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686 : Men's Winter Snowboard Jacket
The whole selection of 686 jackets on Hawaiisurf.com! The best of 686 snowboard at the best price, with more than 20 models of snowboard jackets.
686 : Men's Winter Snowboard Pants
Wide selection of 686 pants by Hawaiisurf.com, the pioneer snowboard shop in the snow sports industry! The best choice for the best value for money!
686 , founded by Californian skateboarder and snowboarder Mickael Akira West , is one of the snowboard clothing brands known for its very good value for money.
This is Mike West's leitmotif when he launched the brand at the end of 1992! First a skateboarding fan in Venice in the 80s, Mike West quickly discovered the world of snowboarding in 1985! At that time, he rode the local mountains of Big Gear and quickly got into the game. He then decided to launch his own brand to meet the functionality requirements of snowboarders by offering them products at a very affordable price with a look inspired by snowboards. cultures and musical currents that he likes (Punk, Hip hop, jazz) and old school and vintage clothes or shoes.
The cut of the snow clothing is worked down to the smallest detail to bring comfort, technicality and practicality to snowboarders . Inspired by underground and street cultures, the 686 style is recognizable between 1000. Known and recognized for its many collaborations with the best streetwear or workwear brands, such as Dickies, Levis, New Era... The brand knows how to take advantage of the best of the textile and footwear industry to offer new products and snow clothing with optimized comfort at an unbeatable price. For example, it develops denim snow pants with Levis. It is also inspired by the world of trainers to offer snowboots with inimitable comfort.
You just have to take a look on the forums to see it for yourself! Reviews are unanimously positive!
Since the 2017 snowboard & ski season, the 686 brand has introduced "freeski" pro riders into its team for the very first time, demonstrating that there is no longer a gap between the two disciplines. Thus the company specializing in outdoor products has designed a range of products with a more freeride look and more modern cuts to meet the demands of the best freeride skiers like their ambassador Parker white or the Swiss Laurent Demartin.
" 686 is great"
The Smarty range, for example, wins all the votes! For a very affordable price, it alone brings together the essential equipment to go riding with complete peace of mind! The 686 jacket pack with technical underwear is a safe bet that will not disappoint you. The 686 ski jackets are ultra practical with pockets and super useful gadgets to bring you all the comfort you need to ride.
And for the record, 686 is pronounced six eight six, a number which is not chosen at random since it is a tribute paid by Mike West to his grandmother who died in June 1986. It also refers to the age of Mike when the brand was launched: 20 years! that is 6 + 8 + 6!
In summary, the 686 brand is a brand made with the heart by a rider for riders. With well thought-out cuts, resistant materials, state-of-the-art technologies (Gore-tex, Thermadry, Indidry, etc.) inspired by the textile industry to make no compromises for small budgets .
A safe bet to start with peace of mind with good gear!
For all these reasons, Hawaiisurf is proud to offer you a sharp and complete selection of 686 products from the 686 ski jacket to the 686 686 and the 686 pants. A partnership that is particularly close to our hearts since Hawaiisurf has also developed a street style 686 snow jacket with the 686 snowboard brand to celebrate 40 years of snow shop expertise . It will be perfect for riding this fall or for your aftersnow! Find the whole collection online or in our snow shop near Paris.
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