Burton X Paul Smith Snowboard

Posted on August 10, 2010 Under Design

Sexy Paul Smith x Burton snowboard. But how does it ride? I guess I'll have to find out.

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Spearlocator: Headed to Vancouver

Posted on April 17, 2009 Under Travel

I'm headed to Vancouver and then Whistler tomorrow for the week. I'm primarily out there to speak at a special industry session during the Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival but I have ample time to explore Vancouver and hopefully…

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DWR x K2 Snowboard Contest

Posted on February 24, 2009 Under Design

Design Within Reach may still not quite be within your monetary reach, but at least now they're helping us to lend a hand. For the third year in a row, DWR -- with the help of both its Denver and…

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Monument Snowboards

Posted on August 25, 2008 Under Design

There's no chill in the air just yet, but we can sense it coming. You better face the fact it's going to be winter soon, and with that comes prime snowboarding weather. Why not celebrate the imminent frosty season by…

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Blotto Photto x (UP)Rising Sonz!

Posted on August 21, 2008 Under Books

Snowboarders often migrate to the skateboard for the summer. The guys at Blotto Photto are no different -- except they also document their efforts with soaring photographs and websites. Summer is about to end and they've got some new things…

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Posted on July 23, 2008 Under Gadgetry

Freebording: not quite skateboarding and not exactly snowboarding. With a totally unique rider-driven design, Freebord gives you the look of a street deck and the feeling of carving a mountain. Using four outer wheels to simulate a snowboard edge and…

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K2 x DWR: 2nd Annual Design The Modern Board Competition

Posted on February 22, 2008 Under Design

DWR's Denver studio wants you"¦to participate in the 2nd Annual Design The Modern Board Competition. The contest sponsored by K2 Snowboards and benefiting the Snowboard Outreach Society is asking established and aspiring graphic designers throughout Colorado to throw their proverbial…

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Tom Judd for Burton

Posted on December 17, 2007 Under Design

Although this is old news to Spear Collective comrade Tom Judd, who did the illustration work for this Burton collab nearly two years ago in the Summer of '06, and was subsequently sworn to secrecy, it's new news to us.…

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Shred or Die

Posted on October 31, 2007 Under Life

I'm exhausted. For the past few nights I've been glued to Shred or Die, watching pro and regular extreme sports enthusiasts get their skate/snow/surf/BMX/moto on, and as a person who isn't accustomed to the quick energy burst from these types…

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28 Day Winter: A Snowboarding Narrative

Posted on October 18, 2007 Under Books

In August 2006, Burton photographers Dean "Blotto" Gray, Jeff Curtes and Adam Moran (also Burton Snowboard's team manager) hit the road with six major international snowboarders, from Norway's Terje Haakonsen to America's Shaun White, to such far-flung destinations as New…

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