When I was in my teens, snowboarding had just become one of the trendiest winter sports in Canada and I wasn’t about to be left out of the fun. I bought a second-hand board from a friend, outfitted it with a good pair of boots and bindings, and hit the slopes. But I soon learned that, as with any sport, the basic equipment is just the start. A good helmet is a must, especially for a beginner, and a high-quality pair of winter goggles is so helpful as well.
Since having kids, I haven’t been snowboarding for a few years, but I still have my equipment downstairs and my boys are almost old enough to join me on the hills. That means I’ll soon be investing in a fair amount of gear and obviously, I want to keep that gear in good shape! That’s why I found the concept of the StingRay from StingRay Sport so intruiging. [Read more…]