The Shop Scratch Pad
A rambling collection of things that stoke us
Shredding North Korea
National Geographic produced this cool piece about Jamie Barrow at the DPRK's luxury ski area
Style Never Sleeps
ahead of his time
Because of Math, I guess
Here's a snappy little clip about the class we did at Ragged Mt, NH recently
Thirteen minutes of sketchy guitar maneuvers
where it comes from
More of this PLZ
80's were pretty cool
Here's a GQ story about The Search for Animal Chin, arguably the most pivotal skateboard flick of all time
dizzying, and I can kinda smell the Vogue perfume ads, but rad footage.
This track's on repeat in the shop.
The Boys of Afghanistan Ski Fields
Somebody get these lads a snowboard
Full Article at Monster Children
Snowboarding's Forgotten Pioneer - Dimitrije Milovich
But Milovich never considered that snowboarding because a rider held onto a rope. What Stoveken did — arms free — was snowboarding, he said.
"Everybody lays claim to be being the first snowboarder. It wasn't me. It was Wayne Stoveken."
Day by Day - The Iris Story
Meanwhile in Siberia
Here's 60 inches of powder, press mute, watch for a minute, move on
Mons Roisland, smooth
Behind the Viewfinder with French Fred
Easily one of my favorite photo books, fully recommended, get yours here.
Finally a break through in Super Mario
The Swedish Couple Who Travel the World Photographing ‘Death Metal’ Landscapes
If one had to classify their work, it would come under the umbrella of "landscape photography." After all, that is what they shoot. But the label hardly does them any justice—the pair's photography sits so far outside of the tradition.