Carving 101: How to Carve on a Snowboard

Ever found yourself head of the Thanksgiving dinner table, knife in hand, ready to carve into a juicy turkey? There is huge satisfaction from a sharp knife leaving a perfect, clean cut. Now imagine doing that to the slopes with the edge of your snowboard.

Welcome to the world of carving, where speed, precision and control create a whole new level of fun. Don’t want to be a snowboarding turkey? Then dig into the wholesome serving of carving below.

Is Snowboarding Hard? Breaking Down the Reality for Beginners

Strapping on a snowboard for the first time is like stepping onto a dance floor with two left feet – the rhythm’s all off, and there’s a lot of falling! But hey, who says tripping over your own feet can’t be fun?

The real question isn’t “Is snowboarding hard?” but rather, “How hard will you laugh when you faceplant into a snowdrift?” So let’s dive into the nitty-gritty of snowboarding difficulty to discover how tough your snowboarding journey may be.

Regular and Goofy Snowboarding Stances: What Do They Mean?

Ever wondered why some people blaze down the slopes with their left foot in front while others ride right-foot first? Well, it’s all about the snowboarding stance – how you stand on the board.

Getting it right is as vital as suitable clothing, the right snowboard and being in the mountains – rather than parading around your house in full kit. The correct stance will help you to balance, improve your control and make your ride smoother than a hot chocolate on a cold day.

Stylish Slides: Learning How to Butter on a Snowboard

Among snowboarding’s vast list of tricks and skills, one stands out as the least risky and the most transformative: Buttering. This expressive style of snowboarding can turn a standard descent into a masterful dance on the snow.

In this guide to buttering we’ll shed light on skills required. And with step-by-step detail help make your snowboarding as smooth as butter.