Guerette Snowboards February 22nd, 2018 - 10:42:42
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.
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.
Any snowboarder knows how important good snowboards are for being able to do what he or she wants while on the slopes or while on a half pipe. Even though there are many different kinds of boards from which people can choose the fact is that not everybody is satisfied by the choices that are available. Because of this some people decide to create their own boards instead. A person who is able to create a snowboard is able to customize it the exact way he or she wants. Although customizable boards are available they are also typically very expensive. A person can save money by creating his or her own board. Although having some previous woodworking skills is beneficial when making a snowboard previous experience is not absolutely necessary. However someone with no previous experience should be very careful to meticulously follow the design or else he or she may make a mistake that renders the creation useless.
A con about buying used snowboards is that you wont get to pick your own design. Of course used ones are the ones the previous owner having the board with their design but if youre starting off that wont matter much since youre just experimenting and testing to see what kind of board is right for you when you start off with this sport. As time goes on you have more experience and a good feel of what is good and bad for you in a board and then you can invest in a new snowboard for you since snowboards are not cheap when they are brand new. But remember like I said there are always discounts lurking around. You just have to find them. For beginners like I said in the earlier articles you want a short board just like freestylers since it will be easy for you to maneuver. Also boot size is also important when picking out a used snowboard since not all boards are the same sizes. You dont want your toes and heels to be grinding against the snow when you ride. Itll be a pain in the ass.