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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Snow This Weekend?

posted by on November 15 at 13:13 PM

Rumor has it that snow will finally hit the North Cascades this weekend! Jesus! La Nina don’t let us down!

Baker already has a base of 15”, and could get another 15” by Monday morning. Web cams at Stevens show they have a trace. Even Alpental has been teasing us with cam pics of the white stuff! The top of Timberline at Mt. Hood is looking to open this weekend!

But Ma Nature keeps turning on the rain during the day and washing away a hard nights work.

It’s killing me!

So to bide my time during the weeks of waiting I’ve been watching these great new vids from Forum Snowboards that just arrived at iTunes for $1.99 a piece. Devun Walsh (I am totally growing my hair out and bleaching it blond!), Stevie Bell (the OG of snowboarding), Eddie Wall, and Travis Kennedy show us how to take snowboarding from the mountain to the streets.

Whistler backcountry, Sweden… there’s even a beautiful scene in a skatepark in some European town. The boys just take it down.

Here’s Devun at Whistler from “That”:

…and Stevie with some cute little bears on the street somewhere in Sweden from the same (nice laugh track!):

Don’t miss the other two vids, FYI and North, South, East, West. And go get your board tuned and waxed. Snow’s almost here!

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Fucking best use of Supertramp EVER.

Posted by laterite | November 15, 2007 1:55 PM

Was this ENTIRE post to advertise for SnowboardConnection, or what.

Posted by so | November 15, 2007 2:01 PM

Damn hippies.

Posted by heywhatsit | November 15, 2007 2:02 PM

no it wasn't, but they're right downtown, locally owned in a new location across from REI, they're nice as hell and they do a great job.

Posted by terry miller | November 15, 2007 2:08 PM

well lah-dee-dah.

Posted by so | November 15, 2007 2:09 PM

Affluent kids and their toys. Let's hope the rest of the world can afford to live the way we do, dammit!

Posted by Sargon Bighorn | November 15, 2007 2:15 PM

You people and your mountains. Bah!

Posted by Michigan Matt | November 15, 2007 2:33 PM

This is good. But November snow always turns into December slush, followed by January ice. When's that train to Whistler open up?

Posted by DOUG. | November 15, 2007 3:06 PM

If you skateboard you don't have to spend a kagillion $$$ on this years "cool" gear and you don't have to wait for snow to fall up in the mountains to enjoy yourself and get some exercise.

Oh yeah - there's also a meeting for the much kicked around SeaSk8 relocation tonight.

November 15, 2007
6:30 p.m.
Seattle Center -- Center House Conference Rm. A
305 Harrison St.
Seattle, WA 98109

Posted by TIme Bomb | November 15, 2007 3:31 PM

Skateboarding and snowboarding are not mutually exclusive, are they?

Posted by Dan Savage | November 15, 2007 3:50 PM

Speaking as a North Dakotan, I would suggest that snow is meant to be flat, depressing, and no fun. As Jesus Christ and the Holy Catholic Church intended it to be.

Of course, I'm spending the winter in Fort Lauderdale.

Posted by Boomer in NYC | November 15, 2007 5:01 PM

Oh my god, laterite, you're kidding! I just came on here to say that Supertramp song was the WORST snowboard vid soundtrack I've ever heard. I had to shut it off.

Cool jump, though.

Posted by Irena | November 15, 2007 6:21 PM

hell yea....the snow cometh...and that is sick!

Posted by Huckleberry Hart | November 15, 2007 7:52 PM

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