Friday, August 28, 2009
The history of snowboarding
The history of snowboarding As a piece of wood changed world history. Many times someone something a little 'different and his or her ideas catch on has changed history. The pasteurization of milk to prevent contamination and deterioration is a perfect example. Snowboarding was also the result of doing something a little 'different. In a few years, we have a crazy idea and tued it into a family and a word of language and culture around him. Snowboarding became an Olympic event and has also forced us to ask questions about our company, if there are the words? smoke a fatty for Rebagliati?. The history of snowboarding officially begins in 1929 with a man named MJ Burchett. For some unknown reason, perhaps the courage of friends or the result of drinking, Mr. Burchett when he changed the story to cut a board of plywood and secure way to his feet with a clothesline and horse reins. This humble beginning changed history forever. Not much has changed for snowboarders until 1965 when Sherman Poppen invented a toy for his daughter and, finally, is marketed. Her? Snurfer? consisted of 2-ski bound together with a rope around his nose ski waiting. This idea caught on fast and Mr. Poppen sold half a million of its Snurfers of 1966. Mr. Poppen helped the demand for its product, from design to Snurfers. Jake Burton took part in many of these competitions until he broke his collarbone in a car accident. Snowboards as we know, was founded in 1969, when a horse on a snowy hill cafeteria plate in college inspired Dimitrije Milovich. Mr. Milovich snowboarding decided that, if based on the design of a surfboard but worked the same way he skis. In 1972 Mr. Milovich started a company called Winter really stick and rejected the idea of snowboarding until 1980 when he was off the field. To this day Milovich is considered an important pioneer in the field. In 1977, Burton retued to his first love, the Snurfer. After completing the University in Vermont and Burton have a little 'money to produce Snurfers again. Burton? S Snowboards, where Leimholz and shocked the world when he won the contest Snurfer on its board. One major reason for Burton to win the competition was ski binding style that has said its board in order to better control. During this time Burton had on major competitor, Tom Sims. Sims borrowed from skateboarding technology to make its version of snowboarding. Sims snowboards came from an 'idea in his shop class, where the carpet glued to the top of a piece of wood and sheets of aluminum on the bottom of the table. In order to present their innovations, Burton and Sims was the first snowboarding competition in Vermont in 1982. This competition was more of survival than the competition in performance, in which suicide bombers ice rinks. This event launch of the magazine Absolutely Radical that the Inteational Snowboarding Magazine. Snowboarding technology continued to improve, as the fame of its competitions. The races are so popular that the Inteational Snowboarding Federation was to judge competitions. In 1998 his great entry in the snowboarding world of the Olympics in Nagano, Japan. Again, was a controversial time. The IOC has the ISF and instead had the Federation Inteationale de Ski events. While this policy is still in force, on this day, easing of tensions between the two factions and things are running much smoother. Certainly, the history of snowboarding would not be using the words Rebagliati Olympic Games in 1998. Rebagliati, a Canadian in Whistler, BC, won the gold medal this year, but positive for traces of marijuana and stripped of his gold medal. Rebagliati against the ruling and won since marijuana is a controlled substances is not prohibited and not a doping substance. This event helped to decriminalize marijuana in Canada and in many people to rethink their position on marijuana. "smoke a fatty for Rebagliati was a common phrase to show support for Rebagliati and show support for the reform of Canadian law. Snowboarding has come a long way in 70 odd years. Snowboarding began as a crazy idea that only fools who try and become an accepted Olympic event due to its popularity. It can be argued that snowboarding is the fastest growing sport and industry. Few other innovations have focused on this fast or become an Olympic sport so soon.