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686 Backcountry Safety Tips: Presented by Victor Daviet

MOVING IN THE BACKCOUNTRY IS ALL ABOUT RISK ASSESSMENT, MAKING THE RIGHT DECISIONS, AND BEING PREPARED. IF YOU DON’T KNOW, DON’T GO.    We all love a good day in the mountains, but knowing what days are safe to head into the backcountry and when to keep it inbounds at the resort is crucial. The first and most important step in venturing into backcountry snowboarding or skiing is education. As the important phrase goes “If you don’t know, don't go!” We reached out to Victor Daviet, 686 Team Rider and backcountry enthusiast to create a series of videos on how he safely prepares for his adventures outside the resort ropes. Victor has partnered with ANENA (National Association for the Study of Snow...

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The Winning Design with Stephen Micioni: The Reaction Diffusion Waterproof Hoody

  THE REACTION DIFFUSION WATERPROOF HOODY DESIGNED AND SUBMITTED BY STEPHEN MICIONI We sat down with Stephen, the creator of the winning design from our Design Your Own Waterproof Hoody Contest, to find out more about him and the unique aspect of his design. This contest was an open call to all artists, photographers and open minds for a chance to create their very own 686 Waterproof Hoody. Stephen's design caught the eye of the 686 athletes as the winner.  From Concept: To Creation: The Reaction Diffusion Waterproof Hoody. Available Now! So Stephen, can you tell us a bit about yourself and where you're from?  I am from New Jersey shore; I grew up surfing in the spring-summer & snowboarding in the fall-winter. I...

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DRIVEN: Full Film Online Now

What drives you to snowboard? In a time of 12-second Instagram Reels and disposable TikTok clips – shot on devices that fit in your pocket – Driven bears the fruits of a three-year harvest captured with state-of-the-art filming equipment.  Featuring Gigi Ruf, Victor Daviet, John Jackson, Manuel Diaz, and the Pirate Crew.    

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The Uninvited 3: Online Now

A labor of love presented by Jess Kimura and the final piece to The Uninvited trilogy.     Featuring Darrah Reid, Taylor Elliott, Henna Ikola, Nora Beck, Maggie Leon, Ylfa Runarsdottir, Naima Antolin, Kaleah Opal, Grace Warner, Alexis Roland, Miyon Yamaguchi, Himari Takamori, Corrine Pasela, Tsukimi Sato, Yurika Takikawa and many more!

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