Pow Slash photo contest by nwBroweather

The guys at nwBroweather are holding another pow slash contest and we threw in some gear for the winnings.

Send in your best pow-slash photo to photo@nwbroweather.com for chance at winning!

Here’s how to win:

Go do the one universal trick that all snowboarders can do–slash pow. Have your bro/girlfriend snap a photo of it and send ‘er in. After we’ve received enough photo submissions we’ll get a gallery going. Photos will be judged by a select group of heavily intoxicated veteran pow slashers after which a winner will be decided.

What makes a winning pow slash photo? Ef if we know. That’s where you come in.


  • photo must be a pow slash.
  • photo must be from this year.
  • photo must be from the Northwest US. No shit from Chile.
  • include rider name, photo name, location optional.
  • contest will run for next few storm cycles or so.

Win a 12/13 Fastplant or Eco Lite in the K2 Summit Challenge with Alpine Replay

We are sponsoring a vertical challenge and up for grabs is a new 2012-13 K2 Fastplant for the men and a new Eco Lite for the women.

To participate you must download and use the Alpine Replay app for Android and iPhone to track your vert at any mountain in North America. Vertical feet will be accumulated over the next two weekends, March 17-18 and March 24-25.

The top 30 contenders will be entered to win a new board for both men and women. Those who log at least 1,000′ will be entered to win K2 accessories at random.

Mt Baker Splitfest 2012 taking place March 23-25

The 2012 Mt. Baker Splitfest will be taking place March 23-25. This is a great event for all. Check out the website www.splitfest.com for more info and the Mt. Baker Splitfest facebook event.

Brooke takes 1st Place in Slopestyle at the GFFT Finals in Utah!

Riding smooth and technical Canadian Brooke Voigt took the win over the all American field of riders at her first GFFT Finals. Brooke’s run started off with a 50-50 on the first rail, into a 50-50 frontside boardslide, then a tailgrab off the cannon rail. She then landed a smooth frontside 360 on the first jump, earning points from the judges for her execution. This win solidify’s her entry into next years Dew Tour where we’re sure she will make a statement with her technical riding and hard charging attitude. Congrats Brooke!

More info on the Gatorade Free Flow Tour

Gretchen Bleiler takes 2nd at the final stop of the winter Dew Tour super pipe

Gretchen Bleiler finished off the winter Dew Tour season with an impressive run that earned her a 94.25 and a second place on the podium. Kelly Clark managed to squeak by for the win with a 95 score. So the battle between Bleiler and Clark continues as they head off to Norway for the World Snowboarding Championships.

Gretchen’s Drew Tour Run

Gretchen Bleiler takes 2nd at the Canadian Open half pipe

After winning the qualifier, beating out Kelly Clark, Gretchen Bleiler got back on the podium in the finals with a 2nd place finish. Her run included; a frontside crippler, backside 540 mute, frontside 720 tail grab, Cab 720 Indy, and frontside tail grab. Check out the vid…

Not Your Girl Rail Jam Video Recap

Check out the full right up at geeksofshred.com.

Another First Place Podium from Brooke Voigt – She’s killing it this season

Another first place podium for Brooke this time at the Gatorade Free Flow tour. Brooke took 1st place in Slopestyle at the Vail, CO stop securing an all expense paid trip to the Finals in Ogden, UT where she will have the chance to earn a spot into next years Dew Tour. Although the park set up was small Brooke charged the jumps going huge and stomping her tricks with style.

Smash Life – Alpental Banked Slalom and A-Robs Manifest Movie

Check out the facebook event!

Afterhours at Copper Mtn with Matts Kuli on his Happy Hour

A short recap of the Paul Mitchell rail jam at Copper with Matts Kuli, Jordan Phillips, Johnny Lazz, Eric Beauchemin, and the boss Yale Cousino.