Articles Tagged: vice

Powder & Rails: Standard Films Part 3

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Powder & Rails: Standard Films Part 3

In part three of "Powder & Rails" look at Standard Films, instead of letting a broken hip and a snapped femur end his snowboarding career in 1994, Dave Hatchett, under the guidance of brother Mike, picks up a 16mm camera and gets behind the lens for the 1995 season. Stay tuned for more.

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Powder & Rails: Standard Films Part 2

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Powder & Rails: Standard Films Part 2

In part two of Powder & Rails' look at Standard Films, we hit rewind on TB3 to TB5 where we get to see still fresh tracks laid by Johan Oloffson, Noah Salasnek, and Dave Hatchett knocking out Alaskan first descents that paved the way for the big mountain boarding that's followed. The episode gets dirty with the worst crashes of the last 20 years.

Catch Part 1 Here

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2011 Nixon JibFest: Episode 1

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2011 Nixon JibFest: Episode 1

After an eight-year hiatus The Nixon JibFest resurfaced at Northstar-at-Tahoe during the spring of 2011 and Powder & Rails was on-hand to capture it all. Watch as Powder & Rails jumps back to the early 90’s and talks to some of the riders who began the jibbing revolution. This installment of Nixon’s JibFest brings together three generations of snowboarders who have all influenced each other on the biggest custom courses that have ever been built.

First conceived in 2000 by Nixon team riders JP Walker, Jeremy Jones and Dave Downing, The Nixon JibFest is an invite-only snow event. For three days-morning, noon and night, invited riders ate, slept and rode JibFest creating a memorable experience for an A-list crew. With the expert help of Snow Park Technologies’ Chris “Gunny” Gunnarson, The JibFest elevated the level of riding with custom courses and obstacles with one-of-a-kind and often feared features. After an eight-year hiatus, The Nixon JibFest made its return during the spring of 2011 at Northstar-at-Tahoe with 15 hand-selected riders including JP Walker, Jeremy Jones, Dave Downing, Joe Sexton, Simon Chamberlain, Seth Huot, Chris Grenier, Louis Paradis, Scott Stephens, Alex Andrews, E-Man Anderson, Laurent-Nicolas Paquin, Zac Hale, Brian Thein and Jon Cooley.

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Win-a-Board Powder & Rails Facebook Contest

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Win-a-Board Powder & Rails Facebook Contest

Love Powder & Rails? Want to win a free board of your choice from the folks at Burton? If you answered yes (and I hope you did) then you are going to love the FIRST EVER Powder & Rails Contest. How do I win you ask? Easy! We want to see you design your own snowboard using the assets we provided plus whatever the hell else you want to, lay it out on the template and email it back to us. But we want to see you interpret our snowboarding show in your board design!

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