After first making their entrance a little more than a decade ago, Action Cameras have slowly become an essential part of snowboarding. We’ve come a long way since they first entered the market with the high prices and low-quality images, but things have taken a turn for the better in recent years.
“Action cameras boomed in popularity as they allowed us to take a camera where we wouldn’t normally have done, accompanied by their shock-proofing and waterproofing”
Action cameras boomed in popularity as they allowed us to take a camera where we wouldn’t normally have done, accompanied by their shock-proofing and waterproofing. Follow cams have become the norm now, and you wouldn’t normally see someone chasing a mate holding a digital camera. The quality of action cameras might still not be perfect, but considering the size of these things, the footage can be quite mind-blowing.
From quick social media clips to shots used in movies shown on the big screen, action cameras have made it ten times easier for riders and filmers to capture epic shots without having to bring your whole camera kit with you up the hill.
This winter, there is a wealth of action cameras on offer catering for a variety of budgets and uses. Here is our selection of some of the best action cameras and their related accessories for 2019-2020.
Scroll down to view all the best action cameras, or skip to a particular brand using the links below