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    How to Snowboard

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    How to Snowboard Wear many removable layers of clothing, and always be sure the outermost layer is 100% waterproof. Also, always wear goggles. Visibility and eye protection is very important. Second, before hopping on the lift, you should become familiar with the parts of the snowboard. Always wear the right size boots, and make sure they support on your ankles. Wearing boots that are too tight can leave you with sore ankles or chin splints. After choosing the perfect boot, consider your

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    Burton Snowboards Business Analysis Burton Snowboards takes surfing to the mountains, with premium snowboards and equipment. Jake Burton, the world’s first snowboard maker, founded the company in 1977 in Londonberry, Vermont. Despite it being small and privately owned, Burton is the industry leader in snowboards and equipment controlling 40% total market share in the winter sports industry. Burton is a global business with its main headquarters in Vermont, Japan and Austria and worldwide distribution

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    Jake Burton Snowboards

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    Jake Burton: Burton Snowboards When you think of snowboarding, more often than not, Burton is the first brand that comes to mind. The most popular brand in the world was made that way by one man: Jake Burton. His vision to make what was once thought of as a passing fad into the most popular extreme sport in the world was really incredible. The odds he overcame, from ski resorts not allowing snowboarders to cancer, are a real testament to his dedication and passion to pushing this sport, and lifestyle

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    Have You Ever Wanted To Snowboard? As a lifelong snowboarder, I can tell you that anyone who is adventurous and loves the snow is qualified to hit the slopes with me. However, if you want your first snowboarding experience to be a successful one, you must come prepared. First, you need gear, but not just any gear, I recommend Burton goggles, snow pants, a warm jacket, gloves and of course a banging board. Whatever swagger you decide to wear, you are going to want to be comfortable; nobody wants

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    Essay On Snowboarding

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    At the age of 15, Amy Purdy decided that she loved to snowboard. When she started snowboarding, she learned to have confidence in herself and love all the great things about life. When Amy was 19, she was excited about her future and what was ahead, but never thought about what happened next. At the age of 19, Amy had Neisseria meningitis, which led to the failure of her kidneys and the removal of her spleen. But, it also caused the amputation of both of her legs when her body went into shock. Her

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    their resorts with claims of the biggest halfpipe or the best board park. But how did this sport explode onto the scene? To answer this question, a brief history is in order. On that snowy Christmas day in 1965, Sherman Poppen had created the first snowboard. His wife named this contraption a Snurfer because it was a cross between surf and snow. Snurfers were typically made of wood, and had a piec... ... middle of paper ... ...arder and every skier in the world. There may be a time when skiers and

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    “Let’s snowboard on our sleds,” John-Michael suggested enthusiastically. It was a perfect day to go sledding. The snow was a couple days old and there was no ice. It wasn’t very cold either, so we didn’t have to worry about our eyes freezing shut. “Let’s ask dad first,” I replied. My super cautious dad was most likely going to say no, but it was worth a try. Heats pounding with anticipation we walked up to our father, determined to convince our father to let us snowboard on our sleds. “No,” he

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    everyone in the country has either seen a snowboard, ridden one, or knows someone who has. The purpose of this paper is to discuss what snowboarding is, and to shed some light on the financial aspects of this new sport. Snowboarding hit the scene in 1972. Jake Burton, at the age of 15, decided that he had enough of skiing and wanted to do something a little different. With a little ingenuity and some of his dads tools he began working on the first snowboard. His project lasted about three weeks

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    Basic Paper

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    Finding the right snowboard is essential for cruising groomed trails, floating through powder, or to ride the rails. The type of terrain is typically the deciding factor when choosing a snowboard. One aspect of snowboards is the many sizes, shapes, and types that are available. Making the wisest choice requires a fair amount of research of the options that are available. All-Mountain This is the best all-around option of snowboard for use anywhere on a mountain. The all-mountain will be a good

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    Virtual Company

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    Simmons Extreme Sports has developed a state of the art snowboard binding/boot combination that will revolutionize the sport of snowboarding. Snowboard bindings connect to the snowboard with screws. Most are easily adjusted, comfortable and dependable. There are three different types of snowboard bindings presently on the market: Soft, Step-In and Plate. Each type is unique and offers its own benefits as well as drawbacks. Any snowboard can be used with each of the three different types of bindings;

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