First competitive use of snow body-boards
Tahoe Winter Blue Adventure Race
2002 year(s)
United States (Lake Tahoe)
The earliest competiton for snow body-boarders was held in Switzerland in 2002; three years later on 8 January 2005, the first race which allowed entrants to use these snow body-boards to compete against regular skiers was the Tahoe Winter Blue Adventure Race at Northstar-at-Tahoe Ski Resort, California, USA where seven out of 28 competitors raced on an Airboard® Classic - the first all-mountain body-board for snow-surfing.