Users' questions

What should my stance width be on my snowboard?

What should my stance width be on my snowboard?

The width should be roughly equal to the distance from the middle of your kneecap to the ground, or about 1 inch (2.5 cm) more than the width of your shoulders.

Should I set my bindings back for powder?

Assuming you’ve been having difficulties with a twin, or close to twin stance, moving your bindings back will improve your ability to ride powder. If you’re finding it easier to ride powder, you’re going to get more out of it – which most likely means more fun!

Which is the best snowboard binding angle for snowboarding?

The most common mirrored duck stance is +15/-15. A slight duck stance is any stance where the back foot is on a negative angle but on a different angle to the front foot. There are a few combinations here and these are commonly used by freestylers & all mountaineers and everyone in between.

What are the stance angles on a snowboard?

Snowboard Stance Angles. A zero degree angle refers to your feet being completely straight across the width of the board (perpendicular). An angle where your toes are pointing towards the nose (tip/front) of the board is a positive (+) angle and a negative angle (-) is when your toes point towards the tail (back) of the board.

Is there such a thing as the ultimate snowboard stance?

There’s no such thing as the ultimate stance, or a secret formula that works for everyone on every day. That said, here are a few suggestions to help you put your best foot forward: The Burton Free Thinker, set up for all-mountain riding. Burton Free Thinker stance close-up.

Where to stand on a snowboard in deep snow?

Standing a bit more towards the back of the snowboard puts more weight on the tail and keeps the nose out of snow. That is a very good idea in deep powder, not so useful in the park. This is why freeride boards have inserts setback and 100% freestyle snowboards do not.