RIP Tom Sims

Thanks for everything.


By now your facebook feed has been flooded with the news that Beastie Boys MCA Adam Yauch has passed away after a battle with cancer. The Beastie Boys are fucking awesome, and so here's a little tribute: some shred footage of MCA in Valdez,…

Every Third Thursday: iShred!

We listened to the Steve Jobs audiobook on our recent drive to San Francisco. Normally a 10-hour drive, it took more like 15 thanks to a shooting that closed down I-5, and we got to listen to almost the entire thing. In those 10-mind melting…

RIP James Van Doren

Los Angeles Times has an in depth and very cool (for an obit) obitituary on Vans co-founder James Van Doren, who passed away Oct 12 at 72 after a long illness. It's pretty hard to debate that Vans is one of the most, if not the most, influential…

Manifest Teaser

ARob's final vision, Manifested.

Aaron Robinson Memorial Lap

The snowboard community gathers to remember a fallen soldier

JRob and ARob

Remembering a fallen friend and an amazing human being.

RIP Macho Man

Today, the Yobeat staff is mourning the loss of a true American hero. TMZ is reporting Macho Man Randy Savage has passed away in a car wreck in Tampa, Florida. Pictured above with Yobeat Publisher Brooke Geery, Savage remains one of the…

Remembering Dylan Peters

The snowboarding community recently lost one of its most promising young athletes. Dylan Peters was the perfect snowboarder. Constantly pushing himself and others around him. I meet him during my first ever coaching job at Bolton Valley.…

Slashin' For Scotty at Brighton

Scotty Goodale passed away tragically after hitting a tree in past February. This weekend friends and would-have-been friends will gather at Brighton to ride and remember him. Check the flier for all the details: For those not familiar…