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4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
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.
NO Snowboards Allowed!
U.S. Resorts That Ban Snowboarding. Page 2.
10 Men's Freestyle Snowboards You Should See
The top ten 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.
Jib
The definition of jib...both the verb and the noun!
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.
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.
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.
How to Butter on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions on how to 'butter' on a snowboard.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a...
Things to consider before buying a snowboard.
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.
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.
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.
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
How to Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a snowboard.
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 3.
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.
How to Ride a T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to snowboard.
How to Ride a Snowboard Fakie (Switch)
Riding fakie (switch) is really easy. You just need a few pointers to get started.
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.
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.
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.
Thought buying a snowboard jacket was simple?...
Your snowboard jacket buyer's guide to help you find the best men's, women's, and budget jackets on the market in 2014-15.
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.
How to Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
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.
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 You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day of snowboarding.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 Your Bindings for Carving
For maximum carving performance and comfort your bindings need to be set up specifically for carving.
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.
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top ten women's freestyle snowboards.
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.
Splitboards keep getting better and better, and...
Our experts have chosen the 7 best splitboards to carry you into the backcountry in the 2014-15 season based on performance, durability, and price.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Upper-body strength is an often neglected part...
Upper-body strength is a more important for snowboarders than many people think. Here's why.
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.
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.
Your core is more important than you think for...
Most people exercise their legs for snowboarding while forgetting about this equally essential fitness component.
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.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
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.
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
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 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.
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
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 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 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 Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
How To Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
Telluride Snowboard Resort Review 2013
Why Telluride is like no other resort in the United States, and how my visit convinced me of that.
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Scotty Lago Profile
About Scotty Lago: Scott "Scotty" Lago is an American professional snowboarder and the winner of the
Footedness
Footedness - Definition of Footedness. Includes the names of what is the left or right forward foot stances.
Building your own snowboarding jib box is...
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding....
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding. Here's how it works.
How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively on a snowboard.
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!
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
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.
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.
Oakley Gascan Small Review
The Oakley Gascan Small is one in a long line of stylish sunglasses from Oakley.
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.
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program.
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.
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.
How to Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
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.
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
The Tale Of The \$31,313.13 Snowboard
On July 1st, 2014 an unidentified buyer paid $31,313.13 for a vintage Burton snowboard. This is how it went down.
Ride Snowboards Company Profile
Everything you need to know about Ride Snowboards Company including company history, team riders, and snowboard design and technology.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
Jibstick
A jibstick is a specialized type of snowboard, and not something you'll want to ride in most conditions.
International Ski Federation (FIS) Profile
Everything you need to know about the International Ski Federation (FIS) including history, events, and medal winners.
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 Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a snowboard.
720 - Definition of a 720
The definition of a 720 in snowboarding.
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.
Nollie
The nollie is a snowboarding trick, and the opposite of the ollie on a snowboard.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
History of Snowboarding Timeline Part 2: 1991 -...
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
How to Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide on a snowboard.
Beaver Creek Resort Review
Beaver Creek Resort, located in Eagle County, Colorado, is the sister resort to Vail, and is one of the most luxurious ski and snowboard resorts in the U.S.
K2 Snowboard Company Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboard manufacturer K2.
How to Set Up Your Stance for All-Mountain...
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
Loveland Ski Area
Loveland Ski Area is located in Georgetown, Colorado, and features 81 trails spread over 1,365 acres. Loveland is traditionally one of the first resorts to open in the U.S.
Killington Resort Profile
Resort profile and description of Killington Resort in Killington, Vermont.
The WISDOM by Oakley
Description and review of the Oakley WISDOM snowboard goggle.
Vew-Do Indy Balance Board
Guide review of Vew-Do Balance Boards Indy model.
How To Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Camber (Traditional Camber)
A definition of camber for snowboards
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
Burton Snowboard Company Profile
Everything you want to know about Burton Snowboards including the history of the company, team riders, and unique design technology.
Jackson Hole Profile
A profile of Jackson Hole Ski Area
Para-snowboarding
Para-snowboarding definition.
540 - Definition of a 540
The definition of a 540 in snowboarding.
Kicker Definition
Definition of the snowboarding term 'kicker'.
Sugar Bowl Snowboard Resort Profile
Everything you need to know about Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, like where to stay, what kind of terrain there is, where to find cheap lift tickets, and more.
Slopestyle
The definition of slopestyle, a competitive snowboarding event.
Halfpipe
Definition of a snowboard halfpipe.
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.
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
What exactly is a split board?
A Split Board is the snowboard world's answer to backcountry skiing and riding.
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.
Rocker (Reverse Camber)
What rocker on a snowboard is and how it affects performance.
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.
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions about Learning to...
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about learning to snowboard.
Everything you've ever wanted to know about...
Everything you need to know about snowboarding in the Winter Olympics including history, governing bodies, and medalists
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.
Loon Mountain
Loon Mountain is located in New Hampshire, and features 53 trails, 12 lifts, a 400 foot long superpipe, and two terrain parks.
Big Sky Snowboard Resort Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboarding at Big Sky Resort, Montana.
Snowboard Tool Definition
A snowboard tool is a useful little gizmo that snowboarders carry around.
Kaitlyn Farrington Professional Snowboarder...
Kaitlyn Farrington came from a small farming town and is hitting it big in 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.
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!
Cypress Mountain Profile
Cypress Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia is the official venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Snowboarding events.
How to Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
Aspen Mountain (Ajax)
Resort profile for Aspen Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.
Keep Winter Cool.org
Profile of Keep Winter Cool.org, a joint initiative between the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) that aims to put a stop to global warming in order to preserve winter sports.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Kimberley Alpine Resort Profile
A profile of Kimberley Alpine Resort
The Definition of Steeze
: In snowboarding lingo, steeze is a word used to describe a rider who performs with a combination of
Custom Foot Beds & Insoles
Snowboarding definitions and terminology. The definition of a custom foot bed or custom insole.
What is a Snowcat?
A snowcat is a tracked vehicle that is used to travel over snow, as well as to groom and prepare ski and snowboard resort surfaces.
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