Snowboarding Essay Examples

  • Demonstration Speech

    1264 words - 6 pages

    Snowboarding can be a very expensive hobby. If you are like me, and don’t have a lot of extra cash and need to cut corners, I just might have the right tip that can save you some big bucks if you are willing to put the time and elbow grease into the upkeep of your snowboard. When it comes to the upkeep of my board, like keeping it waxed and in good condition, I prefer to work on my own board and do the repairs myself rather than take it to the ski shop and pay big bucks for someone else to do the repairs. I do my own P-Tex jobs, I wax my board and I try to keep it in as good as shape as pos

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    Snowboarding

    1483 words - 6 pages

    Snowboarding Mayhem General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the sport of snowboarding. Central Idea: Snowboarding was created in the early 1960s and after being considered a sport in 1994, has become an adventure that anyone with the right equipment can enjoy. Method of Organization: Topical Introduction I. Imagine yourself flying through the air as a cool refreshing wind blows through your hair. The feeling is like nothing els

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    Snowboarding

    1247 words - 5 pages

    This thrilling, exciting, amazing, and intriguing sport I will be endeavoring to explain, began “in 1929 with a man named M.J. Burchett. For some unknown reason, perhaps a dare from friends or the result of drinking, Mr. Burchett changed history when he cut a plank of plywood and secured it to his feet using a clothesline and horse reins.” This is the sport we know today as SNOWBOARDING! (Jacob Jelling, published 1/25/05, pg 1. paragraph two http://www.buzzle.com/editorials/1-24-2005-64743.asp). This paper will inform you of the sport snowboarding: how it started, who the first snowboarding te

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    Environmental Analysis Paper

    7153 words - 29 pages

    STRATEGIC PLAN MBA580 Executive Summary Mogul Snowboarding, LLC, is a start-up company based in Park City, Utah. The founder, Carl Jones, has developed a new style of snowboarding competition event. After many years of trial and error solution solving, the company has determined this new way of snowboarding is a strong viable addition to the existing snowboarding community and, more importantly, an event that should be included into the international Olympic games. The company is focusing on generating enough public support to help “push” and “pull” this sport into the limelight. Throug

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    Segregation In Shredding

    1389 words - 6 pages

    Snowboarding has burst into society and become not only a sport, but a lifestyle for children, marketers, and media around the world. The sport has been around since the early seventies, but only in the past ten years has snowboarding gone from a tiny back yard sport to a medal winning Olympic event. What’s so appealing about this trendy, relatively new sport? For those who “shred”, there is something about it that defies description. It is like trying to explain why you like your favorite song. There is not always an exact reason to why you enjoy it, but it just makes you feel good. Snowboar

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    Snowboarding

    5594 words - 23 pages

    Technology And Snowboard Competition - Insight From Elite-Level Judges Proceedings of 7th ISEA CONFERENCE 2008 Biarritz, June 2-6, 2008 TECHNOLOGY AND HALF-PIPE SNOWBOARD COMPETITION – INSIGHT FROM ELITE-LEVEL JUDGES Jason W. Harding1, 3, 4, Kristine Toohey5, David T. Martin1, Allan G. Hahn2, Daniel A. James4, 6 (1) : Department of Physiology, Australian (2) : Applied Research Centre, Australian Institute of Sport, AUSTRALIA Institute of Sport, AUSTRALIA PO BOX 176 Belconnen ACT 2616 PO BOX 176 Belconnen ACT 2616 Phone +61 2 6214 1126 Fax +61 2 6214 1904 Phone +61 2 6214 1577 Fax +61 2

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    Snowboarding

    1240 words - 5 pages

    ARDING OWBO SN JURIES IN SNOWBO WBOARDING YOU? IS SNOWBOARDING SAFE FOR YOU? ! ! ! ! Are you a beginner? Are you male? Are you 20 years old or younger? Do you like living on the edge? A grade 12 Freestyle aerialist suffered repeated concussions due to falls. Four weeks after his fifth concussion he continued to suffer from mental and memory problems. Two males in their early 20’s were found laying unconscious on the snow 20 yards apart. One had a cut on his ear, the other a bruised forehead. Neither remembers the collision. Neither was wearing a helmet. A 16 year old female racer began e

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    The Physics Of Snowboarding

    4360 words - 18 pages

    The Physics Of Snowboarding An understanding of the physics of snowboarding is useful to snowboarders of all skill levels because it allows them to identify those key physics principles enabling them to properly execute certain moves, which is useful from a performance point of view. A snowboarder typically gains speed by converting gravitational potential energy into kinetic energy of motion. So the more a snowboarder descends down a hill, the faster he goes. The two pictures above show a snowboarder going down a mountain. However, since the side of the mountain is very steep, the snowb

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    Draft

    2018 words - 9 pages

    There is nothing more beautiful than being a part of a community. A community is a group of people with a common interest or goal who interact with each other and unite together to make what they stand for special (Students, English 104, 2011). A community can be a school, a city, a team, or simply a hobby that is shared and enjoyed together. There is a community for almost anything and no matter how big or small it is, it means a great deal to the people that are a part of it. I would consider myself a part of numerous communities but one that I especially value would be the community of snow

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    Love And Primo

    1152 words - 5 pages

    Memorandum Introduction: Burton Snowboard is a leader in developing, manufacturing, and promoting snowboards and snowboard accessories. Burton is the most well-known snowboard manufacturer in the world. In 2008 Burton released two types of snowboards known as the Love and Primo boards. The Love boards featured four different Playboy photos on the top of the board. The bottom of the board had the word “Love” written on it along with some other borderline pornographic material. The second line of boards, were the Primo boards. The Primo boards did not feature pornographic material, they feat

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    Marketing Plan Burton Re Positioning

    5322 words - 22 pages

    Marketing Plan Burton Ski & Snowboard Table of Contents Introduction 2 Executive Summary 2 Company Description 3 Strategic Focus and Plan 4 Burton Mission Statement: 4 Burton Company Goals 4 Sustainable Competitive Advantage: 4 Situation Analysis 5 Strengths 5 Weaknesses 6 Opportunities 6 Threats 7 Marketing Strategy 8 Target Markets 8 Geography 8 Demographics 9 Psychographics 9 Repositioning Strategy 10 Product Strategy 10 Place Strategy 11 Promotion Strategy 12 Price Strategy 14 Implementation Plan 15 Stage One – Promoting and Introdu

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