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Best Camcorder for Snowboarding!

The other day, I bought HatCam so I can use it while snowboarding but was researching further because HatCam seemed to be a bit flimsy for snowboarding needs.  Anyways, after couple hours of researching online plus watching the video quality people uploaded on YouTube, I found the perfect camcorder for snowboarding, the GoPro HD.

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HatCam HC10 Review!

Last year, I tried to take some videos of myself snowboarding, well it didn’t work out well because I had to keep holding the camera.  This year, I plan to change that so I bought this HatCam HC10

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Snowboard DIY – How to Wax your Snowboard!

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Snowboarding is one of my most favorite sports. (too bad I didn’t go this winter) When you snowboard a lot, you know how much the wax (bottom of your snowboard) can get a bit ugly with scratches and whatnot.

I didn’t know that you can wax your own snowboards, I though it required a special waxing machine but it turns out you can wax your own snowboard with a decent household iron and some wax.

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How Do They Build Snowboards?

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If you’ve always wondered how they made snowboards, here’s a video you can watch and learn from one of the best, the founder/CEO of Signal Snowboards show you exactly how they make snowboards by hand at their California factory.

And as for me, I can’t wait to go up to Tahoe this winter for some fun boarding, I’ve grew up with snowboarding even before it was popular and wide-spread is now.  Let’s just put it this way, I used to go snowboarding for most of my teenage winter vacations until I picked up golf.

My favorite snowboard still is Bu

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DIY Robot that can Ski!

Check out this cool little DIY robot that can ski downhill, amazing ain’t it?

This could be the tip of the iceberg for future generation of ski robots.  Of course, these can possibly save lives in the future under harsh snow conditions.

I’d also love to see if they can make a robot that can snowboard, as I rather snowboard than ski.  (Well, there’s this

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Snowboard Tricks DIY – How to Jump or Nollie Is it?

Well, I had the pleasure of jumping off some of the bigger jumps and did awfully well due to the fact that I have been snowboarding over 20 years, even some little kids were cheering me on.

Anyways, there’s couple lessons I learned over the years on how to jump (or nollie is it?) on a snowboard:

1. Learn to go very fast, if you can learn to balance your body while going fast, this will help you get a lot of speed into your jump without any problems.

To do this, you will want to practice on black diamond downhills a lot and going through lots of moguls can help too.

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Winter DIY – How to Snowboard!

Well, it’s that time of the year and if you haven’t learned to snowboard, here’s some tips I’ve learned over the years that can help you snowboard better.

1. If it’s your first time, try going down the slopes at 90 degree angle to the slope slowly while balancing your body.

2. Once you master balancing, try turning with the slope and braking by turning back to 90 degree angle to the slope.

3. Once you have mastered balancing and turning, challenge yourself to go down steeper slopes.  If you never challenge yourself, you won’t get any

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The Whip – Lamborghini Snowboard!

A company called Cheetah has developed a new sleek snowboard coined, “the Lamborghini of Snowboards“.

We like the new design except they might have to change their slogan unless they want a lawsuit from the car maker Lamborghini.

Cheetah Ultra Sports has apparently developed the Whip F-117 after four solid years of research, development and taking oodles of time off to hit the slopes. In short, it’s dubbed the Lamborghini of snowboards, promising to

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Solar Ski Jacket charges your iPhone/Blackberry while you Ski downhill!

For most of us who live in either California or a four-seasoned land, winter is coming up and you know what that means, time to ski or snowboard.

Well, here’s a great way to re-charge your iPhone, Blackberry, or any other gadgets for the matter while you “slope” downhill.

At $1350, this solar ski jacket ain’t cheap but it will definitely help you stay in touch without fear of losing battery power while you are on the mountains all day long.

The best part is that you can take off the collar anytime, so you can u

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DIY – How to Make your own Balance Board!

If you skateboard, snowboard, surf, or do any other board sports, you will know the value of having your own balance board in your home to practice.

Besides practicing your balance, the Balance Board can give you toned calves, thighs, and a great way to exercise in a small space.

this ible will show you how to build your very own balance board to almost the exact same dimensions of the leading brands product (think surfer nickname for indonesia). however instead of costing you GBP 80 or howaver many dollars that translates into it will only

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