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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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Craig Kelly – Legend

Craig Kelly Backside, Soda Springs, Sims World Championships, 1985 At the third world championships, Craig ruled the pipe along with Kidwell, Kimmel, and Palmer. Craig had just picked up his sponsorship from Tom Sims a month before, and he’s sporting Raybans, Moto Gloves and Levis. In this photo it’s funny to see people sitting on […]

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Chuck Barfoot – Lake Tahoe

Jamie Johnston, Chuck Barfoot, and Brian Judge at Carson Pass, Lake Tahoe, 1984 My first day of snowboarding was quite a challenge not even considering the camera equipment in a fanny pack on my ass. Chuck, Jamie, Brian and I hiked the flats at Carson Pass to reach a small ridgeline where the snow was […]

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Train Jump by Andy Hetzel (and Temple Cummins)

Andy Hetzel, Donner Lake, 1995 More to follow, but you can watch the real time video here on the U-tube.

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Tom Sims – Sims Snowboards

Toms Sims, 1985, Soda Springs Halfpipe (Lake Tahoe), Sims World Championships Tom Sims invented his own brand of snowboarding and was the original competitor in the early days of riding. His “layback, look back” is one of my favorite images.

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Tim Windell – Windell’s Snowboard Camp

Tim Windell, 1988, Chris Karol Snowboard Camp Halfpipe, Mt. Hood Timberline Tim Windell owns a snowboard camp at Mt. Hood and he was an original pro. Pictured here he rips the Chris Karol Snowboard Camp pipe in 1988.

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Terry Kidwell, Father of Freestyle

Terry Kidwell, 1986, Donner Quarterpipe, Lake Tahoe Terry Kidwell is the father of freestyle. He’s not old enough to be called the grandfather of freestyle, although some of today’s riders never knew his credentials! ‘Donner Ski Ranch’ was one of the first Tahoe resorts to allow snowboarding and remains very popular especially the east face […]

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