Snowboarding is a very popular winter sport that is listed among the winter Olympic Games and has a separate world cup of its own.It boasts of a tremendous fan following, both among young and adults, among men and women. Most youngsters are attracted to this adventure based game because of the thrills, excitement, exhilaration and adrenaline surge it promises.
The sport is a difficult one and a bit risky because of the numerous tricks, twists, spins, turns, twirls, jibs, scream, big air, the Ollie, the Nollie, the Fakie, switch, flips and other such stunts it involves. Pulling off these stunts is not an easy task.In fact you cannot just grab a snowboard and start practicing like that. Snowboarding is a science that involves the painstaking acquiring of skill and expertise; you have to master the technique of riding the snowboard properly or else you may fall down and injure yourself badly.Perfecting the science and art of snowboarding requires oodles of guts and courage, relentless practice and help from experts or online courses and solid training by pros and instructors.
The first snowboard – snurfer- that was invented by Sherman Poppen in 1965 has given way to scientific snowboards. In fact there is a whole multi million dollar industry centered round snowboarding and the commercial aspects of this game are equally lucrative.A lot of research and development and scientific techniques go into the manufacturing of snowboarding equipment, apparel, gear etc in modern times and the products developed by years of scientific research are of absolutely top quality and world class.A lot of science is also involved in the techniques of riding a snowboard for it needs expertise, practice, experience, control, and balance, and maneuverability, navigation at the right time and at the right place while performing the stunts.
While imparting training, doing warm up workouts/physical exercise prior to snowboarding, eating the right food, following the correct diet, leading the right lifestyle – you have to fall back on science. The science will tell you if you need a low carb diet like this or a high carb high calorie diet like this. A scientifically developed proper plan/regimen will help a snowboarding enthusiast to improve his skills by leaps and bounds and maybe you will graduate from an amateur to a pro, thanks to your skill, talent and scientific routine. Snowboarding is just like any other game. Just as all other sports rely on science to develop itself and evolve, so does snowboarding depend on science for its radical evolution.