Jul

20

How to Take Good Care of Your Snowboard

By Adrenaline

snow-boarder-girlIf you are one of those fans who enjoy the snowboarding experience, there are some things that you should do in order to ensure that your snowboard is properly looked after. Do not repeat other snowboarders’ mistake by throwing the board somewhere in a closet corner and pick it up only when you need to go out for a new snowboarding experience. Keep in mind that the way we take care of the things will help us get rewarded by them into the future.

It is not the fact that these material things talk or will show you gratitude in an explicit way, but you will get rewarded by a better performance once you take good care of your snowboard. Check out with the things that you should do and make sure that you do the right maintenance:

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Jul

20

Types of Snowboards – Which One to Choose?

By Adrenaline

snow-boarderIf you want to make sure that you do it right, you need to know which type of snowboard is the most adequate for your snowboarding activity. There are several types of the market to choose from, each of them developed in such a manner that they comply with the type of snowboarding you have chosen to perform but also to your experience. For instance, if you have decided to use the snowboard for gliding on the slopes at high speed, you won’t have to purchase that type of snowboard that is designed for grinding and jumping.

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Jul

1

Skimboarding

By Adrenaline

Skimboarding presents numerous similarities to surfing, but is regarded as a unique extreme sport in the community. The principal dissociation comes from the size of the board utilized in this activity, which is substantially smaller and does not include the fins. At the same time, the skimboard design incorporates a nose lifts that are referred to as rockers. Rockers come in three main variations, but more on that later. Needless to say, these characteristics confer the board entirely new dynamics, making skimboarding a combination between surfing and skateboarding. Let’s find out more about the beginnings of the sport and its evolution over time.

A brief history of skimboarding

As mentioned previously, skimboarding was adapted from surfing and the ones who made this extreme water sport immensely popular were in fact the lifeguards in Southern California. It may come as a surprise that the exact people who are in charge of beach safety practiced a sport that is not without risk. However, keep in mind that initially skimboarding was simply a convenient means of crossing the beach.

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Jun

29

Skate Shoes – Selection Must be Done Wisely

By Adrenaline

Many people do not know this but there are skate shoes that are specially designed for this sport. Every skateboarder is worried about one thing on top of all and that is safety. Along with all the other safety equipment it is important that you wear the right type of skate shoes so you have a hundred percent grip and control of your board. The right skate shoes will ensure hundred percent performance. Many shoes would put extra pressure on your body; either you will not have total control of the board or your body will start to stress out pretty soon. The perfect skate shoes are highly durable, comfortable, and flexible, with a very strong grip.

I have seen that nowadays the old fashioned skate shoes are in demand. Well, do not go for what is in fashion; think of your purpose. Every skateboarder wants to become a professional boarder soon therefore choose the shoes keeping this purpose in mind. A good pair of skate shoes will usually have triple stitching so they do not rip that quickly. It will fits good and have a thick sole so injuries cannot be suffered that easily. You will find many famous brands making skate shoes today and the market is full of variety and quality.

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Jun

29

Some Must Go Places for Snowboarding

By Adrenaline

Snowboarding is one of the most popular extreme sports born in the United States. Most of the people think that you can go boarding only during winter season, but actually that is not true, instead you can go for snowboarding anytime and anywhere there are mountains and plenty of snow. This way one can go for snowboarding all around the globe and this is the reason why snowboarding is gaining popularity internationally these days. Following are a few places where you can go and enjoy this sport at its full.

If you are fond of the Japanese culture and wish to learn more about it then you can go for snowboarding in Japan especially Nagano which was the place where the first Olympic snowboarding games were organized. The season for snowboarding lasts from November to April when you can look for the premium resorts and take part in snowboarding activities and contests. New Zealand is also considered as the land and the territory of skiing and snowboarding so you can go to this place during the snowboarding and skiing seasons, particularly the south islands of the New Zealand are more popular for the sport.

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