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9
May

Shawn Richman joins the Naish International Kiteboarding Team

One Richman was not enough! Naish Kiteboarding is stoked to announce that Shawn Richman, brother to team rider Jesse Richman, has joined our International team. Shawn's testimony on the new kit: "The Torch is the best kite ever for freestyle. So happy to be back on a real C-shape…better to boost tricks and big airs; …

9
Apr

Sound the horns!

Sound the horns! Ice climbers from around the world gather at the Winter Teva Mountain Games to tackle an iceless synthetic wall. Artley Goodhart, Emily Harrington, Marcus Garcia, Justin Spain and GoPro collaborate to capture a few never-before-seen angles. Music Thriftworks "Trotter"  

18
Jan

Karen Wrenn: The First SUP Crossing of the Channel Islands

Last week, stand up paddler Karen Wrenn became the first person to paddle between all 8 of the Channel Islands, consecutively, off the coast of Southern California. Rough seas, inclement weather, long distances and sealife with mighty big teeth were some of the challenges she had to overcome to make the crossing.   “After he …

24
Aug

MBS August 2010 Newsletter

Time to fly! A new rider came in to MBS headquarters the other day looking to buy a board. After looking at every board we make he finally settled on the new Pro 95. I told him that was a very good choice as it has all the latest components and I asked him why …

8
Jul

MBS Newsletter July 2010

The tribe has spoken! We’re always stoked to hear from riders around the globe hitting new spots with their friends, going on road trips, hanging out and editing footage, splitting the cost of wood to build new ramps. It means that more riders are riding and more riders are getting their friends to ride. More …

10
Jun

MBS Newsletter June 2010

OVER THE HILLS AND THROUGH THE WOODS! One of the greatest things about mountainboarding is you can ride almost anywhere. In your backyard. Down the street. At a BMX track. At a ski resort. In the rolling hills. At a park. Through the city. On top of a mountain. Or……in the woods. The “Woods” have …

25
May

MBS Newsletter May 2010

A Day in the Life! A lot of young riders ask what it’s like to be a pro rider. Here’s a quick story of Mason Moore’s recent commercial shoot for Journeys Shoe store. Any time you’re doing a quality shoot whether it’s video or still shots there are three key things you need. Number 1: …

15
Apr

MBS Newsletter March 2010

SEND IT! As we roll into and out of seasons we become energized with hope for new riding spots, new events and, of course NEW PRODUCT! This year is no different and we’ve been working hard to bring you the first of our newest offerings. We hope you enjoy riding them as much as we …

13
Apr

MBS Newsletter April 2010

DROPPING IN! So….there you are…..standing on the edge…looking over and pondering the outcome. You’re thinking “Hmmmn…I know I can do this, I just haven’t done it before.” You’re thinking there are only two outcomes. Outcome #1 – You start your approach with doubt in your mind and you feel squirrely as you approach the jump. …

9
Mar

MBS Newsletter December 09

SOAR! The bar is being set higher and higher. But hey, if you didn’t have a high bar to shoot for you wouldn’t progress as much as you should. Think back on this year’s riding and what made you step it up. Did you see another rider who was pushing the limits? Did you make …

9
Mar

MBS Newsletter January 2010

EXPLORE! One of the coolest things about mountainboarding is the simple fact that you can be a modern day Explorer. There’s something very primal about the act of exploration. You probably remember the first time you went out mountainboarding and felt that feeling inside saying “this is the first time anyone has done this on …

9
Mar

MBS Newsletter February 2010

PROGRESSION! Every time you do something you get better. At least that is what we are taught. Whether your gig is playing the guitar, video editing or of course…. mountainboarding, the idea is that everytime you do your thing you get better, more proficient. Every time you ride you progess. Stick that trick next time …

2
Dec

MBS Newsletter July 09

UNSTOPPABLE! Dirt, grass, pavement, bmx tracks, single track trails, grass hills, your backyard and now apparently even houses can be ridden. Basically, as you know, with a mountainboard your terrain is limitless. Oh, and regarding the cover shot. That’s ill Shaunzo doing a gutter tap. More on that project in future issues. In case you’ve …

2
Dec

MBS Newsletter June 09

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL!   We are proud to announce that MBS riders and dealers everywhere are totally stoked on the new 2009 MBS boards. Sales have been very strong the last few months. Now we’re excited to introduce even more NEW products including new boards, tires, trucks, protective gear and an innovative way …

30
Nov

MBS Newsletter August 09

THE RACE IS ON! The long awaited Twilight Showdown Mountainboard Championship is next weekend and racers from around the USA are descending on Kansas for one of the most epic events of the summer. Will you be there? If you want to improve your riding, then ride with someone better than yourself and races are …

30
Nov

09 Kaos in Kansas - The Twilight Showdown

THE RESULTS ARE IN! This event rocked. Riders from as far as Hawaii, Oregon and New Hampshire converged in the middle of the Kansas corn fields to find one of the coolest boardercross and slopestlye course in the United States. The event producers really stepped it up this year and put a huge amount of …

23
Nov

2009 MBS Fall Classic

With sub-zero temperatures settling into the region during competition weekend the MBS Fall Classic quickly turned in the MBS “Arctic” Challenge. But riders made the most of it and fun times were had by all. Of course. What do you expect from a bunch of hard-core mountainboarders? So, with the frigid temps and frozen roads …

23
Nov

MBS Newsletter October 09

You gotta focus to get what you want. You gotta focus to get that trick. You gotta focus to nail that line through the trees. Focus on what makes you the best at what you do. If you are a racer, race. If you are into freestyle, start jumping. If you are good at teaching …

23
Nov

MBS Altitude Cup

You can tell the organizers of the Altitude Cup have passion for the sport. Just look at their retail shop….nothing but wall to wall mountainboards, mountainboard accessories and mountainboard pictures. Dave (Gonzo) Kennedy and Phil (Yeti) Sheader are avid mountainboarders and are building the sport one rider at a time up in Empire Colorado.  Although …

23
Nov

Nate Harrison Grade Downhill Results

Last weekend’s race was sick and everyone had a blast! Thanks to all riders, sponsors (Kicker Audio, Ground Industries, Dirtheads, etc), bands, and supporters. Hope to see some of you next year! Official Results Youth 1. Damien Hertenstein (9 years old) 38:30 2. Gunner Hertenstein (7 years old) 39:45  Open 1. Kody Stewart 19:17 2. …

23
Nov

MBS Newsletter September 09

THE RESULTS ARE IN! The results are in and it’s official. Mountainboarding rules! You know this already right? Sometimes it’s fun just to think about how much freedom there is in mountainboarding. Every part of the world, any time of the year and any style of riding. Lots happening this year and the Fall season …