Well the mountains are opening all over our great earth and we are all topped up with stoke from a busy season of movie premieres. Ready to Shred! The Yes. family got together in Whistler for a good ender before we all start the 2014 snow season. We did some signing and give aways with our friends at The Circle and then headed over to El Furniture Warehouse Resturant/Bar to watch YES.Missions, party and giveaway more love. Here is a few photos from the night. Lets get shredding! photos: Chad Chomlack
Owners: Chris Heise
Number of years in business: 17 Years (2 seasonal + 15 Year round)
Number of locations: 1
YES: There are a lot of snowboard shops out there in the world. What makes your shop different? BOARDROOM: We are committed to customer service on a level that is uncommon among shops like ours. Whether it be by providing customer boot fitting, sharing knowledge about the latest products or the huge array of innovative and specialty brands not found in every box, mall chain and Costco.
YES: There are also a lot of snowboard brands out there. Why does your shop carry YES? BOARDROOM: Because YES is doing it right. Building high quality, innovative products that work amazing. Our shop carries YES because it’s a brand owned and operated by snowboarders. The brand is not saturated and over distributed as so many brands end up, killing the vibe.
YES: What models do you carry and what is the favorite amongst your staff?
BOARDROOM: The Basic, Pick Your Line, The Public, The Greats, The Jackpot. The Greats is one of the favorites amongst staff with it’s asym sidecut, camrock and the consistent feel, flex and pop which equates to more board than you would expect at this price point.
YES: How many days does your staff ride in a season? BOARDROOM: 50-70 days, more if possible, all depends on the roll that staff member plays on our team and current workload.
YES: Local events your shop is supporting or putting together for this season. BOARDROOM: Huge ass movie premiers including (YES. It’s A Movie II)
Several On-snow demos (10 scheduled between 3 mountains)
Hosting and sponsoring a few comps at a our local mtns.
YES: Any staff shout out? BOARDROOM: Nate “Kwon” Alseth, TJ “Tijuana” Hughes, Dale “DBowe” Bowens, David “Snoz” Szenasi, Debbie Sager, Lane Smith & Thom “Real Tom” Uecker
YES: There are a lot of snowboard shops out there in the world. What makes your shop different? MILO: We aren’t very different from any other specialty shop in the US.. I believe all the top snowboard shops in the country provide the same great service as we do. Emage,CalSurf,Salty Peaks,SnoCon,US Outdoor Store,Jackson Treehouse,Exit,World Boards,Edge of the World,Eastern Boarder,Darkside,Shred Shop,Youth Shelter,Evo,etc,etc. We’re all just trying to our best to keep our customers stoked on snowboarding, nothing else, we all love snowboarding so much, just want to provide a place for people to live, eat, and breathe shredding…..
YES: There are also a lot of snowboard brands out there. Why does your shop carry YES? MILO: we are pretty much down for anything DCP does, that guy is the most amazing rider. Stoked on rider owned companies. Plus holy cow they shred a lot of pow, how can you not like that?
YES: What models do you carry and what is the favorite amongst your staff? MILO: .we carry the Basic,the Greats,the TDF, the Pick Your Line, and the Jackpot. I would have to say that the shops favorite over all board is the greats, good for everybody, from our kid slower speed jibbers, to our all mtn chargers, asym sidecut is a definite bonus that the whole staff as appreciated…..
YES: We all know that there are a few shops out there that barely ride. How many days your staff ride per season? MILO: whole staff gets anywhere from 50-80 days on snow every year, some are married some have school, they all shred.
YES: If you could take you staff on a dream trip, where would it be and why? MILO: that’s easy. Baldface Lodge,Chatter Creek,Retallak and cat boarding operation in the Koots, cause it’s the best place to shred pow on earth.
YES: There are a lot of snowboard shops out there in the world. What makes your shop different? World Boards: We have been around for 19 years and have always had the best service anywhere. We ride what we sell and test a lot of stuff all while smiling. Snowboarding is fun!
YES: There are also a lot of snowboard brands out there. Why does your shop carry YES? World Boards: Yes is a brand owned by snowboarders and the decks are fun to ride. We like to support the real in snowboarding.
YES: What models do you carry and what is the favorite amongst your staff? World Boards: All of them probably DCP’s and just the Basic.
YES: We all know that there are a few shops out there that barely ride. How many days your staff ride per season? World Boards: about 200
YES: If you could take you staff on a dream trip, where would it be and why? World Boards: I went to Mazama heli years ago and that was all time. Mazama!