Burton Snowboards’ Standing Sideways – NYC Premiere

Over the past few months, we’ve been incredibly excited, awaiting the release of Burton Snowboards’ new film, Standing Sideways. The official premiere took place a couple of weeks ago, fittingly, in Denver Colorado for a few thousand snowboard fans. However, for those based in New York City – a stop on Burton’s global tour for the film – were treated to not just a screening, but a ridiculously fun party with the brands’ top riders in attendance.

Hosted by The Good Life!, the party took place at Santos Party house in downtown Manhattan; a two floor complex where Standing Sideways screened on both levels. We were invited to an intimate pre-party where we had the chance to catch up with our favorite pros. It’s always exciting to see some of the best athletes in world descend upon NYC in its urban landscape and not on the chairlift. (Especially, a sighting of the great Terje Haakonsen!)

                                                  Terje Haakonsen & Bruno Musso

Frends crew, Danny Davis and Jack Mitrani kept the antics wild, along with pros Ethan Deiss, Jussi Oksanen, Kazu Kokubo, Mikkel Bang, Mark Sollors and Mikey Rencz. It was also cool to chat again with new kid on the block Mark McMorris – who knows what this kid is capable of over the next few seasons?! He’s just getting warmed up and we can’t wait to see his slopestyle run at 2012 Winter X Games!

                                                                    Mark McMorris

                                         Mark McMorris, Jack Mitrani & Kazu Kokubo

                                                                     Kazu Kokubo

                                                Meatball Connoisseur- Danny Davis

                                                                      Jack Mitrani

We definitely recommend downloading a copy of the film on iTunes and a huge thanks go out to the entire Burton crew for such a great time! Pray for snow! – Jessica McMenamin

                                                     Rad Collector – Brad Clarke

                                                                     Alex Dymond

        Burton Crew- Chris Clark, Tanner Comfort, Amanda Wormann & Chris Bernard

                                                                Stash & Jussi Oksanen

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