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Burton snowboards are designed with the best synthetic materials (laminated fiberglass wrapped around wood, and the bottom is made out of polyurethane plastics) known to every snowman or woman.
In order to maneuver through the snowy terrains of mountainous trails, it takes such a durable design. Not only does these boards get the job done on the slopes, they also have a stylish appearance and artistic trendy look that goes unmatched.
There's many models, shapes, sizes and for all ages and experience levels. Now, when your new to the sport of snowboarding its a good thing to take to the bunny slopes, or also known as practice ski slopes so that you won't waste your time trying to get up all the time, and from some of the more steeper slopes your sure to encounter.
The technical way of looking at it
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Learning the slopes
Since learning to balance your footing for the very first time on the surfaces of the snow, will not be that easy. Stability and balance is the key to learning how to surf the ski slopes with a Burton snowboard.
There are ski instructors available at most resorts whom are there to provide lessons on the practice areas. So if you indeed choose to take up this cool winter sport as a recreational activity for yourself or for the family. It would be wise to think about taking lessons on the best approach to learning proper footing.
There's two types of footing positions, which you will need to also consider. One is called goofy foot, and the other is normal footing, in which you will stand onto the snowboard.
The best part about using their boards is when you sense your footing after getting the hang of being on the slopes, and once you realize your actually balancing yourself without falling on your butt. This is when snowboarding begins to become super fun, and when the fear of falling simply vanishes, but it takes a bit of falling to get the hang of it for sure.
Such a beautiful winter sport it is, the freedom is a complete rush
Stylish Burton snowboard boots
Getting the right snowboard boots is key to feeling comfortable on the slopes, and also is important for style points as well as safety. Make sure to not select the wrong footing, and if you have the money go for the coolest looking boots Burton has to offer, and their selection is wide ranging, so they have styles and colors for all men and women, as well as children's liking.
When strapping these boots in, and while you on the slopes, a feeling of shear euphoria comes over you almost every time, knowing its going to be such a fun time. It does get slightly edgy at times for your nerves and all, but there's an added adrenaline rush due to the element of danger on the slopes, which can fill anyone's stomach with that good ole feeling of butterflies too.
Once you get into a groove with this sport, you will wonder why you never thought of getting onto a snowboard before, there really is nothing like it in the world.
Bindings are your friend
The invention of bindings (Latches that strap the boots down to the board into a fixed position) are what made snowboarding the amazing sporting industry it is. (Bindings help support your movement, and lock the snowboard boots into place improving balance)
Historical factoid -
Jake Burton was one of many ingenious businessmen and innovative minds who's design and re-engineering helped bring this awesome sport to life. The original snowboard development came at a surprise to those in the skiing world. A guy named Sherm Poppen was the actual inventor of the sport, back in 1967.
The way Jake got into the sport way back then was purely out of curiosity, and he made his move back when the sport was first known as "Snurfing" (Given the name by Sherm's wife). At the time young Jake was just a teenager and he began looking for ways to improve on the original snurf board's design by Mr. Poppen. As time went by Jake's motivation and determination to make such improvements brought about the bindings development, allowing for much better control of the board, and changed the once upon a time snurfing industry into what boarding on snow is known as today.
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