After a few days of hiking around in the Tahoe side country after some early season snow its always a shredder tradition to hit up Boreal for opening day.  This year they sure out did themselves. The park crew hammered out one of, if not the best opening setup to date. Big ups to Lane, JR and crew for killing it with 10 features including the new Z tube, and a nice 20 footish’ table top.  Mother nature provided a nice coating of natural snow and cold temps this week which allowed the snowmakers to crank the guns allowing top to bottom runs for the anxious crowd.

Its always great seeing shred heads you might of gone all summer without seeing on the slope for some beers and slashes in the sun! Lets hope this is an insight to what could be a long overdue big winter in Tahoe!

We at Heckler Magazine also want to send our best to a fellow shred head that took a nasty fall today and had to be airlifted to Reno.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you Chip, we have no doubt you’re gonna pull through this and be back on your board soon enough bud.

 

J-Man don't hit rails, but he'll wack his board for ya.

J-Man don’t hit rails, but he’ll wack his board for ya.

Sponzo warming up his front board through the donkey.

Sponzo warming up his front board through the donkey.

Brian Neri with a proper lip, no catch on this one.

Brian Neri with a proper lip, no catch on this one.

Videograss is gonna have to wait, Mark Wilson's busy riding boreal.

Videograss is gonna have to wait, Mark Wilson’s busy riding boreal.

Neri switch 1 5'0 on the down tube.

Neri switch 1 5’0 on the down tube.

Sponzo.

Sponzo.

Brett Wilkinson was actively wearing his Nolan Apparel while lapping today.

Brett Wilkinson was actively wearing his Nolan Apparel while lapping today.

Aggressive glasses for aggressive laps with the stoked Casey Pletz.

Aggressive glasses for aggressive laps with the stoked Casey Pletz.

Dan Danzberger looks like he didn't pause for summer, style as always.

Dan Danzberger looks like he didn’t pause for summer, style as always.

Tried my best to catch the cat by his tail as he carved the slopes. Felix slash.

Tried my best to catch the cat by his tail as he carved the slopes. Felix slash.

Dan Danzberger making it look easy on opening day.

Dan Danzberger making it look easy on opening day.

Christian Connors was lighting the park up all day!

Christian Connors was lighting the park up all day!

Whats an opening day at Boreal without DJ Paul ?!

Whats an opening day at Boreal without DJ Paul ?!

UnKnown rider tackling the new Z-Rail.

Ricky Koukal tackling the new Z-Rail.

Logan Sabo shifted gears from dirt to snow real quick.

Logan Sabo shifted gears from dirt to snow real quick.

Not in the doghouse, but on top. Christian Connors.

Not in the doghouse, but on top. Christian Connors.

Tucker Andrews givin her the one hand poke-aroo.

Tucker Andrews givin her the one hand poke-aroo.

Brady Lem chopped of the back of hair and this back board.

Brady Lem chopped of the back of his hair and this back board.

Pletz playin.

Pletz playin.

Casey Platz was not fucking around on this 5'0. Believe it or not he stuck it out, and we chuckled about it.

Casey Platz was not fucking around on this 5’0. Believe it or not he stuck it out, and we chuckled about it.

Tucker Andrews and Taylor Carlton flipn out!

Tucker Andrews and Taylor Carlton flipn out at how good it was today!

 

 

 

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