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The 'Snowboarding: Beginner's Guide and Stats' Chart Examines the Sport

By: Jennifer Gosnell - Published: Dec 30, 2012 • References: holykaw.alltop and visual.ly
The 'Snowboarding: Beginner's Guide and Stats' infographic examines what it takes to get out on the hills this winter season. Whether you are an experienced skier looking to break into snowboarding or starting the sport from scratch, this graphic is a great guide to get you started.

A sport of over seven million participants, snowboarding is one of the more popular winter sports. Demographic-wise, snowboarding is primarily made up of young people, but it is a sport that can be mastered by any age group. The useful infographic breaks down the board's physical composition from topsheet to P-Tex to help you get a firm grasp of your new tool.

It is important to decide what kind of board you want to ride with, be it freeride, freestyle or alpine. This will determine what kind of rider you are when you hit the slopes this season.