Solaine Snowboards May 31st, 2018 - 15:07:26
You may not have heard of Roxy snowboards unless youre a girl. And that is pretty rare among snowboard companies. You see Roxy is a snowboard line dedicated entirely to the ladies. While every company out there makes boards for women they dont dedicate an entire brand line to it. Rome Burton K2 all these big companies offer womens boards. Roxy sets itself apart by offering nothing else. But does this rare specialization mean a legit go-to company for girls or is it just an overpriced gimmick trying to pull in buyers with cutesy graphics? In order to figure that out youll have to delve into the history of Roxy a little. As a fashion line from Quiksilver Roxy has definitely made its name in sports apparel.
Sims snowboards seems to be one of the most reasonable priced snowboard companies on the market today. You can easily locate a Sims snowboard through several different retailers across the internet. The prices on the snowboards are actually very reasonable with some snowboards costing $200 or less for a full size mens board. Thats a great deal compared to many other manufacturers. Sims offers womens snowboards that are specifically designed with their lighter and smaller frames in mind. The snowboards themselves are narrower designed for smaller feet and better fit. The lighter weight helps with the versatility and maneuverability of the snowboard; however they can have more progressive cuts and be made out of more advanced materials which in turn allow women to keep up with the men if they want.
And the Roxy snowboard is getting the full treatment with all the Magne Traction technology that other boards produced by Mervin are getting. Of course Mervin Manufacturing is doing this because they are owned by Quiksilver a deal made back in the 90s. It doesnt hurt Roxy that their pro riders arent too shabby either. Torah Bright is the premier name you might recognize. Her new Bright Series is just one of the lines that Roxy is expanding into. Alongside Torah are riders Sarah Burke a two times X-Games Gold Medalist and Kjersti Buaas an Olympic snowboarder. These girls have shredded parks and pipes that would have most guys shaking in their snowboarding boots. Whether or not you still doubt if Roxy is legit you cant argue that the girls who ride them certainly are.
Rossignol snowboards are a leader in the snowboarding industry. They have developed technology that has increased the popularity of their snowboards and the sport of snowboarding. With some progressive shapes and high-end performance standards you will be seeing more from Rossignol snowboards. Right now their options are limited as they seem to be focusing on the more technical aspects of building a great snowboard rather than many different types of less quality snowboards. They do offer a mens line womens line boys line and girls line. In the mens division the boards are basically divided into three different price ranges - low end to high end.