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B Movie - Burton Movie Premiere,
New York City at Tribeca Cinemas

 and Party at Bar 169, East Broadway
Article and Video by Lauren Traub Teton


Lauren and Friends. Contact me if you know their names!

The first big NY snowboard movie premiere grandly kicked off the snowboard party season in the NYC. Hundreds of people lined up in front of Tribeca Cinemas on Varick Street downtown to see "B Movie," Burton's new  40-minute film. The film showed in two theaters simultaneously, and then organizers quickly (and kindly) scheduled a second showing to accommodate the overflow crowd. (See our vid here.)

Seeing the film in a theater instead of at a party gives you the chance to look at the film a lot more closely, hear the soundtrack, and enjoy it all comfortably. Burton is taking a page from the Warren Miller juggernaut in this regard.

2004 was also a good Burton NYC party year with Shaun White, Hannah Teter, Jake Burton Carpenter, DCP, Megan Pischke, Romain DeMarchi and other pro-snowboarder s in attendance. See close-up pictures of Shaun White before he was a superstar, and the others on SnowboardSecrets.com here.

The NY Snowboarding Meetup kicks ASS by the way, with 1660 members as of this writing, and over 100 attending this event. Thanks Keith and Agatha for arranging the movie meetup! And so did The B. This movie, unlike most snowboard films actually kind of has a plot. Well, a theme is more like it. The "B" has a role in the film, as a 100 foot long B shaped playground at Northstar, Tahoe, for the riders to do tricks over and off of. Fun idea and photogenic too! See what the B looks like and what this evening was like in our video here.

Standout parts in the film went to Shaun White with the leadoff, riding his private halfpipe at Silverton, and dressed in a black catsuit. We actually see Shaun fall, and as we well know about Shaun White, that just makes him try super harder to succeed. (More Shaun White here.)

Nicolas Mueller uses the Alps like his own giant natural terrain park and his riding reminds us why he was twice crowned snowboarder of the year. His buddy and business partner Fredi Kalbermatten has a part. Best part was Jeremy Jones (rail rider) from Salt Lake, looking lean and mean. He also astounds with his no-hands motorcycle riding, and then, well, I won't tell you what else he does on the bike. You'll have to see it to believe it, but don't try it, please.

There's fun rail riding with great beats in the beginning. Snowboarding in an icy skate bowl was new to me, and then the little trick at the end where the 2 riders jump off their sleds and swap is cute, like something your parents might have seen on "The Monkees" tv show.

Shaun White himself made a quick late-night run through the Burton film premiere after-party (at Bar 169) where we saw him from midnight to 12:30, then took off in a cab, with cheers from his fans. This party actually had fancy hors d'ouevres served by wait staff on trays upstairs.

Here's a photo from last year's bowling party in Boston, with Nico Mueller lower right, Fredi Kalbermatten center, Liam Griffin upper left, and Yale Cousino upper right. Read our brand new interview with Yale Cousino here. And read about that Burton Boston party 2008 here.

Nicolas Mueller, Freddi Kalbermatten, Liam Griffin, Yale Cousino








 

 

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