Xavier De Le Rue on the new Spark Boot

Design Contest Winner

Congrats to Nicholas Lamper for winning the Spark R&D design contest. His design, Misty Mountain, was chosen by the Spark R&D crew as the overall favorite. A big thank you to everyone who submitted art to us. The response was amazing and we enjoyed looking at all the designs. Stay tuned in the future for

Cave Camping in Antarctica

Our buddy Tommy dropped us another note after his latest adventure down in Antarctica. Read below: Hi Spark, Still in the thick of winter here. I’ve been planning a mountain ascent next week on a peak that’s out of our travel exclusion zone. It’s quite a big one and will really test the splitty out.
Spark R&D is proud to announce the newest addition to the family: the BURNER splitboard binding was designed for the rider who wants to point it. Increased support both torsionally and laterally creates a stiffer ride in all snow conditions and will allow even the largest of riders to edge with confidence. “Splitboarding has grown
August 12, 2011: For Immediate Release. Spark R&D re-introduces the BLAZE splitboard binding for the 2011/2012 season   Spark R&D is stepping it up again this season; seeking perfection based on customer needs and keeping pace with the rapidly expanding splitboarding community. The BLAZE returns again this season with upgraded components and splitboard-specific features for

Spark R&D T-Shirt Design Contest

Greetings and happy summer to all of our Spark fans. Each day brings us closer and closer to the launch of our 2011-2012 product line and we are getting excited. We promise to have a number of changes to our existing products, as well as a few new items to keep you stoked in the

Snowboarde​rs are now Useful

Injury Simulation
Our buddy Tom Whitfield checking in again from Antarctica.     Hi Spark, Done something quite interesting the other day. I had made a stretcher and we decided to go out and test it in our pulk. It was a search and rescue exercise. We simulated a broken leg in the hills. We all gathered

Riding Antarctica​

A little love from our friend Tom down in Antarctica. Not the easiest place to ship some Blaze bindings or Chomps too! Here is a note and some pics Tom was nice enough to share with us… Hey Spark! Well long awaited my remaining parts for my Jeremy Jone’s split board finally turned up, after
  Coulter and Skylar Splitboarding at SASS from SASS Global Travel on Vimeo. South America Snow Sessions guides Chris Coulter and Skylar Holgate go big-mountain buck hunting on their splitboards at SASS summer 2010. Want to get your split on this summer? Hit up www.sassglobaltravel.com/argentina