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Snowboard Hire Jindabyne- The Shed Ski Hire

Snowboard Hire in Jindabyne, Snowy Mountains, NSW

Snowboard Hire in Jindabyne offers great convenience for all your snowboard equipment hire this winter. Check out the fantastic deals available at The Shed, where snowboard hire from our conveniently located Jindabyne centre is guaranteed to meet your needs.

Snowboard Hire Jindabyne offers you:

  • Experienced boarders to help with your hire
  • Full range of snowboards & accessories
  • No deposit required if drivers licence is produce

Check out our 2011 rates for Snowboard Hire from The Shed, in Jindabyne

For those of you who are new to the sport of snowboarding, we have included some snowboard terms and boarder 'jargon' below: 

Snowboard Definitions

Base
Bottom side of the snowboard, the part of the board that touches the snow.

Bevel
The degree of angle to which the edges of a snowboard are tuned.

Camber
The amount of space beneath the center of a snowboard when it lays on a flat surface and its weight rests on the tip and tail.

Edges
The length of metal that runs down each side of the snowboard.

Front Foot
The foot mounted closest to the nose. A regular-footer's left foot and a goofy-footer's right foot.

Frontside
The frontside of the snowboard is the side where the toes rest; and the frontside of the snowboarder is the side to which his/her chest faces.

Leash
A retention device used to attach the snowboard to the front foot so that it doesn't run away.

Length
Measured from the tip of the board to the tail, usually refered to in Centimeters (cm).

Nose
The front end of the snowboard, specifically the tip.

Nose width
the widest part of the board measured across the front tip or nose area of the board.

Running length
The range of the bottom of the snowboard that comes in contact with the snow.

Side Cut Radius
The radius of a circle that makes the hourglass shape of a snowboard.

Side Cut Depth
Usually measeured in mm. This is the actual amount of sidecut a board has. It is measured as the difference between the widest point and the narrowest point .
Stance
The position of one's feet on the snowboard.

Tail
The rear tip of the snowboard.

Toe edge
The edge of the snowboard where your toes sit.

Twin Tip
The board has an identical tip and a tail so that the board may be ridden similarly in both directions.

Waist Width
The narrowest point of the board. This is usually the middle of the sidecut, located between the bindings.

Snowboarder Jargon

Backflip
Flipping backwards off a jump.

Carving
Using the edge of the snowboard to turn without sliding.

Double grab
Doing two separate tricks while in the air. One goes off of a jump, grabs the board one way, then grabs it in another way, then lands.

Freestyle
The kind of snowboarding which is mostly associated with riding the halfpipe, but may also be used to describe any type of snowboarding which includes tricks and maneuvers.

Half-pipe
A snow structure used to catch air and perform tricks by traveling back and forth from wall to wall.

Lip
The top edge portion of the halfpipe wall.

Mogul
A snow bump formed by the action of skiers. Usually found on steeper slopes.

Nose-grab
Grabbing the front of the board during a jump.

Vert
The vertical section of a halfpipe.

Don't forget... for winter 2011 come to The Shed for all your snowboard hire - Jindabyne, NSW Australia.

Snowboarding is a popular sport in many alpine resorts, offering the participants feelings of exhilaration and freedom. Australia has about 20,000 snowboard users. The estimated growth rate of 20% exceeds that of other alpine sports. More than 95% of Australian ski resorts now allow snowboarding and excellentfacilities are provided. Undertake pre-season conditioning and training. Ensure all equipment is properly adjusted. Wear clothing, that is waterproof and breathes and head coverings to prevent excessive heat loss. Prospective snowboarders should undertake lessons to learn correct riding and falling techniques. Be aware of, and adhere to, general snow conduct and safety codes, Before winter comes around, it’s a great idea to channel some enthusiasm into a fitness program. Skiing and snowboarding are physically demanding and being fit ensures you will get maximum enjoyment out of your ski trip..

Don't forget... for winter 2011 come to The Shed for all your Snowboard Hire - Jindabyne, NSW Australia.

 

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