The New York Post has published an interesting article by the Associated Press that looks at the decline in snowboarding. Here are the highlights
Why snowboarding is fading in popularity
“Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade.
Industry experts say it’s a sign of the maturing of snowboarding, which grew at a rapid pace in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Participation in the sport dropped 28 percent from 2003 to 2013, according to the National Sporting Goods Association. Downhill skiing also took a hit over that period, but less of one at 10 percent.” Keep Reading @ nypost.com