Photos: Snowboard on the Block in RiNo

Despite September temps that felt like the height of summer, pro snowboarders hit the rail yard — built on 35 tons of manmade snow shipped in to the streets of RiNo for the occasion — at last weekend's Vans Pro Jam at Snowboard on the Block. The event also included snowboard film premieres, three music stages, skate demos, a gear sale and more. Photographer Aaron Thackeray was there to capture all the fun in the sun.
Now see the full Snowboard on the Block slide show.

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