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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.
Terrain Park
Terrain Parks have exploded in popularity over the past several years, with many resorts now featuring multiple parks spread across the mountain.
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.
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!
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!
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
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.
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.
How to Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a snowboard.
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.
Footedness
Footedness - Definition of Footedness. Includes the names of what is the left or right forward foot stances.
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 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.
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.
4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
How to Take a Jump on a Snowboard
How to catch air and land solidly 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.
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 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.
How You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day of snowboarding.
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.
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.
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to snowboard.
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,
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.
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
How To Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
Oakley Gascan Small Review
The Oakley Gascan Small is one in a long line of stylish sunglasses from Oakley.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
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 Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top ten women's freestyle snowboards.
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.
7 Places You Didn't Know About Where You Can...
Thought snowboard season was over? Think again. Check out these 7 places you didn't know about where you can snowboard this summer.
How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively on a snowboard.
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 Stance for All-Mountain...
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 2.
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.
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 Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
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 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.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
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.
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!
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
How to Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a snowboard.
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
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 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 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!
Vew-Do Indy Balance Board
Guide review of Vew-Do Balance Boards Indy model.
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 to Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
How to Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.
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.
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Vail Resort Profile
Profile of Vail Mountain Resort in Vail, Colorado.
International Ski Federation (FIS) Profile
Everything you need to know about the International Ski Federation (FIS) including history, events, and medal winners.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
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.
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.
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 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.
Telluride Snowboard Resort Review 2013
Why Telluride is like no other resort in the United States, and how my visit convinced me of that.
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 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.
Winter X-Games Snowboarding Competition Profile
Everything you could want to know about snowboarding at the Winter X-Games including history, medalists, and more.
Aspen Mountain (Ajax)
Resort profile for Aspen Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.
How to Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide on a snowboard.
Killington Resort Profile
Resort profile and description of Killington Resort in Killington, Vermont.
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.
Scotty Lago Profile
About Scotty Lago: Scott "Scotty" Lago is an American professional snowboarder and the winner of the
Building your own snowboarding jib box is...
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
Burton Snowboard Company Profile
Everything you want to know about Burton Snowboards including the history of the company, team riders, and unique design 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.
Your core is more important than you think for...
Most people exercise their legs for snowboarding while forgetting about this equally essential fitness component.
Asian Winter Games
Everything you need to know about the Asian Winter Games including history, events, governing bodies, and medalists.
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.
Halfpipe
Definition of a snowboard halfpipe.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jibstick
A jibstick is a specialized type of snowboard, and not something you'll want to ride in most conditions.
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.
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding....
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding. Here's how it works.
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.
Regular Foot
The definition of a regular foot rider on a snowboard.
6 Amazing Summer Snowboard Destinations Around...
Summertime doesn't necessarily mean hanging up your snowboard. Here are 6 epic destinations where you can get your pow fix this summer.
Surface Lift
Surface lifts are a type of lift used to transport skiers and snowboarders uphill.
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.
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 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.
Have you heard of Germany's crazy summer...
Have you heard of Germany's crazy summer snowboarding competition?
How to Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
Nollie
The nollie is a snowboarding trick, and the opposite of the ollie on a snowboard.
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.
Snow Reports and Current Conditions
Ski & Snowboard Resort Snow Reports, Snow Conditions, and Weather
History of Snowboarding Timeline Part 2: 1991 -...
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
Slopestyle
The definition of slopestyle, a competitive snowboarding event.
Torah Bright Profile
Torah Bright is an Australian professional snowboarder who specializes in the halfpipe event. She has won a total of four Winter X-Games medals.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
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.
What Is a Chondola?
A Chondola is a hybrid ski and snowboard lift that has recently begun showing up at resorts around the world.
Go with a Pro
An overview of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors Go with a Pro campaign for learning to snowboard.
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.
Para-snowboarding
Para-snowboarding definition.
The Definition of Steeze
: In snowboarding lingo, steeze is a word used to describe a rider who performs with a combination of
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Located in Teton Village, Wyoming, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is legendary for its steep, challenging terrain. The mountain features 116 named trails spread over 2,500 acres of in-bounds terrain. 12 lifts, including a 100 passenger aerial tram and an 8 person gondola provide access to the mountain's terrain.
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.
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 Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
Snowboard Tool Definition
A snowboard tool is a useful little gizmo that snowboarders carry around.
Cypress Mountain Profile
Cypress Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia is the official venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Snowboarding events.
Flat Camber (Zero Camber)
What flat camber (zero camber) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance
Kimberley Alpine Resort Profile
A profile of Kimberley Alpine Resort
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.
360
360 - Description of a 360. Snowboarding.
Ticket to Ride World Snowboard Tour
A comprehensive profile of the Ticket to Ride World Snowboard Tour including history, ownership, events, winners, and more.
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.
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.
This ski resort is one of Utah's best-kept...
Snowbasin is one of Utah's best-kept secrets.
Tara Dakides Professional Snowboarder Profile
Everything you need to know about professional snowboarder Tara Dakides including history, career highlights, sponsors, and interests.
Beaver Creek Resort Profile
Ski and snowboard resort profile for Beaver Creek Resort, located in Beaver Creek, Colorado.
Joey
Joey is a derogatory term used by skiers and snowboarders to describe an inexperienced, often awkward participant of their sports.
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.
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
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.
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