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Best Of The Launch 2008-2011: Photo Gallery

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Best Of The Launch 2008-2011: Photo Gallery

The Launch continues to be both the stomping grounds and proving grounds for some of the best up-and-coming young talent in Snowboarding. From it's debut in 2008 at the Northstar-At-Tahoe it has attracted the likes of Mark McMorris, Zak Hale, Sage Kotsenberg, and more who seem to be household names in the world of snowboarding today. However this may have not always been the case before they attended this event, and that is one thing that makes The Launch what it is. The playing field is leveled, and young riders are given the opportunity to really stand out and make an impression. Speaking of standing out, we have compiled some of our favorite photos from the past years of The Launch in order to hype up the upcoming event at Bear Mountain, April 3rd-6th. Take a click through the history of The Launch in the gallery above and keep you eyes peeled for coverage of this year's Launch during the first week of April, 2012.

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The Launch 2010 Day 1 Video

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The Launch 2010 Day 1 Video

A dusting of snow, howling winds, and cold temperatures. These kids didn't give a f***. They turned up the heat on one of the many jib zones Keystone constructed on set of The Launch 2010, expected to be the best park The Launch has ever seen.

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The Launch 2009: Day 1 Photos

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The Launch 2009: Day 1 Photos

50 of the world's next generation of standout riders gathered at Keystone for the 2nd installment of Snowboarder Magazine's The Launch. T. Bird was onsite and ready to capture all the action of Sage Kotsenburg, Zeppelin Zeerip, Tucker Andrews, Jared Dawoud and more.

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