The History and Origins of Snowboarding


Snowboarding is an awesome sport that has become more and more popular in recent years. Originally the inspiration came from skateboarding, surfing, and skiing, the sport of snowboarding evolved in the United States back in the decades of the 1960s and 70s. Most people agree that the original snowboard was an invention that was manufactured in Utah in the 1970s.

As you can imagine, the extreme nature of the sport caught on fast. The popularity of this sport really grew quickly when a few pioneers made some innovative designs that have lasted up until now.

In the 1970s and 80s, a few men founded snowboarding companies that would produce some of the most innovative designs ever conceived for the sport.