Snowboarding is an awesome winter sport, gaining popularity year-on-year. Snowboarding was originally inspired through sports like Skateboarding, Surfing, and Skiing. The first boards were first developed in the USA in the 1960’s.

Snowboarding became an Olympic sport in 1998. Attempts at snowboarding have been made since the 1920’s and probably earlier than that. People experimented with pieces of wood, clothes lines, and even horses reins.

In 1977, a Vermont native named Jake Burton Carpenter, created a company called Burton Snowboards. At first Snowboards didn’t sell very well as they were considered very expensive at $38 a pop. However Burton went on to be the biggest snowboard company in the business.

Back in 1982, the first ever National Snowboarding race was held near Woodstock, Vermont, at Suicide Six. The winner was a team rider for the Burton company, named Doug Bouton.

1983 saw the first World Championship Halfpipe competition, which was held in Soda Springs, California. The Halfpipe event was organised by the founder of Sims Snowboards; Tom Sims.

There are many styles in Snowboarding today, these include Jibbing. This style is influenced by skateboarding, where riders would ride on other surfaces such as wood logs, metal rails, park benches, and many other urban environments.

Freeriding is a combination of several types of boarding, like freestyle and alpine boarding. It’s riding the whole mountain, tackling whatever comes your way. Generally the board, bindings, and boots should be fairly stiff for freeriding as you will encounter many different types of terrain and snow.

Freestyle riding is all about jumps, rails, boxes and other usually man-made terrain. These can be seen in snowboard parks, you will usually find jumps made from compressing the snow with machinery. There are sometimes rails; these can be made from metal, wood or plastic. Boxes are also comely seen in parks, these can also be made from a variety of material.

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| February 18, 2017 |

Nitro black light snowboard Length 160  Just been serviced, in very good condition Has a few stickers on and a go pro mount  Can collect in person or I can post 

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Analog 3ls Pullover Ski/snowboard Technical Hoody, L, Deep Purple

| February 18, 2017 |

Analog 3LS Pullover Ski/Snowboard Technical Hoody, L, Deep Purple £89.95 The 3LS Pullover is a sleek and high quality hoodie from Analog! Size:L – Large Size ChartColour:Deep Purple – PurpleProduct Code:129510 – Please quote if you phone or email When it’s warm out and the sun is shining, a bulky jacket isn’t always needed, riding [&hellip

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Thirtytwo Lowdown Mens Snowboard Ski Jacket Coat Medium Black Winter Snow 32

| February 18, 2017 |

ThirtyTwo Snowboard/Ski Jacket Size: Medium Used but in great condition, please see pictures. RRP £179.99 Please view my other items and feel free to ask any questions.  Postage on multiple items can be combined. Please ask for price before purchasing.  All items from a smoke and pet free home. Thanks for viewing! 😀

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Flux Bindings Medium

| February 18, 2017 |

Flux bindings They came on my board but to small for me so selling to move them on

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Special Blend Snowboard Jacket – Mens Large – Cool Bright Green

| February 18, 2017 |

You are bidding on a used Special Blend Snowboard Jacket. SIZE LARGE This jacket is about 6 years old and has been well used but I recently bought a new jacketso I need more space in my wardrobe. It has all the usual features:Pit zipsPowder skirtGoggle PocketAdjustable hood etc I would recommend a waterproofing sprayas [&hellip

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Ride Orion Snowboard Boots

| February 18, 2017 |

Ride orion boots size 12uk so would suit a 10/11uk normal shoe size. Only been used for 10 days so still as good as new apart from minor scuffs on rear of soles and one on toe see pics Quick fastening and release for easy on off of boots. These are lightweight and good quality [&hellip

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Woman’s Vista Ride Snowboard 150cm. Freestyle/free Ride.

| February 18, 2017 |

The condition of board is good, it has been looked after. Underside not damaged but does have a few scratches.  See picture for full description.  Effective edge 1175mm Waist width 240mm Stance offset 1″back Stance ref 18″ Weight range 80-150lbs 

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Thirtytwo Prime -2017 Snowboard Boots (used For Only 3 Days)

| February 18, 2017 |

These boots are the latest model in a size 9.5 – but they may suit a 9. I brought for a trip at Christmas, but sadly only used for 3 days as they were too small, so I have brought a larger pair. Great stiff boot, really liked them. RRP £329.95. Below is all the [&hellip

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Forum Snowboarding Boots – Size 5

| February 18, 2017 |

Size 5 ladies Forum snowboarding boots.  Were used for a weeks snowboarding and that’s it. Really good condition apart from very small scuff on from on toes as pictured. Please message me if you have any questions! Happy to post

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Nike 6.0 ‘kesak’ Jacket – Ski Or Snow – Sz S

| February 18, 2017 |

Nike 6.0 ‘Kesak’ Jacket – Ski or Snow – Sz S Brand: Nike Style: Kesak Jacket Size: Small Material: Body: Storm-FIT 100% nylon with DWR treatment. Mesh: 100% polyester. Moisture-wicking Nike Dri-FIT mesh. Sport: Ski or snowboard Colour: Cream and orange with touches of teal Sleeve: Long with wrist covers Care: Machine wash Condition: New, [&hellip

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