The United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) officially unveiled the snowboard teams American inspirational outdoor gymnastic exercise outfits to the world. In true Olympic fashion and American patriotism this uniform goes back to the roots of the country and instills repressed memories of long forgotten historical facts.
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At the turn of the century a race around the world to ride twenty six mountains in four countries would seem like something Jules Verne would have written about. This would typically start with two gentlemen sitting around in leather bound chairs sipping brandy talking about what could and couldn’t be done. Then after a […]
We live in a time where present technology seems to borrow from the past to help advance the future. Looking through the annals of snowboarding you can see the influences of yesteryear today. Things like reverse camber, asymetrical sidecuts, blunted shapes, baseless bindings, 3-D bases, and the like seem to have come full circle. What […]
No one can deny the advancements in snowboard technology at this point, what was thought of as inconceivable is now achieved on a regular basis. Brands and designers are constantly pushing the evolution of shapes, camber, core profiles, and the like to the next level.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the chairlift… Well looks like Hollywood or maybe it’s the bowels of Burbank has decided to create a new fear for all snowboarders. This is probably coming straight to the SyFy channel.
As morbid obesity becomes the latest trends for Americans to get on, the snow sports industry has to keep up with the demands of its participants otherwise couch crunching and channel surfing will become the more prevalent action sports. With the largest complaint of the over weight being that their bodies can’t properly support their […]
This past Saturday marked the official count down to snowboard season as Bear Mountain hosted the 10th annual Hot Dawgs and Handrails contest. Being that this is considered the quintessential kick off event many people have stated that if you’re not there you are somehow blowing it. Well we decided to come up with a […]
Chances are if you snowboard you probably do some other cross over activities like skateboarding, wakeboarding, skim boarding, wrong boarding, and the such. With all these various board sports you probably find yourself plunking down a good chunk of change across all the various seasons of enjoyment. Well relax it seems someone has invented the […]
In the quest to gain notoriety for feats that mean absolutely nothing to the human condition man will create records like the one for indoor land speed snowboarding. Last month UK snowboarder Jamie Barrow accomplished setting this record at the SnowWorld dome at Laandraaf in the Netherlands.
According to an article in USA Today the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revised its restrictions on cannabis. The news comes at a time when professional snowboarders are gearing up to make the Olympic qualifiers for Sochi to bring pride to their country or risk losing the love and respect of their fathers.