November 2006

Cameron Just Loves to Rail

by The Editors on November 26, 2006

That Cameron Diaz is board sports fool. There’s nothing that will keep her off her snowboard: even a broken wrist. And we all know she didn’t let a broken nose keep her off her surfboard. We apologize in advance for this posting.
DIAZ REFUSES TO QUIT SNOWBOARDING

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Skateboarding Developer

by The Editors on November 26, 2006

We’ve said it before, but if all town council members in cities around the world were as cool as Marty Roupe, development review administrator for Carrboro, North Carolina, then we’d all have places we could skate.
Official moved by skateboarding – News & Observer:

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Mavericks: No Tow

by The Editors on November 26, 2006

Personal watercraft may be banned from Mavericks meaning the surfing is going to look as boring as it did back in the day. PWC suck for sure, but is it really that big a deal at Mavericks?
Tow-in surfers may lose Calif. spot – Monsters and Critics.com:
Playfuls.com
Tow-in surfers may lose Calif. spot
Protecting the marine sanctuary Monterey County Herald
Proposal could have surfers cooling their jets Los Angeles Times
Tow-in Surfers May Lose Calif. Spot Playfuls.com
all 9 news articles

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Burton’s Northstar Stash

by The Editors on November 26, 2006

Leave it to Burton to manufacture a “natural” terrain park and dedicate it to Craig Kelly. You know, the Craig Kelly who didn’t even like to ride resorts any longer. The run even features a CK Lodge. In the business it’s called “corpse marketing.” Disney does it really well.
The Stash gives a new look at learning to ski – North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:

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Rome Binding Gets Popped

by The Editors on November 26, 2006

Rome SDS Madison Snowboard Binding – Popgadget:


Occasionally, things from our world make it out into the blogs of the gadget world and that’s good. Here’s an example of how it happens. Cool products get cooly linked.

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Use A Skateboard, Go To Prison

by The Editors on November 22, 2006

Xavien Santiago Gauna, 19, admitted smashing an Onsted, Michigan teen in the face with a skateboard this summer. Now he’ll be doing three to ten years in prison. Just don’t do it.
Skateboard assault earns teen prison time – Adrian Daily Telegram:

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Vans Employees In Red Bull Derby

by The Editors on November 22, 2006

He’s a “Sole man”, on wheels – Whittier Daily News:

Whittier Daily News, CA – 6 hours ago
Louis. The giant-sized custom skateboard was covered in black and white checkerboard and the rider was dressed as the sole portion of an athletic shoe.

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Split Board Clue To Murder

by The Editors on November 12, 2006


Officials seek help in snowboarder homicide
Jackson Hole Star-Tribune, WY – Nov 11, 2006
Detectives say the whereabouts of a “one-of-kind” snowboard could offer clues about the apparent killing of an outdoorsman and hitchhiker.

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Altamont-i-thon

by The Editors on November 1, 2006

AltamontIt’s hard to believe that kids would wait outside Pharmacy Board Shop until midnight to buy the new Altamont demin, but we learned long ago never to be surprised by anything that happens in the high desert of southern California.

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