Our latest issue is out, and response at the tradeshows has been great. Here are jsut a few of the features you can find inside, along with profiles of up coming brands and distributors, rep profiles, retail tips and all the news to keep you current.

Chuck Barfoot and Ernie DeLost
Chuck Barfoot and Ernie DeLost are veritable pioneers in the snowboard industry. We travel to the Barfoot factory in Southern California to collect previously unpublished stories from snowboarding’s earliest days.

 

The Boys of St. Henri
A story of a rebounding neighbourhood and its industry ties. We take a walk through St. Henri and profile local businesses Tiger Distribution and Mehrathon Trading, two distributors who honed their craft under the radar and rose from the underground up.

 

Retail Survey
Find out what’s got 136 retailers coast-to-coast talking for 2016.

 

The Participation Parable
No matter what side of the fence you sit on, there’s no question participation is a hot topic these days. We talk to industry insiders, resorts, sports bodies and athletes to present an in-depth analysis of participation in snowsports, and present ideas of what we can be doing to attract and retain young blood.

 

2016 Winter Hard Goods Preview
Can’t make it to the tradeshows this year? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our 2016 Winter hardgoods preview. See what’s new from all the brands, complete with technical details and selling points.

Free Vintage Board Poster
As a companion piece to our story The Rise of The Vintage Board Collector, we compiled imagery of some of the most iconic boards in snowboarding history to bring you a free poster, perfect to hang in your shop, tuning station, home or garage.

 

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