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TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014

TheGoodLife! FC adidas Fanatic Cup 2014With sunny 80 degree weather and the Manhattan skyline gleaming in the background, it was a picture perfect day in Brooklyn for 28 of NYC’s toughest clubs to battle for all city domination in the 13th installment of the adidas Fanatic Cup tournament. Having just finished the Fanatic League under questionable circumstances, TheGoodLife! FC was poised to make an impression, and make an impression we did. With wins over The Ace Hotel, Alife, adidas Originals, and the Standard Hotel, plus a cumulative 24-3 goal differential, we blazed through our bracket and the quarterfinals until we were stopped 2-1 by Barney’s NYC in a hard fought semi final match. All in all it was one hell of a day. Huge thanks to adidas, Bradley Carbone, and our squad of Juan Aguiar, Stefano Fossa, Andres Sosa, Miranda Maxwell, Sigrún Eva Jónsdóttir, Vincent Mark, Jeff Greensleeves, keeper Noah Ritter, captain Timbo Baggins, and coach Craig Wetherby for making one of NYC’s most memorable events that much more memorable. Check out our epic recap in film from Coach Craig with words from the Cap’n right here after the jump. Can’t wait til next year!

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014As expected the adidas Fanatic Cup was bigger than ever this year – they even had a jumbotron!

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014And TheGoodLife! FC was ready!

JUAN_RICKY&TIMBOThis year we even had flags (and our funky mascott Ricky Powell).

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Supporters for all sides were out in full force.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Even if some just came for the free ice cream.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014We hit the pitch and went right to work – no surprise they went for a classic two on Juan.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014But Juan was like “nahhhhh.”

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Then he was like, “I got this.”

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Then he was like “Wanna see something?”

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Then he was like “goooooool!”

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Stefano gave him some love.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014And then the whole squad jumped in!

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014No matter what the result it was all love after every game. We heart Orginals.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Yeah Bradley!!

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014TheGoodLife! FC is for the children!

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014And Icelandic girls!

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Speaking of which; Siggy was killing it.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014As was Sosa.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014He might not have been playing but Roofeeo damn sure killed it too!

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Majors and Noah – the tourney’s MVP keeper by far – always repping C to the fullest.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Not even the NYPD could keep Stefano away, from D to striker he was everywhere.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Through the five hole!

TIMBO&JEFFWhile Timbo and Jeff strategized…

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Young Vince plotted another score.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014Miranda always kept her cool.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014And even tho Mans tried…

TALENT_SCOUTHe couldn’t rattle the Rickster.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014While some had their eyes on Hope…

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014We kept our eyes on the prize.

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014And even though Lily’s came away with the cup…

TheGoodLife! FC Repeat Final Four Finish at adidas Fanatic Cup 2014We left with the love. Until next year!!

Canadian Tuxedo // outskirts of Mammoth, CA

Meg Haywood Sullivan

Heli Follows the Rider

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A big part of filming in the back country is using the helicopter, not only for a ride back to the top, but you have the option to take the doors off and strap the photographer and cinematographer to the side. As you can see in this photo, the filmer is standing on the side of the machine as it follows the rider down the mountain hitting over sized jumps. As you could imagine, this is a thrilling way to document the Earth (and action) below you! One could never grow tired of hanging from the side of this flying machine as it moves around the Alaskan mountains. Blotto

Babes and birds. Moab, Utah.

Meg Haywood Sullivan

 

TheGoodLife! Bag-O-Bones

THEGOODLIFE! BAG-O-BONESJust in time for the dog days of summer, we’d like to introduce TheGoodLife! Bag-O-Bones! Our all-new travel domino set comes in an organic hemp/cotton bag handmade in vermont and features a 100% hemp scorepad by NYC’s Canvas Society, a TheGoodLife! x Bic lighter and TheGoodLife! x Sharpie Mini. Perfect for beach missions, road trips, or just backyard bangin’ TheGoodLife! Bag-O-Bones is the ultimate summer gaming accessory. Available in limited quantities, get yours at TheGoodLife! store today!

The Frendly Gathering 2014

Last weekend TheGoodLife! ventured into the Green Mountains to celebrate life with our extended Vermont family at The Frendly Gathering. Each year our frends Danny Davis & Jack Mitrani put together a one of a kind experience, at Timber Ridge Resort in Southern Vermont, which encompasses some of the finest elements life has to offer…Fresh air, fun music, healthy food, good peoples, and all around great vibes!  More photos after the jump…

Craig Wetherby

Welcome to The Frendly Gathering!

Upon arrival at our campsite we knew things were going to be very chill seeing how Blotto was enjoying himself already…

Meanwhile, Chenoah was making sure the tent set-up was just right!

Some people had come with slightly elevated accommodations.

Even Burton brought out their latest arsenal of camping gear for all to enjoy!

But Katie took it up a notch with her Good Peoples bungalow!

Our zone was naturally enhanced with TheGoodLife! Pro Series Deluxe Domino Set and the “Get Together” from The House of Marley…

While Greg made sure everyone was enjoying themselves as always…

He finally found DHARMA!

As we journeyed through the forest we discovered an oasis full of music and dancing…

As love filled the air everywhere we looked.

When LYNX took over the barn and got everyone extra warm and bubbly…

Status Jeff was working hard to get the stage set for the late night surprise.

Its all fun and games until someone loses a finger!

Things really stared to heat up once the sun set…

Then Shakey Graves hit the stage and set the tone for the rest of the night.

Getting to know our neighbors.

All the fine ladies were out and ready for what the night had in store…

AMD had the right idea!

While this chick had everyone mesmerized with her moves…

Twiddle gave their last performance of the weekend perched up in kush tree nests…

But these guys weren’t ready for it to be over yet.

Luckily the treez were there to guide us home.

Unfortunately, we had to pack it up…

‘Til next year…

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff NYC!

TheGoodLife! x Burton Summer Kickoff 2014!Our annual party with Burton Snowboards on the roof of Milk Studios has become something of an urban legend: the perfect jump off that hits just once a year and signals the official beginning of summer in the city. This year the party gods showed their favor on the event to an even higher level as a wet muggy morning bloomed into sunny cloudless afternoon before a sunset that has us feeling like we were partying in heaven. Yes it was that good. With flowing tropical cocktails from Peligroso, Captain Morgan and Smirnoff, ice cold Red Stripes and a raging dance floor courtesy of DJ’s Smoke L.E.S. and Florencia Galarza it was, well, perfect. From a sneak peek at Burton’s 2015 winter line to appearances from Shaun White, Jeff Koons, and Jake Burton plus team riders Danny Davis, Mark McMorris, Kimmy Fasani, and Kelly Clark, you can see it all in our full gallery of photos from Peter Pabon. Can’t wait til next year!

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Next year’s boards looking proper!

DSC08664Oh word, candy?!

DSC086652015 sticker preview.

DSC08695Remember old glider planes?

DSC08652A few of the drinks on the menu.

DSC08714The bar was stocked!

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Danny, Kimmy, and Mark showed up nice and early, looks like Danny could use a new sunglass sponsor tho.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Anyone in the mood for watermelon?

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Or an old fashioned icy?

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!JZ and Braydon Szafranski ready to rock!

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Jeff Koons and Jake Burton in the building, might a collabo be in the works?

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!The roof was starting to heat up.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Thanks to posses like this.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Christina Cardona from Trop Rouge and her friend came in peace.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Florencia Galarza on the decks – she got it poppin!

TheGoodLife! x Florencia GalarzaThat’s her “I know I’m killing it” smirk.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!DJ Smoke L.E.S. with NA from Deadline and Mike Malbon from Frank’s Chop Shop.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Ayo Roofeeo!

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!TJ Mizell was stoked!

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Alex Corporan always brings a good crew.

DSC08898Steve Reaves, Valissa Yoe, Craig Wetherby, Jasmine Solano & Miranda Maxwell

DSC08929Sammy da Joo

DSC08951Nicole Nadeau, Rata & Chenoah

DSC08967The Three Amigos.

DSC08985Amsterdam in the house.

DSC08927Tim and Marlen were glowing.

DSC09008Kacey was turning up!

DSC09022Burton makes you smile.

DSC09033Burton Global PR Director Abby Young enjoying the last of the light.

DSC08963Time to say buh bye to the sun!

DSC09042And hello to the night!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHey Ladies!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHaley Simpson, Burton’s Abby Shaw and friend.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Snobette’s Samia wasn’t even close to done!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThings started getting waaavy…

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERARight Marlen??

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABut Petey just kept rockin!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASo did Anne-Marie and Greg Dacyshyn.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!Shaun was with it.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!So were they.

TheGoodLife! x Burton Winter Preview x Summer Kickoff!But finally we came to the last song – next stop the after party! See you next year!