Episode 11 of the Spark R&D Podcast features an interview with Jay Moore. Jay is the owner of the famous World Boards, a skate and snowboard shop in Bozeman, Montana. In the interview, he discusses among many topics, his early days in California skating and riding, how he got to Bozeman, how he started the shop, his first interactions with Spark R&D and Will, and how he stays stoked after all these years.
In episode 8 of the Spark R&D Podcast, we chat with Steph Nitsch, the co-owner and founder of the women’s snowboard brand, Pallas Snowboards. Steph is an avid splitboarder and spends a lot of time backcountry, making her a perfect guest for the show. During the podcast, we talk about the origins of Pallas Snowboards, some of her design philosophy, the Jackson Hole Pow Wow, and her passion for getting ladies active in the backcountry.
In episode six of the Spark R&D Podcast we spoke with photographer Zach Clanton. Zach spends a ton of time in the backcountry and filled us in on his photography, his affinity for human powered travel, sketchy plane landings, his AK split mission to “Storm Troopers” with Thomas Delfino last winter, and more!