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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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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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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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Snowboard Pioneers – Roadtrip 1985

Snowboard pioneers from a 1985 roadtrip from Lake Tahoe to Park City to Jackson Hole. (l-r) Chris Karol, Evan Feen (with Grell prototype high-backs), Terry Kidwell (father of freestyle), Matt “Boy Aggro” Vining, Jeff Grell (high-back inventor), Jim Sechrist, Steve “007” Link and seated is Bob Klein (Octagon sports agent).

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World’s Greatest Athlete – Shaun Palmer

Shaun Palmer, Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, 1989 Photo Shaun Palmer was one of the first athletes I photographed and learned to respect. His drive, passion, and desire to win is matched by no one. Since this photo was taken at Lake Tahoe, Shaun has won nine gold medals at Winter X and championships in snowboarding, […]

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