Category: Snowboarding

Skateboarding

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Jun 24, 2013
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Skateboarding

Skateboarding is a sport that is reputed to have developed in California in the first half of the twentieth century by surfers looking for a distraction when waves did not permit surfing. Back then, there was little attention paid to the use of safety equipment that is used today. Today the sport has several manifestations with people using skateboarding as a sport, transportation, or cultural identifier. Many of those that engage in skateboarding also do so compe...

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Snowboarding, a Fast Paced Winter Sport

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Jun 24, 2013
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Snowboarding, a Fast Paced Winter Sport

Snowboarding is a winter sport that can best be described as being somewhere close to skiing but using the sport of skateboarding as a primary guide to form and function and the use of a single wide board as compared to a pair of long sleek skis to enjoy the slopes. The sport manifests in two distinct forms that focus either on doing tricks or on competing for speed. Though it is a fairly new sport, only having been introduced in the 1960's, it has since gone on t...

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Snowboarding: USA Top Competition Locations

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Jun 17, 2013
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Snowboarding: USA Top Competition Locations

When it comes to the best snowboarding competition locations in the United States, a few distinct locales tend to rise above the others. These locations for competition are all on the western half of the United States and use the rugged terrain in that part of the country as an ideal foundation for competitive snowboarding. The first location, Northstar Resort in Truckee, California in the Lake Tahoe area hosts a world renowned ski resort that encompasses a week i...

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