Facts and Figures about Sandboarding

You have heard about sandboarding but not sure if that's a thing? We got you covered. Here's some interesting facts about the art and practice of surfing down desert sand slopes, and all the information you need to get started with this new (or perhaps ancient?) action sport. What Sandboarding…

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Experience Qatar Sandboarding at a Bargain Rate Until September
View of West Bay Skyline from Safliya Island near Doha, Qatar. Photo courtesy of Alex Sergeev.

Experience Qatar Sandboarding at a Bargain Rate Until September

QTNC Press Release For Immediate Distribution 7 April 2021 View of West Bay Skyline from Safliya Island near Doha, Qatar. Photo courtesy of Alex Sergeev. Snowboarders set to swap snowy slopes for sand dunes of Qatar Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), in partnership with Q Explorer Tourism, is offering a…

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Sandboarding near Pismo Beach
Oceano Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy of Kyle Cottrell.

Sandboarding near Pismo Beach

There are two popular sandboarding spots near Pismo Beach: the Oceano Dunes and Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes, both resembling a desert despite being located right on the coast of Southern California. As part of the Amazon Associate and eBay partner network programmes, we earn from qualifying purchases. Oceano Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy…

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Best Dirt Bikes for Desert Riding

Riding a dirt bike on sand comes with its own challenges, and some thoughts need to be put in the choice of a motorcycle that can perform greatly on desert trails and sand dunes. Adventure bikes that area meant for off-roading are most suitable for sandy terrains, and many of…

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Risks of sandboarding and sand sledding

As far as extreme boardsports go, sandboarding is quite safe — but it doesn't come without risks. Most boards don't reach quite the same speed sliding on sand dunes as they would on snow, and most people don't get any serious injuries from sandboarding even if they fall during their…

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Sandboarding in Egypt

You can enjoy sandboarding in the Sahara Desert across several locations in Egypt, from the immense dunes of the Egyptian Great Sand Sea near Siwa, west of Cairo, to the slopes of the Sinai peninsula near Sharm El-Sheik, or sand surfing down the dunes of the Nubian desert by the…

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Sandboarding tips for beginners

Sandboarding is a fun, exciting sport that also happens to take place in breathtaking landscapes, from the coastal views of South America to the immense sand seas of the Sahara desert in Africa. While exciting, if you don't plan ahead, you could end up spending more time on your backside…

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Sandboarding Documentaries

Here you can find a list of documentaries, television shows and high-definition videos focusing on sandboarding. None of these documentaries are either made nor associated in any way to sand-boarding.com and we did not receive any incentive to promote them - we just think they are cool and want to…

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Sports of the future: climate change and the faith of winter sports
Sandboarding in Anna Bay, New South Wales, Australia. Photo courtesy of REVOLT.

Sports of the future: climate change and the faith of winter sports

The sports industry worldwide faces major disruption due to the effects of global warming in the next decades, according to recent studies. Snowsports such as snowboarding, downhill skiing and sledding are likely to be most affected by climate change due to temperatures rising and glaciers shrinking in size. Nearly one…

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