Snowboarders gone green

Here’s a good news for eco-conscious snowboarders:

Bayer Materialscience is now offering the Makboard, a clear, soft flex snowboard made of polycarbonate resin which is 100% recyclable. The company said the Makboard won’t delaminate like standard-construction snowboards, and it delivers a smooth ride with less chatter (whatever this means…).

The first commercially available Makboards are now available at Tait’s Boardshop in Olympic Valley, Calif., as well as online at

Who says chemicals are boring??

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