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The Science of Snowboarding

Will technology completely change snowboarding?
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Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).

Further Reading / References:

A half-blood half-pipe, a perfect performance
http://www.iitgn.ac.in/mcm/cd/mcm-2011/PDFs/Problem_A/9582.pdf

Injuries among elite snowboarders (FIS Snowboard World Cup)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2492000/

Pipe Dreams: Optimizing a Snowboard Halfpipe for Maximum Air
http://www.stanford.edu/~vminden/docs/mcm2.pdf

Read more: Anatomy of Big Air: How a Champion Snowboarder Uncorks a Huge Trick – Popular Mechanics
http://www.popularmechanics.com/outdoors/sports/skiing-boarding/anatomy-of-big-air-how-a-champion-snowboarder-uncorks-a-huge-trick-6643763#slide-1