Snowskate Confessions: Eric Debruyne

Eric “Julio” Debruyne is a 39 year old Ralston Team Rider living in Les Arcs in the French Alps. His roots are in skateboarding, which led him to snowboarding, which eventually lead him to snowskating. He has recently placed 2nd in the European Snowskate Jam and was featured in the new snowskate film Livin’ the Dream. He also has an awesome …

Ralston Cup 2012 Recap

This year the Ralston Cup drew more than 50 competitors from all around the nation and beyond! California, Nevada, Washington,Colorado, Minnesota, Maryland, and even Canada were represented! There were enough competitors for jam-packed Pro and Amateur Divisions, and healthy sized Youth and Women’s Divisions too! The whole course was roped off for snowskate use only. Skaters got to be really creative with their lines …

It’s Coming!

Duuuuh nuh.  Duuuuh nuh. Duhnuh. Duhnuh. Duhnuh! Tahoe has a big week coming up. We’ve got three major snowskate events going down. And, estimates are that there is going to be a huge turnout of snowskaters. So, if you want to mingle and compete with the best of the best, you better make it up for these events! This …

…And, we’re back.

I fried my hard drive and have been completely disconnected from the internet world for the past two weeks. Big thanks to Christian Karpy and Samsung for getting me back online! (PS. the next electronic device you buy should be a Samsung. I sent them my broken computer and they sent it back with a brand …

Fuse Derby Recap at Crested Butte

The first annual Fuse Derby was held this weekend at Mt. Crested Butte Colorado. The posters boasted a slope style contest, powder riding, an after party and a “Bonser-esque” Back Yard Session. Fuse Snowskatesdid not disappoint with a creative slope style contest, back yard powder, jumps, and jibs, and an after party which raged until well …

Ralston Snowskate Review

I’ve been fortunate enough to get my hands on a new Ralston sub-deck (or ski).  I have last season’s top-deck and last year’s rocker trucks.  I put my set up to the test over the last few days and this is my review of the 2012 Ralston standard sub-deck.  The first day I rode my new set …

GOODBYE JANULY! HELLO JANUARY!

In 2011, with more snow in the summertime than we have had so far this winter, we experienced Mayuary, Junuary, and Julyuary.  So far, 2012 has been warm and dry. Januly has been brutal for dedicated snow enthusiasts.  Some blame global warming, but the real cause was revealed yesterday. Apparently, Mother Nature was holding back on …

Ladies Roll Call Please

I want to see more ladies up at the resorts snowskating, pronto!  On Friday, a lifty at Northstar told me, “Whoa, you are the first girl I’ve ever seen on one of those things [a snowskate].”  It was kind of discouraging because I KNOW there are girls out there that shred.  AND, I’ve been snowskating …

Minus 7 Emerges Victorious at the Battle of the Bowl

Sugar Bowl that is. Today, Sugar Bowl announced to Minus 7 Snowskates that they will begin to allow snowskates effective immediately.  I contacted Minus 7 to congratulate them in their efforts and get the scoop on how they were able to convince the resort to allow snowskating.  Minus 7 used social media to repeatedly ping the resort to let them know …

Skaterhood of the Traveling Pants

In a strange and interesting turn of events, I have bestowed my purple snow pants to a fellow snowskater. Within these pants, I was able to progress my snowskating immensely. The only explanation is that these pants are a mystical pair.  I’m sure you’ll agree once you see all the places these pants have taken me.  …

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