This episode is for all the beautiful ladies out there(queue the crickets) who like pretty boys who mountainboard. In this episode more than half of the guys ride without shirts and rocking short shorts and it’s fucking gnarly. Winterberg is consistently building jumps and drops that are pushing the limits of mountainboarding, check out the old Winterberg gap footage here if you don’t believe me. So i’m not surprised that fellas went there and absolutely destroyed the place.
While some of us riders here in Colorado were riding the MBS demo up in Winterpark, the BFC hosted the second Cream Teas and Jam at Bugs Boarding. It always looks like a great event, hopefully i’ll make it across the pond to ride it some day.
Great adventures have been had here in Colorado over the last few weeks, from 100 degree city sessions to trespassing on mustang ranches, we’ve had some fun. Luckly we’ve had a camera on hand to document it, here is a little edit from the past few weekends of riding from Brando.
God damn it was smoking hot this past weekend but it didn’t stop the crew from getting out there. Not an ounce of negative energy was expelled, except for Chris Adams fighting a homeless guy who was trying to take his torn pant legs. All I did was to smoke some vape using pink lemonade e juice.
Chris Adams will punch your grand mother if you touch his pant legs
The city of Denver is vast and offers just about any type of riding you want. Despite the arid land, suburbia has tons of fresh grassy hills and the business parks as well, so we found ourselves deep in the Denver Tech Center slaying everything. We locked in the first session at Burns Park which has a ton of sculptures, one of which is a badass launch/wallride piece.
The Burns Park Hit
From there we rode some funky looking grass nipple on the side of the highway. Then to the business park where Grizz found himself a nice gap.
Grizz olling something
One of my favorite things about mountainboarding is the exploration involved, this ain’t snowboarding, there is no pre-established riding spots, so you best get out and find your own terrain. Every now and again you gotta get creative, think outside the box. For example, Brandon Johanns got so sick on this work out bench.
Brandon Johanns working out
Well, i’ve now been working on this post for two weeks, so it’s old new to me… sorry, I just got to get it posted.
Despite the lack of media produced by One 5 in 2009 – 2010, most of us are still riding. Rumor has it there may even be another One 5 film for 2011 with some international riding…. then again it’s just a rumor. Another rumor is Justin Dersham dropped all board sports after spending an entire winter with skiers in British Columbia.
Govies park always has and always will be the most accessible ride stop here in Denver, with a variety of drops, great grass to carve and lets not forget that long brick wallride. The wallride is my personal favorite, with a mellow bank up to the 90 degree wall and 200 feet of wall to choose from. This wall has lots of potential, I recently learned a few new tricks on it and I think more will come.
Brandon & Benton recently learned how the internet works and created a lovely little Tumblr site to post random stony thoughts, http://shlumburglars.tumblr.com. Expect to see a few more short web edit from them this session.
We all got down up in Empire last weekend for the first time since the official opening of the park when everything was muddy and almost unrideable. Photographer Dag Larson was on hand to get some shots for a photo project and had a list of things we wanted to shoot but mainly some airs on the quarter, a few sequences, and a handplant. I think we accomplished everything he wanted… I still have yet to see the final photos. Dag was kind enough to pass me a few shots.
Benton Jackman Meth
Brando getting all tucked in.
Love this stale
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New Never Summer gap, it's big!
The season has just begun, there is much more to come.