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Get To Know Smith Climbing Team Rider Emily Harrington

A great way to get to know team riders in the and around the industry is by interviews. Check out Smith Optics’ interview with 29-year-old professional mountain climber, Emily Harrington! Name: Emily Harrington  Place of Birth: Boulder, CO Current home town: Squaw Valley, CA What year did you get sponsored by Smith?: 2014 Other sponsors: The North Face,…

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Paul Rodriguez Rings NASDAQ Bell For SLS World Championships

Nike pro skateboarder Paul Rodriguez received the pleasure of opening up the Stock Market last Friday in Times Square, in honor of Street League Skateboarding (SLS), one of the most prestigious competition series in skateboarding. The SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship took place this past Sunday in Newark, New Jersey, so it fit perfectly for Paul and…

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Spy’s Lindsay Perry: Surfer, Musician & Artist

Lindsay Perry combined her love of music, art and surfing to create a life that revolves around the vision that she has always seen for herself. Growing up in Satellite Beach, Florida, Lindsay has always received attention for her vibrant outlook on life, and the passion that she pours into all of her endeavors. Her main…

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Rain and Mud Disrupt USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Excitement and commotion occurred earlier this week during the stage two of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge due to an uncertain forecast of rain, rain and more rain in the afternoon for Crested Butte, which turned into physical existence.  Up until the point of heavy rain, hail and lightening, the battle between the yellow jersey United HealthCare…

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Electric Visual’s Tom Asta

Tom Asta grew up in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, with the streets of Philly and Trenton New Jersey nearby for him to learn everything he knows – on and off the board. Tom developed a unique style of skating with all of the variety he was given, which makes his street skating videos some of the most…

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All About Bollé’s Lee Westwood

Lee Westwood took up the game of golf while he was only 13 years old after his grandparents had bought him a set of clubs. Within two years he took home 1st place in junior championships that were held in his home town, Nottinghamshire. Lee turned pro in 1993 after clenching the title for the…

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GEOBASS Adventures: The Rainbow Bass

GEOBASS is what happens when a group of trout boys decide to go after the most popular game fish on earth – the Bass. The series, sponsored by Costa Del Mar follows four expedition anglers as they venture throughout some of the most remote areas on the planet, hunting for different species of bass they have…

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Spotlight on: Von Zipper’s Trevor Bayne

Trevor Bayne grew up in the great state of Tennessee, being surrounded by all sorts of motorsports. He started riding dirt bikes when he was only 3 years old and moved onto go karts on his fifth birthday, where he fell in love with the competitive nature of the sports on the track. Trevor, like…

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Great Days Edit 11: California

“Some say a Great Day is just a state of mind. To us, Great Days are what reinvigorate our passion for life outside walls. At Smith, We Make the Great Days Better.” Smith wanted to celebrate their 50 years of outdoor adventure, so they decided to document their brand’s ambassador’s as they show them what…

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Adidas Welcomes Louif Paradis To The Team

Adidas Snowboarding just announced the newest addition to their global team, Canadian born and raised, pro snowboarder Louif Paradis. Hailing from Quebec and perfecting skills on the city streets, Louif is one amazing rider and Adidas couldn’t be more thrilled to add him to their roster of fellow iconic snowboarders. Many snowboarders either specialize in…