All posts by: Pat Vuagnat

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Woodspirit idea is to return to the roots, to seek the original freesking spirit, by producing in an artisanal way.  Being as much respectful of the nature, while achieving the finest gliding devices. Unique and powerfull, built with noble and sustainable materials such as wood cores and ampliTex® flax fibers reforcement. For this season Woodspirit […]

E-Tech is an award winning environmentally friendly high performance surfboard and stand up paddleboard factory, that is the first of its kind in the world. Co-owners Todd Patterson and Ryan Harris opened their shop with one mission in mind: To demonstrate to the greater surfing community that there are greener and more sustainable surfboard production […]

The Ambient bio-based honeycomb paper board is made of mostly natural materials from renewable resources and a low carbon footprint. The blank is made of 75% recycled honeycomb paper with EPS rails. It is laminated with Bcomb ampliTex SURF natural flax fabric and the glassing is done with Entropy Resin’s bio-epoxy. The visible natural fibres […]

FUSTA skis are hand made in Auvergne, France, by 2 brothers passionated about nature and mountains. FUSTA claims top notch quality, highlights environmental consciousness and human values. Series are limited and customisable on demand. Their latest adition, named “chaudefour” is a free-touring orientated ski that weighs 1450grs for 90mm width waist. This weight saving is […]

DOWN SKIS, is a Europen based company, dedicated to create originally designed high quality freeride and freestyle skis, notably beiing knowed through their distintive carbon layup’s construction. For 2016 Down has totally redesigned its ski range by incorporating ampliTex flax fibres fabrics within their originally carbon layups. The purpose is to add damping to the […]

JY surfboards are built to last, with less environmental impact, locally produced and custom made. Running a surfboard repair shop, since 2006, Julian Yoshi noticed a change in the industry. Quality-wise, boards were not getting any better. Board design still evolves, but the production of surfboards is more centralised then ever. “After being fed up […]

The german Stand Up Paddle brand, Hu’Chu, has presented during the JEC show in Paris a new model with a layup made entirely with bio-based materials. It contains ampliTex flax fiber light fabrics coating and Entropy SuperSap bio-sourced resin. Daniel Roesner the shaper of Hu Chu boards is devoted to use of the most performing […]

The Utah based ski brand, DPS, proudly welcomes a new construction, called Tour1,  that prioritizes a feathery weigh-in simultaneously delivering a high-performance descent. A specialized beast infused with DPS renowned torsional stiffness, power, and craftsmanship. Already 3 models of ski feature the brand new TOUR 1 construction. To outperform the performances of their allready well […]

The young Bern based ski manufacturer Earlybird Skis combines all available eco-responsible materials to build high performance and lightweight freeride touring skis.  They use ampliTex® flax fibres, biobased entropyresins® epoxy, regional wood for the cores and top sheets, a recycled P-Tex race base and a 100% biobased ski wax. More info about Early Bird Skis HERE More info about ampliTex® […]