The type of boots you wear when snowboarding can impact both your safety and performance on the board. Boots aren't just a piece of clothing, they're what help you steer the snowboard and transfer energy from your body to board, and they protect your feet and ankles from the cold and stress. Buying the wrong pair of boots can lead to to an uncomfortable and unreliable feel, and it could put you at greater risk to suffer an injury on accident.
Article Written By Jonathan Croswell
Jonathan Croswell has spent more than five years writing and editing for a number of newspapers and online publications, including the "Omaha World-Herald" and "New York Newsday." Croswell received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Nebraska and is currently pursuing a Master's of Health and Exercise Science at Portland State University.