’ve chewed up and spit out.  The sad fact is that any way you cut it, the polyurathene performance shortboard is a disposable commodity.  It’s also a toxic … Continue reading

The Kayli Currier Interview

Kayli Currier Interview

 by Hanna We first met Niche Snowboards Rep Kayli Courier at an on-snow demo event in VT this winter.  Kayli was quick to get us on some decks to demo, and down to talk about snowboard tech all morning.  We were impressed with both her product knowledge and stoke on all things snowboarding.  As the … Continue reading

Winter Dew Tour @ Killington Video

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Our friend Alex Curry at Optic Rhythm put together this ski and snowboard edit from the Pantech Invitational / Winter Dew Tour at Killington.  We’re stoked on Alex’s work, check it out!

Pantech Invitational / Winter Dew Tour Photos from Killington, VT

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Our friend Dan Brown over at Kapitol Photography shot some snowboarding for us over at the Pantech Invitational / Winter Dew Tour stop in Killington, VT.  As always he got some great shots from some unique angles.  Check the album out on Facebook!

Union Force Bindings Review

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The Force is Union’s best selling binding and has been a tried and true staple in their line since their early years.  We picked up a pair to test and after a few weeks here’s Carlos’ review of their best seller.  Read on and see if it lives up to the hype. Set up time: … Continue reading

Matt and Pat from Rhythm Talk Shop (part 3)

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Do you guys participate in the Ski and Snowboard Expo in Boston? Was it intimidating going into a marketplace with huge companies like Burton, Rome, Ride, etc. established in the space?  Sugarbush Resort has a wide variety of options for shredders from a sweet park to steep and deep trees and everything in between. How … Continue reading

Trip Report: Tuckerman Ravine

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Words Hanna Photos Dan Brown, Joe Gaetani The Crew Joe G. Serious Splitboarder, backcountry explorer Steve A. The Veteran: has ridden backcountry BC and Colorado, Dan B. The Lens: Dan is a photographer from Kapitol Photography Me:  Backcountry rookie. The Numbers 8.5 miles climbed 4200 vertical feet Weather  45-60 degrees with rain, fog, sun, and … Continue reading

After the Earthquake: Japan

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words Hanna  photos: Patti Mcclard “Why you don’t escape Japan?”  This is the first question I was asked by a local when I arrived in Japan with my girlfriend Patti less than a month after the March 11th earthquake and tsunami.  There was a sense of frustration in our bus driver’s voice.  In addition to … Continue reading

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