Snowboard Summer Training Grabs

grabs work on your grabs in your living room, garage, bedroom, or backyard.  Learn the movement patterns for all grabs with this video and list of exercises.  Here is the list of exercises to help improve your grabs this off season. -Nose taps -tail taps -cannon ball tuck -Frontside shifty -backside shifty -any combination of [...]

Dub 10s part 3

putting it together These are some of the steps that we use at Team Summit Snowboarding to help kids learn doubles after they have completed all the exercises on the tramp. Approach and Take off set a cork 5 in the small pit set a cork 7 in the big pit Trick and landing wild [...]

Back Dub 10s part 1

dub 10 intro video Just because winter is over doesn't mean we can't keep working on new tricks.  Some of us are fortunate enough to head to Mt. Hood or the Southern hemisphere to keep progressing on snow, but we can all keep perfecting our game even if we are not able to get on [...]

Parenting Young Elite Athletes

Rad Kids Every year another crop of future U.S. team members join us in the Team Summit Snowboard Program.  Some of the kids show up expecting to play and have fun in the snow, some show up motivated to ride and learn tricks that they saw Scotty Stevens do on youtube, and some are not [...]

How to be a Sponsored Athlete

You have been working hard (maybe, hopefully) and you think your game is good enough to be a brand ambassador for a company.  What does being a sponsored athlete mean?  Is your game good enough to get contest fees and training costs covered by a company? What about taking home cash at the end of [...]

Snowboard gear guide

Find the Right Snowboard Gear There are some challenges when it comes to finding the right gear. For younger smaller kids that can rip there are not a lot of options. All the kids boards seem to be geared towards kids who have never snowboarded before. For bigger older kids it feels like there are [...]