Wednesday, November 23

10E2685: HOMESICK - via East Street Archives



East Street Archives, in partnership with Stratton Mountain Resort, will be producing HOMESICK, March 24 - 26 2023.

Look forward to;

  • Retro Halfpipe created in the legendary location on the Lower Byrneside. The last halfpipe built and ridden in this location was in 1997. 
  • OG Downhill Race. Each race will have a 40 and over division, amateur and pro.
  • First ever Zebulon Rail Jam designed by Zeb Powell, Stratton Parks, and Lane Knaack of HFM Welding. 
  • A Speaker Series to bring the community together to discuss riding, photography, and celebrate iconic images from snowboarding's storied East Coast History. Speakers and photographers to be announced soon. 
  • The Vintage Snowboard Room for collectors and traders to visit and be able to bid and buy rare boards. 
  • The WITNESS Photo and Art Gallery featuring snowboarding photography spanning four decades. 
  • The annual Level Field Fund Poker Tournament will be part of the schedule. Hosted by Olympic Gold Medalist and Stratton Mountain School Snowboard Program Director, Ross Powers.
East Street Archives will continue to make supporting non-profits a key objective of all we do and create. During HOMESICK we will be raising funds for The Stratton Foundation, CHILL Foundation, and Level Field Fund. 

Register for competition via EAST STREET ARCHIVES. Olympic medals and US Open trophies welcome but not required... Spectating is free.


For those just joining, East Street Archives is Gary Land, and his personal love letter to snowboarding.  It is also a 437-page book. East Street Archives delivers a raw look and emotional journey from Gary about East Coast snowboarding during the golden era of riding in the 1990's. There are many never-seen-before riding and lifestyle images, captured on 35mm film throughout the mountains and streets of the USA and Canada. The book celebrates the riders, personalities, and moments that were instrumental in pushing snowboarding through a historical decade.  Order here.


Monday, November 21

10E2684: Free To Be You And Me (50th anniversary)

"In 1972, the children's album Free To Be... You And Me debuted, featuring stories and songs that celebrated tolerance, individuality and gender neutrality."  Listen to a recap by Deena Prichep on NPR