Andreas Wiig is one of the most influential snowboarders still riding today. From his buttery style to his clothing brand, Andreas pushes the limits of both the body and mind. Recently Krush has the opportunity to sit down with Andreas and chat about what it’s like to be him. Here’s what we found out in this week’s Krush Convos with Andreas Wiig. Continue reading
As a wise man once said, “the times they are a changing”. If you’ve been on the slope in the past two years you’ve noticed the increase in skiers and snowboarders wearing helmets. Some mountains even made ski helmets mandatory. Personally I’ve been back and forth between helmet and non-helmet for years, but the older I get the wiser I get to the benefits of wearing a helmet. Not only have helmets become safer over the years, they have actually become stylish, lighter and technologically savvy.
If you’re new to the sport or new to these head buckets of protection there are a few things that an experienced helmet ‘rocker’ can advise you on. Continue reading
Yea.Nice is a rider-owned and operated apparel brand based in Southern California. Started by professional snowboarder JJ Thomas and friend Josh Sherman, Yea.Nice has come full circle from the beginnings of a simple custom t-shirt with JJ’s unique styling to a full-on player in the action-sports apparel industry. The two were drawn to starting an apparel business because they both Continue reading
The Winter X Games 2013 marks the 17th year of this snowy action sports festival of greatness. Each year the competition gets more intense and the tricks get even bigger. Ever wonder how big the Winter X Games has gotten, or how much snowcone syrup, dirt, and zip ties it takes to pull off an event like this? Well, Krush did and the results are quite interesting. Check out the following infographic to get a behind-the-scenes look at what makes the X Games tick, and how many of your closest friends are watching, tweeting, and sharing right along with you. Continue reading