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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.
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!
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.
NO Snowboards Allowed!
U.S. Resorts That Ban Snowboarding. Page 2.
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 Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a snowboard.
How to Butter on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions on how to 'butter' on a snowboard.
How to Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
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 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.
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
How to Ride a Snowboard Fakie (Switch)
Riding fakie (switch) is really easy. You just need a few pointers to get started.
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 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 Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 Prepare for a Snowboard Cross Competition
Everything that you need to know about preparing for snowboard cross both on and off the hill.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy a...
Things to consider before buying a snowboard.
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to snowboard.
How You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day of snowboarding.
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.
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 Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively on a snowboard.
How To Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
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).
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 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.
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 Ride a T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
How to Determine Your Snowboard Stance
How to determine your snowboard stance width
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.
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 8.
How to Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
Footedness
Footedness - Definition of Footedness. Includes the names of what is the left or right forward foot stances.
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.
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 Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.
How to Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide on a snowboard.
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.
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.
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
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.
4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
Snowboarding Events at the Winter X-Games
Everything you could want to know about snowboarding at the Winter X-Games including history, medalists, and more.
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.
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
Building your own snowboarding jib box is...
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.
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
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 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.
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top ten women's freestyle snowboards. Page 2.
How to Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a snowboard.
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.
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.
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 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!
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.
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.
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 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.
How to Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
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 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.
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program.
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.
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.
Snowboard Size Chart
This snowboard size chart will help you determine the size range you should be shopping for your new snowboard.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
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.
Superpipe
Definition of a Snowboarding Superpipe and what its characteristics can do for snowboarders and skiers.
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.
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
Slopestyle
The definition of slopestyle, a competitive snowboarding event.
Go with a Pro
An overview of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors Go with a Pro campaign for learning to snowboard.
Loon Mountain
Loon Mountain is located in New Hampshire, and features 53 trails, 12 lifts, a 400 foot long superpipe, and two terrain parks.
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions about Learning to...
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about learning to snowboard.
How To Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Regular Foot
The definition of a regular foot rider on a snowboard.
Halfpipe
Definition of a snowboard halfpipe.
Snowboarding often leaves you sore, but it...
A long day of snowboarding will often leave you sore, but it doesn't have to. These techniques will help to reduce soreness so you can ride more.
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 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 Benefits of Spring
The season has ended in most places, but it hasn't ended everywhere. So, for those of you who aren't quite ready to hang up your snowboard for the season, I've
720 - Definition of a 720
The definition of a 720 in snowboarding.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
Terrain Park
Terrain Parks have exploded in popularity over the past several years, with many resorts now featuring multiple parks spread across the mountain.
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 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.
Keeping your snowboard sliding on the snow!
A quality base grind is a key ingredient to ensuring an enjoyable day on your snowboard.
Frontside
The definition of frontside in snowboarding.
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.
Perhaps the most legendary backcountry...
Jeremy Jones is perhaps the most legendary backcountry snowboarder in history.
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.
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.
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.
1080 - Definition of a 1080
The definition of a 1080 in snowboarding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fakie Definition
A definition of the term fakie used in snowboarding
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
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.
Oakley Gascan Small Review
The Oakley Gascan Small is one in a long line of stylish sunglasses from Oakley.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
900 - Snowboarding Tricks - Definition of a 900
900 - Definition of a 900. Snowboarding.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
Snowskate
The definition of a snowskate, a snowboard or skateboard like piece of athletic equipment used in winter sports.
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.
The WISDOM by Oakley
Description and review of the Oakley WISDOM snowboard goggle.
Every Major Snowboard Brand in the World
The definitive snowboard brand list, including all the major brands manufacturing and selling new snowboards.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
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.
Upper-body strength is an often neglected part...
Upper-body strength is a more important for snowboarders than many people think. Here's why.
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Skier Day
The definition of a skier day, a ski and snowboard industry term for guest visits.
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.
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.
The Definition of Steeze
: In snowboarding lingo, steeze is a word used to describe a rider who performs with a combination of
Heelside
Heelside - Definition of Heelside
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.
I didn't think snowboarding in the desert was...
Ski Dubai is the third-largest indoor ski area in the world, but there's much more to it than just skiing and snowboarding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 10 Best Resorts for Snowboarding in the...
The 10 best resorts for snowboarding in the United States offer a mixture of epic terrain parks, chest-deep powder, and extreme big mountain terrain.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort - Ludlow, Vermont - Resort Profile
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