Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The 5 Best Moments in the Incredible 1985 Swingbo Promo Video

The Swingbo was a classic a-bit-like-a-snowboard-but-not-as-good-as-a-snowboard invention that flared up in Germany in the early 80s before dying a quick and merciful death. Like all modern inventions it was launched with a marketing burst and a promo video, and someone has been nice enough to post it on the YouTube. Here's what we found....

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The World's 16 Most Awkward Snowboard Model Photoshoots

Before Christmas go we took a look at the most awkward snowboard company ever. Part of what made them so outstanding was their impressively awkward model photo shoot. We wondered if it was actually possible to photograph scantily clad models with snowboards and for it not to be awkward...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Marc Frank Montoya and the Pyramid Scheme

Over the past few years former pro snowboarder and amateur gangster, Marc Frank Montoya, has been re-inventing himself as a "Financial Freedom Specialist". It all sounded amusingly bonkers, but unfortunately underneath his veneer of blag, the ways he's chosen to money off the back of his snowboarding legacy are really sinister...