Monthly Archives: March 2012

It’s All About The Backcountry

5 years ago, it was all about rippin it up in the park. Everyone wanted to be Shawn White and pull double corks in the pipe. Some of us still do for sure, but now, more than ever, people are veering off the beaten path. Sports enthusiasts all over are buying...

Best Park Boards For 2013 Season

Now is the time to be looking for great deals on 2013 gear.  If you want the deal this is the time to strike! There are tons of companies out there that make a great park board. Here are some of the boards to look out for in no particular order.
 

Red Bull Does It Again

There were tons of awesome moments in season 2012, but one of the best was the Red Bull Supernatural event at Jackson Hole, WY.  18 of the best riders from all over the world met up to rip through a newly built course the summer leading up to this season. There...

Tips For Buying A Snowboard

When most people walk into a show room it's sometimes hard to justify the price tag. However, it's true that you get what you pay for. You'll always see a range of prices starting anywhere from $300 and up. Some people are under the impression that the more you spend the faster you'll...

To Magna Or Not To Magna

'Magna-Traction' is a very touchy subject. Mainly because some riders swear by it while others don't see what all the big fuss is about. The concept is that a traditional board has 2 points of contact, when the board is on edge, at the tip and the tail. A magna traction...

Snowboard Profile Shapes

Snowboard profiles have evolved and changed so dramatically in the last 5 years or so that its now the focal point of most conversations about boards.
In actuality this technology was created in the early years of snowboarding but they have brought it back within the last few years.
A baseline...