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…

Snowboarding Moves

The Basic Moves in Snowboarding

There are basic moves in snowboarding that are fundamental in learning how to have good technique. These moves are for beginners, who are just starting out and need a little help with the process. It is best to perform these moves on a gentle slope with the rear …

Learning Snowboarding Styles

The Different Snowboarding Styles

Snowboarding has become a sport for the old and young to enjoy. Its popularity has increased enormously just within the last 5 years. With the increase of fans picking snowboarding over other mountain sports, it has made diversified the sport into different rid…

Waxing Your Snowboard at Home

How to Wax a Snowboard at Home

A snowboard needs waxed regularly in order to keep it performing at its best. Waxing allows the base of the board to glide smooth and fast. Knowing whether or not your board needs a wax is quite simple. The most obvious is if the board is not riding as fast as fa…