Loading... Please wait...

Snowboarding: Getting Ready with the Right Gear

Posted by

Getting ready with the right snowboarding gear

Snowboarding is an exciting sport, much like surfing, but on snow. But just like any other sport, snowboarding requires the proper equipment, not to mention the skill and experience. So, let’s assume that you already know how to snowboard and explore the basic gear needed to conquer the sport.


While you can always rent snowboards at a cheap price, buying your own can be a good long-term investment, especially if you’re snowboarding on a regular basis. Snowboards come in different designs; elements like length, width, flexibility, curvature and cut usually vary. They come in different styles, too: freestyle, freeride, all-mountain, splitboard, racing, powder, park and dual snowboard.


Another important equipment that you shouldn’t miss are the snowboard bindings. It holds the rider’s boot in place, and it is attached to the board using screws. The strap-in type is the most popular snowboarding binding. There’s also the step-in binding and the hybrid binding.


Of course, you need a pair of snowboard boots or soft boots. Boots have practical uses: they keep your feet warm and protect you from the chilling cold.

Snowboarding Clothing

A thick and well-insulated jacket will keep you warm while gliding through the snow slopes. The same is true with snowboard pants. In addition, your clothing must be light when worn. Lighter clothes are comfortable and easy to wear. You also need a pair of insulated socks and gloves.


The better you see, the better you ski. That’s why you need a pair of goggles that are durable and made from high-quality materials.

Other Equipment

Apart from the gears listed above, you want to bring along a camera to record your adventures. You may also include other equipment such as a headband, sunblock, knee pads and a helmet. And, don’t forget your backpack with food and water on it.

That’s it! You are ready to go. If you’re looking for a great place to buy high-quality snowboarding gear at a budget-friendly price, please visit 4Kicks at www.4Kicks.com.au.

About - Contact Us

  • Welcome to 4kicks, the latest destination for high performance. Providing an Australian lens on global trends, we source the best from around the world. Use our gear for Surfing, Swimming, Kayaking and on your next PWC ride. Feel the rush of your next Base Jump and Skydive. Take them to the streets with Skate, Cycling, Running. What about MotoX? MTB? Is snow your thing? Take them Skiing or just 4kick'n 'round. At 4kicks, we believe your shopping experience should be effortless and enjoyable. We've put together a portfolio of information to help you make the right decision. read more

Delivery and returns

  • Enjoy free shipping on all orders over $50 delivered within Aus. Find high performance gear online and receive them as early as next business day in major capital cities across Aus. Enjoy 90 day returns on all our products. Our online shopping is safe and secure. read more

Saving Eyes

  • Exposure to UV can cause short and long term eye damage read more

Performance Food

  • The essential ingredients of high performance. If training and mental preparation only gets you half way to a podium finish, what's the other 50% made up of? Check out some of our tips and tricks to train longer, work at higher intensity, improve strength and concentration and reduce fatigue. We've known about this stuff for years and it's really simpleread more

Hook U Up

  • Check-out the hottest Clubs and Associations from around the country. Help share some tricks and tips or maybe you could use more information to get to you the next level. Get in touch with your local Skydiving, Gliding, Swimming or Motocross club. Get more info on Base Jumping, Kite Surfing, MTB and Cycling. Snow seasons here, find your next ride and check-in with like minded people.read more