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Classic Wood Powsurfers

Grassroots Wooden Classics

Many of these babies were actually handcrafted over a year ago and they were just too beautiful to let go.  I am a bit of a hoarder when it comes to powsurfers, my house and walls are littered with them. It drives my wife absolutely crazy. Fortunately she sees the long hours and sleepless nights that I pour into this passion and she recognizes the unstoppable drive I have to get outside and rip as much pow as humanly possible. It obviously makes me happy and it is part of who I am so she puts up with it.

Sometimes I feel that I get carried away with designing and building things to be as functional as possible; ptex bases, fully gripped topsheets with deep concave, shapes based on performance rather than just aesthetics, etc.  I want the boards I make to ride as good as possible, or else the experience is compromised.  I feel the experience is really what it is all about, more so than how “cool” the board looks. I work to blend the two, but often times my mind chooses function over fashion.

So I decided to take a break from my normal attitude and focus on making something beautiful as priority one, but still make it ride great so as not to disappoint the rider.  They may not be as fast and as durable as our ptex based boards but they are gorgeous.. so much so that you may not even want to ride them for fear of scratching them.  Whether they end up on your wall or under your feet, these boards will certainly turn heads and put smiles on faces.

Check out whats available on the Grassroots Wooden Classics Page. Each of these are one-of-a-kind, personally handcrafted and signed.  I hope the lucky few who pick these up enjoy them as much as I have.  (wiping tears)

Classic Wood Powsurfers

Designed and handcrafted in Logan, Utah by Jeremy Jensen

Grassroots Powsurfers 2014 Models

Specialty Powsurfers Released!

We’ve been having so much fun riding these shapes that we started to feel guilty keeping them all to ourselves. So 2013-14 is your lucky season! We are stoked to make these unique shapes available to the rest of the powsurfing community. Each board was designed and shaped by Jeremy Jensen and they handmade with care, one at a time in a tiny garage in Logan, Utah.  Their sex appeal goes beyond just aesthetics, they back it up with performance.

We are offering an number of different graphic & shape combinations so click here to pick out your next ride or contact us to inquire about a combination that is not listed.

Specialty Powsurfers

Grassroots Specialty Powsurfers

Grassroots Powderslut

Graphics for the 2014 Line of Stock Powsurfers

We couldn’t be more stoked on the new graphics for this season’s boards.  We have collaborated with some brilliant artists in the US and Canada to give this year’s powsurfers a great new look.  The “stock” line consists of our best selling shapes that we have offered over the years.  The Powder Skate Twin, the Slasher, the Powder Shark, and our best selling model- the Powder Slut.

Check the 2014 Stock Powsurfers

Grassroots Powder SkateGrassroots SlasherGrassroots PowderslutGrassroots Powder Shark

THE ARTISTS:

Colby Eubanks airbrushed the Powder Skate graphic back in 2000 on one of my skateboards. It was so fitting for the “Powder Skate” model that I had to bring it back.

Jordan Nielsen is an LA based artist who created the “Slasher” and the “Powder Shark” graphics. Jordan’s creates some great illustrations and design work and is currently working his dream job designing Vans shoes.

Vanessa Stark is responsible for the graphic on this year’s “Powder Slut”. Vanessa lives in Pemberton BC and draws here inspiration from a healthy outdoor lifestyle. Aside from being a brilliant artist she is a full on ripper on the snow, a mother, and a damn good cook.
We are stoked and proud to have such talented people contributing to this years line of boards.

 

 

 

 

The Powsurf Chronicles Episode 3 – Living the Dream

The Powsurf Chronicles Ep 3 – Living The Dream

As young skateboarders growing up in the 80’s we always dreamed of “skateboarding in powder.” True passion and drive to achieve that dream is the reason that Grassroots Powdersurfing exists today.

Snowboarding was born in an attempt to “surf the snow” and evolves daily by following the style and progression of skateboarding. For us, the limiting factor of these attempts was obvious (bindings). So we stepped back and got rid of that limiting factor. This simple step along with years of experimenting with shapes, sizes, and various builds has brought us to where we are today.

Surfing and skating the powder has become our reality.

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The Powsurf Chronicles Episode 2 – Goods in the Woods

The Powsurf Chronicles Episode 2 – Goods in the Woods

The 2011 La Nina winter was a memorable one, powder days were plentiful but we didn’t see the sun shine for months. We all know the trees are where you want to be in times like this so we took shelter in the woods, where the visibility was good and the powder was epic.

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The Powsurf Chronicles Episode 1 – Low Tide

The Powsurf Chronicles Episode 1 – Low Tide

Early season riding and times of low snowpack have had a major influence on why and how we surf the pow. This season has been particularly dry in many areas across the globe and people are jonzing for decent riding conditions. Getting creative, finding new ways to look at terrain and taking advantage of what you DO have is what it’s all about.

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Powsurfing Section from the film “Powder-Day Saints – The Second Coming”

Powsurfing section taken from the full length film titled “Powder-Day Saints – The Second Coming”. No bindings, handles, ropes, or gimmicks… just real skate and surf influenced powder riding in it’s purest form.

Cinematography and Editing by Jeremy Jensen
Other Cameras: Josh Surna, Dave Smellie, Craig Stevenson, Brock Bitton.

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This Is Powdersurfing – Short Documentary

This Is Powdersurfing

This is Powdersurfing – A quick little mini-documentary I made about powdersurfing. Judges Choice Winner of the 2009 Fringe Film Festival and Winner of the 2010 Silverton Film Festival.
Check out www.powsurf.com if you are interested in learning more about Grassroots Powdersurfing or purchasing a powsurfer.

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Follow the Snurf – Powdersurfing some serious vert at Retallack Lodge.

Ian and Neil posted this edit the other day.  I’m always stoked on the Provo Bros edits, no matter if they are skiing, snowboarding, fishing, or powdersurfing.  Good dudes doing what they love… I’m all about it. If anyone was wondering how our Grassroots Powdersurfers handle the deep and light pow in some steep lines, look no further (or of course stay tuned for the “Big Waves” episode in The Powsurf Chronicles).

Here you go.. Ian, Neil and friends slaying the deep on their 140cm Slasher and 140cm Powder Shark.
ENJOY!