Category Archives: Skateboarding

Various longboards brands available today

Longboarding is one of the outdoor activities that you will find along the streets. Various groups of young and professionals get together and treat thems like a king of the road. Well, you can’t do anything to stop them, especially if they are just out to enjoy and have fun. That is what they want to do and as long as they do not harm other people, then let them cruise. But, they must not forget that these activities must be done safely. If possible, they must put on their safety gears to avoid hurting themselves. They can always put on a helmet, padding and goggles if possible.

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Longboarding Skills and Abilities

When it comes to longboarding, beginners, intermediate and professionals have various techniques and stance to show in downhill, cruising and competitions. They have the American, Euro, Hybrid, Brazilian and the Classic tucks. But, before pushing yourself to show what you’ve got. It will be best to practice and master your skills and abilities to brake, land, slide, carve and pump. Continue reading Various longboards brands available today

Mountain mania: ski hills give way to a new breed on the boards

Snow Boarding

The sport of freestyle snowboarding is becoming increasingly popular among young people, but some older skiers resent the snowboarders because of the potential for accidents. Some ski resorts welcome the snowboarders, while other resorts ban the snowboarders.

His yellow-and-black snowboard makes scraping, scratching noises over the tightly packed snow as 13-year-old Jay Magis manoeuvres into position atop Calgary’s Canada Olympic Park. Clad in baggy Gore-Tex pants, a padded purplish jacket and a woollen tuque, Magis noses down into the ski slope’s “half-pipe,” a 100-m-long, groomed snow run that looks like a wide bobsled track. With both his boots strapped onto his board, he surfs across the flatter mid-section of the pipe, gathering speed as he heads up the curve, flying over the edge, turning in midair and gliding back down. This is freestyle snowboarding – a fresh Continue reading Mountain mania: ski hills give way to a new breed on the boards