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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.
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!
4 Equipment-Free Snowboarding Leg Exercises
Four snowboarding leg exercises
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.
NO Snowboards Allowed!
U.S. Resorts That Ban Snowboarding. Page 2.
What Clothes and Gear Do You Need To Go...
A list of everything you need to be comfortable when you go snowboarding
Top 10 Gifts for Beginner Snowboarders
The Top 10 must-have gifts for beginner snowboarders this holiday season! Page 6.
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 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 Sharpen Your Snowboard's Edges
Sharpening your snowboard's edges is easy and only takes about 10 minutes. This is how you do it.
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 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.
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 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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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 to Ride a Snowboard Fakie (Switch)
Riding fakie (switch) is really easy. You just need a few pointers to get started.
How to Butter on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions on how to 'butter' 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.
How to Frontside Stop on a Snowboard
How to stop on a snowboard on the frontside edge.
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.
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 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 Take a Jump on a Snowboard
How to catch air and land solidly on a snowboard.
How You Should Dress to Go Snowboarding
The right clothing to wear for a day 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 Make 2 Different Turns on a Snowboard
A detailed tutorial about how to turn frontside and backside on a 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,
How to Learn Snowboarding
How to snowboard, with tips and advice on snowboard lessons, snowboard equipment, snowboard resorts, travel and more!
Goofy Foot
The definition of a goofy foot rider on a snowboard.
Snowboarding Existed Before 1990? Well, Sort Of
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
All Mountain Snowboarding
All mountain snowboarding is one of several different disciplines or types of snowboarding.
Building your own snowboarding jib box is...
Building your own snowboarding jib box to practice on is surprisingly simple -- and cheap.
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.
Top 10 Women's Freestyle Snowboards
The top 10 women's freestyle snowboards. Page 9.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Ollie on a Snowboard
Instructions for how to ollie and land effectively 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.
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 Sideslip on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to sideslip on a snowboard
Hybrid Camber and Flat Camber
What hybrid camber (also called camber combination or cambered medley) is and how it affects a snowboard's performance.
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.
How To Get On and Off a Chairlift While...
How to safely get on and off a chairlift while snowboarding.
Freestyle Snowboarding
Definition of Freestyle Snowboarding. Includes a brief example.
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 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.
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.
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 Boardslide on a Snowboard
Step-by-step instructions how to boardslide on a snowboard.
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 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.
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.
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.
How to Set Up Your Stance for All-Mountain...
Step-by-step instruction for setting up your snowboarding stance for all-mountain riding (freeriding).
How to Ride a T-Bar
Detailed instructions about how to load, ride, and unload from a t-bar on a snowboard without falling.
Burton Driver X Snowboard Boots
Gear review of the Burton Driver X snowboard boot.
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.
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.
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding....
Balance is key to improving your snowboarding. Here's how it works.
Snowboard Competitions
Getting started in competitive snowboarding, written for amateurs.
How to Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program
Burton Snowboards' Learn to Ride Program.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
Ride Snowboards Company Profile
Everything you need to know about Ride Snowboards Company including company history, team riders, and snowboard design and technology.
Jibstick
A jibstick is a specialized type of snowboard, and not something you'll want to ride in most conditions.
Highback
The highback is an integral and important part of a snowboard binding.
The X-Games
ESPN's annual X-Games are arguably the biggest and most prestigious alternative sports competition events on the planet.
Alpine Snowboarding
Definition of Alpine Snowboarding.
How to Skate on a Snowboard
Detailed instructions on how to skate on a 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.
Vertical Drop
The definition of vertical drop, a term ski and snowboard resorts use often in their marketing campaigns.
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!
The best snowoard jackets of 2014 -15 for your...
These top childrens' snowboard jackets for the 2014-15 season are the best in terms of durability, comfort, and value for your growing little shredder.
How to Backside and Emergency Stop on a Snowboard
How to execute both backside and emergency stops on a snowboard.
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.
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.
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.
Learning to snowboard this winter? Here's...
This snowboarding guide provides everything you need to know about how to snowboard from buying the correct gear, to taking lessons, and riding lifts, turning, and stoping.
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 Handplant on Snowboard
Handplants are not easy, but with a little practice you will be able to master this advanced stylin' manoeuvre.
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.
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.
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.
Go with a Pro
An overview of the American Association of Snowboard Instructors Go with a Pro campaign for learning to snowboard.
What is a butter?
The butter is just one of many flat board tricks that can be performed by a snowboarder.
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.
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.
History of Snowboarding Timeline Part 2: 1991 -...
A timeline of the history of snowboarding up to 1990
Switch Stance
In snowboarding, switch stance is defined as riding backwards, or with the unnatural foot in front.
Your core is more important than you think for...
Most people exercise their legs for snowboarding while forgetting about this equally essential fitness component.
Cypress Mountain Profile
Cypress Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia is the official venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Snowboarding events.
Killington Resort Profile
Resort profile and description of Killington Resort in Killington, Vermont.
Everything You Need to Snowboard the Backcountr...
This backcountry snowboarding gear guide will help you choose the correct equipment, so you stay safe and comfortable when riding out of bounds.
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.
Winter X-Games Snowboarding Competition Profile
Everything you could want to know about snowboarding at the Winter X-Games including history, medalists, and more.
The Best Snowboard Helmets for 2014-15
These seven snowboard helmets with innovative new features are some of the hottest pieces of snowboarding equipment for the 2014-15 season.
Keeping your snowboard sliding on the snow!
A quality base grind is a key ingredient to ensuring an enjoyable day on your 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.
Vew-Do Indy Balance Board
Guide review of Vew-Do Balance Boards Indy model.
Taos Ski Valley Profile
Everything you need to know about snowboarding at Taos Ski Valley.
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 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 Fit Snowboard Boots
How to fit snowboard boots before you rent or buy.
Joey
Joey is a derogatory term used by skiers and snowboarders to describe an inexperienced, often awkward participant of their sports.
The Right Way to Store Your Snowboard
These simple steps to storing your snowboard will help it last longer and perform to your standards season after season.
Perhaps the most legendary backcountry...
Jeremy Jones is perhaps the most legendary backcountry snowboarder in history.
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.
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
Giro Bad Lieutenant Snowboard Helmet
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.
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.
The Crippler
The Crippler is a very impressive snowboarding trick with a dubious name.
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.
Thought buying a snowboard jacket was simple?...
Your snowboard jacket buyer's guide to help you find the best men's, women's, and budget jackets on the market in 2014-15.
The Complete Guide to Buying Snowboard Bindings
Bindings are one of the most important pieces of snowboard gear you will buy. Make sure you know how to choose the right snowboard bindings.
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.
Tara Dakides Professional Snowboarder Profile
Everything you need to know about professional snowboarder Tara Dakides including history, career highlights, sponsors, and interests.
Rocker (Reverse Camber)
What rocker on a snowboard is and how it affects performance.
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.
Regular Foot
The definition of a regular foot rider on a snowboard.
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.
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.
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.
These surprising techniques will improve your...
Some simple stretches can help you to ease sore muscles, reduce risk of injury, and snowboard better.
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.
Telluride Snowboard Resort Review 2013
Why Telluride is like no other resort in the United States, and how my visit convinced me of that.
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.
Toeside
Toeside - Definition of Toeside. Snowboarding.
What exactly is a split board?
A Split Board is the snowboard world's answer to backcountry skiing and riding.
The Definition of Steeze
: In snowboarding lingo, steeze is a word used to describe a rider who performs with a combination of
Camber (Traditional Camber)
A definition of camber for snowboards
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.
What an Olympics!
The Olympics have come and gone, and they were crazy. The snowboarding events were more dramatic than any in recent history. There was controversy about the
Baseplate
The baseplate is literally what a snowboarder stands on when strapped into their board, and the type and construction can make or break the riding experience.
Upper-body strength is an often neglected part...
Upper-body strength is a more important for snowboarders than many people think. Here's why.
Snowskate
The definition of a snowskate, a snowboard or skateboard like piece of athletic equipment used in winter sports.
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