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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.
How to Store Your Snowboard
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 Choose the Right Snowboard
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.
Top 10 Men's Freestyle Snowboards
The top ten men's freestyle snowboards.
NO Snowboards Allowed!
U.S. Resorts That Ban Snowboarding. Page 2.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
Before You Buy 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.
Getting Ready to Snowboard
A brief description of the essential items you'll need before you learn to snowboard.
Jib
The definition of jib...both the verb and the noun!
How to Snowboard
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
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.
What to Wear Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day of snowboarding.
Before You Buy a Snowboard
Things to consider before buying 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.
Before You Buy Snowboard Boots
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 Turn on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a snowboard.
History of Snowboarding Timeline Part 2: 1991 -...
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
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 Prepare for Snowboard Cross
Everything that you need to know about preparing for snowboard cross both on and off the hill.
What Gear Do I Need To Snowboard?
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
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!
Oakley Gascan Small Review
The Oakley Gascan Small is one in a long line of stylish sunglasses from Oakley.
How to Ride a Snowboard Fakie (Switch)
Riding fakie (switch) is really easy. You just need a few pointers to get started.
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 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.
Before Shaun White's Double There was the...
The McTwist is a trick performed on a snowboard or a skateboard that involves a front flip as well as a backside 540, often as the rider performs a mute grab.
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.
Snowboard Disciplines
Determine what type of snowboarder you are. Different disciplines include freestyle, all-mountain, racing, big-mountain/backcountry, or just cruising.
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on 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.
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 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 Take a Jump on a Snowboard
How to catch air and land solidly on a snowboard.
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 Butter on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions on how to 'butter' on a snowboard.
How to Ride a T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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.
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
Terrain Park
Terrain Parks have exploded in popularity over the past several years, with many resorts now featuring multiple parks spread across the mountain.
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.
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
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 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.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
How to Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.
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.
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top ten women's freestyle snowboards.
The WISDOM by Oakley
Description and review of the Oakley WISDOM snowboard goggle.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
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.
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.
Building your own snowboarding jib box is...
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.
Everything of note happening in the snowboardin...
Every important snowboard competition, festival, and trade show around the world in April 2014.
4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively on a snowboard.
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.
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program.
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 Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
Kevin Pearce: Pro Snowboarder Profile
Kevin Pearce is a professional snowboarder and is considered one of the top U.S. snowboarders alongside other greats like Shaun White and Danny Kass.
Halfpipe
Definition of a snowboard halfpipe.
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.
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
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.
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 Ride a Balance Board
Learn how to ride a balance board. Balance boards are great off-season training tools for snowboarders, and learning how to ride a balance board is quick and easy!
Vail Cascade Resort & Spa Review
The Vail Cascade Resort & Spa is located at the base of Vail Mountain in Vail, Colorado, and offers ski-in/ski-out accommodations in addition to great dining and a full-service spa.
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 Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
Squaw Valley Ski Area Profile
Everything you need to know about Squaw Valley.
Backside
The definition of a backside trick in snowboarding.
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.
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
K2 Snowboard Company Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboard manufacturer K2.
How to Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
Go with a Pro
An overview of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors Go with a Pro campaign for learning to snowboard.
The ultimate in spring snow conditions
Corn snow is the ultimate in spring snowboarding conditions, but what exactly is it and how does it develop?
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.
How to Set Up Your Stance for All-Mountain...
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 2.
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.
How To Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Jibstick
A jibstick is a specialized type of snowboard, and not something you'll want to ride in most conditions.
Upper-body strength is an often neglected part...
Upper-body strength is a more important for snowboarders than many people think. Here's why.
Scotty Lago Profile
About Scotty Lago: Scott "Scotty" Lago is an American professional snowboarder and the winner of the
720 - Definition of a 720
The definition of a 720 in snowboarding.
Slopestyle
The definition of slopestyle, a competitive snowboarding event.
These surprising techniques will improve your...
Some simple stretches can help you to ease sore muscles, reduce risk of injury, and snowboard better.
Vew-Do Indy Balance Board
Guide review of Vew-Do Balance Boards Indy model.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
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.
How to Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a snowboard.
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.
Nollie
The nollie is a snowboarding trick, and the opposite of the ollie on a snowboard.
Yolo Flip: the trick that won the snowboarding...
Iouri Padladtchikov's signature trick -- which he first landed at the X Games in 2013 and that helped him win the gold in Sochi in 2014 -- explained.
Snow Reports and Current Conditions
Ski & Snowboard Resort Snow Reports, Snow Conditions, and Weather
Ride Snowboards Company Profile
Everything you need to know about Ride Snowboards Company including company history, team riders, and snowboard design and technology.
A new snowboarding event debuts at 2014...
Parallel slalom snowboarding debuts at the Sochi Winter Olympics, but few people understand what it is.
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.
How to Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide on a snowboard.
Your core is more important than you think for...
Most people exercise their legs for snowboarding while forgetting about this equally essential fitness component.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Stratton Mountain Resort is located in Southern Vermont, and features over 90 trails, 16 lifts, a halfpipe and several terrain parks.
Fixed-Grip Chairlift
The definition of a fixed-grip chairlift.
Injuries and complaints tainted the first-ever...
Injuries and complaints from riders tainted the anticipation of the first-ever Olympic Slopestyle event, but in the end the competition came off well.
Joey
Joey is a derogatory term used by skiers and snowboarders to describe an inexperienced, often awkward participant of their sports.
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.
Mount Snow Resort Profile
Resort profile for Mount Snow, located in West Dover, Vermont.
Footedness
Footedness - Definition of Footedness
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.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
You can bet the farm on this Kaitlyn Farrington
Kaitlyn Farrington came from a small farming town and is hitting it big in snowboarding.
The snowboarding terms you need to know for the...
The snowboarding terms you need to know for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Grand Targhee Ski Area Profile
A profile of Grand Targhee Ski Area
Heavenly Snowboard Resort Review 2013
A review of Heavenly in 2013 including information about the mountain's history, terrain, and features.
Ski Sundown
Ski Sundown is located in New Hartford, Connecticut, and features 15 trails spread over 65 acres. 14 of the area's 15 trails are lighted for night skiing and riding.
Superpipe
Definition of a Snowboarding Superpipe
Keeping your snowboard sliding on the snow!
A quality base grind is a key ingredient to ensuring an enjoyable day on your snowboard.
360
360 - Description of a 360. Snowboarding.
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.
The snowboarder who finally topped Shaun White...
He won the gold in the halfpipe in the 2014 Winter Olympics in 2014 with his signature yolo flip, but his path to greatness started far earlier.
Regular Foot
The definition of a regular foot rider on a snowboard.
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.
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.
What exactly is a split board?
A Split Board is the snowboard world's answer to backcountry skiing and riding.
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.
Telluride Snowboard Resort Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboarding at Telluride including how to get there, where to find discount lift tickets, and more.
Frequently Asked Questions about Learning to...
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about learning to snowboard.
Taylor Gold has had huge snowboarding success...
Taylor Gold has had more snowboarding success in a short amount of time than nearly anyone else.
Flat Camber (Zero Camber)
What flat camber (zero camber) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance
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.
Seth Wescott Profile
Seth Wescott is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist in the snowboard cross event, and has won multiple Winter X-Games titles as well as U.S. championships and the 2005 World Championship.
Vail Resort Profile
Profile of Vail Mountain Resort in Vail, Colorado.
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.
Aspen Mountain (Ajax)
Resort profile for Aspen Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.
iTrailmap 3D (GPS Tracking for Snowboarders)
Snowboarders with an iPhone 3G and the iTrailmap 3D application can now track their day on the slopes precisely.
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 Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
Toeside
Toeside - Definition of Toeside. Snowboarding.
How to Determine Your Snowboard Stance
How to determine your snowboard stance width. Page 2.

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