Dream: Come play with little Mark McMorris!

You can play with him instead of playing with yourself!

Do you enjoy playing with yourself? Have you ever been caught? Like, someone walking in right when you are giving ‘er hell? I think it might happen to Todd Richards sometimes. I saw him playing with himself on Instagram once.

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And I bet it is going to happen to Mark McMorris all the time. Like, I bet he will play with himself multiple times a day. But guess what? You can play with him too and as much as you want!

Today, Mark McMorris Infinite Air drops for your X-Box One, Playstation whatever, etc. Let’s read about it!

Infinite Air is the first open-world, physics-based snowboarding video game built in close collaboration with top pro-snowboarder, Mark McMorris. With dedication to recreating the authenticity and excitement of the snowboarding experience, Infinite Air features an all-star lineup of six highly talented pro-snowboarders available to play in-game, including X Games Gold medalists Silje Norendal, Torstein Horgmo, Danny Davis, along with notable pro-snowboarders, Ulrik Badertscher and Craig McMorris.

In Infinite Air, players will be able to use their imagination to carve out their own unique tracks in pristine powdery courses. Offering over 100 square miles of vast backcountry terrain across massive procedurally generated mountains, the options are near endless and guarantee that no course will ever be the same. Not even the high alpine snowy mountain tops are out of reach as the helicopter will allow players to land in any location offered in the game.

That sounds fantastic! Do you think Todd Richards is jealous? He looks a little jealous.

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Buy your Mark McMorris Infinite Air wherever video games are sold and get jerking that joystick!


Award: Hot as Fuck, Bad as Shit! ™

Having your cake and eating it too!

Here’s the deal. And we are just talking pro snowboarding. And maybe surfing too. Oh and tennis. If you are hot as fuck, you can suck pretty fucking bad at what you do and probably live a lavish lifestyle.

Unless you’re Craig Anderson.

Or Rafael Nadal.

Or Lisa Andersen.

Now if you are ugly as fuck then you’d better better be good.

BUT…

…There are exceptions in snowboarding too. Hot as fuck AND bad as shit.

Take Helen Schettini for example.

She is hot as fuck and bad as shit. Any girl who can follow a bunch of rowdy Canadian dudes around the gnarl-ass Whistler backcountry on a snowmobile, is a top notch gal. Not to mention, a run-on sentence provoker.

This girl don’t waste her time in the park or impaling her vagina on rails. No, she’s too busy ripping lines and spinning off cliffs. So this month’s Lodgegrit Hot as Fuck, Bad as Shit™ Award goes to Helen Schettini!

Tune in next week to find out Who’s up for the 2016 Lodgegrit Ugly as Fuck, Bad as Shit™ October Award.

(Hint: He’s a seriously good snowboarder)


Film: Dayummmmmmm!

Pour yourself a whole fucken bottle o' whiskey and get comfortable!

Do you take your coffee black, like your men? Do you brush your hair one day every third week? Do you laugh in the face of… children? Do you kick ass everywhere, without stopping even for a snack break? Do you not cry?

Do you sometimes cry when Slayer comes on the radio?

Do you think Conor McGregor needs to drink a cup of concrete and harden the fuck up? Do you think St. Bernard puppies are only kinda cute?

Then you’ll also love this offering from Sage Kotsenburg and Halldor Helgason!

The release reads:

Last winter Sage Kotsenburg and Halldor Helgason got together to make a snowboard movie that would not only push the level of each others riding but also showcase snowboarding in a way they both believe in. You’ll see everything from technical tricks to some of the most creative features to date and all while having as much fun as possible!

But you’re too tough to read so watch this shit instead!

And in case you wanted to buy a board for your mom…you know for mother’s day n shit then here you go!

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Fashion: The Great White Nope!

Are you in the mood for painted leather?

There’s no denying that the Flying Tomato is the greatest halfpipe rider ever. Untouchable. Unrivaled. Also the sport’s highest paid, the most competitively dominant and easily the most famous. But since the now 30-year old pipe jock was a young teen-idol, he’s consistently distanced himself from the sport that made him. Why is irrelevant. He’s got his reasons. And skills haven’t seemed to suffer. But still.

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When someone approaches me and says, ‘Dude, it’s snowing in Mammoth!’ I don’t know what to say, because I could really care less. I mean, I’m sure Slash doesn’t want to talk about guitars.

Rolling Stone (2010) in Shaun White: Big Hair, Big Air & The Killer Inside

And, same article:

I think about what people will think in the future when they see my face too,” he says. “I don’t know what I want them to think of, but I definitely wouldn’t want it to be snowboarding, because there’s so much more to me than that.

So much more! The forgettable and now defunct rock band he fronted & paid people to play in. Which got more press for the sexual harassment suit brought against him by the drummer than they ever did for the music. Probably it was just locker room talk. But still.

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The next transition, from rock star to fashion designer is a logical one, after all, his Target boy’s collection was a smash. So now: WHT SPACE for Macy’s. Fashion! Bespoke, sort of, even.

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I guess lots of people saw Trouble Andrew painting on leather jackets last year before the Gucci partnership popped. Maybe even the team who designed Shaun’s mall-ready collection. By now those hand-painted pleather jackets are sold out but you can shop the rest of the collection here at deep discounts.

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Aside from a passion for fashion, the crew here at LodgeGrit shares something else with Shaun—we too, are just trying to fill some white space. And why climb high when the low-hanging fruit tastes just as sweet?


Just in: Decade’s best advertisement!

The greatest and most chill advertisement snowboarding has produced in 10 years!

Let us paint you a picture… So here you are; You a snowboarder, are out on a fine late winter’s day shredding in the beautiful, calm, stoic Pacific Northwest.

The sun is starting to set, there’s trippy, majestic rays coming off the half pipe that you’re slashing the shit out of, and you’re just crushing life.

Sounds good right?

Like pretty much the best day ever?

Well there’s more. You’re also jamming out on the guitar. And we’re not talking about some weak ass acoustic guitar shit, we’re talking hardcore wailing. Slaying. Thrashing. Whatever you want to call it, that’s what you’re doing.

Even better right?

Shredding and jamming. Just like PB & J, a perfect combo. But oh yeah, there’s one more thing.

You’re not you… you’re Jamie Lynn.

Pretty sick painting right? Well that painting is a reality, and it’s the newest Volcom Snowboarding Ad. This is not just any ad ladies and gentlemen.

This ad is the greatest and most chill ad snowboarding has produced in the last 10 years. It is pure shredding, and pure attitude. God bless this ad.

I fucking love it.

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