Nate Deschenes

Lacking in both technical proficiency as well as factual accuracy, Nate's writing is about as reputable as his snowboarding—unstable at best.

February 20, 2015

Called Out: Social (Me)dia and technology in snowboarding

Originally featured in Snowboard Magazine 11.3: The Primitive Issue Illustration by Mark Kowalchuk “It is no measure of health...
January 19, 2015

An Unexpected Journey: Breast cancer fighter Megan Pischke is Chasing Sunshine

Two years ago our friend Megan Pischke was diagnosed with breast cancer. Ironically, for many years leading up to...
January 7, 2015

Layer Up: The North Face’s ultimate powder kit

With so much to choose from these days, putting a functional outerwear kit together can be quite the challenge....
December 21, 2014

Called Out: Defenders of the Faith keep snowboarding real

Originally featured in Snowboard Mag 11.2 When I was a kid if it was known that if I listened...
December 18, 2014

Layer Up: Under Armour’s Coldgear® Infrared tech is the future

With the recent advancements in outerwear technology, lining up a layering system is easier than ever. In fact, once...
December 5, 2014

Pure fun, pure party, pure style: A Mikey Rencz Interview

Mikey Rencz talks living through the Whistler party scene, the
December 3, 2014

Layer Up: Staying warm and eco conscious with iNi Cooperative

Do you waste time in the morning trying to figure out what to wear according to how cold, windy,...
November 14, 2014

Mammoth Unbound: A Gabe Taylor interview

If there is one snowboarder who knows Mammoth Mountain inside out, it is Gabe Taylor. As one of the...
November 11, 2014

Chris Brunkhart: A legendary lensman needs our help battling cancer

“Chris Brunkhart aka the Dark Star sees in black & white with a rare glimpse of deep color here...
October 2, 2014

Going out on top: A Jussi Oksanen interview

It’s rare to see anyone officially retire from snowboarding, let alone go out on top. It seems that guys...
April 25, 2014

Frank Knab — Not your typical Mammoth kid

Mammoth ripper and Jones Snowboards rider talks split boarding and almost dying while not snowboarding.
April 23, 2014

Soundboard: The Hives

Whether it’s a head whipping AC/DC inspired anthem or two minutes of sonic sacrilege, The Hives deliver with lethal...
April 8, 2014

Racketeering Done Right… Infiltrating Kingfisher and RK Heli

If I could grant any wish for someone who truly loves snowboarding it would be for them to experience...
April 7, 2014

2nd Annual JLA Banked Slalom: Elena Hight and Trevor Jacob take top honors

Jeff Anderson was one of the best snowboarders to ever strap in. Filled with shred, love, and a bit...