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Manufacturing Day, this year on October 3, is a national effort to spotlight manufacturing and manufacturing job opportunities in the United States. The mission of MFG DAY is to “address common misconceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Congratulations to David Rodoreda Sala of Navas Spain, the winner of our T-Shirt Design Contest! We liked his design because it was unique and creative, would spark  a great conversation with a non-splitboarder, and might even be a good checklist to consult when you’re heading out the door. (Come on now, be honest, how many… Read more »

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Congrats to Nicholas Lamper for winning the Spark R&D design contest. His design, Misty Mountain, was chosen by the Spark R&D crew as the overall favorite. A big thank you to everyone who submitted art to us. The response was amazing and we enjoyed looking at all the designs. Stay tuned in the future for… Read more »

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We made our annual migration to SIA at the end of January to showcase our 2011/2012 product and to catch up with some good friends. The last year flew by and with splitboarding becoming more popular worldwide, it’s kept us really busy. It felt good to take a break, get some face time with our… Read more »

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UPDATED: DECEMBER 2010 Hey all, We’ve had some reports of the springs in the ankle buckles coming unclipped, which causes the buckle to flop around.  The buckle on the left below is normal, while the one on the right has an unclipped spring: Upon investigation it seems that our supplier used the wrong length of… Read more »

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Hang out with Spark R&D at Storm Shadow Productions premiere of Water to Wine. There will spark swag given away and a chance to win a pair of the new Blaze bindings as well. A Montana-made ski & snowboard film! The first premiere is Wednesday, September 8th at MSU’s Procrastinator Theater – shows times at… Read more »

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The next generation is here. Introducing the BLAZE splitboard binding for the 2010/2011 season. Since the very beginning, Spark R&D has been a rider-owned and operated business, pushing innovation in the sport of splitboarding – because that’s what we LIVE for. We are all splitboarders. We have spent hundreds of days in the backcountry. We… Read more »

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For some photos and stoked-ness, check out the splitboard.com thread Though we couldn’t make it out to this one, we did send along a little something special as a raffle prize … We thought you might enjoy some thoughts from the winner (schwalbster from splitboard.com): Am I the most stoked Dude or what? I’m the… Read more »