Why Do Some Areas Require a Leash?

Many resorts will not allow you to use their chair lifts unless you have a snowboard leash attaching your snowboard to your leg.  The superficial reason for the leash is to keep your snowboard under...

The history of snowboarding

Snowboarding History: How a piece of wood changed everything Many times someone doing something a little different becomes the tipping point in history. The pasteurizing of milk to prevent spoiling...

180-degree turns with style

Snowboarding in a half pipe allows for some interesting variations on standard tricks and opens up new possibilities for old tricks. One great trick to learn that has many possibilities is the...

Slide turn in a half pipe

Learning to ride in a half pipe means learning new ways to do everything that you have done before. The dual transitions change all the angles that you are used to when snowboarding and thus change...