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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.
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.
NO Snowboards Allowed!
While most bans and segregation policies on snowboarding have been lifted, there are still a few ski resorts in the U.S. that do not allow the sport.
10 Men's Freestyle Snowboards You Should See
The top ten men's freestyle snowboards.
Terrain Park
Terrain Parks have exploded in popularity over the past several years, with many resorts now featuring multiple parks spread across the mountain.
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!
Jib
The definition of jib...both the verb and the noun!
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a...
Things to consider before buying a snowboard.
How to Butter on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions on how to 'butter' on a snowboard.
Footedness
Footedness - Definition of Footedness. Includes the names of what is the left or right forward foot stances.
How to Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a snowboard.
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.
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.
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.
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
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.
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.
How to Ride a Snowboard Fakie (Switch)
Riding fakie (switch) is really easy. You just need a few pointers to get started.
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 Ride a T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
How You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day of snowboarding.
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
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.
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 Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
How to Take a Jump on a Snowboard
How to catch air and land solidly on a snowboard.
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.
Oakley Gascan Small Review
The Oakley Gascan Small is one in a long line of stylish sunglasses from Oakley.
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.
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 Set Up Your Stance for All-Mountain...
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).
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.
4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to snowboard.
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 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 Sharpen Your Snowboard's Edges
Sharpening your snowboard's edges is easy and only takes about 10 minutes. This is how you do it.
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 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,
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.
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
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.
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top ten women's freestyle snowboards.
Vail Resort Profile
Profile of Vail Mountain Resort in Vail, Colorado.
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 2.
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.
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.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
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.
How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively on a snowboard.
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.
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
How to Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
How to Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Go with a Pro
An overview of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors Go with a Pro campaign for learning to snowboard.
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.
Ski Sundown
Ski Sundown is located in New Hartford, Connecticut, and features 15 trails spread over 65 acres. 14 of the area's 15 trails are lighted for night skiing and riding.
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 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.
How to Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.
Get NEW Snowboard Gear for Cheap by Buying at...
Buying snowboard equipment at the end of the season is almost always cheaper than buying at the beginning of the season. Brand new boards, boots, and bindings are often available for a great price as shops and retailers wind down their winter seasons.
How to Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a snowboard.
How to Do a Melon (Melancholy) Grab on a...
The melon is a simple grab that looks great if done properly. Here's how you can make it look sick.
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
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.
Cannon Mountain
State-owned Cannon Mountain is located within Franconia Notch State Park in Franconia Notch, New Hampshire, and features 60 trails and 9 lifts, including one of New England's only aerial tramways.
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 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.
Vew-Do Indy Balance Board
Guide review of Vew-Do Balance Boards Indy model.
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
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.
Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors...
Everything you need to know about membership in and taking courses from the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors Profile, or CASI.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
Squaw Valley Ski Area Profile
Everything you need to know about Squaw Valley.
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 U.S. Open
The U.S. Open of snowboarding is one of the premier competitive events in the snowboard world, and the flagship event for the Burton Global Open Series.
Regular Foot
The definition of a regular foot rider on a snowboard.
Building your own snowboarding jib box is...
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.
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.
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
Kimberley Alpine Resort Profile
A profile of Kimberley Alpine Resort
FUEL TV Profile
FUEL TV is a cable television channel focused on action sports such as skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, surfing, bmx and other sports. The channel launched in 2003, and currently beams action sports content 24 hours a day into over 26 million American households.
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.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
The Definition of Steeze
: In snowboarding lingo, steeze is a word used to describe a rider who performs with a combination of
Germany's epic year-round indoor ski and...
Germany's epic indoor ski and snowboarding resort is great fun year-round and late into the night.
Aspen Mountain (Ajax)
Resort profile for Aspen Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.
Snow Reports and Current Conditions
Ski & Snowboard Resort Snow Reports, Snow Conditions, and Weather
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.
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 Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide on a snowboard.
Step & Go!
Step-In bindings are a special type of snowboard binding that doesn't require the rider to bend over and strap in as with traditional snowboard bindings.
What is Slopestyle and When Does it Debut as an...
Slopestyle snowboarding makes it's debut at the 2014 Winter Olympics. This is how it happened, what it means, and why it's awesome.
Scotty Lago Profile
About Scotty Lago: Scott "Scotty" Lago is an American professional snowboarder and the winner of the
Frontside
The definition of frontside in snowboarding.
Toeside
Toeside - Definition of Toeside. Snowboarding.
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.
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program.
Para-snowboarding
Para-snowboarding definition.
International Ski Federation (FIS) Profile
Everything you need to know about the International Ski Federation (FIS) including history, events, and medal winners.
Upper-body strength is an often neglected part...
Upper-body strength is a more important for snowboarders than many people think. Here's why.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
Getboards.com Ride Shop
Profile of Getboards.com, an Internet retailer of ski, snowboard, skate and wakeboard equipment, clothing, and accessories.
Have you heard of Germany's crazy summer...
Have you heard of Germany's crazy summer snowboarding competition?
The WISDOM by Oakley
Description and review of the Oakley WISDOM snowboard goggle.
This ski resort is one of Utah's best-kept...
Snowbasin is one of Utah's best-kept secrets.
Surface Lift
Surface lifts are a type of lift used to transport skiers and snowboarders uphill.
Setting Up Your Stance for Pipe Riding
Setting up your stance for pipe riding is basically just understanding the basics and then adjusting for what feels right to you.
What is a Capstrap?
The Capstrap is one of the most important innovations to come to the world of snowboard equipment in the past few years.
Nollie
The nollie is a snowboarding trick, and the opposite of the ollie on a snowboard.
Do you know how to stay in shape for snowboardi...
Staying fit during the off-season is essential to becoming a better snowboarder and minimizing risk of injury. Here are 7 awesome ways to do it!
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
Perhaps the most legendary backcountry...
Jeremy Jones is perhaps the most legendary backcountry snowboarder in history.
What is Magnetraction?
Magnetraction snowboards look like nothing else on the market, and promise to grip ice better than anything else out there.
How to Do a Nose Grab on a Snowboard
Nosegrabs are one of the most awkward grabs in snowboarding and are hard to pull off with style. This tutorial explains how to nail them.
How to Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
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.
Your core is more important than you think for...
Most people exercise their legs for snowboarding while forgetting about this equally essential fitness component.
360
360 - Description of a 360. Snowboarding.
Keystone Ski Resort Profile
Keystone Ski Resort, located in Keystone, Colorado, is a family-friendly ski and snowboard resort that is owned by Vail Resorts.
Eric Willett: The Phenom from Breck
Eric Willet basically grew up on hill snowboarding at Breckenridge and it shows when he competes.
900 - Snowboarding Tricks - Definition of a 900
900 - Definition of a 900. Snowboarding.
Ride Snowboards Company Profile
Everything you need to know about Ride Snowboards Company including company history, team riders, and snowboard design and technology.
These surprising techniques will improve your...
Some simple stretches can help you to ease sore muscles, reduce risk of injury, and snowboard better.
Flat Camber (Zero Camber)
What flat camber (zero camber) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance
Baseplate
The baseplate is literally what a snowboarder stands on when strapped into their board, and the type and construction can make or break the riding experience.
Burton Snowboard Company Profile
Everything you want to know about Burton Snowboards including the history of the company, team riders, and unique design technology.
Ross Powers: Pro Snowboarder Profile
Ross Powers is a professional snowboarder that has two Olympic medals to his name, along with several Winter X-Games medals and numerous other awards, and is currently the Snowboard Ambassador for Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, Vermont.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort - Ludlow, Vermont - Resort Profile
How to do an Indy Grab
Learn how to do an indy grab and you'll always have a go-to trick to add style to your big airs, flips, and spins.
How to Determine Your Snowboard Stance
How to determine your snowboard stance
Snowboard Tool Definition
A snowboard tool is a useful little gizmo that snowboarders carry around.
Jibstick
A jibstick is a specialized type of snowboard, and not something you'll want to ride in most conditions.
Vail Cascade Resort & Spa Review
The Vail Cascade Resort & Spa is located at the base of Vail Mountain in Vail, Colorado, and offers ski-in/ski-out accommodations in addition to great dining and a full-service spa.
Frequently Asked Questions about Learning to...
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about learning to snowboard.
Preventing Snowboard Theft: Lock Up Your...
A snowboard lock is the best way to prevent snowboard theft, and can make the difference between someone stealing your board or moving on to an easier target.
Heelside
Heelside - Definition of Heelside
Heavenly Snowboard Resort Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboarding at Heavenly, including how to get there, where to stay, and where to find discount lift tickets.
Heavenly Snowboard Resort Review 2013
A review of Heavenly in 2013 including information about the mountain's history, terrain, and features.
Breckenridge Ski Resort Profile
Profile of Breckenridge Ski Resort located in Breckenridge, Colorado.
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.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
540 - Definition of a 540
The definition of a 540 in snowboarding.
The snowboarder who finally topped Shaun White...
He won the gold in the halfpipe in the 2014 Winter Olympics in 2014 with his signature yolo flip, but his path to greatness started far earlier.
Seth Wescott Profile
Seth Wescott is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist in the snowboard cross event, and has won multiple Winter X-Games titles as well as U.S. championships and the 2005 World Championship.
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