Author: Ana Van Pelt

  • Beginner’s Guide

    Beginner’s Guide

    Newer to the sport or just moving from rental gear to your very own setup? These models are especially perfect for those with a fresh passion for snowboarding, for several reasons. These boards feature a flat or nearly flat camber profile, making them very stable and predictable, they have easy turn initiation, are softer and…

  • Welcome to the 10th Anniversary of Niche

    Welcome to the 10th Anniversary of Niche

    For the past ten years, Niche Snowboards has worked tirelessly to bring our initial vision and goals to life. To prove that it was possible to make more sustainably built snowboards. To push the boundaries of environmentally friendly construction. And to continue to push ourselves forward, knowing that we can continue to do better. In…

  • Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter

    After spending the last week reflecting, listening, learning, reading, and watching, we wanted to reach out to all of you – our wonderful friends, family, and the snowboard industry as a whole – to chat about some things we want and need to address both independently, and together. As you may know, the entire reason we started…

  • A Bicycle Tempo

    A Bicycle Tempo

    Filmed entirely on super 8, in the harsh Quebec winter, ONLY USING BICYCLES for transportation, and featuring a completely original soundtrack from the creators themselves….

  • More Good Wood Awards

    More Good Wood Awards

    The 2017/18 season seems to be a pretty monumental one for us, heading into winter with not one, but TWO Good Wood Awards from Transworld Snowboarding! The second in the lineup to take home this prestigious badge of approval: the 2017/18 Story. “With notable serration on its edges—MagneTraction is an understatement here—some riders were wary of…

  • Breaking Ground: 17/18 Theme

    Breaking Ground: 17/18 Theme

    So, we’ve been saying something for years and feel like we finally have the perfect opportunity to highlight our point: you don’t have to sacrifice quality or performance in order to make something more environmentally friendly. And sometimes, those more sustainable choices actually enhance your product’s performance! Enter, the 2017/18 Theme. The 2017/18 Theme is the outcome of…