Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Lakesides' longboard ride

Steven sent in a short longboard video, as he put it "taking the new board for a spin in the cold new england weather" board is 38" x 8.5" ...thanks for clip steve, that road should be covered in snow by the weekend?

( blair witchy woods)

December/predog/ FPS

Received two photos from Jim on Sunday... A crazy powder shot, and his powderskate set- up ...

The set-up is a December top deck, (gen 1) predog truck , and floridapowderskate... Looks like a unreal day!!!... Thanks for pics Jim

Predog and powder (boreal)

Damn! from Sunday morning I believe

Sunday, November 28, 2010

2 trails to 2 lifts, plenty of rust

Saturday: First day back on snow, plenty of rust and plenty of stoke... Rode a single, a powderskate bi-deck, and a resort bi-deck... Snow was awkward but fun as he'll.. Chance loved the Boyd hill sub, he rode well thru some heavy crud..awesome day to be up in the mountains.. Wearing gloves and a touch screen wasn't working, so no real footage of the day.. Pieced together some stills into a video, will post shortly

Spoke to Bryce over at Boyd hill snowskates and he was raving about a foot and half of snow he had in his backyard !! and Nick in Switerzland emailed me over thanksgiving and wrote about the alps getting dumped on, and also mention that he and friends have been snowskating up a storm already this season ... utah and PNW has been getting hammered so, good luck to all this season!


Friday, November 26, 2010

Wednesday, November 24, 2010


...a couple of seasons back Jim @ predog picked up a huge top deck from me. At the time he shared a proto- concept of his new snowskate truck design (you can see photos of it somewhere on this blog)

The other day jim sent over a couple photos of his newest version!!!
He didn't offer any feedback, but by the pictures it looks real solid, and classy...looking foward to stocking a bunch here!!

Good luck Jim!!!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Steve's ( lakeside) skates

... One the most die hard snowskaters in the States emailed me a picture of some of his December gear, in one of the pictures was a board that I believe he made (the pintail with three red strips)...very classic.. I never met Steve, but he's got tons of snowskate passion and his craftsmanship is well beyond the high school years... Thanks for pics stevo, hope your getting snow!

Sunday, November 21, 2010


NON-wicking thermals for sale 25$ plus four dollars to ship anywhere in US...these things will kill you up high in the mountains, but we all lived in cotton back in the day...give your burton,element, volcom,quik,hurley,real,ride,neff,686,etc., stuff some time off....

lots of production business finally going down and a few very interesting emails coming in...will post a bunch of stuff very shortly

thanks as always for checking in...it's almost december!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Quick silkscreening vid

Silkscreening ... from december snowskates on Vimeo.

...I've been hand-screening some plain white thermals for friends locally, figured maybe someone else would be interested in one?
I will put a paypal button up shortly .. Thanks for checking in !

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Volcom's the Garden circa early nineties

remember this one? volcom's best snow video in my book....and the best era...only thing missing from this clip is neil young's heart of gold - back when snowboarding was fresh

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Sizing up ptex... And color schemes

Color shake - hand screened logo... Powderboard

Friday, November 12, 2010

Design library

Here's a FORUM "street dweller" model from three years ago... This board was design without METAL edges...strictly Made for urban snowboard riding in the streets- ...built without excessive topsheet and base materials, .....and a very limited hole pattern, this Super flexy stick is as close to a snowskate (flatdeck) as a snowboard can get... Lots to learn from with this board... it confirms some ideas I believe snowskates can go in the future ..... More to come ...

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Forecast city

Thu  11/11
SURF: 4-5 ft. - shoulder to head high and fair to good conditions.
Rising E swell; Plus sets likely for better spots towards the E end
Fri  11/12
SURF: 5-8 ft. - head high to 3 ft. overhead and good conditions.
Drifty E swell; potential for standout exposed breaks to see bigger sets on occasion
Sat  11/13
SURF: 5-7 ft. - head high to 2 ft. overhead and good conditions.
Solid E swell with plus sets at the best breaks; surf fades through the day

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Toll road! 11/07/10

great video showing some really pretty conditions that are piling up upstate... some of the fresh snow in this clip was from the same storm that produced solid surf for us this weekend..i believe this video was shot on sunday too!!

video was taken by Phil Brown, Phil is the editor of Adirondack Explorer and Adirondack Explorer Outakes blog...an amazing resource for anything happening outdoors in the Adirondacks....

all skiing was taken on a toll road, as the resort is not officially open yet...I haven't been up in that part of the woods since November of last year, but I'm planning on a few trips this season...

Thank's Phil for always answering my questions in the past and for capturing 'winterwonderland' on film already!... i love the streets signs on the descent!!


Monday, November 8, 2010

It snowed today!!!

...11/8/10 not bad, living on the coast is always a crap shoot for snow, but nothing a quick drive can't fix, some winters it dumps right here, either way it's always cold in the winter and the surf stays consistent !

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Hard offshore

December Joe, first on the point this am... Go Joe

Friday, November 5, 2010

No snow but surf came up

Updated: 11/05/2010 @ 6:00PM





  • Next High Tide: 6:48pm
  • Next Low Tide: 12:24am


Wednesday, November 3, 2010

this is very cool

first weekend of the snow season from B$/ram on Vimeo.

been meaning to post this for awhile, it's early season (10/24/2010)....the adventure is always better then the conditions..really fun way to kick off the season....(rockpile looks good)

thank you BRT and Bishop for allowing me to post, and Josh Ram.

here's a site a few of them are involved in!

Team Doom/Love
Anchorage - Alaska


Winter takes alittle longer to make it to the coast... Some signs it's coming soon , windshield is iced over every morning, "skateable" frost on the lawns, web cams are showing natural coverage up in the bigger mountains (very long drive for me) and even a small resort opening next weekend

Tuesday, November 2, 2010


Packing out channels to a 48" powdersurfer .. This board will have tail kick !!!

Small waves on Sunday (semi-treat)

Truck windows have been icing up lately at daybreak... Which is a good sign... Snow coming soon !!

Monday, November 1, 2010

The Swiss alps showing cover

Received a few pics from Nick today, not sure the exact location, but the layout is unbelievable... Nick has a bi-deck and a flat deck so he's covered.. Can't wait to see some snowskate pics from his 'hood...
Thanks nick

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Singles, flat decks, and Powder sticks

Top decks....priced by size

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