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Duct Tape at Baker

It’s been four years since Peter competed in the Mt Baker Banked Slalom, but it seems he’s still got the magic, clocking a 1:37 on one of the most physically demanding courses to date. It wasn’t fast enough to take top spot in the Pro Masters category but second ain’t too bad! Here he is [...]
It’s been a successful first day at the Legendary Banked Slalom, Mt Baker. After a four year break from racing in the event, Amplid’s co-owner Peter Bauer guided an UNW8 159 through Baker’s famous banks at a warp speed time of 1:38:06, taking top spot in the Pro Master’s category ahead of a sterling field [...]

Welcome to Mt Baker

It’s approaching the time of year when anybody who’s anybody in the US snowboard scene makes the pilgrimage to Mt. Baker, Washington, to compete or just watch the Legendary Banked Slalom. Amplid HQ arrived at Baker yesterday with uber jetlag to enjoy fresh snowfalls, insane freeride terrain and some banked slalom madness. Keep an eye [...]