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How to do an Ollie on a Snowboard | The One Simple Secret to the Perfect Ollie
Not sure how to do an Ollie on your snowboard? Feel like you can't get a clean trick, or struggle with getting a consistent feel to the trick?Aside from the usual "how to" for an Ollie, we're going one step further into why this trick can feel a little different between riders.
What is terrain park etiquette? How to ride safely in the park.
Riding in the terrain park can be intimidating, no matter what your experience is. When you are getting started, it's always good to know the best way to get around without getting in the way.
How to Snowboard in the Trees | 3 Simple Tips to Riding Confidently in the Trees and Gladed Terrain
Struggling with your confidence when riding in the trees? Whether it feels like you can't turn quickly enough or you struggle to pick your line, explore 3 simple tips to help your tree riding.
What Snowboard Bindings Should I Get? Tips for How to Choose Snowboard Bindings
Not sure how to choose your snowboard bindings? There's a lot to choose from and whilst we can't make the decision for you, we can explain what to look for and what to expect, especially if you don't have the chance to try before you buy.
How to Snowboard in Powder | 3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Snowboarding in Fresh Powder
Ever struggled to ride powder on your snowboard? Felt the burn in your back leg? Felt like the snowboard didn't want to start turning? Well, you're not alone and we're here to help.
The Best Snowboarding Resorts in the Canadian Rockies
Just a little collection of world class resorts in our backyard. If you are looking for suggestions for resorts to visit during your riding trip to Canada, then this is a great place to start.
Twin True vs. Directional Twin? What is a snowboard sidecut? What are snowboard shapes and which one should I ride?
What's a true twin? What is a snowboard sidecut? Is this board directional? These are all great questions and we're here to help you understand more about snowboard shape and sidecut design so you know what your snowboard is capable of when you strap in!
Rocker vs. Camber - What type of snowboard should I get?
When deciding whether to get a rocker or camber snowboard, it's important to understand the pros and cons of each, not to mention your own riding preferences. Need to brush up on your terminology? Join us to learn more!
Focus Snowboards - The Canadian Rockies first snowboard company
Welcome to Focus Snowboards! Learn more about who we are, what we've been up to and why we chose to launch the Canadian Rockies first snowboarding company.