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Alberta Snowmobile Show – 2015 Photo Essay Re-cap (43 pics)... October 21, 2014 | Editor
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Alpine Assasins 5 Official Trailer October 3, 2014 | Editor
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RuffRiders X Trailer September 30, 2014 | Editor
We’re starting a little section here this fall where we call a few people up and see what they’ve been up to. First on the docket is Brett Turcotte of Kamloops BC. Never still, Brett is one to get things done and this summer has been no exception. SM: What’a’ya been up to? BT: I’m full time in Kamloops these days. I’m back to operating a processor in the logging industry. I’ve been doing that and riding my dirtbike and [pedal] dirtjump bike on my days off and also just been Read more [...]
We feel a little bad having a laugh at this guy’s expense but hopefully he’s a good hearted bloke who can laugh at it now too. There’s lots of tradeshows coming up this fall where this is an easy potential.
Many great ideas have been born as a result of long and lonely days in the Alberta oilpatch. The sledding community gives a warm welcome to one of these ideas from Tyler Collett, instigator and lead organizer of the Western Canadian Hillclimb Association (WCHA). Tyler, hailing from Grande Prairie, Alberta, had a vision to bring new excitement into the sport of snowmobiling by starting a circuit that is friendly to all skill levels and promotes group and family support on the sidelines. Essentially, Read more [...]
Attention coastal sledders, She Shreds and Slipstream are hosting a Wilderness First Aid course, starting on Sept 19 in Pemberton BC. This is a 90 hr course is OFA equivalent and it’s the kind of course that many people need for their jobs such as: guides, machine operators, construction workers etc… This course will also have a focus on sledding specific injuries and also have a component about working with helicopters. Call 604-935-9004 or email email@example.com for more info. Read more [...]
For most sledders, this story will get old when the skis and the skins start getting used. But until then, it’s sweet to remind yourself how awesome it is to break into a new zone with deep pow and blue skies.
FXR is growing in the backcountry. They’re lucky enough to have sledding rock stars Bret Rasmussen and Sahen Skinner as their top-tier sponsored riders, but in 2014, they started the hunt to find a female backcountry rider who could rep their brand. According to FXR marketing guru, Doug Rust, ” When asking who was the most well known female back country athlete we heard the same name over and over, the rest is history.” Enter Brandy Floyd. Floyd is 40, straight outta the Northwest and shreds. Read more [...]
The 509 Volume 9 Premiere was introduced to the world this past weekend in grand style at the Northern Quest Casino and Resort in Spokane, WA. The film itself was much anticipated, the crowd was thick, the majority of athletes were present and the venue was second to none. The weekend started Thursday with several of the athletes and filmers rolling into town to take care of some catalogue shooting and interview segments for online athlete profiles. There was a busy schedule of go-carting, Read more [...]
There’s a point at the beginning of every trip when the feeling starts to sink in; the confines and hassles of everyday life slip away and you enter the mind state of adventure. With a last minute decision I hit the road bound for Golden, BC. The only thing I knew was that we were going riding that weekend, beyond that there wasn’t a concrete plan, it seems the best trips are the spontaneous ones. Weather conditions were checked over a morning coffee, and finding sun appeared to be a gamble Read more [...]