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Jeremy Jones – Deeper, Further, Higher….Outlier.

Jeremy Jones is a pioneer and certainly an “outlier” when it comes to snowboarding. From being one of the first snowboarders to head to the steep mountains of Alaska, to ditching engines in exchange for splitboards, and getting us all gripped while watching his trilogy of big mountain exploration films, Deeper, Further, and the upcoming… Read more »

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Donna Carpenter on snowboarding, women in action sports and more

Donna Carpenter and her husband Jake Burton Carpenter are the sole owners of Burton Snowboards, arguably the world’s leading snowboard company. Since 1982, Donna has held a ton of roles at Burton, which originally operated out of her Vermont barn and now has offices around the world. I was lucky enough to corner her via… Read more »

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Kim Woozy from Mahfia.com Doing Her Part to Grow Female Participation

Kim Woozy and her crew of ladies saw a gap in the action sports market and instead of waiting for someone to do something about it… they started Mahfia and have been #killinitsoftly ever since! They represent an unparalleled generation of females whose physical skills and individual style are matched by a desire to push the… Read more »

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Base Jumping, Wing Suit Flying, Bungee Jumping with Doug Frutos

The term “action sports” is an interesting categorization. While it’s better than “extreme sports”, the term action sports couldn’t be more vague. Isn’t every sport essentially an action sport? When thinking of traditional action sports, typical X-Games events like snowboarding, skateboarding, BMX, and surfing are the first that come to mind, but there comes that… Read more »

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Maxx Von Marbod on Building a Career in Action Sports

Getting free gear and even getting paid to do what you love are a lot of people’s goals once they’ve been infected with their passion’s bug. Whether that is living out of their van in a ski area parking lot, camping for months on a remote Baja beach, or getting saddled up with sponsorships, once… Read more »

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Jesse Burtner & Bryce Phillips on the Changing Video Landscape

Ten years ago, a pivotal change in ski and snowboard filmmaking was happening. It was a transition period. You could buy the season’s latest movie on VHS or DVD—depending on what player you had—and that transition is happening again today. But instead of going from analog to digital, it’s going from digital to virtual. With… Read more »

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Youth, Community Development & Action Sports w/ The Service Board

One of the things brought up about action sports is their individual participation. You don’t need a team to go snowboarding or to head to the skatepark—they can be done alone. It’d be easy to conclude that the lack of a team sports atmosphere would isolate people who would typically be labeled as “loners” by… Read more »