Snowboards and Equipment Abbeville LA

Looking for Snowboards and Equipment in Abbeville? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Abbeville that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Snowboards and Equipment in Abbeville.

Sportsman The
(337) 893-0642
1915 S State St
Abbeville, LA
 
Ed's Sporting Goods
(337) 643-2518
21327 Chestnut Rd
Kaplan, LA
 
Acadiana Karate
(337) 406-8838
1501 Kaliste Saloom Rd Ste H
Lafayette, LA
 
L L Fitness
(337) 837-4348
3827 Pinhook Rd
Broussard, LA
 
Tri-Running
(337) 232-8212
2811 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA
 
Gulfway Sporting Goods Inc
(337) 643-8816
11219 La Highway 35
Kaplan, LA
 
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(337) 371-4750
4232 Ambassador Caffery P
Lafayette, LA
 
Academy
(337) 371-4750
4232 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA
 
Duck N Cover Llc
(337) 839-0768
110 S Morgan Ave
Broussard, LA
 
Lafayette Shooters Wilderness & We
(337) 989-4505
3520 Ambassador Caffery P
Lafayette, LA
 

Types of Snowboards and Equipment

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Find the board that fits your body

Three different types of snowboards exist for athletes to choose from: freestyle, freeride (all mountain), and alpine (carving) boards. The type of board you choose depends on what you plan on doing with it and where you plan on doing it. Let these shopping suggestions get you started:

Balance - While balance and turns are important, the real drama of snowboarding is the speed. Inching down the hill will land you on your tail - everything gets easier the faster you go. Practice balance and strengthen your legs by filling a large soft drink bottle with water, sealing it and placing it under the board. Try balancing your board on the water bottle. Muscles - Leg exercises help snowboarders develop into better athletes. Squats build leg muscles, which become easily fatigued when powder boarding. At places such as ∗Whistler[Skiing and Snowboarding -Overview -Our top 10 favorite ski destinations - Whistler-Blackcomb , BC ] , thirty minute runs can burn you legs into rubber. Weather - Weather conditions rank high on our scale of assessment - especially if you're a novice. For the most part, snowboarding on hard frost can be painful. The more skilled you become, the more easily you'll make friends with ice. Manufacturers now make snowboards with serrated edges that carve through the ice as opposed to sliding on it. Kids - Kids are quick learners and the younger you start most sports, the better. However, snowboarding requires intense balance that many children find difficult. Don't frustrate your child if they just can't get it. Slap on a pair of skis and try again later, rather than leave a bad taste in their mouths. Younger learners possess less body coordination and tend to pick up snowboarding later than teens or adults.
Get Your Gear On

You want to chill on the hill, not be chilly, and nothing crashes a good time faster than being cold and wet in winter. Wear layers, including quick-dry shirts made from materials t...

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