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Tribes of Snowboarding

THE MODS AND ROCKERS OF SHRED

A few snowboarding archetypes. Illustration: Kieron Black
A few snowboarding archetypes. Illustration: Kieron Black

It’s common knowledge that snowboarding has become a very all-encompassing term, there are many different breeds and varieties all stemming from one simple concept: sliding sideways on snow.

Just like with popular music, snowboarders tend to migrate toward certain archetypes, just like the mods and rockers of the 60s and the east coast/west coast phenomenon of the 90s, though thankfully different ‘breeds’ of riders rarely come to blows. At least physically, fashion wise it can be an all-out assault on the senses.

But who exactly are these ‘tribes,’ and where can you find them? As always, Whitelines investigates…

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