How To Backside 180 On A Snowboard

Backside 180s are another iconic trick which can be seen in many a video part from the start of snowboarding to now. A Backside spin is when you approach a jump your normal way and spin so your back is facing forward during the first 90 degrees of the spin. They can be a little […]

How To Frontside 180 On Park Jumps On A Snowboard

After learning Frontside 180s on side hits, you can start to take them to park jumps. Find a small jump where you’re comfortable with straight airs and grabs. The major difference with spinning off a jump is that you need to use your edges for takeoff to grip from the snow and initiate rotation. For […]

Smooth Round Turns On A Snowboard

The shape of an ideal snowboard turn is round, smooth, and consistent. Round turns feel better, look better and it’s easier to control your speed throughout the turn. Many snowboarders get into the habit of sliding their back foot around on each turn. Riding more from side-slip to side-slip, rather than having nice round turns. […]

How To Improve Your Riding (Regular) On A Snowboard

Improve your riding Hi this is Nev Lapwood, We are riding at Whistler Blackcomb and this tutorial is on how to improve your riding. We cover a few issues that happen to intermediate riders, how to spot them and what you can do to fix it. This tutorial is mostly related to body position. […]

How To Backside 180 Melon On A Snowboard

Hi everybody this is Gabriel Sequeira. Today I’m going to show you how I’ve learned one of my favourite tricks, a backside 180 with a melon grab. To do this trick I broke it down into three different steps: one straight air with a melon grab, two a backside 180, three landing switch and riding […]

How To Get Over A Mental Block For Snowboarding

Having a mental block is tough and it happens to the best of us. A mental block in snowboarding is when our brain and body have trouble overcoming the performance of a trick causing us to freeze up mid feature or not try it at all. Knowing how to train your brain and being able […]

How To Backside 50-50 On A Snowboard

A Backside 50-50 is where you approach with the rail or box behind you, on your Backside. It’s a tiny bit more intimidating than a Frontside 50-50 because it just feels a little bit weird to be Ollie-ing on from the Backside.Try this a bunch of times on a Balance Bar to build your skills […]

How To Ride In Alignment On A Snowboard

For smooth controlled riding you want your upper body and lower body to be in line with one another because, it gives you better balance and stability over your snowboard one of the most common problems for intermediate riders is riding with a body position that is not aligned. I see a lot of snowboarders […]

Balanced Position On A Snowboard

Your snowboard is what you balance over, it’s your base of support so you want to try and keep the majority of your weight stacked over your board to maintain balance. With your front foot strapped in, stand with your free foot on the board next to your back binding. A good place to start […]

How To Hit An Air Bag On A Snowboard

Hi, this is Nev Lapwood from Snowboard Addiction. We’re up here at the Airhouse air bag in Whistler. This is a quick tutorial about how to hit your first air bag. If you get the opportunity to hit something like this, take it! Don’t be intimidated, it’s super fun and it’s a very safe environment […]