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Classic Snowboard Photos for Sale

After many years of avoiding personal requests for many of my snowboarding photos, I finally decided it’s easier to set up an online shop rather than spitting them out one-by-one on my inkjet printer. I just got the 5×7 proofs for a test and the quality is really good. The B&W’s look like the real […]

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Bud Fawcett Photo Retrospective, Feb 4-27 at Pheasant Run Winery Tasting Room

A new exhibit of the Bud Fawcett Photo Retrospective will start at the tasting room of the Pheasant Run Winery in downtown Aurora, Oregon. The photographer’s reception will be held at the opening from 6-10 pm this Friday, February 4. Food and a great wine sampling are available for a fee. This retrospective contains 16 […]

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History of Snowboarding and Skiing

Jimbo Morgan, Soda Springs, CA, training for Les Arcs Speed Skiing in 1992   Heel Strap SKI Binding, Sondre Norheim First SKI and Invention of Camber by Sondre Norheim, NOR Gas Powered Engine by Gottlieb Daimler, GER Automobile: Daimler & Karl Benz, GER Father Alpine Skiing: Mathias Zdarsky, NOR First Ski ascent over 3000m: Rauris […]

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ARIES2010 Snowboard History Time Capsule

Portland, OR (February 1, 2010) — The NIKE SNOWBOARDING sponsored project creates an elaborate alien structure to house the history of snowboarding. Nike Snowboarding’s Brand Director Michael Hernandez commissioned Portland artist Brian Elliot to build a futuristic time capsule with contents curated by NEMO Design co-founder and snowboard photographer Trevor Graves. View time capsule contents […]

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Int’l Snowboard Magazine – Ken Achenbach, Pioneer

Check out the full magazine on my issuu homepage.

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Int’l Snowboard Mag – Season Annual 1987

Jim Zellers at Donner Ski Ranch Lake Tahoe, ISM, Season Annual, Winter 1987 (Photo by Larry Prosor) Now this is truly a classic issue of ISM. Their first 4-Color cover in 52 pages; there was no turning back. Check Out the following snowboarding stars of the eighties. You can look at the mag in flip-format […]

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Int’l Snowboard Mag by Tom Hsieh – Snowboard Pioneer

Shaun Palmer, ISM Cover, October, 1986 (Photo by Tom Hsieh, Jr) Originally known as Absolutely Radical in March 1985, International Snowboard Magazine was the first seasonal snowboarding magazine and proclaimed the “last word” until 1991 when it discontinued publication. Brainchild of Tom Hsieh, Jr. of San Francisco, the

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Mike Chantry, “Master Blaster” Snowboarding Pioneer

Mike Chantry, Homewood Ski Area, Lake Tahoe, 1988 Mike Chantry, Sand Mountain, Nevada 1988 Excerpt from Lee Crane’s story at Transworld Snowboarding, History of Halfpipe: In 1978, resorts in California’s Lake Tahoe basin hadn’t realized snowboarding’s potential and refused to allow snowboards on their mountains. Because of this, snowboarders spent most of their free time […]

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Keith “Slasher” Kimmel, Snowboarding Pioneer

Keith Kimmel, Donner Quarterpipe, Lake Tahoe, 1986 Along with Terry Kidwell, Bob Klein and Allen Arnbrister of Tahoe City, Keith Kimmel was one of the original pioneers of modern day snowboarding. He was featured on the ISM Interview and Thrasher Magazine, Keith is pictured here in one of the first “here.

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Tom Burt and Damian Sanders, Snowboard Pioneers

Tom Burt and Damian Sanders at Mt. Rose Nevada before mainstream ski area acceptance, 1987 Tom Burt and Damian Sanders were two of the original founding fathers of snowboarding. While Damian’s freestyle flare and movie debuts drove mainstream acceptance and explosive growth, Tom (and Jim and Bonnie Zellars) fathered the backcountry movement in early media. […]

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Dave Seoane – Cinemascope Seoane, Roadkill

Dave Seoane, Sugarbowl, Lake Tahoe, from Roadkill Question – Dave Seoane is a: 1) Sculptor? 2) Pro snowboarder? 3) Professional Furniture Designer? 5) all of the above, plus some? Dave Seoane, Pyramid Lake, Nevada

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John Cardiel – Skate and Snow

John Cardiel, FS Rock-N-Roll, Original Burnside Bowl, Portland, Oregon, 1991 One of the easiest riders I ever had the luck to work with was John Cardiel. I’m glad to hear that John is recovering from being hit by a very large truck many years ago. Our roadtrip was the first story that I had ever […]

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