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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.
10 Men's Freestyle Snowboards You Should See
The top 10 men's freestyle snowboards.
Jib
The definition of jib...both the verb and the noun!
NO Snowboards Allowed!
U.S. Resorts That Ban Snowboarding. Page 2.
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 6.
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.
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to snowboard.
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!
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.
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.
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.
How to Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
How to Butter on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions on how to 'butter' on a snowboard.
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.
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 Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
How to Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a snowboard.
4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
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.
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 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,
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 You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day of snowboarding.
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.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a...
Things to consider before buying 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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively on a snowboard.
Footedness
Footedness - Definition of Footedness. Includes the names of what is the left or right forward foot stances.
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 Set Up Your Stance for All-Mountain...
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).
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 Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
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.
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
The 12 Best Gifts for Snowboarders This Year
Want to give the best snowboard gifts this year? This snowboarding gift guide includes the 12 best gifts of the season.
The Best Snowboard Helmets for 2014-15
These seven snowboard helmets with innovative new features are some of the hottest pieces of snowboarding equipment for the 2014-15 season.
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.
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
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.
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.
7 Websites With Cheap Gifts for Snowboarders
Seven easy-to-use websites that offer top quality snowboard gifts and gear for the cheapest prices in the industry.
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.
How to Take Awesome Snowboarding Photos
A guide outlining how to take the best snowboarding photos you've ever taken, from picking a camera, to settings and lighting, to the best maneuvers to catch on camera.
Learning to snowboard this winter? Here's...
This snowboarding guide provides everything you need to know about how to snowboard from buying the correct gear, to taking lessons, and riding lifts, turning, and stoping.
How Young Should Children Start Snowboarding?
This guide will show you how to determine how young your child should learn to snowboard, and how to get him or her started properly.
Everything you need to prepare for the upcoming...
Everything you need to know to prepare yourself and your board for snowboard season from buying a new snowboard to tuning it up and purchasing lift tickets.
10 Best Resorts for Your Christmas Snowboard...
The 10 best ski and snowboard resorts in the USA for enjoying a truly white (up to your chest in powder) Christmas.
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
The 12 Most Expensive Snowboards Ever Sold
These 12 most expensive snowboards in history are pretty insane. They’ll definitely make you feel better about the price you paid for your snowboard.
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.
8 Ways to Make Better Snowboard Videos This...
These eight tips will show you how to film better snowboard videos with your GoPro this winter and make you and your friends look awesome.
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.
The Right Way to Store Your Snowboard
These simple steps to storing your snowboard will help it last longer and perform to your standards season after season.
Everything You Need to Snowboard the Backcountr...
This backcountry snowboarding gear guide will help you choose the correct equipment, so you stay safe and comfortable when riding out of bounds.
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 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.
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.
How to Ride a T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
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.
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 Complete Guide to Buying Snowboard Bindings
Bindings are one of the most important pieces of snowboard gear you will buy. Make sure you know how to choose the right snowboard bindings.
How to Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.
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 Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide on a snowboard.
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding....
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding. Here's how it works.
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. Page 2.
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 Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a snowboard.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
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.
Summer Is Not The Off-Season
We often fall into the same trap. Snowboarding season ends and we forget about it until the next fall when the snow starts to fall and reminds us of our
Frequently Asked Questions about Learning to...
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about learning to snowboard.
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
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 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.
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.
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Oakley Gascan Small Review
The Oakley Gascan Small is one in a long line of stylish sunglasses from Oakley.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
Is snowboarding really as dangerous as they say...
There are many things you can do to prevent snowboarding injuries with a few simple tips.
Your core is more important than you think for...
Most people exercise their legs for snowboarding while forgetting about this equally essential fitness component.
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.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
How to Determine Your Snowboard Stance
How to determine the binding angles in your snowboard stance. Page 3.
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.
Jibstick
A jibstick is a specialized type of snowboard, and not something you'll want to ride in most conditions.
Regular Foot
The definition of a regular foot rider 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 Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program.
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!
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.
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.
Go with a Pro
An overview of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors Go with a Pro campaign for learning to snowboard.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
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.
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
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.
What is Magnetraction?
Magnetraction snowboards look like nothing else on the market, and promise to grip ice better than anything else out there.
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
Cypress Mountain Profile
Cypress Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia is the official venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Snowboarding events.
K2 Snowboard Company Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboard manufacturer K2.
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.
Killington Resort Profile
Resort profile and description of Killington Resort in Killington, Vermont.
History of Snowboarding Timeline Part 2: 1991 -...
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
Keeping your snowboard sliding on the snow!
A quality base grind is a key ingredient to ensuring an enjoyable day on your snowboard.
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.
Perhaps the most legendary backcountry...
Jeremy Jones is perhaps the most legendary backcountry snowboarder in history.
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.
Terrain Park
Terrain Parks have exploded in popularity over the past several years, with many resorts now featuring multiple parks spread across the mountain.
Ride Snowboards Company Profile
Everything you need to know about Ride Snowboards Company including company history, team riders, and snowboard design and technology.
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.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
How To Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Nollie
The nollie is a snowboarding trick, and the opposite of the ollie 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.
How To Figure Out Your Ideal Snowboard Size
It's important to determine your ideal snowboard size based on your height, weight, preferred riding style, and level of snowboarding experience.
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
Telluride Snowboard Resort Review 2013
Why Telluride is like no other resort in the United States, and how my visit convinced me of that.
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.
Winter X-Games Snowboarding Competition Profile
Everything you could want to know about snowboarding at the Winter X-Games including history, medalists, and more.
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.
Halfpipe
Definition of a snowboard halfpipe.
Mammoth Mountain
Located in Mammoth Lakes, California, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area is one of the largest resorts in California. The resort offers 150 named trails spread over 3,500 acres, and can lay claim to one of the most progressive freestyle park scenes in the entire U.S.
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 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.
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.
Joey
Joey is a derogatory term used by skiers and snowboarders to describe an inexperienced, often awkward participant of their sports.
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.
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.
Vew-Do Indy Balance Board
Guide review of Vew-Do Balance Boards Indy model.
Frontside
The definition of frontside in snowboarding.
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