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"Character Motive" by Dominic Palarchio

Dominic Palarchio has logged a decade of Michigan Street Snowboarding with his newest video, "Character Motive". I remember Dominic as a young ripper at the local rail jams, then drawing heavy influence from the "Sooner Or Later" crew (Cameron Strand, Marie Hucal, Kevin Castanheira, etc). Earning a spot on Burton Knowbuddy's crew while still in high school and eventually landing with Public Snowboards. Dominic has a drive that is rare. He has an exacting vision and the skills both on and off the board, to bring it to life. While his fine arts sculpting career is blossoming and he is busy with gallery shows, he still found the time to make "Character Motive" last winter. Not because he is chasing...

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~People by Dominic Palarchio

~ People, like my previous snowboarding films, attempts to end complacency of the genre’s conventions. While paying to snowboard at a resort can be viewed as bourgeois, street snowboarding has always been a reinterpretation of the built environment. I’m interested in taking that thought a step further by incorporating outside influences. Through careful curation we selected a majority of dilapidated post industrial locations in the rust belt cities of Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, and Kalamazoo. Visual acts of snowboarding thus can begin to represent the regrowth of these areas plagued by late-capitalism. Most notable of the selection is a modernist ‘adventure park’ designed by acclaimed architect Richard Dattner. Once a symbol of progress it reflected the children’s interests rather than...

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"Booyah" Cannonsburg edit by Nathan Kudla

Nathan Kudla brings some heat to a cold day at Cannonsburg with this edit! Our guy, Brett Kulas flexin' his Public Snowboards gear and all the homies from the otherside of the state are rippin'! Featuring: Jacob Craffey, Harrison McIlhargey, Nathan Kudla, Linden Cool, Brent Behm, Noah Genzink, Micah Sienkowski, Harry Machiela, Jake DeVries, and Brett KulasBooyah!

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Flanel Lifestyles "Efforts"

  Flanel Lifestyle's Mike Harrington has faithfully produced Michigan Snowboarding videos about as long as People has been a snowboard store. He's non-stop productive season after season. Pushing through the years where we have had tons of snow, to the seasons where it has been bone dry or rainy. Scraping together snow, like he scrapes together an edit or full length. It is the effort that makes the project and with that, he brings us his last Michigan Snowboard video. Mike is moving west on to bigger slopes and we couldn't be more stoked for him! Efforts: A Love Story from Flanel Lifestyles on Vimeo. Featuring Tye Kowalski, Dusty Miller, Tyler May, Adam Rottschafer, Jack Harris, Adam Homi, Jackie Lammert,...

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Spare Change edit ft. Brett Kulas

Brett's about to graduate high school and is fulfilling his final waves of teenage angst with another trip to Utah to close out this winter. Along with a possible move to the SLC area to "study" at college in the near future. Longtime shop homie, Nathan Kudla did what he does best during Brett's recent endeavor and captured some swift moves by him alongside Nathan himself and good 'ol boy Harrison McIlhargey. Check out the product of this trip in Spare Change. Spare Change from Nathan Kudla on Vimeo.

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