• Six years of Shayboarder

    Six years of Shayboarder

    Six years ago I sat in front of my computer writing my introduction to the World of Snowboarding on shayboarder.com. It began with a blog post, zero views and no expectations on where it would go or lead me. I never expected that shayboarder.com would change my life, lead me to amazing experiences or make an ...

  • A Weekend in Wyoming

    A Weekend in Wyoming

    When it came time to pick a location for a weekend getaway with my mom, Wyoming was a big contender with the abundance of parks, activities, rest, relaxation and breathtaking scenery. We started our journey to Wyoming on Thursday, taking our time with stops and staying overnight just a couple hours away from ...

  • Whistler Birthday Celebration + Bike Park 6/12/13

    Whistler Birthday Celebration + Bike Park 6/12/13

    All I wanted for my 30th birthday was laps in the Whistler bike park, good friends, a visit to the spa and sushi dinner. Whatever else was just a bonus to a fun day! The best part - I got everything I wanted for my birthday. We started the morning with a ride up Whistler Mountain so we could check out the Pe...

  • Whistler Bike Park 6/11/13

    Whistler Bike Park 6/11/13

    When it came time to figure out where I wanted to spend my 30th birthday, it was an easy decision. I opted for a dirty thirty celebration in the actual dirt at Whistler Bike Park for a couple days to ring in the big day. It offered a chance to ride terrain I had accomplished previously and master new terrain ...

  • A Weekend in Moab

    A Weekend in Moab

    It was a long winter in Colorado so when it kept snowing in May, I realized I needed to get out into some warm heat and sunshine. Moab, Utah offered up the camping, hiking, biking and heat without traveling too far to get it. Plus it was a far enough, it seemed like a mini vacation on its own. We loaded up...

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Snowboard Review: 12-13 Thrive Renegade

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Thrive Renegade

Location: Keystone & Vail, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked conditions, softer snow conditions with fresh snow in spots. Setup: I rode the Thrive Renegade wi...

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Mountain Biking

  • Whistler Birthday Celebration + Bike Park 6/12/13

    All I wanted for my 30th birthday was laps in the Whistler bike park, good friends, a visit to the spa and sushi dinner. Whatever else was just a bonus to a fun day! The best part - I got everything I...

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  • Whistler Bike Park 6/11/13

    When it came time to figure out where I wanted to spend my 30th birthday, it was an easy decision. I opted for a dirty thirty celebration in the actual dirt at Whistler Bike Park for a couple days to ...

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  • Downhill Mountain Biking Takes Over Summer

    I remember the moment when I told myself downhill mountain biking was not for me. I was standing in the base of Whistler Village many summers ago as I watched the mountain bikers walking by with monst...

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  • Keystone Bike Park 9/16/12

    Yesterday was about kicking off winter with the Keystone Rail Jam but today was about finishing off the Bike Park closing day. I was pretty amped to get on the dirt, ride the trails and start to famil...

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  • Whistler Bike Park & Women's Bike Clinic 8/27/12

    I might have missed Crankworx but I didn't wanna miss out on getting more laps in the Whistler Bike Park and experiencing one more women's clinic night. Since I had been traveling through Vancouver so...

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Travels

A Weekend in Wyoming

A Weekend in Wyoming

When it came time to pick a location for a weekend getaway with my mom, Wyoming was a big contender with the abundance of parks, activities, rest, relaxation and breathtaking scene...

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Products

Unity Snowboards 2013-2014

Unity Snowboards 2013-2014

Since 1995, Unity Snowboards has been building snowboards in the center of the Rocky Mountains. The boards are designed for a variety of riding, from big mountain lines to perfect ...

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Snowboarding

  • Snowcial + Heavenly 3/2/13

    Snowcial was winding down on Saturday but it meant the perfect timing for a full day on the slopes with everyone who attended the conference. I worked in the morning before heading onto the slopes to ...

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  • Snowcial + Heavenly 3/1/13

    From late nights to early mornings, Snowcial is one of the most fun conferences for winter sports marketing. It was definitely good to be hanging back with familiar faces and friends for the weekend. ...

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  • Snowcial + Heavenly 2/28/13

    When it came time to decide on what conference to attend this year, Snowcial was the one I really wanted to have happen. Mainly because it brings together many of the ski resorts and marketers whose p...

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  • Sierra at Tahoe 2/27/13

    It's been a busy last couple days of traveling but I finally made it to Lake Tahoe! It's good to be back to return to the Snowcial Conference. My first stop was Sierra at Tahoe where I could spend the...

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  • SIA 2013 On-Snow Demo: Day 1

    After a couple days of SIA, it was time to stop checking out the gear and try it on the slopes at Winter Park. I carpooled out for the day with the girls so we could check out gear and lap the mountai...

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