Snowboarding has reached the mainstream. Whether you think that’s good, or you think it’s totally awful, the truth is it’s reached the masses. Since that’s the case, we might as well bring you the Top 5 most mainstream snowboard moments of 2011…

1. The NY Times Talks About Shaun White’s Snowboard Pants…

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/sports/30xgames.html

 

oh yes, you heard us right. Last year when Shaun White failed to make the cut in slopestyle, the entire world was up in arms. But they weren’t upset because the golden child was now only up to par. No No, that’s not what people were mad about at all. They were mad because he was wearing extremely tight, and funny snowboard pants.

However all the anger couldn’t stop the Flying Tomato, because he came back in SuperPipe and shut up all the naysayers with a crazy run that couldn’t be touched…