Online Snowboard Rental, Snowy Mountains
Have GREAT Fun Snowboarding by Hiring your Snowboard in Jindabyne!
Get the best snowboards so that you can have the most fun carving up the powder snow in no time. We've got safe reliable boards for people just like you, as we cater to everyone from novice to expert. We've got everything you need under the same roof, read on...
- We've been in Jindabyne for over 30 years serving customers who love our gear & our service.
- We're right next to the snow; save yourself time, money and pain by hiring here.
- We have staff members who eat, sleep and breathe snowboarding who know what you need.
Why hire at home when you can do it all in Jindabyne? Save yourself not just time and hassles – but money! That's right, it's a little known secret that it's cheaper to hire in Jindabyne than anywhere else. Why is that? Because there are more ski shops in Jindabyne than anywhere else (competition) and more skis are sold in Jindabyne than anywhere else (volume). So, because we hire & sell thousands of them and it's more competitive here, you'll save yourself a packet hiring from us!
Hiring in Jindabyne also saves a full day in hire time as you won't be paying for your snowboard hire when it's strapped to your roof on the drive to and from home! With our help, you only pay for your snowboards while you're at the snow!
Our staff have extensive snowboarding experience and they can give you the quality advice and insight that you need. Our staff are on the slopes after the work day is over, so you know they're “walking the talk”.
Remember, if you hire in your hometown then you have to drive all the way home if you've got the wrong equipment! Yikes! Whereas we're right next door if you decide to upgrade your snowboard, get another layer of winter clothing protection or whatever else you may have forgotten at home – like chap stick or sunscreen. You'll have the comfort and peace of mind of knowing that we're right around the corner, so that you can drop in for whatever you need and be back on the slopes in no time.
Snowboard Hire in Jindabyne offers great convenience this winter. Check out the fantastic deals available at The Shed Ski Hire.
For those of you who are new to the sport of snowboarding, we have included some snowboard terms and boarder jargon:
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 centre 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.
Front-side - The front-side 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 referred to in centimetres (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 measured in mm. This is the actual amount of side-cut 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.
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 & maneouvres.
Half-pipe - A snow structure used to catch air and perform tricks by travelling back and forth from wall to wall.
Lip - The top edge portion of the half-pipe 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 half-pipe.
Don't forget... for Great Deals this winter, book online with The Shed for all your snowboard hire - Jindabyne, NSW Australia.
Surprising Snowboard Statistics
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 excellent facilities are provided.
Be Ready for Fun on your Snowboard
- Undertake pre-season conditioning and training. Snowboarding & skiing are physically demanding. Being fit ensures you will get maximum enjoyment out of your ski trip & reduce chance of injuries.
- 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.