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The definition of jib...both the verb and the noun!
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 ten men's freestyle snowboards.
NO Snowboards Allowed!
U.S. Resorts That Ban Snowboarding. Page 2.
10 snowboarding movies you have to watch right...
The top ten snowboarding movies in history that every rider must see.
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
How to Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
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.
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 Butter on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions on how to 'butter' on a snowboard.
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.
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.
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.
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
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 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.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a...
Things to consider before buying a snowboard.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
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 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.
Every Major Snowboard Brand in the World
The definitive snowboard brand list, including all the major brands manufacturing and selling new snowboards.
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.
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.
How to Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside 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 Take a Jump on a Snowboard
How to catch air and land solidly on 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.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
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.
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.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season!
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top ten women's freestyle snowboards.
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!
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,
How to Ride a T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
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.
How to Set Up Your Stance for All-Mountain...
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).
5 Underrated Resorts You Should Drop Everything...
These five underrated snowboarded resorts are ones that blow their big counterparts out of the water with top-notch terrain and inviting atmospheres.
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to 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.
Is snowboarding really as dangerous as they say...
There are many things you can do to prevent snowboarding injuries with a few simple tips.
The Most Epic Snowboarding Movies on Netflix...
These five snowboarding movies are the best ones on Netflix right now, and they're guaranteed to get you pumped for next 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.
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 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.
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
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.
How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively 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.
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.
The nollie is a snowboarding trick, and the opposite of the ollie on a snowboard.
History of Snowboarding Timeline Part 2: 1991 -...
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
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 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.
Like free stickers? Here's how to get more than...
Free stickers are easy to get from snowboarding companies. This list of companies with free stickers will help you get more than you can use.
What is Slopestyle Snowboarding?
Slopestyle snowboarding is a relatively new discipline that combines skills used in numerous other freestyle and big air events.
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.
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.
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
8 Websites with Cheap Snowboards for Sale Right...
These eight websites will help you find and purchase a brand-new, cheap snowboard for a fraction of the price you'd pay in a brick-and-mortar store.
The 5 Best Mounts For Storing Your Snowboard...
These five snowboard wall mounts are the best around for keeping your snowboard safe, secure, and rust-free when you're not on the hill.
How You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day of snowboarding.
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.
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 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.
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.
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
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.
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 To Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
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!
Mount Snow Resort Profile
Resort profile for Mount Snow, located in West Dover, Vermont.
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.
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.
This Crazy New Trend Is Bringing Snowboarding...
Snowskates are snowboard and skateboard hybrids designed for riders to perform skateboard tricks in urban settings when street features are covered in snow.
Footedness - Definition of Footedness. Includes the names of what is the left or right forward foot stances.
K2 Snowboard Company Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboard manufacturer K2.
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.
How to Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide 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.
You Won't Believe How Many People Die...
Snowboarding isn't as dangerous as your parents say it is. In fact, snowboarding is less dangerous than many high-energy sports and everyday activities.
20 Unbelievable Facts About Snowboarding
These 20 unbelievable snowboard facts are ones you can use to prove to your friends that you know more than they do about your favorite winter sport.
Telluride Snowboard Resort Review 2013
Why Telluride is like no other resort in the United States, and how my visit convinced me of that.
The Best Snowboarding Websites You've Never...
These eight snowboard websites are some of the most underappreciated out there, and they're guaranteed to keep you stoked about snowboarding year round.
5 Companies That Build Dream Snowboards
A custom snowboard is the only way to ensure a board is perfect for your riding style. These custom snowboard manufacturers are the best in the industry.
How To Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
The10 GoPro Accessories Every Snowboarder Needs
These top 5 GoPro accessories for snowboarding will help you get the best possible action shots and videos on the mountain.
The Snowboarding Leg Workout You Should Be...
This ultimate snowboarding leg workout will help you prepare for multiple days on the slopes, so you don't miss a session due to soreness.
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.
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 Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
I researched the 10 top snowboard brands....
These 10 snowboard brands are the most trusted in the industry for their unparallelled commitment to quality, innovation, and style.
The 10 Best Bags to Protect Your Snowboard...
These 10 snowboard bags are the best in the industry for keeping your gear organized and getting it all to your destination in one piece.
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.
The 10 Most Epic Snowboarding Quotes
These 10 epic snowboarding quotes are the most inspirational words to be said about your favorite winter sport.
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.
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.
8 Balance Training Tools Every Snowboarder Needs
These eight tools are some of the best snowboard balance-training devices on the market, so your snowboarding skills won't fade when you're not on the mountain.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
How to Determine Your Snowboard Stance
How to determine your snowboard stance
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 Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
7 Careers You Need If You Want to Snowboard...
You can turn your snowboard bum dreams into a full-blown lifestyle with these 7 careers that will let you snowboard forever
How to Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a 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.
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
Kaitlyn Farrington Professional Snowboarder...
Kaitlyn Farrington came from a small farming town and is hitting it big in snowboarding.
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.
Cypress Mountain Profile
Cypress Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia is the official venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Snowboarding events.
The Best Helmet Headphones for Skiers and...
These five sets of helmet headphones offer superior comfort, durability, and sound to keep you rocking and shredding throughout the 2014-15 season.
Perhaps the most legendary backcountry...
Jeremy Jones is perhaps the most legendary backcountry snowboarder in history.
The definition of slopestyle, a competitive snowboarding event.
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.
When Did Parallel Slalom Debut at the Winter...
Parallel slalom snowboarding debuts at the Sochi Winter Olympics, but few people understand what it is.
Burton Snowboard Company Profile
Everything you want to know about Burton Snowboards including the history of the company, team riders, and unique design technology.
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.
The 7 Best Backcountry Snowboarding Destination...
These seven destinations are some of the best backcountry snowboarding destinations in the world with hefty snowfall amounts, steep lines, and breathtaking views.
5 Snowboard Movies You Don't Want to Miss from...
The following snowboard movies are our favorites from 2014, offering an awesome mix of elite riders, extreme terrain, and unbelievable maneuvers.
Is Snurfing Actually Making a Comeback?
The original Snurfer makes a comeback with modern models, competition, and backyard fun for snowboarders of all ages.
These Legendary Snowboard Tricks Must Be Seen...
Snowboarding tricks advance and evolve through the years, and they only seem to get crazier. These are the 10 craziest snowboard tricks in history.
The Injuries You Don't Want to Happen on the...
Knowing about snowboarding injuries can help you take action to the prevent them, and the following are the most common injuries in the sport.
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.
The Biggest List Snowboard Instructor Courses...
This list of snowboard instructor's courses around the world will help you become a well-respected snowboard instructor at the resort of your choice.
Spring Snowboarding
Spring presents some of the best snow and weather conditions for snowboarding, so be sure to take advantage of warmer weather and longer days before the snow melts away!
You Might Not Be Able to Watch These Death-Defy...
These five snowboarding reign supreme as the most death-defying in history.
Big Sky Snowboard Resort Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboarding at Big Sky Resort, Montana.
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
The Top 7 Snowboard Racks for Your Mountain...
These seven snowboard racks are the best in the industry, keeping your boards safe and you more comfortable on every trip to the mountain.
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.
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.
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.
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 Get Your Core Ready For Snowboarding
Perform this ultimate snowboarding core workout three to five times a week to ensure your abs and lower back are ready to rip.
Ride Snowboards Company Profile
Everything you need to know about Ride Snowboards Company including company history, team riders, and snowboard design and technology.
The yoga poses that help snowboarders improve
The following yoga poses are ones every snowboarder should practice, whether you're a beginner rider or expert-level action sports junkie.
How to Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
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.
The Safety Gear Every Snowboarder Needs
These pieces of snowboard safety gear will help you avoid unnecessary injuries while increasing your confidence and peace of mind on the mountain.

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