Snowboards and Equipment Anchorage AK

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(907) 569-0074
PO Box 244125
Anchorage, AK
Wiggy's Alaska
(907) 336-1330
8225 Old Seward Hwy Ste A
Anchorage, AK
Alaska Mountaineering & Hiking
(907) 272-1811
2633 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK
Barney's Sports Chalet
(907) 561-5242
906 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK
Mountain View Sports Center
(907) 563-8600
3838 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
Soccer Locker
(907) 277-2572
1008 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK
Great Outdoor Clothing Company
(907) 277-6665
1200 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK
World Wide Angler
(907) 561-0662
510 W Tudor Rd Ste 3
Anchorage, AK
Alaska Tent & Tarp
(907) 562-2293
100 E Intl Airport Rd
Anchorage, AK
Play It Again Sports
(907) 278-7529
2636 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK

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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