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Saturday, March 26, 2011
Updated: March 27, 12:19 PM ET
Snowboarding: the way it should be


This Powder Mountain Trip came about while Dave Seoane and I were sipping coffee in Portland, Oregon in early winter, laughing at how we never get to ride together due to work, family and life. We decided to pin down a date and just do it -- a pow vacation!

Not a day later, Terje hit me with an email asking about something -- I don't remember what it was -- and I mentioned that Seoane and I were planning this little trip, and asked if he wanted to join us. Terje loves Seoane (who you may remember made Terje's first two movies, among other classics) as much as I do, so he was down for the mission. I had five seats booked in the cat, so we needed to find two more shredders to join.

Figuring we should keep the old school Seoane/Tahoe theme going, we phoned Mike Basich and Terje brought up Tim Manning. The mix was perfect. It was on.

We all brought one GoPro. We had 3 days of deep, deep, deep pow, guided by the infamous Don Schwartz (Schwarty), and just filmed each other for laughs. Believe me, there was a lot of laughing going on! This is snowboarding the way it was meant to be done!