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…Or, Just Get a Freebord

By May 10, 2010May 19th, 201410 Comments

Illicit Snowboarding has some genius ideas of how to keep the snowboarding stoke alive through the summer. If you don’t mind thrashing your gear, just find a new surface to ride it on:

NOSNOWBOARDING. The Top 10 Alternative Snowboarding Surfaces for the Off-Season – A Video Guide

This week we take a scientific look at the alternative off-season snowboarding surfaces to help you select the one that’s right for you. We’ve used a rigorous scoring system to determine which alternative surface is the most viable by tracking the two most important factors; usability and danger. Here’s how the scoring works…

Surface Usability Factor
1 = It’s like riding a carpet through a Velcro factory
10 = It’s just like snowboarding

Surface Danger Factor
1 = As dangerous as snowboarding on a fluffy combination of cushions, feathers and kittens
10 = You will die

full article here

The videos he’s compiled are hilarious, including the equally dangerous and desperate Pine Needle Boarding and Rock Skiing:


Progression and innovation is what drives us. Through years of evolution and rider driven design, Freebord has engineered a setup that rides exactly like a snowboard on pavement.


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