Rios Libres fundraiser at KEEN!
Every January the outdoor industry descends on Salt Lake City for four days of new products, new colors and new faces to meet.
Working throughout the show, this dog did not get the most time to wander. With some planning the wandering was pretty focused. The tail always wags as friends are sought out, some that have not been seen for days, months, or years. High fives and smiles were given out like stickers, hugs were saved for those special relationships acquired over the years. New relationships were formed around the show, product was ogled over, and the talk of inversion was overheard everywhere.
With cold temps outside visitors rushed from their hotels to the convention center in the morning. In the evening the walk home had some people stop to check out a rather interesting digital art installation. With the help of KEEN Footwear this art installation displayed the Northern Lights on the walls of a vacant lot. It was very interesting to say the least, a need to see them in the wild has resurfaced.
And this is where I leave you.
Welcome to the shop.
The winter is always a slightly awkward time in New England. The weather cools down and snow blankets the ground adding some beauty to the world. With the cold weather water freezes making paddling, surfing, swimming a rare thing, so to even it out the Stranded Dog found himself down at the new Speedboard USA shop to check out where they were headed for Spring 2013.
Walking into the shop finds you in a between and office and a comfy couch, not a bad place to be. Keeping work and play on the same level helps them stay focused on making some of the fastest boards on the market. Walk through a simple door into the workshop and board storage and you are overwhelmed by the beautiful boards stacked up.
This is where I will leave you. Check out the photos, if you want more check out Speedboard USA. If you get a chance try one out. I think you will dig it.