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Woodward Tahoe Fridays – Montage

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Woodward Tahoe Fridays – Montage

The kids know what's up at Boreal and this episode of Woodward Tahoe Fridays (guest edited by Sammy Spiteri) is Exhibit A of the crew throwing down. Featuring Colton Morgan, Andrew Aldridge, Brent Oftedal, Ryland West, Brandon Griffin, Brandon Hobush, Alex Hereford, Sammy Spiteri, Eric Wetherhold, Sawyer Deen, Dakota Whitaker, Erik Leon, Pat Lynch, Kix Kamp, Ralph Kucharek, Lou Macias, Matt Rabow, and a banger of an ender by Durell Williams.

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Under Dawgs D.A.E. Teaser

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Under Dawgs D.A.E. Teaser

In memory of Drake Aron Edwards, Jesse Gouveia, Ben Strause, Andrew Aldridge, Jordan Morse, Durell Williams, Colton Morgan, Sammy Spiteri, Max Tokunaga, Shane Wright are filming "Under Dawgs D.A.E.", celebrating the Drake's life. From Under Dawgs, "snowboarding was a huge part of Drakes life, so through our snowboarding we board for Drake. And attempt to live our lives in the same inspirational spirits that Drake did."

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This Must Be The Place: Full Movie

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This Must Be The Place: Full Movie

You may recognize this Salt Lake crew from the Nike Chosen contest, but in case you missed that you should take note now. Here is their full movie featuring: Andrew Aldridge, Kevin Maples, Jesse Gouveia, Clay Hatzenbuhler, Cameron Gorby, Colton Morgan, Ben Strause, Cole Navin, Dom Luza, Michael Wick, Sam Taxwood, Garrett Warnick, Erik Leon, Phil Wettengel, Blaze Kotsenburg, Sean Whitaker, Shane Wright, Corey Schneider, Gared Schneider, Max Tokunaga, Chris Cloud, Max Warbington and Jordan Morse

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Arbor FACE/OFF: Boreal

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Arbor FACE/OFF: Boreal

On April 15th, 2012 Arbor Snowboard's FACE/OFF event was held at Boreal Mountain Resort. With the DJ blasting music on the sideline, contestants registered for a chance to compete for the $1,000 prize purse. It was a clash of amateur shred individuals who wanted a shot at the cash winnings. Some of the riders included the defending champ from last year's FACE/OFF event, Erik Leon, along with Ben Ross, Kai Wiggens, Colton Morgan, Alex Hereford, Jeremy (Lemi) Landy, Jordan Welter and other standouts.

All riders were on a mission to show their snowboarding skills to impress the judges in order to advance to the next rounds. The first round was an open jam format with sixteen semi-finalists who were advanced to play games of S.N.O.W. The contestants were knocked out one by one in semi-finals as the tricktical maneuver difficulties increased, and it narrowed down to four finalists. The battle for first place was between the last two competitors, Kai Wiggens and Colton Morgan. After multiple rebates trying a backside 270 to fakie, the trick was finally landed by Colton Morgan, earning him $600 and making him the winner of Arbor Snowboard's FACE/OFF event.

Thanks to everyone coming out and making the event fun, and thanks to the event sponsors that made it possible: Arbor, Red Bull, Boreal Mountain Resort, Electric Visual, Flux Bindings, Sessions, Aerial7, Sand Box Helmets, Arnette and Elm Company.

Men:
1st: Colton Morgan
2nd: Kai Wiggens
3rd: Jeremy (Lemi) Landy
4th: Erik Leon

Women:
1st: Kate Barrett

Judges included: Sean Black, Nick Visconti, Scotty Vine, Sammy Spiteri, Brandon Hammid and Eli Weiner.

(Here is the order of tricks that went down in the final game of S.N.O.W.: Frontside lipslide, nollie back lip, switch frontside boardslide, switch backside boardslide, frontside 270, hardway backside 270, switch backside 270, switch frontside nosepress, and the winning trick, backside 270 to fakie.)

The event is dedicated to the memory of legendary terrain park builder, Miah Peably who worked with Snow Summit, Bear Mountain, Mountain High, Northstar and Snow Park Technologies building parks for world class events including the Dew Tour, Winter X Games and countless high profile film and photos shoots.

Words:Scotty Vine
Photos: Kyle Beckmann

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Dangerzone Episode 20: All Said and Done

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Dangerzone Episode 20: All Said and Done

Dangerzone Season 3 was truly a blessing. Using entertainment, lifestyle and action, we tackled controversial ideas, creatively battled ignorant negativity, and projected snowboarding's core values: passion, fun and friends. Snowboarding is just snowboarding, it can be done in a myriad of ways and all of which should be embraced and pursued. I hope this project inspired you, even in the slightest, to believe in yourself, your capabilities and the true essence of snowboarding. This would not have been possible without deep commitment from many individuals whom I am utterly grateful. - Nick Visconti

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