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Difference between Lobster Parkboard and Jibboard

Two boards that have been getting very popular over the last two seasons are the Lobster Jib Board, and the Lobster Park board. Although there are lots of exceptions, in most videos you will see Halldor Helgason riding the parkboard, and Eiki riding the Jibboard. Shape: Both the Jib Board, and the Park Board are twin shape. That means that…

How to choose the right size snowboard

The old fashioned way of measuring the right size snowboard was to stand the board up next to the rider, and pick a board that comes up to somewhere between the riders chin and nose. Although a method like that will put you in the right ballpark, it is not really a good indicator of the best size board for…

Top 5 Bindings for jibbing

Bindings for jibbers have a few different features compared to all mountain bindings. The are made of softer materials, allowing you to easily flex the bindings, meaning you have an easier time with presses and buttering. Any of these bindings are going to do a good job, depending on your favorite brands and budget, one will suit.  

What is a jib board?

A snowboard made for jibbing (riding, bonking, tapping anything that isn’t snow) is generally a shorter, softer, twin shaped board. Basically, jibbing a lot of the type of riding you see in the park (except for the jumps). Anything that involves, rails, boxes, barrels, rocks, trees etc can all be called jibbing. Technically, you can jib on any snowboard, but…