AASI Beginner’s Guide to Snowboarding

Learning how to snowboard is fun, and easy! Watch as Chris Rogers of AASI and Halley O’Brien breakdown snowboarding into three simple videos. Of course, once you get to the mountain it is always a good idea to link up with your local Learn to Ride Center to take a lesson, or if you’re snowboarding with a little one 3-6 years old, have them try out a Riglet Park!

Video 1: Learn About Snowboard Gear
See how a snowboard works, learn what socks to wear, watch how to put on your boots and snowboard, and see how to carry a snowboard.

Video 2: Basic Movements on Snow
Watch how to get around on your snowboard on the snow, learn how to get up from a sitting position, and see how to move uphill.

Video 3: Getting Around on a Snowboard
Watch how to stop on a snowboard, how to turn, and how to get on and off a chairlift.

Spotlight on Snowboard Mom: Miya Howells

Todays “Spotlight on Snowboard Mom” features Miya Howells, Burton’s Product Line Merchandiser for bags, luggage and travel. Miya has worked at Burton for 3.5 years and has been an avid snowboarder for 17 years.  Mother of a two-year-old girl named Hana, Miya has developed great insight into what it’s like to be a snowboard parent. We asked her a few questions about her experience as she introduced her daughter Hana to the world of snowboarding.


March into Spring with Kids Snowboarding

It’s March, and Spring is just around the corner, and for some of us it’s already here. Did you know Spring is a great time for kids snowboarding? If you’re a parent who’s been waiting for the perfect time to get your kids started, don’t wait for next season! Spring is the best time for them to learn. Here’s why.


Gone Boarding with Erin Overholt

Burton Riglet invited guest Blogger, Erin Overholt to share her experience of helping teach kids to snowboard through Gone Snowboarding’s Riglet school and on-snow sessions. Erin is a student of the Gone Boarding Program from Forest Hills Northern HS, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Read below to learn more about Erin’s experience.

Spotlight Riglet Park: Mount Snow Resort

Today’s Spotlight Riglet Park is on Mount Snow located in West Dover, Vermont. Mount Snow has hosted the Burton Riglet Park as part of their kids’ 3-6 year old, snowboard learning program for four years. Through their Riglet Park program they’ve helped countless children find success with the sport of snowboarding.


10 Holiday Gifts For Your Snowboard Kid

This Holiday Season we want to help you shop for your little snowboarders, or soon to be snowboard kid! We’ve put together a list of ten, great gift ideas that your kids will love, and will help them enjoy playing in the snow this winter!

Kids Holiday Snowboard Gifts

Burton Learn To Ride

Are you ready to learn to snowboard or looking to get your whole family snowboarding this winter? Then the Burton Learn To Ride program is for you!

Burton Learn To Ride Program

The Little Shredders in Australia

Despite having short winters and a small alpine region, snowboarding is one of the most popular participation sports in Australia. The sport attracts over 1.2 million people in Australia every year. Building off of snowboarding’s popularity, the The Little Shredders initiative was born. The Little Shredder’s initiative offers kids from all over the country a chance to experience snowboarding before they ever set foot on snow.


Little Shredders Program

Kids Snowboarding goes to the Beach

The fun of kids snowboarding doesn’t have to stop just because the snow is gone. At Burton, we’re always finding creative ways to keep the excitement of snowboarding going year round. That’s why our our friends at Blue Mountain Resort, with the help of our Burton Ontario crew, took Riglet Snowboarding to the beach.


Burton Kids Snowboarding at the Beach