The Snowboard Shop Blog

Farnham Skate Comp

The annual FSA Farnham NamJam skate competition went down at the weekend and our team rider Dean Roberston took first place. Take a look…  

What Size Snowboard do I Need?

Snowboard Length It’s pretty easy to choose the correct length snowboard if you follow a few simple rules. First off, wherever possible go into your local/prefered snowboard shop and speak to one of the staff as most of them will have years experience in the snowboarding industry and will be able to point you in the right direction. When buying your new snowboard, choosing the actual length is one of the last things you should think about and rather you should work out which snowboard is right for you and... Read More

Burton Snowboards 2016 – Now in Stock

It may just be the beginning of August but winter is around the corner. Today we have had the first delivery from Burton Snowboards. Mainly boards, boots and bindings on this delivery with lots more to follow later in the week. Winter is coming!    

Rude Chalets

We’ve just come back from an amazing week at Rude Chalets in Morzine. We took 14 customers away for a week of shredding and Après to Chalet Christophe which is a short walk to the bottom of the new super quick Prodains gondola. Run by a great bunch of guys and with a Burton Snowboards Demo center on site, Chalet Christophe does not disappoint. The place is spacious, warm and clean and the food is pretty much the best food I have ever tasted in a catered chalet. Take a look at the... Read More

2015 Jones Flagship Snowboard

2015 Jones Flagship Snowboard Jones Say….. “Ideal for Freeriding and Fall-Line Freestyle, the legendary Flagship is the foundation of Jones Snowboards. Jeremy Jones spent two decades perfecting this freeride board design and thousands of riders worldwide now revere the Flagship as the most confidence inspiring snowboard on the planet. While other snowboards may mimic the Flagship’s muscle bound shape and flex profile, rest assured there is still nothing like the real thing. The Flagship is powerful and responsive thanks to the mellow Magne-traction, Blunt Nose and Directional Rocker, but it’s... Read More

Dragon Snowboard Lenses

Snowboard Lenses come in a wide range of colours. As well as looking good on the Mountain with goggles that match your Snowboard Jacket and Pants you also want to make sure you can see where you are going! The darker the lens the less light you get through to your eyes, so an ‘Eclipse’ lens is great when you are snowboarding or skiing in cloudless bright sunny days. But, if you use the same lens on a miserable cloudy day then you will not be able to see too... Read More

Do I Need a Wide Snowboard?

When you buy a new snowboard there are lots of things to consider. As well as choosing the correct snowboard for your ability and budget, you need to make sure that it is both designed for the type of riding you do (i.e freestyle, backcountry etc) and also the correct size for you. We have already determined that snowboard length is predominantly determined by your weight but another important aspect to determine is how wide you need your snowboard to be. Pretty much all snowboard manufacturers make what they call... Read More