Friday, January 16, 2009
Another teaser for the Snowscrapers event coming to New York City on February 5th, being held at East River Park. This clip features Pat Moore, who has been the principal rider overseeing the building and design of the jump. After he briefs us on his personal backgroundgrowing up in New Hampshire, riding the Boneyard and coming up as a park rathe explains how "the whole urban snowboarding thing" was just a natural evolution for his style of riding. So what does Pat expect from the Snowscrapers event? "A huge crowd, amazing snowboarding, and just...a giant party." Sounds like a good plan to me. For more on Pat and his involvement with the comp, check out our interview with him.
Peep the official Snowscrapers rider list:
As if the 8 oz size wasn't potent enough...now you can shoot Red Bull.
Speaking of Red Bull and "evolution," the energy drink is about to go pocket-sized: a new "Red Bull shot" will hit the market this May 2009. Can't say for sure how I feel about a smaller, more potent Red Bull. As it is, the regular Taurine elixir gets me running circlesI can't even imagine the punch these little guys will bring. Maybe something like this. To see what consumers are saying about the new bite-sized bursts in a can, go here. Pay careful attention to the second clip with a guy who says he prefers Red Bull over Monster and Rockstar. Brand loyalty and all, that's fine, but watch how fast he's swiveling in his chair. Anxious at all? Like, maybe you should cut back on the energy juice, dude.