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date: 07 August 2020


Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Holly ThorpeHolly THORPE

Snowboarding—the act of standing sideways on a board and sliding down a snow-covered slope—has experienced rapid growth and development since its emergence in North America in the late 1960s and 1970s. Snowboarding has gone from a marginal activity for a few diehard participants to an Olympic sport with mass appeal. The contemporary snowboarding culture is highly fragmented, with styles of participation and competition that are constantly evolving. ...

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