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The Complete Guide to Figuring Out Your...
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.
10 Men's Freestyle Snowboards You Should See
The top 10 men's freestyle snowboards.
3 Types of Snowboard Bindings
Snowboard bindings are the only connection you have between yourself and your snowboard, so it's important your bindings are right for you.
4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
Jib
The definition of jib...both the verb and the noun!
Need new snowboard boots? Here are the 7 best...
Our expert hand picked the best men's snowboard boots for 2014-2015 based on function, comfort, style, and price.
NO Snowboards Allowed!
U.S. Resorts That Ban Snowboarding. Page 2.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a...
Things to consider before buying a snowboard.
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
6 Things You Should Know Before You Buy...
Before you buy snowboard boots, read this article for some helpful tips and information on choosing this important piece of gear or equipment.
Snowboard parks are usually pretty epic, but...
Snowboard parks are continually evolving and getting bigger and badder. This list includes the 10 most epic terrain parks in the world.
Snowboarding's Easy on the Knees
Snowboarders are less likely to suffer knee injuries than skiers. Snowboarding is a better sport for people with a history of knee injuries.
How to Store Your Snowboard In the Offseason
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!
Pretty Designs Aside, How to Choose the Right...
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 Pack for a Snowboard Vacation (Flying)
With airlines charging fees for everything these days, packing efficiently for a snowboard vacation is more important than ever.
How to Butter on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions on how to 'butter' on a snowboard.
Whistler Blackcomb Resort Profile
Whistler Blackcomb, located in the Candian Province of British Columbia, is the largest ski and snowboard resort in North America. The resort will host the 2010 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding events beginning in February, 2010.
3 Snowboarding Disciplines and The Equipment...
Determine what type of snowboarder you are. Different disciplines include freestyle, all-mountain, racing, big-mountain/backcountry, or just cruising.
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.
Jake Burton
Jake Burton is the founder and owner of Burton Snowboards. He is credited with being one of the men who invented the sport of snowboarding.
How Tall Should My Snowboard Be?
Making sure your snowboard is the correct size will go a long way towards ensuring top performance on the snow.
How to Build a Snowboard Jump (Kicker)
Building a snowboard jump (kicker) my sound simple, but it requires careful planning to make one that's truly epic. Here's how.
How to Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
What is P-Tex?
P-Tex is a wonderful material that allows modern skis and snowboards to absorb wax and glide efficiently in a variety of different snow conditions.
How to Sharpen Your Snowboard's Edges
Sharpening your snowboard's edges is easy and only takes about 10 minutes. This is how you do it.
How to Set Up Snowboard Bindings to Ride in the...
To achieve maximum results, you have to have your bindings set up just right before hitting the park.
How to Ride a Snowboard Fakie (Switch)
Riding fakie (switch) is really easy. You just need a few pointers to get started.
How You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day of snowboarding.
How to Prepare for a Snowboard Cross Competition
Everything that you need to know about preparing for snowboard cross both on and off the hill.
He came from the flattest province in Canada,...
Mark McMorris came from the flattest province in Canada, but that didn't stop him from stomping the first-ever backside triple cork 1440.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 6.
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to snowboard.
How to Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a snowboard.
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 Set Up Your Bindings for Carving
For maximum carving performance and comfort your bindings need to be set up specifically for carving.
Snowboard Boot Buyer's Guide 2014-15
This snowboard boot buyer's guide highlights the best men's, women's, children's, and budget snowboard boots for 2014-15.
Where to Buy a New Snowboard
Buying a new snowboard is a big investment, so make sure you where to buy your new snowboard. Not all shops are created equal, whether brick and mortar or online.
How to Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
How to Take a Jump on a Snowboard
How to catch air and land solidly on a snowboard.
Travis Rice: Pro Snowboarder Profile
Travis Rice is a professional snowboarder with several Winter X-Games medals to his name; Rice is considered by many to be one of the best all-around snowboarders in the world.
Before Shaun White's Double There was the...
This trick performed on a snowboard or a skateboard involves a front flip as well as a backside 540, often as the rider performs a mute grab.
The 7 the most stylish and functional women's...
Our expert picked the 7 best women's snowboarding jackets for the 2014-15 season based on funtion, style, and price.
Breckenridge Ski Resort Review
Breckenridge Ski Resort, located in Breckenridge, Colorado, offers nearly 2,400 acres of skiing and snowboarding spread over four mountain peaks.
Building your own snowboarding jib box is...
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.
Vail Resort Review
Vail, located in Vail, Colorado, is the largest ski and snowboard resort in the United States and is a major four-season vacation destination.
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.
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
Whoa. And I thought I had a nice park snowboard.
The 7 best park snowboards for 2014 - 15 are built to help you jib, spin, and slide without doing too much damage to your wallet.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
Need a new snowboarding jacket? These are this...
Our expert hand picked the 10 best snowboarding jackets for the 2014-15 season based on style, function, and price.
Snowboard Cross Training: Bicycling
Staying in shape during the off-season can be a challenge, but the rewards of cross training and conditioning are noticeable and well-worth the work when it comes time to strap the snowboard on again.
Kimberley Alpine Resort Profile
A profile of Kimberley Alpine Resort
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top 10 women's freestyle snowboards. Page 9.
What an Olympics!
The Olympics have come and gone, and they were crazy. The snowboarding events were more dramatic than any in recent history. There was controversy about the
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
How to Carve on a Snowboard
Carving on a snowboard is not as easy as it may seem. This tutorial takes you through it step-by-step,
The 10 Best All-Mountain Snowboards of 2014-15
The 10 best all-mountain snowboards for 2014-15 to help you rip through the park, backcountry, and corduroy.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
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!
Footedness
Footedness - Definition of Footedness. Includes the names of what is the left or right forward foot stances.
How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively on a snowboard.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
How To Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
Wonder what a box rail is?
Box rails are one of the most recent additions to snowboard parks around the world.
How to Set Up Your Stance for All-Mountain...
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).
Looking for new snowboard bindings? Here are...
Our expert picked the 10 best snowboard bindings of 2014-15 for the park, backcountry, and women, based on comfort, performance, and price.
Shaun White: Pro Snowboarder Profile
Shaun White is a pro snowboarder, the owner of 8 Winter X-Games Gold medals, an Olympic Gold medal, and is also a pro skateboarder, competing in the Summer X-Games and The Mountain Dew AST Tour.
Snowboarding Equipment & Gear - All About...
According to popular lore, 92% of human feet can benefit from some type of correction, which is where Orthotics or custom foot beds come into play.
Looking for cheap snowboard boots? Here's the...
Our expert picked out the 10 best cheap snowboard boots based on performance, function, style, comfort, and, of course, price.
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
What is a Stomp Pad?
A stomp pad is a snowboarding accessory designed to provide traction for the rider when one foot is out of the bindings.
How to Ride a T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
Terrain Park
Terrain Parks have exploded in popularity over the past several years, with many resorts now featuring multiple parks spread across the mountain.
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program.
Mount Snow Resort Profile
Resort profile for Mount Snow, located in West Dover, Vermont.
How To Ride a Balance Board
Learn how to ride a balance board. They are great off-season training tools for snowboarders, and learning how to ride a balance board is quick and easy!
How to Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
One of America's Best Olympic Slopestyle...
Sage Kotsenburg had one of the longest and most distinguished careers in snowboarding, competing from the age of 7 and entering the US Open at 12.
You'd be amazed how cheap snowboard gear is on...
Now is a great (read: cheap) time to stock up on snowboarding gear for next year
Cypress Mountain Profile
Cypress Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia is the official venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Snowboarding events.
Perhaps the most legendary backcountry...
Jeremy Jones is perhaps the most legendary backcountry snowboarder in history.
Kaitlyn Farrington Professional Snowboarder...
Kaitlyn Farrington came from a small farming town and is hitting it big in snowboarding.
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding....
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding. Here's how it works.
Oakley Gascan Small Review
The Oakley Gascan Small is one in a long line of stylish sunglasses from Oakley.
How to choose the perfect snowboard this year
Different types of snowboards are designed for different types of terrain. This guide will help you choose the correct snowboard for your riding needs.
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
How to do a Mute Grab
If you learn how to do a mute grab, this simple trick will become one of your go-to maneuvers for any type of transition.
Is your child wearing the right snowboard boots?
Good boots are key to a fun snowboarding experience for your child. Here are our expert's picks for the best kids' snowboard boots in 2014-15.
How to Tweak a Grab
Learning to tweak a grab is essential to looking good in the park and expanding your repertoire. Here's how to do it.
Louie Vito: Pro Snowboarder Profile
Louie Vito is a professional snowboarder who has won numerous titles including the Chevy U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix; Vito also appeared on ABC's Dancing with the Stars in 2009.
The WISDOM by Oakley
Description and review of the Oakley WISDOM snowboard goggle.
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
Ollie
The ollie is one of the most basic moves on a snowboard. The move, borrowed from skateboarding, is the basis for nearly all other snowboarding tricks.
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
Our expert picked the best gloves for...
Our expert picked the best snowboard gloves for 2 014-15 based on warmth, function, durability, and price.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
Looking for new snowboard boots ladies? Here...
The 7 best snowboard boots for women for the 2014-2015 season picked by our expert based on a function, comfort, style, and price.
How to Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide on a snowboard.
Ride Snowboards Company Profile
Everything you need to know about Ride Snowboards Company including company history, team riders, and snowboard design and technology.
Our experts picked the 10 best pairs of...
Our expert hand picked the top 10 best pairs of snowboard pants for 2014-15 based on function, comfort, style, and price.
Vew-Do Indy Balance Board
Guide review of Vew-Do Balance Boards Indy model.
Frequently Asked Questions about Learning to...
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about learning to snowboard.
Reliving the Dream
It's a sad time of year. Another season has come and gone. Yesterday I tucked away my snowboarding gear in the storeroom. It was great while it lasted *sniff*.
What is Magnetraction?
Magnetraction snowboards look like nothing else on the market, and promise to grip ice better than anything else out there.
900 - Snowboarding Tricks - Definition of a 900
900 - Definition of a 900. Snowboarding.
Snowboard Boot and Glove Dryers
Snowboard boot and glove dryers dry your snowboard boots and gloves after a day on the slopes, so you don't have to deal with cold, wet hands and feet the next time you go snowboarding.
This is the Utah ski area where locals go to...
There's one Utah ski area known among locals as the best place for powder and terrain, but without the crowds. This is it.
Heelside
Heelside - Definition of Heelside
Tips for Early Season Snowboarding
The first few days of the season are filled with excitement, but certain precautions must be taken to ensure a long, enjoyable season. Follow these tips to make sure day one isn't the end of your season this year.
The Tailsaver Tailbone Protector for Snowboarders
The tailsaver is a must-have accessory for any beginner snowboarder, as well as anyone concerned with protecting their tailbone from impact, injury, or cold.
The 7 Best Snowboarding Jacket Deals On The...
Our expert hand-picked the 7 best cheap snowboard jackets will give you the most bang for your buck in the 2014-15 season.
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
Kevin Pearce: Pro Snowboarder Profile
Kevin Pearce is a professional snowboarder and is considered one of the top U.S. snowboarders alongside other greats like Shaun White and Danny Kass.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Ski and Snowboard...
The snowboard cross course for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics builds on previous designs to create a challenging and exciting new course.
Telluride Snowboard Resort Review 2013
Why Telluride is like no other resort in the United States, and how my visit convinced me of that.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
720 - Definition of a 720
The definition of a 720 in snowboarding.
History of Snowboarding Timeline Part 2: 1991 -...
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
Snow Reports and Current Conditions
Ski & Snowboard Resort Snow Reports, Snow Conditions, and Weather
He landed the first-ever triple cork on a...
Torstein Horgmo landed the first triple cork, but he didn't stop there. From blogging to the Olympics, this Norwegian continues to push the limits.
How to Determine Your Snowboard Stance
How to determine your snowboard stance width. Page 2.
Snurfer
The Snurfer was one of the earliest snowboards, invented by Sherman Poppen in 1965. It would become the inspiration for Jake Burton Carpenter, the man who eventually created Burton Snowboards.
How to do a Method on a Snowboard
The method is one of the oldest and most stylish grabs in snowboarding. This is how your do it right.
The Dragon Rogue Jamie Lynn Signature Model...
The Dragon Rogue Jamie Lynn signature model snowboard goggle combines rock-solid function with serious style, allowing you to see and be seen on the slopes.
Jibstick
A jibstick is a specialized type of snowboard, and not something you'll want to ride in most conditions.
540 - Definition of a 540
The definition of a 540 in snowboarding.
Go with a Pro
An overview of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors Go with a Pro campaign for learning to snowboard.
1080 - Definition of a 1080
The definition of a 1080 in snowboarding.
Snowboard Tool Definition
A snowboard tool is a useful little gizmo that snowboarders carry around.
How to Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
Keystone Resort Review
Keystone Resort, located in Keystone, Colorado, is one of the largest ski and snowboard resorts in the U.S., and is known for being family friendly, as well as being the biggest resort in Colorado to offer night skiing.
Frontside
The definition of frontside in snowboarding.
Backside
The definition of a backside trick in snowboarding.
Aspen Mountain (Ajax)
Resort profile for Aspen Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.
Gondola
Snowboarding Definitions - Definition of a Gondola
Surface Lift
Surface lifts are a type of lift used to transport skiers and snowboarders uphill.
I didn't think snowboarding in the desert was...
Ski Dubai is the third-largest indoor ski area in the world, but there's much more to it than just skiing and snowboarding.
These surprising techniques will improve your...
Some simple stretches can help you to ease sore muscles, reduce risk of injury, and snowboard better.
The Benefits of Spring
The season has ended in most places, but it hasn't ended everywhere. So, for those of you who aren't quite ready to hang up your snowboard for the season, I've
Wolf Creek Snowboard Area 2013 Review
Why Wolf Creek is one of the most underrated resorts in Colorado, and why it's about to get a whole lot better.
The best snowoard jackets of 2014 -15 for your...
These top childrens' snowboard jackets for the 2014-15 season are the best in terms of durability, comfort, and value for your growing little shredder.
The 50-50 Railslide
The 50-50 is the most basic of snowboarding railslide tricks.
Toeside
Toeside - Definition of Toeside. Snowboarding.
What Is a Chondola?
A Chondola is a hybrid ski and snowboard lift that has recently begun showing up at resorts around the world.
How to Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.
Loon Mountain
Loon Mountain is located in New Hampshire, and features 53 trails, 12 lifts, a 400 foot long superpipe, and two terrain parks.
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