We all know that action sports are a whole load of fun, but they also provide a lot more than just a full stoke-o-meter. There’s nothing quite like turning a bad day into a great one by grabbing your board and heading to the beach, or up to the mountain, to escape and clear your mind.
A combination of being outdoors in nature, physical exercise, and challenging yourself amongst a crew of like-minded people melts away the stress, massively improves your mental health, and can immediately produce an ear-to-ear grin that’s hard to shake off!
A plethora of mental and physical health benefits are yours for the taking… if of course, you’re one of the lucky ones with easy access to these sports.
In a perfect world, the advantages that action sports have to offer would be available to anyone and everyone, but unfortunately, it’s not always that easy. There can be plenty of barriers to accessing the sports that we know and love, be they physical, geographical, mental, or financial. But luckily, there are a few great charity organizations out there which are changing this for the better.
Here at bro! we are super stoked to partner up with the following incredible charities that are opening the door to people who may not have previously had the opportunity to get involved with Surfing & Snowsports, helping them to unlock the mental & physical health benefits associated with these awesome sports.
The dust has settled on another epic ISPO trade show out here in Munich. Every year some of snowboarding’s biggest brands descend on the Messe München (Munich’s giant exhibition hall) for four days of snowboard hardware previews, parties and giant beers!
Take a look at some of our favourite 2020/21 snowboards from the show, before all those the free beers kicked in and things got a little fuzzy…
Starting a new sport or hobby can seem pretty daunting at first, but starting a sport that requires strapping two feet to a board sliding sideways can feel even more risky biscuits! In reality though, everything that board sports offer is a recipe for a great day out! So for those of you umming and ahhing about learning a board sport, we’ve listed what we reckon are 9 massive perks to grabbing a board and getting out there.
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