Essays Tagged: "Snowboard"

The impact of Snowboarding on retail marketing

The Impact of Snowboarding on Retail MarketingNovember 9, 1996Marketing 388Introduction:The ski industry has been ... th. The reason for the dramatic increase in industry sales in the retail world of skiing was due to snowboarding. By now almost everyone in the country has either seen a snowboard, ridden one, or know ... een a snowboard, ridden one, or knows someone who has. The purpose of this paper is to discuss what snowboarding is, and to shed some light on the financial aspects of this new sport.History:Snowboard ...

(7 pages) 147 1 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Personal Interest: Snowboarding

thrill of downhill skiing, the punk styles of skateboarding, and the grace of ballet. That sport is snowboarding. Standing sideways on my snowboard, I love the thrill of gliding down mountain slopes a ... so enjoy sitting down to relax and look down at the tremendous view that Mother Nature has to offer.Snowboarding began in the 1960s when an American surfer, Sherman Poppen, invented the snurfer for hi ...

(2 pages) 88 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Marketing Assesment of Burton Inc. (Snowboards)

Burton Snowboards: A Marketing AssesmentSnowboarding is a wintertime sport that is rapidly growing in popul ... ing in popularity. The founder of the sport, Jack Burton Carpenter, is amazed at the success of the snowboarding market and contributes the success of the market to his determination of foreseeing sno ... ort. The following assignment will describe with specifics the environmental forces influencing the snowboarding industry, the differences in marketing goals in comparison to Burton Snowboarding's ear ...

(3 pages) 73 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Snowboarding History Snowboarding is the world's fastest grow...

Snowboarding HistorySnowboarding is the world's fastest growing winter sport and is set to become ev ... ew lessons it is hard to fully appreciate what the sport really is, and the sensation that riding a snowboard gives. Hopefully, my report will tell everything a person would need to know about equipme ... would need to know about equipment, so that they can go try the sport out for themselves. The first snowboard ever marketed was produced by Shervin Popper, in 1964. It was a crude model put together i ...

(7 pages) 44 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The History of Snowboarding

The History of SnowboardingImagine a sport that combines the beauty of surfing, the high-speed thrill of downhill s ... thrill of downhill skiing, the punk styles of skateboarding, and the grace of ballet. That sport is snowboarding. Standing sideways on my snowboard, I love the thrill of gliding down mountain slopes. ... , I like sitting down to relax and look down at the tremendous view that Mother Nature has to offer.Snowboarding began in the 1960s when an American surfer, Sherman Poppen, invented the "snurfer" (sno ...

(2 pages) 25 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The History of Snowboarding

Snowboarding HistoryI chose snowboarding for my I-search project because it is one of the many th ... find out more about the sport I like, and I thought I would have fun in the process. My interest in snowboarding started when I was seven years old. The first time I tried it I liked it so much more t ... t I liked it so much more than skiing that I never skied again. As I grew older and learned to love snowboarding, I became very interested in who had created the art of snowboarding and what was the f ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Shaun White : The rising star of extreme sports. A short essay for gym class.

Shaun White has taken both the snowboarding and skateboarding world by storm, and he's only seventeen years old. He was too young t ... 02. But Shaun's peers no longer consider him a kid phenomenon, but as the man pushing the future of snowboarding and skateboarding alike.Shaun was born in San Diego, California, on September 9, 1986. ... eboarding alike.Shaun was born in San Diego, California, on September 9, 1986. He first picked up a snowboard when he was six, after seeing his older brother Jesse boarding. When he was seven years ol ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay thoroughly explains the art of the rodeo in snowboarding. It is very informative.

The art to snowboarding is to be able to do tricks at certain difficulties. A trick that would have a high diff ... ick that would have a high difficulty would be a Rodeo. A Rodeo is a backflip with a grab. Advanced snowboarders should have no problem learning the trick. There are three main concepts in learning th ... in learning this trick. The setups, the movements, and the outcome are key concepts in landing this snowboard trick. These explanations will help you safely and successfully master this trick.The basi ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Backcountry in the Cascades of Oregon & Washington by Mathias Zollbrecht

Research Paper in EnglishBy Mathias ZollbrechtTheme: Backcountry Snowboarding in Oregon and the SouthwestWashington Cascades.First of all, the definition of Backcoun ... shington Cascades.First of all, the definition of Backcountry Snowboarding:When you see photos from snowboarder with deep fresh powdersnow in magazines it is like a dream, you want to feel free and yo ... h powdersnow in magazines it is like a dream, you want to feel free and youwished you were with the snowboarder on the picture. Those boarderdon't use chairlifts and board on a slope with many people ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

History of Snowboarding

sledding used to be the only to ways of recreationally traveling down a snow-covered mountain until Snowboarding. Although no one person takes credit for inviting the snowboard it has revolutionized o ... no one person takes credit for inviting the snowboard it has revolutionized out door winter sports."Snowboarding is so successful because it barrows from skate boarding, surfing, and skiing." ("Larry ...

(4 pages) 53 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Snowboarding History" Speech

SnowboardingSnowboarding was invented and redesigned by many different people in the last 80-100 yea ... d to secure his feet with some clothesline and horse reins. Burchett came up with one of the first "snowboards". Another was a man who tied 2 skis side-by-side and secured a rope at the front of the s ... ear in 1966 he sold half a million snurfers. Although these two inventions helped revolutionize the Snowboard, it wasn't until someone named Milcovich, really had a good idea by noticing he slid very ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

How To Snowboard-Expository

HOW TO SNOWBOARD I think that everybody should at least give snowboarding a chance. I will bet that ninety ... re willing to give it a chance let me help you out by giving you some simple instructions on how to snowboard.I became interested in snowboarding about two years ago. I grew up skiing and I always hat ... nd I don't plan on it.First off you need to get the right kind of equipment that fits you such as a snowboard that will match your body length and weight. Then you will need some boots and bindings, w ...

(2 pages) 992 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Evoluton Of The Snakeboard

evolution is the process of change in a certian directon. A snakeboard is a board that has a snowboard feel. The persons who invented the snakeboard lived in South Africa. They were attending c ... ollage their whole lives, exept while in collage. They wanted to make some sort of board that had a snowboard feeling. The two basiclly built the board useing trial and error.They built many prototype ...

(1 pages) 411 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Black Slaves

Snowboarding and skiing are two very different sports that people commonly confuse as similar. In fa ... only confuse as similar. In fact snow is probably the only thing these two sports have in common.In snowboarding you use a single board that you stand on sideways. In skiing you use two skis and stand ... stand on sideways. In skiing you use two skis and stand on them facing forward. When stopping on a snowboard you need to turn your entire body horizontally and lean back. When stopping on skis all yo ...

(1 pages) 377 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

My Board

most. I love meeting new people jn general, friends, some animals, music, some food, my family, my snowboard, and many other things but I will not go on about all of them. And most of them are not ob ... on about all of them. And most of them are not objects though. One thing I really like would be my snowboard. I am right in love with it.I have enjoyed snowboarding for about six years now and I a ...

(3 pages) 307 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How To Tune A Snowboard

A snowboard needs to be properly maintained for optimum performance. It should be tuned at least twice ... p your board working properly.Wax serves several purposes that are often overlooked. Wax seals your snowboard from water, which will cause the edges to rust and the core of the board to rot. Wax also ... After you brush the board use a fibretex pad to remove the dust from the surface of the board.Most snowboarders are constantly running over rocks and sticks, which gouge and dull the edges of the boa ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Snowboarding Is Better Than Skiing

Snowboarding is one of the greatest contributions to mankind. It?s one of the fastest growing sports ... ates. It attracts men, women, and children of all ages, professions, ethnicities, and skill levels. Snowboarding is not simply fun, exciting, but it?s also easy and is a good source of exercise. Every ... ood source of exercise. Every year more and more people are trading in their two planks for a nasty snowboard setup. Snowboarding has not only had positive aspects for itself, it has made some powerfu ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Mafia

Daniel is a starving student and is awaiting the start of the snowboarding season in Tahoe. He receives student loans checks for every quarter, however he will ne ... pent per day which was $4.60 with a standard deviation of .85. Should Daniel kiss his girlfriend of snowboarding trip goodbye? Daniel is a starving student and is awaiting the start of the snowboardin ... pent per day which was $4.60 with a standard deviation of .85. Should Daniel kiss his girlfriend of snowboarding trip goodbye? Daniel is a starving student and is awaiting the start of the snowboardin ...

(3 pages) 244 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lol

Daniel is a starving student and is awaiting the start of the snowboarding season in Tahoe. He receives student loans checks for every quarter, however he will ne ... pent per day which was $4.60 with a standard deviation of .85. Should Daniel kiss his girlfriend of snowboarding trip goodbye? Daniel is a starving student and is awaiting the start of the snowboardin ... pent per day which was $4.60 with a standard deviation of .85. Should Daniel kiss his girlfriend of snowboarding trip goodbye? Daniel is a starving student and is awaiting the start of the snowboardin ...

(4 pages) 310 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

K2 Sports Product Line & Product Mix

Inc now owns Rawlings and Worth Baseball, Stearns Water Sports, Shakespeare Fishing Equipment, four snowboard companies; 5150, Morrow, Ride and Liquid and several skate boarding clothing companies, Ad ... unt of depth. K2 has added a bike line, inline skate line and the natural extension to the ski line snowboards.K2 has applied the same product segment approach to snowboards that it uses in the ski li ...

(3 pages) 12 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports