Gray Thompson blasting that retro steez in 2014. Photo: @tackittphoto Provided by Snowboard Mag
The day before the day has come and here I sit at home in California before a wave of vintage stoke consumes Boreal Mountain Resort on Tahoe’s Donner Summit. It wont be long before K2′s team of rippers join snowboard lovers old and new in the legendary hand dug Donner half pipe to celebrate the roots of freestyle snowboarding which run deep here in Northern California. Inspired by the surf and skate lifestyle, snowboarding in Tahoe took on a personality of its own and this year rather tomorrow, March, 27 2015 we’ll see a glimpse of what started this whole passion we share called snowboarding. Stay tuned for blog updates, social media insights and shenanigans along the way as we pay our respects to the OG and help foster a history we all appreciate so much.
Lookout for your favorite K2 athletes: Jake Kuzyk, Mat Belzile, Tim Eddy, Leanne Pelosi, Johnny Brady, Mark Wilson, Chris Beresford, Alex Rodway, Danika Duffy and a full on K2 legend we’ll keep anonymous for now…
Chris Beresford and Steve Cartwright here for ya this afternoon. These two dudes have creativity and style practically unmatched. For more on Beresford check out Think Thank’s “Mind The Video Man” and Cartwright in Snowboard Canada’s 2012 release, “Relax.” These dudes rip!
K2 Snowboarding and Videograss’ Danny Larsen, Jake Kuzyk, Jordan Mendenhall, Nick Dirks, and Chris Beresford ride bottomless pow at Mt. Baker during a K2 snowboarding team trip. The crew drops in during one of the biggest storms of the season scoring epic conditions—this is what it’s all about.
Episode 1: The first episode features Chris Beresford trying a switch double “kickflip” off some stairs in Alaska. Chris finds himself entering the black lodge where he must confront his demons. Good Chris went in, but who came out?
For the real deal action check out “Ransack Rebellion” available now at your local shop or on iTunes.