5th Annual T-Shirt Design Contest

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Every autumn we put out the call to all the artists, graphic designers, and other creative types, to submit a design or designs for a Spark R&D T-Shirt. Over the years we’ve had some amazing entries and every year it gets more difficult to select the winner.
Blog Graphic - Splitfit
Did you find that your fitness level held back your splitboarding last season? Maybe another lap or two sounded fun, but your body was telling you that your day was over?  If so, you’re not alone – splitboard touring and riding is hard work. If you want to make more laps and get more vert
Connections Film
My name is Rafael Pease and I’m a 21 year old splitboarder, burgeoning mountaineer, film producer, and student. I go to school at the University of Colorado in Boulder and splitboard as much as I can. I’m obsessed with it. This winter I’m combining my love of splitboarding and my love of film making with
Nayla
Nayla Tawa is a world traveler, snowboarder, and avid splitboarder with an ambitious spirit that guides her from one adventure to the next. In 2012 she set off for Kyrgyzstan to film a documentary centered on Hayat Tarikov and his efforts to create a sustainable ski industry in the remote mountain village of Arslanbob. Perhaps you
Bonus Bindings
Gathered around a two foot by six foot poster in the corridor that connects the shop and the warehouse, Spark R&D employees weigh the many options they are presented with, and enthusiastically voice their opinions to one another. They are looking at a poster with 54 possible color combinations for bindings, and they are discussing
Inside-Spark-Emblem
The onset of a new year is always a fun time. It gives us a chance to reflect on what was, and get excited for what will or could be next year. A lot happens in a year both planned and unplanned. For instance, one year ago, I was in Tahoe trying to smile my
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Let me introduce myself – my name is Dan Ventura and I’m the Marketing Manager at Spark R&D (That’s not me in the picture, that is Ryan, our interviewee today). I’m relatively new here and over the last few months I’ve been enjoying getting to know everyone at the company. This is certainly a dedicated
Spark T-Shirt Design Contest
Have you ever wandered through your local shop and thought, I could design a way sweeter t-shirt than this? Do you have some epic or maybe just burgeoning design skills? Well, here is your chance to design that shirt you’ve always wanted, for a brand you know. It’s once again time for Spark R&D’s annual
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Dedicated Spark R&D product tester and splitboarder, Frankie Devlin, just returned from a couple weeks in South America adventuring around and getting his splitboard on. He was nice enough to answer some questions for us about his trip. What were the exact dates of your trip? We flew out of Vancouver on Sept 18th and returned

Manufacturing Day 2015!

It’s Manufacturing Day 2015 – an annual salute to the companies and people dedicated to manufacturing right here in the United States.   MFG DAY is designed to amplify the voice of individual manufacturers and coordinate a collective chorus of manufacturers with common concerns and challenges