It's International Snowblade Day! (Shane McConkey Foundation)

It's International Snowblade Day! (Shane McConkey Foundation)


It's International Snowblade Day! (Shane McConkey Foundation)


^Courtesy: Shane McConkey Foundation

The Shane McConkey Foundation has officially declared today, March 26th, as ‘International Snowblade Day’ in honor of their legendary namesake.

The foundation has organized a fun raffle event that includes some sweet gear giveaways, and is holding a snowblade photo contest.

You can register for the event here.

Read below for more details!

What is International Snowblade Day?

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“On March 26, 2009, the world said goodbye to Shane McConkey, a man who dreamed the impossible, rocked the ski world, and who continues to inspire people around the globe to live their best lives. This year, in honor of his playful spirit and irreverent approach to not taking ourselves too seriously, the Shane McConkey Foundation declares March International Snowblade Month and March 26th International Snowblade Day. So wax up your snow blades and rally to your favorite mountain to celebrate life and pay tribute to a legend.

Keep reading below to learn how you can enter into our Snowblade Day Sweepstakes where we’ll be giving away $10,000 in skis, boards, and cool stuff during our live-stream on March 26th. Proceeds benefit the Shane McConkey Foundation.”

OPTION 1: Enter our Snowblade Day Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win Some Loot (registration below)

The Shane McConkey Foundation will be giving away over $10,000 in skis, snowboards, bindings, helmets, goggles, season passes, packs, poles, certificates, and much more from Jones Snowboards, K2, Oakley, Pit Viper, Laird Hamilton, SquawAlpine, Anon, Arcade, The North Face, and so many other rad companies during the International Snowblade Day live-stream on March 26, 2021 at 7pm PST.

^Courtesy: Shane McConkey Foundation

Purchase an automatic entry into the giveaway by choosing a registration option above, then tune-in at 7pm on March 26th to see if you’re one of the lucky winners! Proceeds from the giveaway benefit The Shane McConkey Foundation, so even if you aren’t lucky enough to win, you’re still rad in our book.

NOTE: No purchase necessary to join the live-stream, so register for free below if you’d like to attend!”

OPTION 2: Participate in our #SNOWBLADEDAY Photo Contest

“Hashtag #SnowbladeDay in a photo on Instagram or Twitter throughout International Snowblade Month (March) shredding your snowblade OR upload your photo here. All photos submitted will populate on The Shane McConkey Foundation homepage. Show your friends, call your mom, let the world know you’ve reached a level of awesomeness you only dreamed of. Make sure to tag @shanemcconkeyfoundation in your post so that we can share and connect!

All photo submissions will automatically be entered into win a special prize during our live-stream on International Snowblade Day (March 26th). Our panel of not-so-expert snowblade judges will evaluate and critique the photo submissions on technical aspects, style, creativity, and our very own proprietary yet highly subjective radness scale. Pro tip: you can submit one photo per day – so fire away!

Then, make sure to register for the live-stream above (it’s free) so you can tune-in to see if you’ve won OR increase your chances of winning some loot by buying a giveaway ticket below to enter the Snowblade Day Sweepstakes!

Don’t have snow? No problemo. Snowblades are equally sweet on grass, sand, jungle gyms (parental supervision advised), beds, asphalt, and most types of cobblestone.”

All proceeds benefit:


“The Shane McConkey Foundation was founded in recognition of the worldwide community of skiers, adventurers and everyday people who share a passion for life. In Shane’s honor, we support epic causes that protect kids, wildlife and our planet.

Thanks to support from people like you, the Shane McConkey Foundation has donated more than $550,000 since its inception in 2011. Each year, we donate to causes that benefit environmental education and directly impact the Tahoe Truckee community. We are proud to share that this Foundation has always been driven by 100 percent volunteer efforts so that every dollar raised (after basic expenses) goes directly toward noteworthy causes.”

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