The Thrill of Mountainboarding
is an adrenaline sport that combines the best aspects of snowboarding, surfing
and skateboarding. It offers the thrill of snowboarding on a variety of terrains
during the off-season; long after the snow has melted. With mountainboards, outdoor
enthusiasts are no longer restricted by weather patterns, limited types of terrain,
or icy or windy conditions.
The rapid growth of boarding sports in the U.S., from snowboarding to wakeboarding, yields 20 million eager sideways-sliding consumers,
all yearning for a sport that is yearlong in nature, limitless in terrain and places to ride.
Mountainboards are fitted with bindings and come in a variety of models, depending on the rider’s skill level and riding preference. The key
difference from a snowboard is in the tires and suspension. Mountainboards come with a comprehensive selection of off-road tires and high
performance suspension for virtually any kind of terrain, ranging from paved streets, BMX Tracks, dirt roads, grassy ski slopes and even rocky
MBS mountainboards can be equipped with a reverse V brake, the company’s proprietary technology. This is especially helpful for
beginners who are learning how to ride as well as advanced riders who prefer more extreme terrain such as steep single track.
has been growing steadily and has quickly become accepted as a viable alternative
sport. In 2000, mountainboarding was highlighted during the Summer Gravity Games
and became a popular activity at major ski resorts in the summer. Over 100,000
kids mountainboarded at camps last summer. Select members of the U.S. Olympic
Snowboarding Team have trained with mountainboards during the off-season since
Mountainboarding is a high-adrenaline, challenging sport. Like all speed sports, safety accessories are highly recommended. While
mountainboarding, riders are strongly encouraged to wear a helmet, kneepads, elbow pads, wristguards, and full-finger gloves.
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