Sandboarding near Pacific City, Oregon
Sand dune in Cape Kiwanda, Northern Oregon. Photo courtesy of Josh Baumgartner.

Sandboarding near Pacific City, Oregon

Sandboarding is the signature sport of Oregon and there are plenty of opportunities to surf on dunes in the Oregon Coast. The city of Florence may be the most famous sandboarding location in the US, but the state has a lot more to offer to sandboarders. You can find some…

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Sandboarding Competitions

Sandboarding and sand-skiing competitions have been a thing for as long as the sport has been popularized back in the 90s. Events have been organized in many parts of the world, prevalently in the US and South America, although the world championship of sandboarding used to be held in Germany…

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Sandboarding in Japan
Tottori Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy of Hashi Photo.

Sandboarding in Japan

Sandboarding is widely practiced in the Tottori prefecture of Japan. The largest sand dune system in the country, the Tottori Sand Dunes, is where all the sandboarding fun is at. There have also been a few successful attempts at volcano boarding the iconic Mt. Fuji, although no established facility is…

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Sandboarding in Massachusetts

The Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts is home to plenty of beaches and wonderful coastal dunes where sand boarding can be practiced. What's more? The dunes on the Nantucket Sound side of Cape Cod is where sand-skiing was first practiced in the US, back in the '30s! Sand Dunes…

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Kite landboarding gear and equipment
Kiteboarding on Claggan Beach, Erris. Photo courtesy of Comhar.

Kite landboarding gear and equipment

What do you get when you combine power kiting with mountain boards? Kite landboarding, the challenging sport that uses energy from the wind to make you fly on any kind of terrain. It takes many names and variants according to where it's practiced - think of sand kiting or grassboarding.…

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Sandboarding in Germany

You may be surprised to find out that Germany is one of the top sandboarding destinations in Europe - and the one where the Sandboarding World Championship is held every year. The reason for this? Germany is home to the world's only sandskiing facility! The so-called "Monte Kaolino" dune near…

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Sandboarding in France
Sandboarding at Dune du Pilat, France. Photo courtesy of Jack Soley.

Sandboarding in France

France is home to the tallest sand dune in Europe - the Dune du Pilat - so it's no surprise it makes one of the best sandboarding destinations in the continent. Many thanks to user brigadier who pointed out many more sandboarding spots in the Côte d'Opale in our forum.…

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Sandboarding in Oklahoma
Waynoka Dunes, Little Sahara State Park, OK. Photo courtesy of Matt Howry.

Sandboarding in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a surprising sandboard friendly destination thanks to the presence of the Waynoka dunes in the so-called Little Sahara State Park. The dunes are leftovers from a river that flowed there in the prehistoric area, and do indeed look straight out of the Sahara desert! As part of the…

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Sandboarding in Wyoming
Killpecker Sand Dunes - Leucite Hills, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Photo courtesy of James St. John.

Sandboarding in Wyoming

The landlocked state of Wyoming won't strike you as a surfer's paradise but it surely has some great spots for sandboarding. While not very steep, the Killpecker dunes in the Red Desert north of Rock Springs makes for the largest dune field in North America, and are one of the…

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