Solaine Snowboards June 01st, 2018 - 16:14:56
Are you ready to hit the slopes? You ready to try out the snowboarding that seems to be the hottest sport in the winter? Well then before you start forking out the big money for your equipment save a few dollars and start off with some great used snowboards. Here in this article I will give you a list of what kind of equipment you need before you jump in the snow and begin your great adventure. New and Used Snowboards First we will start off with the types of snowboards. There are three of the basic type boards which vary in the shapes of the tips and tails as well as the width. Each snowboard is made for the different types of boarding. If you are a beginner you would be best off with a freestyle snowboard which has no front or back of the board. They are easy to use handle well and very easy to turn making this the best choice for the beginner snowboarder.
Snowboarding is becoming increasingly popular each year. When the sport was first developed there were very few manufacturers of the snowboard. Nowadays we are seeing an increase in the makers of snowboards and different aspects are being incorporated into the production of the new snowboards. Burton is one of the most popular brands of boards that are now available and the price shows it. These snowboards usually come with all of the premium trimmings and really cool graphics. You are sure to grab attention with a Burton board. Burton also offers apparel and snowboarding accessories such as bags to transport and store your board in. Expect to pay upwards of several hundred dollars for a Burton snowboard; however there are places where you can purchase discount Burton boards or even used Burton snowboards and this can save you quite a bit of money.
When I first started snowboarding back in 1992 I was about the only person on the Mountain give or take a few people. Since then snowboarding has progressed so much that there are often as many (if not more) snowboarders on the mountain than skiiers. Today they make many different types of snowboards for each style of snowboarding and it is important to pay attention to this when you are buying a snowboard. All mountain snowboards are designed to work anywhere on the slopes. This is the type of snowboard I would recommend starting with as a beginner or if you are someone that wants one board that can do everything. Freestyle snowboards are boards that are designed to work in terrain parks and in half pipes.
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.