Snow boarding is probably the most popular mountain sport tothe day. It links to skateboarding, ripstick, sand boarding andsurfing.History; The first snowboardwas invented about 100 years ago.It was called a monoski.It was literally 2 skis joinedTogether to make 1. The firstactual snowboard was astand up sledge with nobindings, this made it veryhard to stand; these boards Next Page Backarooneywere called snurfers.
Nowadays snowboarders use boardslike these:These now consist of bindings and a grip in themiddle of the board forgetting of ski lifts.Types of Snowboarding:Free riding is when a snowboarder goes whereverhe/she wants to go. Riding on powder snow, jumpingof cliffs and zooming down steep slopes.Video
Jibbing is when a boarder does skateboarding and other street boarding tricks; such as ramps, trees, tables,The thing and jumps. snowboarders spend benches is sometimesmore time on the ramps than the snow!!! Jibbing videoFreestyle snowboarders do the same tricks asskateboarders except on mostly snow eg: halfpipe, ramps and jumps. Next page
A 360˚ is when a boarder does a fullturn in the air.A McTwist is when a boarder does 1.5spins in the air.A backwards 1440 (four full rotations)A double corked 1080-three fullrotations spun like a corkscrew!!!Next page
No not you miss namelessDarren Powell: He rode his board at a speed of afreaky 201.90 km/h. Fastest speed for asnowboard ever.David Benedek: first person to do the doublecorked 1080.Jake Burton: Jake Burton started BurtonSnowboards in 1977.
Shaun White is the worldsbest snowboarder to theday. He has won at least 1gold medal at all theWinter Olympics since 2003.He has won 23 gold medalsat other competitions to.
Big Air is when a snowboarder takes amassive jump and does as many tricksin the air as possible. The End