Saturday, July 31, 2021

The Brooke Geery Story: A Hump Day Non-Exclusive

In the year 2000 at the ACG Indoor QP contest with my boy Macho Man. I think Evan Rose took this photo. 

So by now you may have noticed Yobeat’s back… Or maybe you’re just tuning in now. Either way, your feed does not lie, after a bit of time off to rest my brain, reset my life and “drain the swamp” as a horrible person once said, I am ready to take on the snowboard media game full steam. For the record, I never personally stopped going snowboarding – but I did stop thinking about it. I did stop looking at the Internet. I did quit scrolling, and liking and everything else. And recently, I even stopped swiping. Instead I took up gardening, mastered the sharing economy of Uber, Lyft and Air BnB, and otherwise upgraded my personal situation to enable a fresh start and a new perspective on our beloved snowboard culture.

As if the universe meant for this to happen at this moment, Andrew Sayer at Boardrap.com hit me up just as my vision was becoming clear to ask me a few questions (ok a lot of questions) about where I’ve been and how I got here. And I’d be lying if walking myself back through my long and winding journey wasn’t a little inpirational to me, so I hope you feel the same way about it!

As for the interview, sorry for the bait and switch but you’ll have to click over to Boardrap to read it.

Part 1 – 1997-2008
Part 2 – 2009-Now!

If you make it through any or all of that, I think you’ll like what’s to come, and if you don’t well, feel free to keep Snowboardermag, TWS or Facebook set as your homepage. I, along with a team of old and new snow-loving fools, will be here, doing our best to entertain and keep snowboarding fun and interesting. Missed you guys. xoxo. _Brooke

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Evgrin
September 13, 2017 7:15 am

Where’s Stan?

admin
September 13, 2017 7:41 am
Reply to  Evgrin

did you read the interview? Did you look at the homepage?

TERJE
September 16, 2017 11:37 am
Reply to  Evgrin

ILL have a big chest no penis on the rocks …plse

BOOZ-4-LIFE-CLUB
September 17, 2017 3:33 am
Reply to  Evgrin

BROOKE … is right fucking on ….best attitude / body AND soul in boarding today

Rob
September 13, 2017 11:23 am

Great read Brooke. I think I’ve visited YoBeat everyday for the last 8/9 years (except when on holiday with no wifi) and it’s great to learn the history.

The only thing missing is a time hop so I can revisit all the posts from back in the day without scrolling for ages. Id pay good money for that.

Anyway heres to next 20 years…

admin
September 13, 2017 2:07 pm
Reply to  Rob

Awesome! Here’s a link to everything that mattered by category: https://yobeat.com/2008/12/06/history
and here is is by year: https://yobeat.com/about/

snatch
September 13, 2017 11:44 am

well then…here we go

long time yobeater
September 13, 2017 3:13 pm

I respect this but the real question remains.. will yobeat return to making fun of snowboarding

admin
September 14, 2017 8:37 am

New strategy, but yes, we will always try to make snowboarding fun.

Relieved
September 13, 2017 7:56 pm

Brooke, I read the entirety of your board rap interview. It answered pretty much every question I have wanted to ask over the last few years and especially these last few months. Thanks for what you do for snowboarding, and thank you for deciding to keep going. I’m glad you were able to get some rest and figure out what YOU needed. YoBeat isn’t all making fun of snowboarding, sometimes I love it like right now. Keep it up, can’t wait to see the new shit

GEORGE
September 14, 2017 1:43 pm

sooooooooooooo HOT

TOD RICHARDS
September 14, 2017 2:09 pm

SHEES mine !

FUCK GONDOLAS
September 14, 2017 5:40 pm

Brooke is THE.. most on point bad ass woman boarder of all time

Google nutz
September 15, 2017 12:29 pm

Brooke,

I like Yobeat and have been following your site ever since I saw Peter Line hold up a paper with Yobeat written on it. I enjoy your content keep it going. I’ll buy another hoodie

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