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North America | Peanut Butter And Rail Jam - Mont St. Bruno, QC 2015

Stop #2 of Volcom Stone’s Peanut Butter And Rail Jam fell into a deep freeze at Mont St. Bruno, Quebec for some smoking hot riding on Saturday January 17, 2015.

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Mont St. Bruno keeps the holiday spirit alive with lots of pine trees and red on the hill as the PBRJ spreads the cheer.

With rolled up snow pants, skate helmet, open windbreaker and hooded sweatshirt the Montreal locals have a style all their own.  It’s hard for an outsider to fully comprehend the sheer frigid temperatures of this day and the fashion over function mind set. Canadian blood must be thick because most moms say they were underdressed for the occasion. Or maybe the fire of their maneuvers is how these shredders fend off the frostbite. Either way, these guys and gals were getting after it!

Today’s Parks, headed by front man Guillaume Fournier, built a contest set up that was on point for everyone.  It featured a elevated lift tower that extended into a diving board exit, a flat box to flat rail combo middle section, and a pole jam to down flat down tube that added some flavor to this fan favorite feature.  Everyone was charging the obstacles with his or her own little twist and spin as practice ended and the riders meeting was called.  Competitors got the full breakdown and order of operations as their teeth chattered and eyelashes began to crystalize.  At this point all were ready to warm their blood as they hiked to the top to get ready to provide some red-hot jib action.

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You can see how cold it truly was as you look at the riders frosted faces...brrrr.
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Benjamin d’Hugues loads his shoulders as he gets ready to spin fs 270 off the end of the diving board feature in zone 1.
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Lenny Rawlinson had the long hair flowing in the breeze as he musters up a sw bs blunt slide 270 out on the kink tube in zone 3.
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David Tourngny turned heads the entire day. This 13-year-old kid manhandled any and all features in his path. David throws a combo with a boardslide on the box, 50-50 across the rail, and finishes with seamless fs 360 out. Not only did he capture the 15 & Under win, David also took home the $100 Rev’d Rider award with a look of surprise and excitement on his face.
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Clement Pageu throws some “hot garbage” on this fs boardslide across the tower as he exits back to regular in zone 1.
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Bernard J-R showing his version of the “Montreal snowboarding uniform” fending off the frostbite by setting zone 2 ablaze.
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Gabriel Gosselin had the judges seeing red as he landed a half cab 50-50 fs 270 lipslide to regular through the DFD tube in zone 1. The red-jacketed rider stuck out in the judge’s minds as they awarded him with a brand new Volcom Snowboard for his smooth moves.
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Nathaniel Vachon didn't think twice about the consequences of blasting this transfer from zone 1 to zone 2 as he gapped over to board slide. He was the only one that accomplished this feat the entire day. His no nonsense riding and style helped him grab ahold of 1st place in the 16-21 Division.
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12-year-old Samantha Secours pole jams into the down-flat-down tube in zone 1. It was really impressive to see anyone go through this process and we were stoked to see her get after it with no hesitation.
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Cédrick Lessard is a true snowboarder's snowboarder. She rides with style and finesse as she pulls a beautiful nose blunted lipslide in zone 1. She also gapped the DFD with a lipslide that had the guys wiping the frost from their eyes. It’s no wonder why she found herself atop of the Girls division.
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It is rare to hear the term “get it while it’s hot” when you speak of a PB&J sandwich. Hungry competitors hustle to get their gooey sandwiches together before Mother Nature freezes their spreadable options.
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Axel Théoret adds his own personal style and flair to the lift tower in zone 1. This man is a character and his snowboarding is a true reflection of that.
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Alexandre Gauthier flexed out this half cab nose press on the zone 3 down-flat-down without a single tap of the tail. It was so clean that he earned himself Electric California’s “Gooyest Move Of The Day” with $50 and a pair of shades to boot.
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Hailing from New Hampshire, Jed Sky travels hundreds of miles to capture a spot in the 2015 PBRJ Championships by stomping tricks like this gap to front board claiming a 2nd place finish in the Open/Am Division.
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JP Dorval rips through the lift tower with a 50-50 bs 540 out in zone 1. Check out the retro shape of his snowboard because it looks awesome.
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Gabriel Jacques blasting a gap bs 270 lipslide in zone 3. The landing was pure ice by this time and big tricks like this one had serious consequences. He also landed sw fs board slide through the entire down-flat-down to show that he had both tech and gnar in his wheelhouse. Needless to say, Gabriel was the overall winner in the Open/Am Division.

We would like to extend a great deal of gratitude to Melanie and the rest of Mont St. Bruno's staff for their diligence and attention to detail across the board.  Thank you to Guillaume Fournier and the entire park crew that left no stone unturned when building and maintaining the PBRJ contest site.  Thanks to our judges Charlo Beauregard, Julien Levesque, and PL Hamel for the scoring prowess. Thanks to Christina Campbell and JP Bélanger for helping with logistics throughout the day.  Lastly, our sponsors are awesome brands that support snowboarding at its core.  Check them out at the links below.

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Prizes.

15 & Under Division:
1st: David Tourigny
2nd: Benjamin d'Hugues
3rd: Lenny Rawlinson
4th: Pierre-Arthur Martel
5th: Frank Bélanger

16 - 21 Division:
1st:  Nathaniel Vachon
2nd: Bernard Joannette
3rd: Daniel Badgley
4th: Gabriel Gosselin
5th: Phil Mercier-Gilbert

Girl's Division:
1st: Cédrick Lessard
2nd: Britt Horowitz
3rd: Samantha Secours
4th: Karine Bien-Aimé

Men's Open/AM Division:
1st: Gabriel Jacques - $250
2nd: Jed Sky - $150
3rd: LP Dorval - $100
4th: Alexandre Gauthier
5th: Axel Théoret

Volcom Snowboard - Gabriel Gosselin

Rev’d Rider: $100 – David Tourigny

Electric "Gooyest Move Of The Event" $50 and Electric Shades - Alexandre "GOGO" Gauthier

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