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Snowboarding is a great winter sport


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Snowboarding is a great winter sport

  1. 1. Snowboarding Warehouse<br />All about snowboarding<br /><br />
  2. 2. Snowboarding<br />Snowboarding is a popular winter sport where you have to ride down a snowy hill on a snowboard. Snowboard is attached to a rider. The rider is wearing special boots called snowboarding bindings. Snowboarding was developed in USA and was inspired by skateboarding. Snowboarding became part of the Winter Olympic Sport in 1998.<br /><br />
  3. 3. Snowboarding Styles<br />As with any other sport snowboarding developed into a serious sport with a huge following. Many snowboarding styles were developed over the time where you required to use special snowboarding gear. There are three common snowboarding styles:<br />Free Ride<br />Freestyle<br />Free Carve<br /><br />
  4. 4. Free Ride Snowboarding<br />Free Ride snowboarding style is common amongst the beginners and amateurs. This types of snowboarding usually involves sliding the even terrain. Many of the snowboarding tricks in Free Ride snowboarding are borrowed from Freestyle. Free Riding is also know as all mountain snowboarding.<br /><br />
  5. 5. Free-ride<br />Extreme snowboarding contest where riders have to find their way down the mountain performing crazy tricks and showing off their skills. Most popular places for such events are Europe, USA and New Zealand.<br /><br />
  6. 6. Freestyle Snowboarding<br />Freestyle snowboarding involved sliding down man-made terrain, which includes things such as rails, boxes and other innovate obstacles to perform your trick on. Freestyles snowboarding is very popular style among snowboarding enthusiasts due to them performing various snowboarding jibs. Jibs is just another terms for 'trick'. Jibs usually involve rider sliding on an object not made of snow.<br /><br />
  7. 7. Freestyle Snowboarding<br />Usually done in urban settings freestyle snowboarding is the most popular style out there.<br /><br />
  8. 8. Freestyle Snowboarding Gear<br />Slightly different set of snowboarding gear is required for freestyle snowboarding. Most snowboarders usually us a twin tipped board and soft boots. Softer boots help to make the right more comfortable. Twin tipped board improves the control of balance.<br /><br />
  9. 9. Free Carve Snowboarding<br />Free Carve snowboarding is a slalom style race more like skiing. Snowboarding gear used for free carve snowboarding include hard-shell boots and plate bindings. Riders use a directional snowboard, which is very stiff and narrow. Since there are no jumping in this discipline free carve snowboards are fast and responsive on turns.<br /><br />
  10. 10. Free Carve Snowboarding<br />Snowboarding where riders reach up to 70 km/h. Riders slide down a steep downhill.<br />
  11. 11. Snowboarding Safety<br />Snowboarding is like any other sport not prone to risk. Snowboarding accidents happen to 4 or 6 people in per thousand people per day. Most of those injuries commonly belong to beginners, especially those who are learning by them selves without professional supervision. It is also important to protect yourself from injuries by using correct snowboarding gear.<br /><br />
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