Thursday, January 31, 2008

OMG WTF You Want Extreme???

As you may or may not know, the winter X-Games just got finished on ESPN. The X-Games were originaly started to showcase some of the more "Extreme" sorts of sports to the general public. While I guess that snowboarding, skateboarding & the like could be considered somewhat "Extreme" by some, if they really want to get out there on the edge they should start including some stuff like this... now THIS is extreme!!

Stafford Rally Cross Jan 26th-27th

I been entering this race for the past three years. The first year I got second to last place, last year I got fifth place ,and this year I got second place. So do I get to win next year? -SPK


Wachusett Mountain Saturday Feb 2nd

Registration from 8:30-10:30am...don't be late.

Fee $20 for GOLD PASS holders.

Fee $55 includes lift ticket and event fee for non gold pass holders. Get your lift pass at the sign up table if you need to buy one. Lift passes are required for the event.

Event runs between 11:00-2:00pm

Awards and pizza 2:30pm in the "pond view section" of the Granite Room in the lodge.

The CASH PURSE will be $500

$250 1st place / $150 2nd place / $100 3rd place
We'll bring some prizes too. One being a K2 Illusion 155
This event is fun...sort of like mini Last Call. We're trying to get the 1/4 pipe built and put a box on it too. See you there.

Monday, January 28, 2008


Tired of wearing jeans. Don't like the noise corduroys make. Get your self a new pair RVCA chinos. -SPK

Saturday, January 26, 2008

BMX Video SALE!!!!!!

Come down and check it out. I just put around 30 SICK bike videos on sale. I'm talking $20-$30 videos for like 5 BUCKS!! Also, we also put out some rather expensive DK & Snafu pedals on major sale. So seriously... Come down and check it out!! -TYL

Friday, January 25, 2008

Contest at Wa Wa

Bub says "EB and Burton are going to be at Wachusett this Sat morning for another fun and scare free event. This event is to encourage younger riders to enter a contest without having to get the butterflies and queezies. If you ride, and can hit basic boxes, rails and a smaller jump, then this is your shot at the limelight. It's not even going to cost you anything. Have a valid pass for the day and join in the fun. Don't miss registration and make sure your parents are there to sign you up in the lodge."

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Get one free with snowboard purchase*

I found this on another blog, I just needed to share it. You stuff the one of the open ends of the Exhaust Burger into your tailpipe, and then drive around while the heat of your exhaust cooks a burger. I know exactly what you're thinking -- "why didn't I think of that?". I'll admit I was a little miffed I didn't come up with it either. It was actually designed by an Iranian team (amazing it took a team of people to develop and not just one drunk scribbling on a bar napkin) and no fumes actually come in contact with your burger (allegedly). The hot exhaust fumes just warm up the metal to cook the meat. However it looks like it only heats one side, so you may have to stop at a gas station and flip your meat.
* I lied your don't get one free with a snowboard but if you mention this post I throw in a swift kick to the.......

Screw the Superbowl go to Waterville.

This is the third year that Waterville Valley Resort is turning its mountain pink to raise funds for Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) on Superbowl Sunday, February 3. There will be lots of ways for skiers and riders to participate including an Oakley Pink Rail Jam and an even bigger and better Ultimate Pink Raffle featuring women's skis and snowboards from Rome, Nitro, Atomic, Roxy, Salomon, Rossignol. Flow and Forum. Also in the raffle are goggles, gloves and jackets from Oakley, Electric, Smith Optics, Spyder, Merrell, Eastern Boarder, Volcom, Thule, Wigwam, Giro and NH Old School. Burton Snowboards has donated a Hannah Teter kit of autographed jacket and pants, B4BC goggles and helmet. Pink B4BC Raffle tickets will be $2 each and sold all weekend. Boston’s KISS radio will host the raffle prize party at T-Bars on Sunday afternoon but you do not need to be present to win.

Waterville Valley’s terrain park crew will host an Oakley Pink Rail Jam for B4BC on Sunday. Registration is from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. and the $40 entry fee includes an Exhibition poma lift ticket, Pink goodie bag and Pink Raffle ticket . The Rail Jam starts at 12:00 pm. The resort will donate the full $40 entry fee to Boarding for Breast Cancer.

Waterville Valley has raised over $16,000 to B4BC in the last two years with a goal of $10,000 this season. Resort employees participate by pledging an hour or more of their pay on Superbowl Sunday to go to B4BC. By turning the mountain Pink, Waterville Valley is supporting B4BC’s efforts to educate young women about the importance of early breast cancer detection and the value of an active lifestyle." Screw the Superbowl go to Waterville.
Link: B4BC


Mt.Snow is fun you should go. -SPK

Only 6 in the world !

Oakley released only 6 pair of these Special limited 3-D Frogskins....
And you can win them only from EB.

These Frogskins arrive as a part of collaboration projects between Eastern Boarder and Oakley. Last year Eastern Boarder was the 1st EVER shop to have their own signature goggle with Oakley. The 1st goggle was an instant collectors item. The NEW EAST GOGGLE draws inspiration from the ice & syrup drink you loved as a kid.

(2 Lucky Winners will be randomly picked on February 21st, 2008 // will email the winner // contest valid in the continental us only // one entry per person // good luck )

Look for the remaining Pairs to be given away at Eastern Boarder's Last Call at Loon Mountain On March 26th. Be There!
Click to enter

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Old Skool Bmx

You thought Dizz Hicks was old time check it...

Snazz up your get up

Check out the Volcom site and give your desktop a new look. They have a bunch of downloadable desktops for snow skate and surf. Click: Volcom Desktops

Monday, January 21, 2008

OMG WTF Useless wast of your life

I stole this...I mean borrowed it from thesuperficial it's a good way the wast your life, but it's funny. After all nothing is more fun than picking on celebs for being human.

What’re you looking at are Paris' legs as she arrives at a party in Park City, Utah while attending Sundance. I’m not even sure these things are human. What’s going on with the right knee? Is it trying to box its way out? That's probably not healthy. Anyway, to be honest, I almost didn’t notice Paris’ mutant legs of the apocalypse. You know, because of the cleverly applied glitter spray. I want to vomit but, at the same time, ooh, sparkles!
I feel like there's a joke here about spending to much time on your knees but........

Friday, January 18, 2008

Some highlights from the Shape dvd

Mr Pickle is not happy about this!!!!

Mr. Pickle was quoted as saying" I received no compensation for my work in the shape video. Further more I feel I was exploited."

I know I know we're like 5th graders-SPK

New Diamond T's

everyones still invited

John Desimas Manny Santiago Jay Clement Justin Clement Pat Donfro Dave Bachinsky Dyllon Horne Shane Perry Tommy Kruper Holy Shit

Wednesday, January 16, 2008


Did he make it? check it out:


Just got the new Animal DVD. Tons of am footage. Also a good showing from some of Worcester's finest: Carlos, Jesse, Jake, and Lino. Here's a couple still frames to wet your whistle.

Product Update

Just got some new Burton stuff in, a few new jackets and pants for guys and girls.

Guns of Navarone

Guns of Navarone will be playing Friday January 18
at Lucky Dog Music Hall 89 Green St. Worcester MA

Pat's Peak

Man of Steel Rail Jam
Saturday, February 2, 2008
Snowboarders come prove yourself and show us why
you should become the man/woman of steel!
Over $2,000 in Prizes!

NO EXCEPTIONS! **You can print out this Registration and Liability Release Form, have a parent/guardian sign it and bring it with you to registration.**


Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Volcom PBRJ

The 3rd stop of the 2007/08 PBRJ tour went down at New Hampshire's Waterville Valley Resort on Saturday, January 12th, 2008!
Click the link for pics & video

Coooollllldddd Winter Surfing

5:30am Get up and go.

NH Surf-fest

Monday, January 14, 2008


Oh yeah, we got new Vans in. You should probably get some. -SPK

You have two months to practice!

So you want to ride in the US Open? Here's your chance to qualify. I'm telling you early because your going to need lots of shred time. Good luck. Don't forget to thank me when your on the podium, remember Aaron has two A's.

Click: Burton Am Tour Registration

Sunday, January 13, 2008


Congrats to Mike Ravelson on winning the Trans Am @ Waterville Valley last week. Mike also has a feature coming up in the Worcester Telegram keep your eyes out. -SPK


Saturday, January 12, 2008


New odyssey parts in stock V3 cassette hub & Aaron Ross grips


Justin Hogan is cranking out videos faster then the Spears sisters crank out kids. All the locals know Thanks Camera is pretty much the pro-est compilation of bro-cam videos massachusetts has ever seen.
Everyone in it is super good and there is nothing like watching kids skate your hometown spots better than you can. Gotta love the Thanks Camera kids. O yeah and John Coyne is the only dude that makes the stupid knee tweaker steez look good. -Jnix


Yet another graduate of the Spike school of wheel building. Bryan B just finished his first wheel. He went with a Pat's theme what a jock. -SPK

Friday, January 11, 2008


This is by far the happiest day of my entire life. I first bought this stupid Take IVY frame here at EB a few years back. I thought it would hold up but it was short lived at 6 month’s. Just as I was going to throw the frame out, my friend and Worcester local Bao Pham decided to take it off my hands for me. He was well aware of its' break, but he said that he would find a way to re-weld it. Little did I know, the next year this would be Bao’s stupid addiction.

This dumb frame was welded an official count of 13 times. Every session would be full of excuses of how the frame was stopping him from learning new tricks. This frame has been thru hell and back and has made me so pissed every time it filled in for an excuse for Bao. This piece of sh*t has been tied together by rope, it's been shrink wrapped, and its even been shoe laced together.

But, its not even like Bao couldn’t get another frame. Ohhhh noooo he’s had an S&M LAF ($315) that was given to him, he had a Fit Series 3 Aitken ($375) that was also bought by him that he wouldn’t ride because it’s too short (see .25”). But now I finally got my hands on it and have had my fun, and now he’s enjoying a brand new 21” Aitken. The pictures you see here are what has really made my day. -Tyler

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Violent Rolling Tribe

New RAW stuff in today. I like RAW and Nicholson likes it raw, a couple words make all the difference. -SPK

Alexi is DFL and this is the proof

Many of you have at one time or another had the unfortunate pleasure of being assisted in the store by long time employee Alexi Garick. Lex has been in the snowboard game for a long time and if he ever seems jaded or over dealing with you in the store its cool caused he has earned that attitude. He's been riding way longer than you and definitely rides better too. What very few of you know is that Alexi at one time was a pro for MIA snowboards and even had his own pro model. Today I was hunting for an MIA snowboard on ebay just out of habit and stumbled across an Alexic Garick 147. So check it, think about it, maybe even bid on it. Its a small piece of east coast snowboard history. If you do buy this board let us know we can give you Lex's cell phone number and you can call him and harass him maybe bug him to sign it. He would really love that. So happy bidding and remember Alexi killed it on that board and still does every day he rides.

Ebay link click here:Lex's legacy

Bryan J

The Beriau Brothers

I just have three things to say about this picture:
1. Jacques's mustache size to body ratio is way off. He has the same size mustache as Tom Selleck. Tom is 6'4" Jacques is 5'2" you do the math. I don't know what math there is to do but....
2. Jacques's mustache must be made by GMC because that thing is professional grade
3. These are two great guys and I miss hanging out with them. -SPK

Volcom PB & J This Weekend....Do it!

Check out the eastern boarder snowboard contest/events page for a list of other events, click here:The contest/events page

Monday, January 7, 2008

Benefit for avalanche victim Jesse Brigham

Benefit for Jesse Lee Brigham
Thursday January 10, 2008
The Lights Sports Pub 6 p.m

Jesse Brigham October 7, 1980 – January 4, 2008

$5.00 Cover Charge, Raffles and auctions all proceeds go to the Brigham Family.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Avalanche kills Worcester man

The adventurous life of Jesse L. Brigham, 27, ended Friday when he was buried in an avalanche in Vail, Colo., while backcountry snowboarding outside the Vail Resorts ski area.

Mr. Brigham, who divided his time in the past year among Worcester, Colorado and Argentina, was skiing with two friends in the popular East Vail Chutes area of White River National Forest when the avalanche occurred. All three were wearing locator beacons, and his companions found him and began CPR. They also called the Vail Mountain Ski Patrol, which sent a team. Mr. Brigham was buried for 10 to 20 minutes, according to The Associated Press. He was pronounced dead shortly after the ski patrol arrived, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.

Mr. Brigham was working as a handyman at a Colorado hotel. He was not married and did not have children. For the last three years, he had gone to Colorado to snowboard. Last year, he followed that up with a long snowboarding trip to Argentina before returning to Worcester, where he lived with his father and sister, Chester and Allison Brigham. He also leaves his mother, Susan Tivnan of Sterling.

Click here for the full

Thursday, January 3, 2008

That's Right... This Guy's Got A Kid Now

Yes it's true... Sean "Bobby" Woodman & his wife Diana just had a little addition to the family. Isabella Sophia was born at a healthy 7 1/2lbs. back on December 21st. Congratulations to them on their new little "Bobby Baby"!!