Posted Dec. 13, 2013
The first episode of offthewall.tv's new original series Introspect with Zac Marben is here. Take a trip to Minnesota as he breaks down his process of stacking street shots and creating his own style of riding. It wraps up with Zac hitting his hometown hill of Hyland Park for some good ol' fashioned Midwest shredding. Check it out and watch for more episodes of Introspect dropping soon.
Posted Dec. 11, 2013
Exploring the juxtaposition of seven unique personalities, Introspect exposes the personal intricacies of snowboarding athletes as they come to define who they are amid their peers, their passions, and their future in snowboarding. Filmed through a documentarian lens, Introspect dissects the lives of seven influential riders including Jamie Lynn, Pat Moore, Darrell Mathes, Zac Marben, Hana Beaman, Iouri Podladtchikov and Arthur Longo. With each individual persona comes a truly original perspective, uncovering a layer of snowboarding culture that continually thrives ...
Posted Dec. 9, 2013
Zac Marben. Photo: Chad Huff. One of the best things about snowboarding, it's a great reason to travel. You can snowboard just about anywhere in the world, even Hawaii. But if Korea doesn't come to mind as another option, Vans is working to change that. Vans Korea just hosted some of the Vans Team for a trip with Transworld Snowboarding – showing them around the resorts, Seoul, and the North Korean border. Head over to vanssnow.tumblr.com to ...
Posted Sept. 2, 2013
September is finally here and it's snowboard premiere season! Vans is celebrating with the New York City stop of the Videograss "The Last Ones" World Tour. Plus, we invited the Canadian "Deja Vu" crew to come along. Please join us on Saturday September 7th, 2013 at Tammany Hall in NYC's Lower East Side from 8-11pm. There is FREE BEER from 8-9pm and music by Max Klaw, so come early and get the party started. Vans Presents: Video Premiere ...
Posted Aug. 21, 2013
Minnesota don’t miss the Cal Surf 25 Year Anniversary Party with a screening of Videgrass’ “The Last Ones” this Saturday, August 24th. It's going down at Cause Spirits and Soundbar, 3001 Lyndale Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55408. I have a feeling Zac Marben and his band of local misfits will be raging at this one.
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 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 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 June 21, 2013
The three-act structure is a staple of modern film narrative. Last season’s Battle Of The Brands critics' choice winners, Volcom, return to this social media melee with an offering that is a textbook example of the tried-and-true three-act edit. The setup, aptly titled Part 1: Black & White, is taken on by alpine auteur Pat Barraza who delivers a stunning one minute and 40 second monochromatic montage of Zac Marben, Johnny Lazz, Gray Thompson, Mike Rav and Skylar Thornton. Part ...
Posted May 20, 2013
Darrell Mathes brings us another look inside the filming of the new Videograss movie, "The Last Ones" with a bunch of shots of Zac Marben and Danimals shooting in Minnesota. Darrell's shots are usually more of the behind the scenes type stuff, always artistic and interesting, but he managed to sneak in an action shot or two in there as well. Check out his blog over at howlsupply.com for the pics.