Chasing the Feeling


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Always messing around with unusual boards even as a kid, Michael was always committed to excellence, his passion evident early on. Mackie believes in order to achieve the skill, “you’ve got to keep working at it.” Check out his surf/snow crossover flex-tail Winterstick design.