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- Alpine world's velvet revolution: Snowboards riding high. Lloyd, Jillian // Christian Science Monitor;1/2/97, Vol. 89 Issue 26, p1
Presents information on snowboarding in the United States (U.S.). Comments from Mark Yoder, of Keystone Resort in Summit County; Number of skateboarders in the U.S.; Expectation for the industry by the year 2000; Information on BoarderFest.
- Tale of a snowboard convert. Day, Julie Finnin // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p17
Looks at the experiences of someone who became a convert to snowboarding after classes in the Colorado Rockies at Beaver Creek.
- Fax from the snowboard zone. Cohen, Steve // Ski;Feb94, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p16
Presents news updates related to snowboarding in the United States. Increase in the number of ski areas in Utah allowing snowboarding; Creation of a snowboard park in Boreal Ridge in Donner Summit, California called Jibassic Park; `Low-impact' method of teaching snowboarding by Kevin and Brian...
- Snowboard outlaws strike Colorado. Castle, Ken; Cohen, Steve // Ski;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p24
Reports on the incidents involving snowboarders which have threatened and harassed skiers in Summit County, Colorado. Details of the incidents; Response by ski areas in the county; Comment by Wolf Schmidt, special ski area detail at Summit County Sheriff's Department.
- Greetings from summer camp. Gosselin, Lisa; Sanford, Eric // Ski;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p62
Features the High Cascade Snowboard Camp on Mount Hood, Oregon. Features of the camp; Author's experience in the camp; Professional skiers that participated; Cost for a seven-day session; Contact information.
- Riding the new wave. Wardlaw, Tait; Ferrari, Maria // Ski;Sep94, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p245
Discusses the sport of snowboarding. Jake Burton and Tom Sims, who raised snowboards from the backyard Snurfer to the 1995 state-of-the-art machines; Number of snowboarders in the United States; The sport's entrance into World Cup competition under the International Ski Federation (FIS) banner...
- Running in packs. Miller, Billy // Ski;Nov94, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p52
Introduces Boardercross, snowboarding's answer to Rollerball. What it consist of; What the problems are; Its fast-paced action.
- Energy. Benedict, Bruce // Ski;Dec94, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p47
Discusses the sport of snowboarding and explores some of the factors that have made it so popular. The energy that most snowboarding enthusiasts demonstrate while on the slopes; Comparisons to alpine skiers.
- Judgment day. Biro, Bic // Ski;Jan95, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p30
Discusses sources of conflict between freestyle snowboarders and the people who judge their performance in competitive settings. Challenges that face snowboarders who take part in halfpipe events; Additional forms of snowboarding competition.
- The mighty powder rangers. Wardlaw, Tait // Ski;Feb95, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p24
States that snowboarding, like skiing, has its magic moments. What powder riding is; Snowboarding conditions that leave you tingling; Comments by Dan Sullivan , a sales representative for Alpine Alternatives, a subdivision of Dynastar which sells alpine skis, telemark skis and snowboards.