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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Let me introduce myself – my name is Dan Ventura and I’m the Marketing Manager at Spark R&D. 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 and talented group with interesting backgrounds and personalities. So I thought that… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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                  … Read more »

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Friends and fans of Spark: It is time, once again, for our (semi) annual Spark R&D T-Shirt Design Contest! The trade show season is upon us and we are giving you a chance to design the graphics for next year’s T-Shirts and Hoodies. If you happen to come up with something that blows us away,… Read more »

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DTK Episode 3.2 This rewinds back to a few of our mid-winter 2013 splitboarding missions. With a solid snowpack in place, we dug deeper into spots that had previously left us broken and battered. From posting up in a remote cabin to pre and post workday missions, we’ve been burning the headlamps at both ends… Read more »