Kickflip – The video behind the cover shot on Starfish Mag’s 2012 Interview Issue

Did he land that kickflip? You never really know with still shots… Here’s the story behind the still shot on the cover of Starfish Magazine 2012 Interview Edition. Check the 8 page interview inside with Grassroots Powdersurfing Founder Jeremy Jensen. http://powsurf.blogspot.com/2012/03/jeremy-jensen-interview-starfish.html

Watch on Vimeo or Youtube

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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Weird Science – Grassroots Powdersurfing on ESPN

We stumbled upon this article by accident and much to our delight.  Getting love from the folks at ESPN was the last thing we expected, and getting love twice within a few months was pretty awesome. The dudes at ESPN obviously know whats up and we must be doing something right.  What we lack in money and connections, we make up with our passion and drive and it’s nice to see others recognize this.

Big thanks to the guys at ESPN for shining some light on us!

 

Jeremy Jensen Interview – Starfish Magazine

Grassroots came up big in the latest issue of Starfish Snowskate Magazine with the cover, a full page ad, and an 8 page interview with Jeremy Jensen – Founder/Owner/Designer/Shaper/Builder/Cinematographer/Photographer/Web Designer/PR Guy/etc.. of Grassroots Powdersurfing.  Jeremy is obviously a very busy man (which would explain the lack of blog posts this year) but he (I) found some time to sit down and answer a few questions about surfing powder, videography, photography, and Grassroots Powsurfers.

Peep it.

And finally, our ad.  Please help us keep the dream alive and Buy a Grassroots Powsurfer today!

Sawtooths Powder Rendezvous – Starfish Magazine Article

After a killer trip to the Sawtooth Range in Idaho last February I was inspired to write a little story on the adventure.  We met some new binding free friends and slashed copious amounts of powder in some really unique terrain.  Starfish Snowskate Magazine ran the story in this years “Travel Issue”.   Enjoy…

Buoloco.com Interview with Jeremy Jensen and Story about Powsurfing

I had watched many interviews with top snowboarding pros over the years on Buoloco.com and I was stoked to get the call from Eduardo for a quick ichat and story.

Check it! 
http://www.buoloco.com/web6/content/powdersurfing-jeremy-jensen

“Surfing Powder” – Herald Journal Story about Grassroots Powsurfing

The local paper here in Cache Valley caught wind of the recent publicity we have been getting and jumped on for a ride.  A quick interview and photo shoot produced a pretty nice article.  Thanks to the Herald Journal for giving us a full page of love in sunday’s paper.

Read the article here.
http://pioneer.olivesoftware.com/Repository/getFiles.asp?Style=OliveXLib:LowLevelEntityToSaveGifMSIE_HERALDJA&Type=text/html&Locale=english-skin-custom&Path=THJ/2012/01/08&ChunkNum=-1&ID=Ar01704&PageLabel=C1

Grassroots Powsurfing on ESPN!

We were super stoked when the writers for ESPN.com contacted us for a story.  We provided them with a grip of unseen photos and some very detailed answers to a list of questions about what we are about and why we do what we do.   They decided to start the new year off proper by running our story on the first day of 2012.

Check the story here. Titled “The Powsurf Chronicles take snowboarding back to it’s bindingless roots”

While the photos did not make it into the story (??) and many details were left out of the responses, we were pumped to have a story ran on such a major media outlet.  Editing is necessary… especially when someone like me is rambling on and on about this obscure activity that is foreign to most people (powsurfing)… but it’s a bummer when points get missed or lines are used out of context.  Journalism is a double edged sword.. Things can get pretty twisted around and the readers of these stories don’t realize this.

The response to our product, the films, and powsurfing in general has been overwhelmingly positive and it feels good to know that we are spreading stoke and opening minds in the world of snow sports.  The few negative reactions we have seen are mostly due to misunderstandings.  Dealing with the media is a funny thing.

One Man Machine and his Powsurfing Dream – Biglines.com Story

One hell of a good write up on the biglines.com homepage today!

Big thanks to the fellas up north for tracking me down and doing the leg work on this story.  Really well written and spot on.  I was sold at the first paragraph:

Ok, picture this: you’re surfing a pow line, slashing turns and letting the sunshine light up your roostertails. Out of the corner of your eye, you peep a poppy little pillow and you know the landings perfect. You line it up, adjust your feet and BAM.

Kickflip.
Your feet catch the board and your face catches an updraft of pow as you stomp your landing and set up for your next turn…
Sounds impossible, right?
For Jeremy Jensen, it’s anything but.”

That updraft of powder in your face is what makes powsurfing (or any type of powder riding) truly awesome.  The guys at biglines.com obviously know whats up.

Check the full article here.

http://biglines.com/articles/one-man-machine-and-his-powsurfing-dream-jeremy-jensen-profile