How Snowboards Are Made

What’s Inside a Snowboard?

The snowboard has quite an amazing history of development. Snowboards are much more complex than they used to be 30 years ago and they have been tailored specifically to boarding styles, the rider’s physique, and riding conditions. There are many layers within the s…

History of Snowboarding

Brief History of Snowboarding

Giving credit to just one individual for the invention of the snowboard would not be completely fair. It was the idea of a few men, that took the original idea of surfboarding and skateboarding and evolved it into a sport that would eventually become declared an Oly…

Find Snowboarding Lessons

Where to Take Lessons for Snowboarding

Some sports it is easier to learn on your own with only a small amount of guidance. However, snowboarding is one sport that needs to be practiced over and over with a trained professional. Because of the complex nature of turning, stopping, and edging on a…

Snowboarding in Western US

Places to Snowboard in Western U.S.

In the western part of the U.S., it is ideal for snowboard and ski resorts because of the terrain and perfect climate. Because of the steep mountains and deep powder, the western U.S. is considered a haven for those snowboarders who are looking for extended s…

Snowboarding Outfits for Women

Women’s Apparel for Snowboarding

Move over guys, snowboarding is no longer a men’s only sport. With the increase in popularity of snowboarding among young women, manufacturers now make apparel with a women’s touch in mind. Instead of leaving your girlfriend or wife behind on snowboarding tri…

Snowboarding History in the Olympics

Snowboarding in the Olympics

The beginnings of snowboarding first emerged around the 1970’s. However, the popularity for this sport, which uses a board strapped to both feet facing the same direction, has increased just within the past 2 decades. Even within the past fives years, more and more…

First time Snowboarder Equipment

Recommended Equipment for First-Time Snowboarders

Unfortunately, snowboarding is one sport that needs prior planning. There is a lot of equipment that snowboarders need to have prepared well ahead of time, including the board, boots, bindings, and warm apparel. Before heading out on the frigid…