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tonicusa 01-10-2014 10:22 PM

Compatriot Campaign
Came across this small Jackson Hole snowboard company trying to keep the shred alive, interesting insights into a small brand, anyone ridden any of their boards?

Surf the Earth: Compatriot Snowboards by Rick Hansen — Kickstarter

speedjason 01-10-2014 10:30 PM

very tempting getting a true camber also supporting US builders.

tonicusa 01-10-2014 10:31 PM

Lol!! Agreed. Two things I like.

speedjason 01-10-2014 10:48 PM


Originally Posted by tonicusa (Post 1424377)
Lol!! Agreed. Two things I like.

well their boards are actually built overseas too. bummer.

tonicusa 01-10-2014 10:52 PM

I was wondering about that. I couldn't find that specific information. But it seemed like that might be the case because they don't state anywhere "made in Jackson Hole" so I figured...
Im going to support him, I admire the drive.

BurtonAvenger 01-11-2014 09:55 AM

Their boards are made in China at the Yaqui factory. Compatriot has been sold, resold, closed down, reopened, handed off, and now crowd funded. Sometimes you have to know when something is a losing investment and this is one of those.

bseracka 01-11-2014 05:52 PM

Looks like there are a few of their decks on whiskeymilitia (private stash) right now.

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