History of Snowboarding

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The number of sites available online for this topic is enormous.  This site can not and does not index all available resources.  The following does provide some idea of what is available online and will hopefully be a good starting point for a more extensive search.


A Brief History of Snowboarding __ This article is not really all that brief.  A good overview. - illustrated - From francesfarmersrevenge.com - http://www.francesfarmersrevenge.com/stuff/archive/skate/snow.htm

Extreme Sports. History And Information About Snowboarding __ A brief look at snowboarding history. - From athleticscholarships.net - http://www.athleticscholarships.net/extreme-sports-snowboarding.htm

History of Snowboarding __ You will find a complete year by year breakdown of snowboarding history. - From sbhistory.de - http://www.sbhistory.de/

History of Snowboarding __ "Snowboarding was invented only about 35 years ago. In 1963 a man named Tom Sims made a snowboard out of plywood. He was in eighth grade and he did this in his shop class. He called it a ski board. He later formed a company that makes many snowboards."  Along with a couple of others who are given credit for inventing the sport, you will find a brief overview and some additional resources. - http://library.thinkquest.org/3885/history.html

History of Snowboarding __ A general look at snowboarding history. - illustrated - From snowboarding-essentials.com - http://www.snowboarding-essentials.com/info/guide/snowboarding/history-of.html 

The history of snowboarding __ Learn how a simple piece of wood changed history. - From faqs.org - http://www.faqs.org/contrib/jj2/The-history-of-snowboarding.html


The History of Snowboarding The Growth of Snowboarding From Snurfers to the Olympics __ A good look at the evolution of this sport. - From suite101.com - http://extremesports.suite101.com/article.cfm/the_history_of_snowboarding

History of snowboarding / snowboard __ "In 1964 a young surf freak called Sherman Poppen was dreaming about surfing the magic winter landscape of the Rockies. As a consequence, he built a surfboard for the snow."  And the story goes from there. - illustrated - From bulgariaski.com - http://www.bulgariaski.com/snowboarding.shtml

How Snowboarding Got Its Start - History & Fun Facts __ An essat about the history of snowboarding with embedded links to related materials, video too. - illustrated - From chiff.com - http://www.chiff.com/a/snowboarding.htm 

Snowboarding History __ "The first Snowboard-like-invention was built in 1929 by M.J. "Jack" Burchett. He cut out a plank of plywood and secured his feet with a length of clothesline and horse reins. Thus the first "Snowboard" was invented. "  A brief overview. - From snowboardinghistory.com - http://www.snowboardinghistory.com/


Snowboarding History | Origin of Snowboard __ Find out how snowboarding came about, its origin, and know how it developed. - From abc-of-snowboarding.com - http://www.abc-of-snowboarding.com/snowboardinghistory.asp

Snowboarding Tips and Snowboarding History __ "Snowboarding basics with snowboarding tips, a history of snowboarding, snowboarding equipment and avalanche pictures and information." - illustrated - From picssnowboarding.com - http://www.picssnowboarding.com/

What is a brief history of snowboarding? __ You will find a brief article. - From quezi.com - http://quezi.com/10893   


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