Snowboard lingo

» Camber, more than just a car thing
What is camber when it comes to snowboarding and what does it do? The first part of this question is easy to answer. Camber is the amount of space under the center of the snowboard when it is resting on a flat surface. What camber does is a little trickier to answer.

» Do I have to like physics to snowboard?
Snowboarding seems to create an unusual type of oxymoron, do you have to have advanced physics knowledge or is it something that you can simply feel?

» Torsional stiffness
Torsional stiffness in a snowboard is often a confusing topic as it is related to many other aspects of a snowboard.

» Determining the correct tail and tip for you
Every snowboard is designed for a specific purpose and thus has design elements added to enhance the snowboard.

» Effective edge
The effective edge of any snowboard is the edge that comes in contact with the snow when turning.

» The base trick for all other tricks, snowboards flex
The flex of a snowboard is a non-quantifiable factor that determines the performance of your snowboard.

» The sexy shape of a snowboard
Everyone knows that an hourglass figure turns heads. Not as many people know that the same figure is also behind the design of modern snowboards.