Steve Weber has been marketing online since 2005. He enjoys board sports and writing online. Boardoftheworld is Steve's blog for skateboard and snowboard gear reviews. This blog's goal is to help people get outside with and find gear that will work well for them.
This is a full review of the Girl Pop Secret Skateboard deck. If you are wondering what it is like to skate this, you will want to read this.
This is a full review of the Element Flat Bar portable skateboard rail. This thing got me back into skateboarding, so it is absolutely worth checking out.
Last updated on May 7th, 2021 at 10:21 am Here are the best wakeboards for beginners and anyone who is still learning to ride. As a beginner, there are wakeboards designed to help reduce your learning curve and make sure you have fun from the moment you step on your wakeboard. The best detail of them all is that they… Read More »Best Wakeboards for Beginners in 2021: Learn to Ride With These
Last updated on May 1st, 2021 at 11:09 am I am brand new to wakeboarding and wanted to compile a list of the questions I had along with their short answers. I’ll add to this as I learn more. Contents How Much Do Wakeboards Cost Do Wakeboards Require Bindings Which Wakeboard Should a Beginner Get? When Do New Wakeboards Come… Read More »A Beginners Wakeboarding FAQ Guide
Last updated on April 5th, 2021 at 10:55 am Snowboarding gear can be expensive. A decent board can cost you over $500, and you’re lucky if you get a lift ticket for less than $60. I’ve always been someone who loves a good deal. I am currently riding a youth-size snowboard that I love. It was a closeout deck for… Read More »Best Snowboard Deals 2021: Lowest Priced Gear You Can Find Online
Last updated on June 19th, 2021 at 04:14 pm Finding your correct wakeboard size is so vital for you to have fun while riding. Unlike some other board sports, with wakeboarding, the board’s size is based on the riders weight. With that we created a wakeboard size calculator tool that will let you select your weight via the slider, and… Read More »Wakeboard Size Calculator & Guide
Recently I was featured in a Youtube Snowboard blog by Corner 28. I have been trying to learn frontside 540s on a tiny jump, and it all came together during their blog. During this session I was testing out the new Union Contact Pro 2021 bindings, so there is nosepress clip in there too. The tricks where we are featured… Read More »Snowboard Clips Featured In Corner 28 Blog (FS 540 & BS Nosepress)
Last updated on May 12th, 2021 at 11:46 am There is something about having fresh gear that makes you a more confident, better rider. You get more air because the pop in your wakeboard is snappy on point. The wakeboard tech advances, so your new deck is lighter and more maneuverable. This allows you to dial in those 720s you’ve… Read More »The 10 Best Wakeboards 2021
We are often asked for recommendations on which snowboard shops are worth it to buy from. Most boardshops will say they know which is the right board for you. However, I hear more stories that sound like nightmares than I do of someone finding the right snowboard for them. After several requests for finding a local snowboard shop, we decided… Read More »Snowboard Shop Finder
Last updated on February 22nd, 2021 at 12:03 pm If you are looking to start park riding this season, you will need the right type of snowboard bindings. Bindings are a vital piece to every snowboarder’s board setup. Sure, it is excellent to have the best board. However, the board is only as good as the pair of bindings you… Read More »The 2021 Best Park Snowboard Bindings: Freestyle Form and Flex to Stomp Those Landings
NESC stands for the “North East Skate Crew.” It began back in 1996 when a couple of my friends decided to group together and name what became our 23-year long friendship and passion for skateboarding. While I was always more of a “for the fun of it” type of skateboarder, my NESC friends kept with it and filmed video parts… Read More »The North East Skate Crew Video 2020 Promo
Last updated on April 7th, 2021 at 11:31 am When you are snowboarding, you need your feet to be comfortable. You also need your board to have the level of responsiveness required to help you with the riding style you like to do most often. You will need a different snowboard boot if you are hitting rails than you do… Read More »The Top 7 Best Boots for Snowboarding 2021
Last updated on June 14th, 2021 at 11:06 am There is something about charging down the mountain, picking your line through the trees, and getting low (very low) in your carves. I know you know the feeling. It’s when you are at your best connecting turns and powering through any conditions the mountain brings you. However, when it comes to… Read More »The Best Freeride Snowboards of 2021 – 2022: Carving Like a Dream
Last updated on April 18th, 2021 at 11:59 am It is easy to find a Christmas or birthday gift for any of the snowboarders in your life. Why? Because snowboarders will always need clothes to stay warm, new gear, and accessories to tune that new gear. The most challenging part about shopping for a snowboard is knowing exactly what would… Read More »The Best Gifts for Snowboarders from Stocking Stuffers to Jaw Droppers (Sorted by Prices)
Last updated on June 11th, 2021 at 11:06 am There is something about hitting jumps and rails on a snowboard that can make you feel incredible. When you land a new trick on your snowboard, you have valid proof that you are progressing. If you are like me, this is the type of snowboarding that you get stoked on. Freestyle… Read More »The Best Park Snowboards of 2021 – 2022: Freestyle Decks for Days
Last updated on May 9th, 2021 at 12:06 pm Whether you plan to go snowboarding in the backcountry, at a resort, or in your back yard, having the right gear is crucial. Below are the sizes and specs that are ideal for you to have an excellent time on the snow. There are a few factors that can help you… Read More »Snowboard Size Calculator (Choosing Best Length by Riding Style)
Last updated on June 4th, 2021 at 11:46 am There is no better feeling than getting a new snowboard and learning that it is the perfect deck for any terrain. If you are someone who wants to find the right deck for all terrains and features, you’ve come to the right place. We have reviewed and detailed the best all… Read More »Best All Mountain Snowboards 2021 / 2022 (With Top Specs Reviewed)
Last updated on February 9th, 2021 at 12:16 pm When it comes to finding shoes for skateboarding, the first thing you will notice is that some shoes look the part and definitely do not play the part. Just like not all sneakers are created equal, it is the same with finding the right shoes for skateboarding. It comes down to… Read More »2021 Best Shoes for Skateboarding With the Details You Need
Last updated on May 6th, 2021 at 11:17 am Skateboards come in a variety of shapes and sizes. It can get confusing to know what to buy. However, it ultimately comes down to the type of skateboarding that you would like to do. If you are wondering what the difference between a cruiser, a regular skateboard, and a longboard is,… Read More »Regular Skateboard Vs. Longboard Vs. Cruiser: What is the Difference in Skateboard Type?
Last updated on February 9th, 2021 at 12:17 pm A good skateboard will cost you in the range of $75 to $140 depending on what components you add into it. Here is how to get a cheap skateboard that is still high quality. First, shop for a high quality blank skateboard deck like this one. This will get your cost… Read More »How to Buy the Best Cheap Skateboard That You Can.
Last updated on May 14th, 2021 at 11:48 am Some of my best memories as a kid were when my parents got me a skateboard related gift. I remember a time before social media when my parents did enough research to find out what size deck I skated, and they went to a skate shop to get me the right… Read More »Gift Ideas for Skateboarders 2021: Stocking Stuffers to Massive Presents
Last updated on June 17th, 2021 at 03:35 pm Here is a comparison review of all of the new carbon fiber skateboard decks. Brands like Powell Peralta, Santa Cruz, Almost, Girl, and Chocolate have started to add carbon fiber layers along with the normal maple plys that skateboards are traditionally made with. I bought all of these decks to test… Read More »The Best Carbon Fiber Skateboards: A Comparison Review of the Strongest Skate Decks