Posted July 31, 2013
Markus Keller is still out there filming for CHAMäLEON, his new project with Red Bull set to drop this winter. Looks like there is still plenty of snow up on the glacier to work with, and Markus doesn't play when it time to hit some jumps. Check out this sick photo gallery from photographer Vernon Deck on redbull.com, and watch some behind the scenes stuff from the Making of CHAMäLEON on the Red Bull youtube channel.
Posted July 30, 2013
This is it. Down to the final two in X Games Real Snow Backcountry and it's our own Mark Landivk versus the newest addition to the Vans fam, Pat Moore. It's Volcom versus Volcom, Vans versus Vans... and we couldn't be happier for both riders. Go to XGames.com everyday and VOTE for your favorite!
Posted July 26, 2013
Words and photos by Aaron Blatt. Last night, a packed house ushered in the newest chapter of Videograss in the Hollywood theater of Portland, OR. After a short intro by a stacked assembly of the VG crew, the curtains opened on “The Last Ones” and the crowd was witness to some of the heaviest parts seen to date. All the riders put together some insane shots, with a large helping of “never-been-dones” scattered throughout the film. Bryan Fox stood out ...
Posted July 26, 2013
Travis Rice takes fellow Real Snow Backcountry competitor Pat Moore to Alaska to teach him how to ride spine lines in the second episode of Rice's X Games Pro Series, "Rice Pudding." (-via xgames.com)
Posted July 24, 2013
Nothing beats a fun session in the minipipe with friends. Throw in some legends and put up a trip to Cabo for whoever goes the biggest in the micro-transition and you have Summer Games event, "The High Jump", and more importantly a damn good time. SNOWBOARDER Magazine has brought the Summer Games to Mt. Hood. Just really an excuse to get the staff of the mag together with a group of riders they all like and respect, the Summer Games ...
Posted July 23, 2013
Team Vans prevails! Mark Landvik, Andreas Wiig and Pat Moore all move into the 2nd round in the X Games Real Snow Backcountry fan favorite battle. Trouble is, now Andreas and Pat are going head to head, and Lando is up against his best bud Travis Rice. Looks like it's going to be another close one, so head to XGames.com everyday to vote for your favorite.
Posted July 22, 2013
Darrell Mathes and Zac Marben were up on Mt. Hood last week for the Videograss Signature Session at High Cascade Snowboard Camp. Darrell grabbed some sick shots of Marben gettin' some summertime shredding in and sent them our way. Check out the photos here and for more go to highcascade.com.
Posted July 18, 2013
As if his part wasn't already good enough to win on its own, Pat Moore has done something completely selfless and offered to donate his winnings to a friend who his suffering from cancer. Pat Moore announced on his facebook page late Tuesday night that if he wins, the money will go to Kevin Nimick to use towards his medical bills and towards a Cancer foundation of his choice. You can vote everyday in Round 1 until July 22nd ...
Posted July 16, 2013
The time has finally come. X Games Real Snow backcountry is here! Sure it's the middle of summer, but these guys rode their ass off all winter to put together a 90-second part that showcases the best of the best in the backcountry, and three of them are Vans team riders. Andreas Wiig, Pat Moore and Mark Landvik can all hold their own on the mountain, and they're up against riders like Travis Rice, Mark Carter, Mikey Rencz ...
Posted July 15, 2013
Darrell Mathes has developed tremendous skill and a strong passion for photography as a product of his profession and travel surroundings. The Portland, Oregon based Mathes is known as a very talented and uniquely stylish individual amongst the inner circle of his professional snowboard peers. The combination of his travels, access to some great personalities, and the photographic allure of the Pacific Northwest along with a keen eye allow Darrell to transcend his style-icon notoriety into the photographic realm. Never ...