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  1. Gear Advice

    Snowboarding General Chat
    Hi, This will be my first year snowboarding. I have never done any winter sports before so I am excited. I have some questions regarding gear, as I am new to all of this. I am 6’1, 220, size 13 feet. I purchased the following gear so far, but i am able to exchange it if needed. I just want to...
  2. Bindings that fit Adidas boots (and their lack of forward lean!)

    Bindings
    So in my quarantine overspend I've added two boards to my boots. So setup is currently: Boots - 2020 Adidas Acerra ADV 3ST Board - 2020 Capita Mercury, 2020 Capita DOA, 2009 Salomon Official Bindings - 2009 Union Force I was looking at my boots with bindings to adjust the fitment (what else...
  3. Should I take a Snowboard Instructor Course?

    Snowboarding General Chat
    Hey, I'm pretty new to this forum site so please go easy on me. I'm just looking for advice is all. I've been on 2 trips so far and hoping to go for the third next year so I'm very much new to the sport but I just can't seem to get enough of it. As for my ability, I'm able to get down blues...
  4. Advice Needed for New Snowboarder!

    Welcome New Riders And New Members
    Hey Guys I am interested in trying something new and booking a snowboard trip in the Zao Onsen resort, Japan. I have never tried snowboarding before, and have a few questions which I would really appreciate some advice on. 1) I do not own any equipment or clothing. Can everything be rented at...
  5. Yes. Jackpot or Never Summer Proto Type Two

    Boards
    Hello Guys, I am stuck on which board would be better for me between the Yes. Jackpot and the Never Summer Proto Type two, was hoping the community could give some insight. I just purchased size large Burton Genesis binding and size 10.5 Adidas Tactical ADV boots to go with this new board. I...
  6. Beginner - need ALL the advice

    Welcome New Riders And New Members
    Hey friends. Brand new here. I'm a 27 female and live outside of D.C. I've snowboarded twice like 6 years ago without taking any lessons and now I really want to get into it. I'm just looking for any advice you may have. Lessons, meeting up with other people, general tips, clothing, whatever...
  7. What to get after a 10 year old Burton Custom?

    Boards
    Hi everyone, I've been using a 10 year old burton custom full camber; it's what I learned on. It's time for a new board and I am wondering if a newer profile (with some rocker perhaps) would be better. I'm looking for something more catch-free and bit more forgiving, but that can still carve...
  8. Lactic Acid - HELP

    Snowboarding General Chat
    Hi all, I have been snowboarding for about 6-7 years now, and my #1 lingering, HORRIBLE, problem is that lactic acid builds up so fast and hard in my legs I can't make it down even the smallest mountains. I'm genuinely considering trying to find some kind of physical therapist/sports...
  9. Is this a big deal?

    Boards
    So I just got myself a new board and I figured I'd give waxing it myself ago. I picked up the dakine tuning kit too. I was deburring/cleaning the rust from my base edge before waxing. Then I realized I had been running the ceramic stone along the base/edge dry. I can see some scrapes, but...
  10. Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro vs. Gnu Space Case

    Boards
    Hi All, I'm about to pull the trigger on a new board next week before I go to Austria and am near desperation because I'm having such a difficult time settling on which board to get. I'm torn between the Lib Tech TR pro 155 and Gnu Space Case 156. Here something about myself: I started...
  11. Advice on new, more playful, all-mountain board

    Boards
    Hey everyone, I'm looking to purchase a new snowboard for this season and I need some advice choosing a new board. I have been riding for about 6 years now and most of that has been on a '09 156 Burton Clash with Burton Freestyle bindings. I'm looking for something slightly more playful and...
  12. Some advice on Boots please

    Boots
    Hello all I am struggling to find a suitable pair of snowboard boots - I have a set of Malamuts (salamon) from a few years ago that I love but that are falling apart. I have bought a pair of K2 Mysis with a Boa that I cannot wear - the issue is that there is no zone lock on these boots and the...
  13. Burton FA, Burton Gate Keeper, Jones Aviator, Jones UMT or Salomon Super 8

    Boards
    Hi all, I want to buy my first snowboard, did some research and found these boards interesting: - Burton Flight Attendant - Burton Gate Keeper - Jones Aviator - Jones Ultra Mountain Twin - Salomon Super 8 This is my riding profile: I am an intermediate to advanced rider, depending on the...
  14. A Different Snowboard Edit...

    Photography, Video, and Other Media
    Hey! I was just hoping to get some feedback on a little edit I made over the summer during which I JC at Woodward at Copper. For reference, I am the one in the tan helmet. I think snowboarding shouldn't always be taken so seriously. Any feedback would be sick!
  15. Need advice for buying a new board!

    Boards
    Hello fellow boarders Im new to this forum and this is my first post. I have been boarding for around 3 years and now feel that im ready to buy a new and better board to further develop my skills on the mountain. Currently i ride a Salomon Lotus-which has served me well-but im now looking for...
  16. Beginner Snowboarding Advice

    Welcome New Riders And New Members
    Hey Guys, I am giving up the daily grind for a year or so and heading over to Canada (Banff) from Australia. I am really looking forward to picking up snowboarding but i have a couple of questions. I have done a fair bit of research and I have been to a snowboard store and got fitted for some...
  17. Buying Snowboard Advice for Australian

    Boards
    Hi, so i need some advice for buying my first board. This is my 4th season in Japan but i've rented every other time and now i plan to work there for the whole season so want my own board. I am 192cm tall (6'3"), weigh 92kg and have a size 14 US foot (i still have to buy boots as well). I don't...
  18. Did i get the right boots

    Boots
    I bought a never worn 2009 burton from my cousins friend. i Wear a size 8 in normal shoes and the boots i bought are size 8. There is pressure in my toe area. Is The boots to small or should i just need to break them in
  19. Newbie

    Women`s Boards
    Good Mornin'/Evenin'. My name is Ashley, I am 500% new to this sport. I am going on a family vacation at the end of next month to Ruidoso, New Mexico for a skiing/boarding trip. What is the best board setup for a beginner? It's all pretty much powder up there as of what I've been told. I am 5'2"...
  20. All Mountain Board seeker here. Tall & skinny.

    Boards
    Hello powder lovers, speed freaks, yeti seekers! First i would like to apologize for my english, it`s not my native language. My specs: 6`3" / 185lbs / DC Lynx boots, 12US / Ride bindings, XL / Nitro Target Select White 161w, classic camber. Here is the problem i would like to solve. I have...
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