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Beginner Snowboarding How-To's

Tutorials explaining how to choose the right gear, set up and maintain your gear properly, and how to take the first steps toward learning to skate, stop, and turn.

What Gear Do I Need To Snowboard?
A list of all the gear you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding.

Preparing Your Snowboard for a New Season
If you want to get the most out of your old gear there are several things you can do to ensure it's performing at the top its game.

How to Choose the Right Snowboard for You
Buying a new snowboard is fun and exciting, but when faced with several hundred bright, shiny snowboards in the shop, choosing the right board for you can seem almost impossible.

How to Set Up Your Bindings for Carving
For maximum carving performance and comfort your bindings need to be set up specifically for carving.

How to Wax a Snowboard
Learning how to wax your snowboard is a great way to save money on maintenance throughout the season and ensure your equipment is always performing at the highest level possible.

How to Store Your Snowboard
When storing your snowboard during the off-season, a few simple steps will ensure your equipment stays in good shape and is ready to go when the snow falls again!

How to Choose Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.

How to Set Up Snowboard Bindings to Ride in the Terrain Park
To achieve maximum results, you have to have your bindings set up just right before hitting the park.

How Do I Fit My Snowboard Boots?
The fit of your snowboard boots is one of the most important factors in your enjoyment of the sport. Learn how to properly fit snowboard boots by reading this piece!

How to Save Money and Snowboard More for Less
Snowboarding is an expensive sport, but there are many ways to get more for less. Learn about lift ticket deals and discounts, frequent skier programs, season pass deals and more.

How to Set Up Your Stance for All-Mountain Snowboarding
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).

How to Ride a T-Bar
A how-to for beginners learning to ride the t-bar.

How to Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a snowboard.

How to Get On and Off a Chairlift While Snowboarding
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.

How to Turn on a Snowboard
Turning is the most important skill in snowboarding. This detailed tutorial will walk you through the process.

How to Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.

How to Sideslip on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial on how to perform this fundamental skill

How to Determine Your Snowboard Stance
Dialing in your snowboard stance is one of the most important things you can do to set up. Stance width, angles, and being centered on the board all combine to help you and your equipment perform at the highest level possible.

How to Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.

How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Pop up off the ground no your board without a jump.

How to Carve on a Snowboard
A carve is a high-speed advanced turn that many riders never master. This tutorial will show you how to maintain control and turn properly at high speeds.

How to Ride a Snowboard Fakie (Switch)
Riding fakie (switch) is really easy. You just need a few pointers to get started.

How To Build A Simple Jib Box
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.

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