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Rene Rinnekangas in 'Sugared'

Rene Rinnekangas in 'Sugared'

Sugared is the reason why we still need full-length video releases in a world of straight-to-Instagram clips and immediate gratification. Sure, it took creative duo Rene Rinnekangas and Anton Kiiski a lot of hard work to put the video together over four months of bleak post-Covid winter. But their determination shows through in this release, with exciting spot selections and Rene’s sophisticated approach to snowboarding.
on November 23, 2021
HOMEGROWN - Casey Savage and Friends in Vermont

HOMEGROWN - Casey Savage and Friends in Vermont

Rome SDS spent a few weeks following Vermont born and raised AM ripper Casey Savage around his home state searching for unique spots. The result is HOMEGROWN, an endlessly entertaining journey into Casey's roots.
on November 19, 2021
How to Choose a Pair of Snowboard Boots

How to Choose a Pair of Snowboard Boots

When choosing a new pair of snowboard boots, it’s worth doing your research and trying on as many as you can; in the end, they’re probably the most important item in your gear bag. It’s vital the flex suits your style of riding, and how they fit can genuinely make or break your day. 
on September 10, 2021
Traditional Laces vs. BOA vs. Hybrid Lacing

Traditional Laces vs. BOA vs. Hybrid Lacing

Ever found a boot that fits well but you don’t like the lacing system? Or one that’s almost perfect but you don’t dig the color? Been there, done that. That’s why we’ve made every Rome boot available in regular laces, BOA or a hybrid system; and to keep things simple there’s only one colorway (black) – so when you’re trying them all on you can focus on what’s really important: comfort. 
on September 10, 2021
How to Fit Your Snowboard Boots

How to Fit Your Snowboard Boots

When it comes to snowboard boots, fit is everything. Period. Your boots will only perform properly if they fit properly, so keep the following tips in mind when you’re trying on your next pair. Here are some tips on how to size, heat mold, and break in your snowboard boots.
on September 10, 2021
The Best Freeride Snowboard Bindings

The Best Freeride Snowboard Bindings

The boundaries between styles of snowboarding get more blurred every year. From park to pow, riders like Stale Sandbech can get creative on every kind of terrain, and the equipment they use is accordingly pretty versatile. But if there’s one word that still sums up the essence of ‘freeriding’ it is speed. If you like going really, really fast then you need a pair of snowboard bindings geared towards freeriding.
on September 09, 2021