Westbeach’s book “Out West” release party                                                                                           -Words & Photos: Scott Serfas

2009 marks the 30th year for Westbeach, the Canadian snowboard original, and with that comes the Heritage book. Out West, written by Dano Pendygrasse is a look back into the origins of the Canadian snowboard scene. Vancouver’s Red Bull Louge, Westbeach held the release party and a lot of the old dogs came down to throw a few shakas andtalk….um, poker? Check out Westbeach.com for more info.

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“nobody knows the things we’ve seen” -dano

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The entrance lined with pages from the book.

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Page from the book.

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The old dogs still get the love they deserve. Sean Johnson and Marc Castonguay.

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Alex Warburton and Murray Siple talk old times.

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Marc Morriset and Sean Johnson.

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Marc Castonguay and Chis Nicols came to say hi.

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“You block me and I’ll run.” Extra CL Smooths did find a home. Some things just don’t change.

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Party!

For more about the Westbeach book, check TWS’ earlier post here: OUT WEST