Friday, January 30, 2009

SIA 2009 part 2

Two nights in Vegas two hotel rooms. I had a plan and stuck with it. Stay where you party and eliminate unnecessary cab rides. Of course I also had the help of very generous friends letting me stay in their rooms.
Night one

Night Two

Annie Fast in the green room looking gripped and glamorous before the show. There were talk of some technical difficulties, but Slaughterface handled it as usual.

My ex coworkers Jake Blauvelt, Bryan Knox and Pat Moore saved me a seat at their front and center table for the awards. Nice view for the show, Jake and Pat got robbed and left empty handed. I'm not sure why people are interested in seeing the same person win multiple awards. Maybe I'm just biased.

Peter Line was one of the presenters. I miss you too Pete.

TheseGuys rip way harder than me

Stopped for gas and a burger in Baker, CA on the drive home.

Stoked to be home. Time to get to work.

SIA 2009 (Leaving Las Vegas)

Well it has come and gone. I made it out to Las Vegas for the last SIA show ever to be held in Vegas. I guess never say never, but the plan is to move the SIA show to Denver, CO. Some people are bummed, but I am okay with this. Although, the chance of getting a free ride out to the show is probably not going to happen anymore. My camera was not used too much on my trip, primarily because my left hand was occupied with a delicious beverage and my right hand was handing out high fives and hand shakes. Here is what I got.
Austria Meets Nor Cal. So Awesome.

I got to hang out with some old Reno friends
Robbie Sell and Stephen Duke.

The only Rule my wife gave me before I left for Vegas, was that I wasn't allowed to go to a strip club with the Taylors.

I'm pretty sure Rome's decision for the Hunter S. Thompson look this year was an excective decision from the top. Rome's President Paul Maravetz pulling the look off the best with minimal effects.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Big Buck Hunter (I shot the cow)

So, My buddy Doug told me the other day that Buck Hunter was a pretty fun game and I should give it a try. As luck would have it, Tanya and I found ourselves in a bar Saturday night and low and behold, they had buck hunter pro. Tanya kicked my ass.

Cobrands or coboring

In my little bubble of a world, Cobrands or colabs seem to be all the rage in efforts to turn a profit or do something cool. I'm usually unimpressed. However, I recently came across a cobrand that seriously rules!


We did some serious sledding over the holidays. The stand up sledding wasn't the best idea.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Hump Day on YOBEAT

I did an interview with the good people over at YOBEAT. Brooke Geery invented snowboarding on the internet you know. point point click click point point click to read the interview.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Free Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme Celebrates the Freedom of Choice on Inauguration Day
Customers Can Enjoy a Free Treat at Participating Stores Nationwide

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan 14, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ --

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) is honoring American's sense of pride and freedom of choice on Inauguration Day, by offering a free doughnut of choice to every customer on this historic day, Jan. 20. By doing so, participating Krispy Kreme stores nationwide are making an oath to tasty goodies -- just another reminder of how oh-so-sweet "free" can be.

"Krispy Kreme is taking the inaugural festivities nationwide," said Ron Rupocinski, executive chef for Krispy Kreme. "We're inviting our fans in cities across the country, including Washington, D.C., to commemorate this historic day with a favorite American treat."

The Inauguration Day promotional offer is good for one doughnut of choice per customer on Jan. 20. No purchase is necessary. To find a participating store near you, visit

For updates on special promotions, exclusive offers and local events, join "Friends of Krispy Kreme" by visiting

About Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature hot Original Glazed(R) doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC, the company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Today, Krispy Kreme and its one-of- a-kind Hot Light can be found in approximately 520 locations around the world. Visit us at

SOURCE Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.

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Friday, January 16, 2009

Show Your Tits

Back in 2003 I had the opportunity of a life time to go intern for Rome Snowboards. During my internship I designed the Rome Artifact, which went on to be a popular board in the Rome line. Anyway, this past year, Rome had a shop kid contest, and the winner got their idea put on an Artifact. The idea was to think up a phrase that would work well with the new Artifact graphic. Well, low and behold I won. Not being a shop kid, they didn't honor it. Luckily some other shop kid had the same idea so the board was made anyway. Today, the good people at Rome SDS sent me out the board! It's funny, the past year I have been working on Forum snowboards, and to this date I have not received one of them. You would think after a year of hard work, they would at least send me one. I guess they are too busy licking their wounds and counting whatever pennies they have left. Against'em
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Enjoy After The Adventure

I headed out to LA last night by way of train, Tanya was going to pick me up at Union Station and we were going to see our friend Samm's new show. I had no idea how awesome the whole adventure was going to be. Lets get down to brass tact's here. I decided to hop the train at the Orange station, I figured it would be the best location for picking up the car later. So the car got parked and I had time to head over to Rod's Liquor to get a delicious beverage for my ride up to LA. I had no idea the selection I would come across. Pure awesome! Go to Rod's and treat yourself. They got you covered. At first glance, I didn't even notice this sixer of tall boys, the packaging was so good.

Anyway, got up to LA easy breezy and headed over to the UCB for the show.
Straight Genius. Check it out.

Meanwhile, while we were being tragically hip up in Silver Lake, my car was being taunted by this '65 Falcon. Good lookin' parking lot.

Bond 'd

I headed down to Laguna Beach yesterday to do a little modeling for the Bond Catalog. The day was another beautiful day around here and by the photos, you wouldn't think my day would consist of snowboard outerwear. Anyway, it was a good time meeting up with the dudes at Bond as well as some other surprise guests.

The DDC in the OC?

"My arm, it like glistens."-special guest Ternitup and the Kat.

My work is done here.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Always with water


I've been hitting the Nespresso pretty hard lately. It's so easy and delicious.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Ramp Revamp

The Ramp needs some love.
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My Buddy Skyler sent this to me today, it's located on the 405 Freeway. You would think that between Mammoth and DC, they would be able to have the guy tweak out a better method than that. Not too mention in this day and age, he would be going a little bigger. As shown by Peter Line here:

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Ween makes me laugh

In the past few days, I have be able to listen to a lot of music. Without fail, any time Ween comes on, it brings a smile to my face. Even their artwork makes me laugh.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Heli Tight


Just pieced two wrecked helicopters in to one functioning one. The days are long around here when you don't have a job.
Time to Fly.
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Friday, January 9, 2009

Alley Days


My buddy Ryan Young came over the other day to shoot some photos of me for an upcoming interview. We had this idea of getting some of the early light shining down my alley with me and my car. However, we made some coffee and shot the shit until about 11 or so, we kind of missed the good time. The photos came out pretty good though. Of course it would have been better if I would have washed the Malibu. Such neglect man. No job and I can't even keep the ol' ride clean. check out that borrowed time piece on my wrist. True craftsmanship.
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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Is this the new direction for Forum?

Saw this in Mammoth. What the fuck is happening? Did K2 buy Forum?

New Years Eve 2008

Ok, so Tanya and I had the best New Years Eve Ever!
Here is why...redneck activities+hippie activities=Good Times!

Back in Mammoth for the Holidays

What is going on here?
We had an awesome time in Mammoth for Christmas and New Years.