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  • High Speed Fly By

    High Speed Fly By

    a friend dropped off this little gem filmed the other day. Names and the exact resort name are kept secret. www.porterstahoe.com

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  • RIP CR Johnson – News – Skiing's Online Community – Newschoolers.com

    RIP CR Johnson – News – Skiing's Online Community – Newschoolers.com

    We felt this article needed to be republished, great words by Newschoolers.com Words by Jeff Schmuck The world of skiing suffered yet another tragic loss today, as a true inspiration, innovator and icon of our sport, CR Johnson, passed away while skiing at his home mountain of Squaw Valley, California. He was 26. According to reports, CR, who [...]

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  • 2010 Flux Distortion Bindings Review and Your Opinion

    2010 Flux Distortion Bindings Review and Your Opinion

           Flux says “To give it a skate inspired feel we incorporated a urethane highback that flexes and moves with the rider, kinda like a good pair of skate shoes.“ Key Specs to the binding – 2 sets of Urethane bars – (different compounds) included in Super Diamond, Distortion, and Feedback. Works perfect with the Rocker boards!! Soft [...]

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  • Built to Shred, Powder Mountain Utah

    Built to Shred, Powder Mountain Utah

                             Here’s a sneek peek to an episode of next season’s Built to Shred… A few days ago I flew out of Tahoe to meet up with the Signal tour and head out to Powder Mountain to meet up with Jeff King and the Built To Shred crew. The only thing I knew to expect is that [...]

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  • JT Holmes on Tahoe TV

    JT Holmes on Tahoe TV

    Catch this interview of JT Holmes where he talks about the upcoming competition on the Tram Face in Squaw Valley USA… www.porterstahoe.com

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  • 2011 K2 Fastplant Review

    2011 K2 Fastplant Review

    K2 describes the new 2011 fastplant as “Park, Street and Destroy”. The Fastplant Feature List Baseline: Jib Rocker – A versatile twin rocker built to dominate the park. Just enough rise in the tip and tail to create a loose, buttery feel on all types of terrain. Contact points stay well off the snow until engaged [...]

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  • 2011 Burton Sherlock Review

    2011 Burton Sherlock Review

    Burton describes the new 2011 Sherlock as “Freestyle fun meets deep snow float”. The Sherlock Feature list – Gondola package – Setting the industry benchmark for performance with boards that are lighter, faster and stronger for more air, quicker turns and more fun no matter the terrain or conditions. Also the Springloaded   Flying V – [...]

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  • Mt Watson Lake Tahoe Backcountry Magical Fun Land!

    Mt Watson Lake Tahoe Backcountry Magical Fun Land!

                 Sled issues have lent to a slow start to the backcountry season for our crew but now things are going good. Yesterday we rallied a crew out to one of our favorite local spots. The sun was out and the snow was amazing. While out there we met up with Porters photog and team [...]

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  • Quick update from the 2010 Winter X Games

    Quick update from the 2010 Winter X Games

    Quick update from Andy Mond at X - First day of comps. 8am Sunny with cool inversion effect from.top of slopestyle. Andy www.porterstahoe.com

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  • Chas Guldemond at X Slopestyle Practice

    Chas Guldemond at X Slopestyle Practice

    Our Buddy Andy Mond sent us this quick shot of Chas Guldemond at the X Games Slopestyle practice. www.porterstahoe.com

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  • REELcomp.com and DC Shoes taking women’s snowboarding to the next level.

    REELcomp.com and DC Shoes taking women’s snowboarding to the next level.

    REELcomp.com and DC Shoes taking women’s snowboarding to the next level. Virtual video contest to showcase talent in the women’s snowboard industry REELcomp and DC Shoes have announced today a one of a kind snowboard contest for women’s snowboarding. REELcomp will host and DC will sponsor a contest starting on January 12th 2010. Women [...]

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  • K2 Signs Big Mountain Skier J.T. Holmes

    K2 Signs Big Mountain Skier J.T. Holmes

    K2 Skis Signs Big Mountain Skier J.T. HolmesSEATTLE, Wash. – January 11, 2010 K2 skis has added industry icon JT Holmes to its stable of athletes and will join legendary skiers Mike Hattrup, Reggie and Zach Crist, Kip Garre, Andrew McLean and Martin Volken to it’s BackSide Team. JT will be actively involved in product development [...]

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  • JT and Timy in Russia

    JT and Timy in Russia

    Trip Report Russia 2010 We are 10 days into this Russia trip and I wanted to share some images. The first is from the World Famous Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg. Fascinating stuff in there, an excellent way to spend an afternooon. Obviously none of us are typically museum types. There was this peculiar photo of [...]

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  • Aspiring meteorologist forecasts lots of snow in Truckee

    Aspiring meteorologist forecasts lots of snow in Truckee

    http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/35146384001?isVid=1&publisherID=35121343001 News10′s Nick Monacelli is camped out in Truckee, thats where he met Mr. Rief Kramer, a kid who dreams of being a meteorologist. Check out his own weather forecast. www.porterstahoe.com

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  • 2nd Annual 2010 Snowcial Wrap-up

    2nd Annual 2010 Snowcial Wrap-up

    If you are a social media nerd who loves the snow-sports industry then you missed the best conference to meet all your needs, the 2010 Tahoe Snowcial. The Snowcial event was started by Tahoe Skiers / Snowboarders, Heavenly Mountain Resort and One to One interactive to create the Sundance Festival for the Facebook generation. The [...]

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