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Snowboarding's early roots are blurry but it's generally accepted to have evolved from surfers and skateboarders looking to recreate their sports in a winter environment. Snowboarding maintained relatively unknown to most of America until the 1997 ESPN Winter X Games brought national attention to what the top athletes were able to accomplish on their snowboards. The following year's Olympics in ... Read More »


The snow vehicle of choice for those who partake in the sport of snowboarding, snowboards and related equipment account for over $500 million in annual sales. Blog chatter around snowboards is typically cyclical. In the late winter/early spring the blogosphere lights up with sneak previews and catalog scans of the following season's gear releases. Summer is relative quiet time, with ... Read More »