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Do You Need a Back Protector? Buying Guide for Skiers & Snowboarders

Do You Need a Back Protector? Buying Guide for Skiers & Snowboarders

Neither skiing nor snowboarding are without risks, and even if you take care on the slopes, there is always the other guy, so, it makes…

Why is Snowboarding More Popular Than Skiing? Powder Rivalry

Why is Snowboarding More Popular Than Skiing? Powder Rivalry

If you know anything at all about the winter sports community, you know about the friendly rivalry between skiers and snowboarders. In general, skiing has…

Is Skiing or Snowboarding More Expensive? (Surprising Answer)

Is Skiing or Snowboarding More Expensive? (Surprising Answer)

Skiing has always been seen as the more expensive sport and snowboarding is the more affordable option. But is this still the case? Nowadays, there’s…

How Hard Is Learning To Snowboard? HONEST Truth

How Hard Is Learning To Snowboard? HONEST Truth

If you’re interested in trying out snowboarding this winter, you likely want to know how difficult it’s going to be and whether or not you’ll…

Why is Snowboarding So Expensive? & What You Can Do About It

Why is Snowboarding So Expensive? & What You Can Do About It

Some sports are cheap to do, others aren’t. Sadly, snowboarding is the latter. It’s not a cheap hobby, and there are several reasons for that….

Do Skiers Find Snowboarders Annoying? (Honest Truth)

Do Skiers Find Snowboarders Annoying? (Honest Truth)

Whether you’re a skier or a snowboarder, you may have heard the common refrain that skiers just plain dislike snowboarders and find them immensely annoying….

Why Do USA Skiers & Snowboarders Wear One Arm Out Of Their Competition Vest at The Olympics?

Why Do USA Skiers & Snowboarders Wear One Arm Out Of Their Competition Vest at The Olympics?

If you watched the 2022 Winter Olympics that were held in Beijing, you may have noticed a curious sight of the USA team members wearing…

Which Ski Resorts Ban Snowboarders & Why? (Can it be Justified)

Which Ski Resorts Ban Snowboarders & Why? (Can it be Justified)

Compared to skiing, snowboarding is still a relatively new invention. Its popularity caused many resorts to eventually accept the new sport and adopt snowboarders onto…

How Long Does It REALLY Take To Learn How To Snowboard? (7 Day Journey)

How Long Does It REALLY Take To Learn How To Snowboard? (7 Day Journey)

It’s no surprise that you want to learn how to snowboard. It’s a thrilling sport and one that isn’t too hard to learn. You’ll soon…

Is Skiing or Snowboarding More Fun? (How To Choose)

Is Skiing or Snowboarding More Fun? (How To Choose)

Skiing vs snowboarding is potentially the biggest question to ask in the ski world and one that causes much debate. The truth of it is,…

Should You Really Ski or Snowboard in Jeans?

Should You Really Ski or Snowboard in Jeans?

You can wear lots of different garments and combinations of garments while skiing. The only catch is, that some of those garments are actually designed…

How to Get Off a Chair Lift with a Snowboard

How to Get Off a Chair Lift with a Snowboard

You want to take your snowboarding to the next level, but there is just one thing standing in your way – the dreaded disembarking from…

12 Incredible Health Benefits of Skiing & Snowboarding

12 Incredible Health Benefits of Skiing & Snowboarding

For a lot of skiers and snowboarders, a big part of the thrill is that you feel so good as the vacation goes on. You’re…

Why Do Skiers and Snowboarders Dislike Each Other?

Why Do Skiers and Snowboarders Dislike Each Other?

Have you ever passed a group of skiers and snowboarders having a scuffle? Is there real beef? or is this idea overblown? Right from the…

Why Are Ski & Snowboard Pants So Baggy?

Why Are Ski & Snowboard Pants So Baggy?

Thankfully ski pants have evolved from the comedy ‘plus fours’ of the 1920’s. But even today they are still pretty baggy. Why is that? And…

Are Skiers Faster Than Snowboarders?

Are Skiers Faster Than Snowboarders?

Speed is of the essence and we all want more of it when on the slopes. There are so many variables when it comes to…

Snowboarding vs Surfing: What is The Difference?

Snowboarding vs Surfing: What is The Difference?

Snowboarding and Surfing Both snowboarding and skiing are incredibly challenging and acutely rewarding, and it is possible to be skilled and talented at both, but…

Can a Skier Learn to Snowboard? How to Transition

Can a Skier Learn to Snowboard? How to Transition

Once you feel comfortable on skis, you might want to challenge yourself and test out your snowboarding skills. Many people start on skis, especially young…

Can Snowboarders be Ski Patrol?

Can Snowboarders be Ski Patrol?

Working as ski patrol is a dream job for many skiers and snowboarders. Who doesn’t want to get paid for riding the slopes all day…

How To Ride The Button or Drag Lift (Skiers & Snowboarders)

How To Ride The Button or Drag Lift (Skiers & Snowboarders)

How To Ride The Button Equally terrifying and hilarious, the button lift or Poma is an intrinsic part of the ski and snowboard experience. Here…

Snowboarding vs Skateboarding: How to Transition & Survive

Snowboarding vs Skateboarding: How to Transition & Survive

All board sports cross over each other. Snowboarding and surfing, skateboarding and wakeboarding, sandboarding, storyboarding, and kiteboarding. They all have certain similarities and elements. Out…

How To Store Skis & Snowboards

How To Store Skis & Snowboards

So you’ve invested hundreds in a new pair of skis and you want to know how to keep good care of them, so they can…

Best Ski & Snowboard Goggles For Kids

Best Ski & Snowboard Goggles For Kids

I’ve done all the hard work so you don’t have to. Here are the best ski goggles with more in-depth reviews for each one beneath. Googles…

Is Skiing Safer Than Snowboarding?

Is Skiing Safer Than Snowboarding?

If you’re deciding what sport to take up or are a concerned parent and want to know the truth about skiing vs snowboarding dangers, this…