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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.
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 ten men's freestyle snowboards.
NO Snowboards Allowed!
U.S. Resorts That Ban Snowboarding. Page 2.
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 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.
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 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.
How to Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a snowboard.
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.
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
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 T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
How to Ride a Snowboard Fakie (Switch)
Riding fakie (switch) is really easy. You just need a few pointers to get started.
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.
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
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.
How You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day 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.
Oakley Gascan Small Review
The Oakley Gascan Small is one in a long line of stylish sunglasses from Oakley.
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.
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.
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.
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to snowboard.
Winter X-Games Snowboarding Competition Profile
Everything you could want to know about snowboarding at the Winter X-Games including history, medalists, and more.
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
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.
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
How to Take a Jump on a Snowboard
How to catch air and land solidly on a snowboard.
Terrain Park
Terrain Parks have exploded in popularity over the past several years, with many resorts now featuring multiple parks spread across the mountain.
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.
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.
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 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 Set Up Your Bindings for Carving
For maximum carving performance and comfort your bindings need to be set up specifically for carving.
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 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.
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
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.
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.
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 Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
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.
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top 10 women's freestyle snowboards. Page 4.
720 - Definition of a 720
The definition of a 720 in snowboarding.
540 - Definition of a 540
The definition of a 540 in snowboarding.
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,
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.
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 6.
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 Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively on a snowboard.
How to Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program.
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.
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.
Vail Resort Profile
Profile of Vail Mountain Resort in Vail, Colorado.
How To Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
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
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
How to Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Snow Reports and Current Conditions
Ski & Snowboard Resort Snow Reports, Snow Conditions, and Weather
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.
Footedness
Footedness - Definition of Footedness. Includes the names of what is the left or right forward foot stances.
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.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
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.
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding....
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding. Here's how it works.
Building your own snowboarding jib box is...
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.
Flat Camber (Zero Camber)
What flat camber (zero camber) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance
How to Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
This simple trick can save you up to 80% on ski...
Discount ski hill lift ticket vendors are popping up all the time, both online and in ski towns. Here are the 12 best.
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!
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.
Superpipe
Definition of a Snowboarding Superpipe and what its characteristics can do for snowboarders and skiers.
Scotty Lago Profile
About Scotty Lago: Scott "Scotty" Lago is an American professional snowboarder and the winner of the
Snowboard Tool Definition
A snowboard tool is a useful little gizmo that snowboarders carry around.
International Ski Federation (FIS) Profile
Everything you need to know about the International Ski Federation (FIS) including history, events, and medal winners.
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 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.
Go with a Pro
An overview of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors Go with a Pro campaign for learning to 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.
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a 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.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
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.
Backside
The definition of a backside trick in snowboarding.
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.
The Definition of Steeze
: In snowboarding lingo, steeze is a word used to describe a rider who performs with a combination of
Frequently Asked Questions about Learning to...
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about learning to snowboard.
What exactly is a split board?
A Split Board is the snowboard world's answer to backcountry skiing and riding.
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.
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.
Camber (Traditional Camber)
A definition of camber for snowboards
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.
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.
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.
Para-snowboarding
Para-snowboarding definition.
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
Tara Dakides Professional Snowboarder Profile
Everything you need to know about professional snowboarder Tara Dakides including history, career highlights, sponsors, and interests.
Aspen Mountain (Ajax)
Resort profile for Aspen Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.
Halfpipe
Definition of a snowboard halfpipe.
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.
The 50-50 Railslide
The 50-50 is the most basic of snowboarding railslide tricks.
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.
Your core is more important than you think for...
Most people exercise their legs for snowboarding while forgetting about this equally essential fitness component.
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.
Nollie
The nollie is a snowboarding trick, and the opposite of the ollie 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.
Cypress Mountain Profile
Cypress Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia is the official venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Snowboarding events.
Jibstick
A jibstick is a specialized type of snowboard, and not something you'll want to ride in most conditions.
Kaitlyn Farrington Professional Snowboarder...
Kaitlyn Farrington came from a small farming town and is hitting it big in snowboarding.
A Profile of Lake Louise Ski Area Profile
Everything you need to know about Lake Louise Ski Area, on- and off-hill activities, accommodations, and more.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
It's a year of snowboarding firsts in the 2014...
Two awesome new events are debuting in the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Here are the details and the schedules for all snowboarding events.
What is Magnetraction?
Magnetraction snowboards look like nothing else on the market, and promise to grip ice better than anything else out there.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort - Ludlow, Vermont - Resort Profile
How To Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
Do You Know How To Prime Your Gear For The...
Preparing properly for snowboarding in the terrain park can make a big difference in your performance and for safety.
Telluride Snowboard Resort Review 2013
Why Telluride is like no other resort in the United States, and how my visit convinced me of that.
Joey
Joey is a derogatory term used by skiers and snowboarders to describe an inexperienced, often awkward participant of their sports.
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.
Loon Mountain
Loon Mountain is located in New Hampshire, and features 53 trails, 12 lifts, a 400 foot long superpipe, and two terrain parks.
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.
These surprising techniques will improve your...
Some simple stretches can help you to ease sore muscles, reduce risk of injury, and snowboard better.
Did you know you can snowboard year round in...
Snow domes make it possible to snowboard year-round indoors.
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.
Forward Lean Definition
Forward lean is a term used to describe the way snowboard bindings push a rider's lower leg forward.
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.
Is snowboarding really as dangerous as they say...
There are many things you can do to prevent snowboarding injuries with a few simple tips.
Slopestyle
The definition of slopestyle, a competitive snowboarding event.
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 Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
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