Meet: The Bang Show

You've seen the teasers. You've wished they were your friends. And now we actually talked to the guys behind the Bang Show. After emailing with both Maxwell Scott (who runs the email) and Nick Brewer (who "invented" the crew) and getting several 1 am phone calls from Andrew Brewer, we're pretty much down with the guys. In short, this crew seems to know what snowboarding is about, and they take that shit really seriously. In fact, we give this video at least a 75% of actually coming out. Location: Colorado, Utah, New York, Reno, Mass, Minnesota, and New Jersey Riders: Ben Capron, Mike Goodwin, Andrew Brewer, Maxwell Scott, Charlie Deptula,…
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10 Reasons NOT to Move to Portland

Like Breckenridge in the 90s or Mammoth in the early part of this decade, Portland has become the hot spot for snowboarding. It’s an interesting choice, since the mountain is actually over an hour away, but it seems that being hip and urban is in these days. But as a Portland resident who has lived here since before it was cool (but not actually a native, those are like unicorns), I am here to tell you Portland is TOTALLY overrated. Here are ten definitive reasons why. 1.    It rains You’ve probably heard this rumor and it’s true. From Nov- March it rains pretty much every day. The worst part is…
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Meet: The Bang Show

You've seen the teasers. You've wished they were your friends. And now we actually talked to the guys behind the Bang Show. After emailing with both Maxwell Scott (who runs the email) and Nick Brewer (who "invented" the crew) and getting several 1 am phone calls from Andrew Brewer, we're pretty much down with the guys. In short, this crew seems to know what snowboarding is about, and they take that shit really seriously. In fact, we give this video at least a 75% of actually coming out. Location: Colorado, Utah, New York, Reno, Mass, Minnesota, and New Jersey Riders: Ben Capron, Mike Goodwin, Andrew Brewer, Maxwell Scott, Charlie Deptula,…
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10 Reasons NOT to Move to Portland

Like Breckenridge in the 90s or Mammoth in the early part of this decade, Portland has become the hot spot for snowboarding. It’s an interesting choice, since the mountain is actually over an hour away, but it seems that being hip and urban is in these days. But as a Portland resident who has lived here since before it was cool (but not actually a native, those are like unicorns), I am here to tell you Portland is TOTALLY overrated. Here are ten definitive reasons why. 1.    It rains You’ve probably heard this rumor and it’s true. From Nov- March it rains pretty much every day. The worst part is…
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