Snowboarding in Park City is one ultimate winter experience that gives you an unforgettable impact with an Olympic magnitude. After all, Park City hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 2002 that included snowboarding as one of the events.
Surrounded with various natural and artificial terrain perfect for snowboarding, Park City boasts of two major locations for this winter sport: The Park City Mountain Resort and The Canyons. Halfpipes, superpipes, big air or downhill courses are all exhilarating experiences for all levels of snowboarders. Both Park City Mountain Resort and The Canyons are slightly over half an hour drive (55kms) from Salt Lake City International Airport.
If you are a newbie to snowboarding, no worries needed. Snowboarding schools are available for children, teens and adults. Most snowboarding schools are provided by the resorts so that Park City guests can easily avail of specialized instructions and lessons, not to mention the excellent Park City Rental Properties available . However, some snowboarding schools are also provided by private individuals and groups who have also established their own network for teaching snowboarding. Teachers for snowboarding schools come from all over the world and have gathered in Park City to provide the best learning and sporting event all at the same time. Special snowboarding camps and clinics are also set up in the resorts for specific groups. Some snowboarding camps and clinics are given exclusively for women. These specific lessons are given for women to enjoy snowboarding without hesitation and worries of competing or bumping into the more aggressive male snowboarders.
If you are an advanced snowboarder and you want more adrenalin to pump up your enthusiasm, you will certainly get more thrills here, as you find company with many big names gathered for this game. Park City assembles the most popular and fearless names in snowboarding history. Many of these snowboarders have consistently taken top spots in Winter Games and Winter X Games. Be fascinated and ride in awe when you see the jibs, jumps and freecarve of famous snowboarders on the same terrain as yours.