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Is Summer the Best Time to Buy Snowboards?

Should you buy your snowboard in the summer? The short answer is yes. Experts and snowboarders sharing their wisdom in forums agree that summer is the time to buy. Why? No one is thinking about snowboarding in the summer (unless they are longing for the beginning of the season); because no one needs the equipment …

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Can Moon Phases Help You Plan Your Ski or Snowboard Vacation?

Waiting all year until ski or snowboard season rolls around is agonizing enough but having to plan a ski trip can get really complicated if you don’t know what to expect.  Being able to know what the weather is going to be like on the day of your trip would be great but without a crystal ball, …

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Travel with Equipment: How to Choose Car Rack for Skis and Snowboards

Moving your snowboarding or skiing gear around is something that has to be done with care considering how expensive they are. When you think about how far you’ve got to travel to get to your resort or hill it’s obvious why you need to pick the right car rack for your equipment. There are quite …

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Introductory Snowboarding and Skiing Tips from the Canada Snowboard/Ski Team

Once you’ve got the basics of skiing or snowboarding down, getting better is a matter of practice.  What most beginners overlook though is looking to someone with experience for a little advice. They don’t just offer practical knowledge, they can explain the nuances of things that would have never crossed your mind to make you …

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Don’t Dare Touch Your Snowboard Until You’ve Tried This Workout!

Snowboarding is a very grueling sport, it takes hard work and dedication to get into the high levels and start competing, but people can also take to the slopes on a snowboard for fun and recreation. When you’re getting ready to go out on the mountain with a snowboard you’ll need to make sure your …

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Who’s Sexier: Skiers or Snowboarders?

It’s no secret that athletes tend to be characterized as “sexy” by most people. Skiers and snowboarders are no exception to this rule. But what sport attracts sexier people: skiing or snowboarding? Here are some things to think about when trying to answer this tricky question. The Science of Sexy Before deciding what sport attracts …

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What Does it Take to Become Travis Rice?

Travis Rice is an elite level snowboarder, one of the greatest of all times. Do you have what it takes to be the next Travis Rice? Have you considered what you should do to attain such a status? Here are some tips and tricks to work your way to becoming an elite level snowboarder.  Nutrition …

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The 15 Most Spectacular Ice Sculptures

Ice sculptures can be beautiful pieces of art that take a lot of time and effort to make. They are only limited by the artist’s imagination and can have a variety of themes. No two ice sculptures are alike; they can be as varied as a character from a popular comic book or TV show to …

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I Bet You Didn’t Think Snow Was Made Like This

Snow occurs when the atmospheric pressure drops below freezing point. When the temperature in the atmosphere drops below freezing, the water particles stored in clouds freezes. As the water particle, that is now frozen, makes its way through the atmosphere it goes through several different temperatures, and picks up water particles as it falls. The …

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How to Becoming a Ski Instructor in Ontario

Would you like to become a ski instructor in Ontario? You must determine two things before you consider becoming a ski instructor: #1 – Are you a teacher? Do you truly enjoy seeing a student’s eyes light up as they begin to grasp the task that you are teaching them? #2 – Do you have a …

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