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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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Alpine Valley Winter Waves rail park edit

This past Saturday People Skate and Snowboard held a Winter Waves Snow Surf Contest and Rail jam at Alpine Valley and it could not have gone better. Tons of rippers and friends made their way to Alpine Valley from all over the state to shred with us.

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Filmin' February People's Choice contest

Thanks to all of the people that submitted their edits! We always look forward to watching what you guys come up with. We have passed along the edits to be judged by Justin Meyers of Videograss, Lance Hakker of Ashbury Eyewear, Alex Andrews of Burton Snowboards , Lane Knaack of Smokin Snowboards, and Pete Harveiux of The Interior Plain Project. We'll reveal the Filmin' February 2015 winners shortly, but first we wanted to hear from you. The winner of the People's Choice will receive a separate prize pack featuring a Filmin' February t-shirt and a bunch of other useful stuff. Here's what to do...watch all of the videos below and vote for your favorite edit below. Share this link (...

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Ladies Lookin' Smokin'

We just received some new pieces from our favorite brand RVCA. We also have some cozy sweaters and first layer items from Burton, and new shoes from Vans. Come in and enjoy 25% off all women's apparel starting today until January 19th.   RVCA street seen dress//RVCA she dreams baseball tee//RVCA roadhouse pant//Vans sk8-Hi slim crackle suede//Smokin Vixen LTD snowboard//Vans Authentic Platform Blue Velvet//RVCA swanson dress silver//Burton Barge Jacket black//RVCA easy kill dress//

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