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
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
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
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                  

Design a shirt, Win some bindings

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,

Greetings from Bozeman!

An open letter from your friends at Spark R&D I don’t know about you – but the past year FLEW by for us at Spark R&D! The introduction of our new Tesla System bindings last season left our phone ringing off the hook and our email inboxes flooded with email subject lines like this: “I

WIN a pair of MAGNETOS!

Spark has partnered up with Snowboard Mag on their weekly gear blast and we’re giving away a pair of Magnetos! All you need to do is sign up for Snowboard Mag’s gear weekly newsletter here: snowboardmag.com/newsletter and all the details for winning will be in the Thursday gear blast that you’ll receive in your email. Good luck!! Just

Your Venture Starts Here.

Our friends at Venture Snowboards, share a little insight into their brand, and their mountain culture with this video short. Enjoy!

Winter Returns to the East Coast

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