Some things in life are just meant to be awesome. After so many years of unreal experiences, that’s the only way we can describe the U.S. Open of Snowboarding. So many aspects of this sport change, popularity goes up and down, trends come and go, but yet every year this event gives us everything we ever wanted from snowboarding and refreshes our love for what is seriously one of the most fun things on earth. Following the pessimistic tone of the end of 2016, this year’s Open, the 35th, was restorative in more ways than one. Perfect weather, a huge contingent of friends and fam, and some next level snowboarding gave us all the giant reset that we needed. From resurgent wins by Shaun White and Mark McMorris to ground breaking riding by Chloe Kim and Anna Gasser on the pro side to spending days getting lost on Vail’s endless terrain with the Burton and Dope Roots crews, followed by nights getting lost doing who knows what, we’ve got the whole thing documented in film by Craig Wetherby as only TheGoodLife! can. Enjoy the ride.
When word was sent from our VT brethren that another big storm was about to hit we decided to head North to enjoy some POW! After a late night at our Family Dinner at Sweet Chick we packed up the Jeep and hit the road first thing in the A.M. to try and avoid the hectic, stormy roads but the snow came in fast! The trip up to Burlington usually takes about 5-6 hours but this time it was a 9 hour treacherous journey. Even though it was a super long drive it was well worth the trek! See more photos from this epic trip after the jump… Read the rest of this entry »
We are excited to present our latest sonic endeavor “The Good Mix Volume 1!” The first ever mix produced by Jaziah and Nianga as DEMEDUSA, “The Good Mix” blends everything from classic Wu Tang and Outkast to Gucci Mane and 21 Savage to create one hell of a smoked out setlist. “The Good Mix Volume 1” is available for stream exclusively on Mixcloud. Listen to it here and follow us at Mixcloud.com/WeAreTheGoodLife. A new volume of The Good Mix to drop every month!
While many look at the months following the holidaze and before the thaw as a dreary purgatory that must be suffered through, TheGoodLife! looks at it as our favorite time of year! Cause, that’s right, we’re headed on the Mile High Tour! For as long as we can remember we’ve been assembling a merry band of creative homies to head to the mountains for an adventure of a lifetime, and each year TheGoodLife! Mile High Tour has delivered! This year was no exception. Beginning with the “Pray For Snow” show in Denver, through the mountains and finally on to the X Games in Aspen there were great times with great friends at ever turn. Thanks to our friends and partners at Fice Gallery, 10 Barrel Brewing, Protect Our Winters, Dope Roots and Burton Snowboards for coming along for the ride. Check out who all we ran into in a massive film photo gallery by Craig Wetherby after the jump. #SnowGods represent!
Last week the Snow Gods trekked from NYC to Denver to commence our annual Mile High Tour, a time honored tradition of bringing ample pow and good times to our Rocky Mountain fam. This year we began the tour a bit differently by gathering an assortment of talented TheGoodLife! artists to create “Pray For Snow,” a group photography exhibit featuring the work of Jimmy Chin, Cole Barash, Laura Austin, Meg Haywood Sullivan, Craig Wetherby and Dean Blotto Gray. Hosted by our friends at Fice Gallery’s rad new Denver outpost and made possible by support from 10 Barrel Brewing, all proceeds from sales at “Pray For Snow,” will be committed to Protect Our Winters. Thanks to everyone that came to the show including Donna Carpenter, Chris Steinkamp, Barbara Weber, Torrey Udall, Lukas Haynes, and Auden Schendler of POW, photographers Dean Blotto Gray, Laura Austin, and Craig Wetherby, Jens Heig of Snowboard Magazine, Burton pro rider Zak Hale, DJ Rhetorik and many more. From the show we took it next store to 10 Barrel Brewing’s spanking new Denver brewpub where KNGZMEN TJ and JesseTre Mizell rocked the party until the early morning hours. Check out some pics after the jump and stay tuned for the full Mile High Tour recap coming soon!