Snowboard Gear

Skullcandy Supreme Sound | Hesh 2.0

Recently Utah-based headphone company, Skullcandy, revealed a newly engineered line of headphones called Supreme Sound.  In the lineup are the Hesh 2.0, worn here by Danny Kass, available now on BuySnow.com

For the 2.0 initiative, Skullcandy strives to be an all-in-one creative, acoustic powerhouse, raising the standard for acoustical engineering. Bass, vocals and highs are the three audio components that encompass the entire audio spectrum and are the foundation of the Supreme Sound experience.

Supreme SoundSkullcandy at BuySnow.com

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Dragon Apex Giveaway

At the end of last week we asked you via Facebook to tag us (or post on our wall) a pic of you riding. This automatically enters you in to win a pair of Dragon Apex goggles. Here are some cool shots we have received so far:

 

Macarena Caballero

Matt Sherman

Sergiu Campian

Bobby Carrillo

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The winner will be picked at random later this week. To enter the contest for yourself visit our Facebook page. Until then, happy shredding!

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Nicolas Müller | Nike Zoom Kaiju QS

The limited edition quick-strike Nicolas Müller Nike Zoom Kaiju QS just hit the shelves. This is what Nike has to say about them:

“The latest in Nike Snowboarding’s limited edition boots! Over the years we have explored the freakish worlds of Danny Kass and Gigi Rüf, and this year we walk a very different path with none other than Nicolas Müller.”

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Need some new kicks to rock to the Knicks game? Apparently some of Nike Snowboarding‘s boots have gained some momentum in the hip hop scene. I’d be interested to know how Bow-wow’s feet feel after walking around NY wearing snowboard boots.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#Swag?—->

 

*photo via Complex Mag

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Pick your kit now with Nike Snowboarding and BuySnow.com

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Snowboard Maintenance Theory 101

There is a popular misconception that today’s snowboards are so technologically advanced that they don’t require as much waxing and maintenance. This is NOT true. In fact, waxing your base is the easiest, cheapest, and fastest way to increase the performance of your snowboard.

Five Reasons to wax your snowboard:
1.) Noticeable increase in speed.
2.) Noticeable increase in control.
3.) Less resistance (no more pushing at the bottom of the mtn)
4.) Reduces/covers minor abrasions that disturb riding performance.
5.) A freshly waxed board smells wonderful.

Because we feel snowboard maintenance is so important we have dedicated a section to it on our website called Tools/Tuning. There you can find irons, wax, and all-inclusive DIY kits to get your board riding right. 

For all product questions concerning snowboard tuning and maintenance email [email protected] or call (866) 268-2669.

New on BuySnow.com

In our latest effort to keep you informed on all the latest and greatest snowboard goods,  we made a list of our favorite new snowboard products.

 

Lib Tech 2012 Limited Edition T-Rice “Art of Flight” Snowboard with Book – $599.95 Travis’ favorite Art of Flight tested C2BTX Banana Tech Rocker/ Camber combination contours and shapes combined with a limited edition Mike Parillo art piece, make this board an instant collector’s item that you can also go as big as you want with.

Includes a Limited Edition “Art of Flight” book, featuring Travis’ personal edit of favorite photo images from the making of the movie, book includes Art of Flight DVD & Blu-Ray™!

 

 

Holden Varsity Jacket (Burnt Henna/Bone) Mens Jacket – $299.99 This classic American style exudes a timeless appeal. A durable 20k Super Stretch Twill body fabric combines with our exclusive mid-weight 20k/10k waterproof-breathable embossed leather on the sleeves‚ which emulates the look and feel of real worn-in leather. An array of artfully hidden functional details guarantee technical prowess without marring the Varsity’s clean collegiate style.

 

 

Neff Bandit Watch (Cyan) – $24.99 The Bandit watch from Neff features an interchangeable watch face and is water resistant. At such a low price you can’t afford not to give this unique watch a spot in your watch arsenal. Available in two sizes: Sm/M and Lg/Xl.

 

 

 

Dragon 2012 APX (Jet/Green Ionized) -$184.99 The APX features a stylish frameless design, polar tech micron fleece, an optically correct anti-fog lens, and helmet compatibility.

Behind the Scenes: 686|Fallen

Learn the inspiration behind independent outerwear brand 686 and Fallen footwear’s 2012 collaboration. This collab is the hottest thing since Jay-Z and Kanye West.

The styles mimic Jamie’s own personal collection of flannel shirts while also drawing inspiration from some of Fallen’s past lines of hooded sweatshirts.

This video takes you behind the scenes with Jamie Thomas (Fallen) and Michael Akira West (686) to discuss the genesis  behind the collaboration.

 

 

Ride DH2.6 Limited Edition Artist Series Available Now

The Ride DH2.6 Limited Edition Artist Series snowboard is now available at select Ride retailers (like…BuySnow.com).

The Limited Edition DH2.6 features the visual musings of Mike Aho, an artist, animator, performer, and producer out of Austin, Texas.

Ride describes Aho’s work as “surreal creations of discontent and nostalgic comedy”.

“Mike Aho’s visual art, film work, and music have come together in recent years to create a cohesive body of work that uses low-fidelity sounds and images to create a world of discontent and surreality that is overgrown with people, dying foliage, and nostalgic comedy.  As a commercial artist, he is currently the Art Director of Marketing for Volcom Clothing and has worked with Drag City Records, Matador Records, Transworld Skateboard Magazine, and Roger Skateboards.  Aho’s music project ((sounder)), featuring Jesse Lee and Tom Hoff from the american analog set, has released 2 LPs and 3 EPs, which received praise from NPR and MTV.com…among many others.  He is the co-creator, writer, and director for the cult-status surrealist comedy ‘The Internet Shack’ for Thrasher Magazine.  Aho has animated/directed videos for Bonnie Prince Billy, The Entrance Band, Mando Diao, and Royal Trux.

The release of the DH2.6 marks the nearing end of the Limited Edition Artist Series era.  The DH2.7, which…will be revealed on November 1st, will be Ride’s final DH limited graphic release.

Here are two 30-second video clips featuring the artwork that appears on the Limited DH2.6: