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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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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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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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Legendary Banked Slalom, Old Snowboard Photos

Terry Kidwell, Bob Klein and Tom Sims at the First Legendary Banked Slalom at Mt. Baker, WA in 1985. This month marks the 24th anniversary of the event. Toms Sims, 1st Terry Kidwell, 2nd Ken Achenbach, 3rd And Bob Klein was 5th

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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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