A split board is a snowboard which splits into two halves, utilizing simple hardware, to ride down the mountain. The hardware includes touring brackets, split hooks, climbing bars, and pucks. Snowboarding is widely used in snowy region that have pristine powder of snow in its mountains track. Split snowboard is used for rescue research, and exercise.
Split snowboard is usually utilized for cross-country or ski touring. This is one of the fastest growing sectors in snowy region of globe and its business is growing rapidly day by day due to rise in snowboarding and its sport. Expedition activities can last from a couple of hours to a few weeks.
Additionally, split snowboard is being popularly used for mountaineering in winter for sliding downhill. The Split snowboard market shows a high demand during this forecast period due to increase in snowboarding and as it is part of Olympic and Paralympic sport.
The global split snowboard market can be segmented based on ability level, rocker type, product, end-user, distribution channel, and region. The split snowboard is segregated according to rider’s ability of snowboarding. The market can be classified into intermediate-Advanced and Advanced-Expert.
Based on rocker type, the market can be segregated into camber/rocker/camber, camber, rocker, rocker/camber/rocker, rocker/flat/rocker, rocker/camber, and others. In terms of product, the market can be segmented into split board, snowboard binding, snowboard boots, gear, and others accessories. Based on end-user, the market can be classified into men, women, boy, and girl.
In terms of distribution channel, the split snowboard market can be segmented into online distribution channel and offline distribution channel. The offline distribution channel segment can be further sub-segmented into hypermarket, supermarket, retail stores, and ecommerce distributors.
In terms of region, the global split snowboard market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. Europe and North America held a major share of the market, in terms of demand, due to increase in usage of split snowboards for skiing and it is widely used for patrolling activities by security guards to strengthen the defense of snowy region. Additionally, strong network of distribution channel boosts the demand of split snowboard in these regions.
The market in Asia Pacific is expanding due to the increasing number of participants using split snowboards for skiing and expedition activities. The market in South America is also expanding as it has large attraction for split snowboard in winter season. Middle East & Africa is witnessing an increase in demand for split snowboards due to the rise in indoor snow activities.
Split snowboard is widely used in snowy region for search and rescue operation, route finding, inspecting weather system, research, travelling and split boarding tour that enhances for investor to invest in the business of split snow board over the globe.
The drivers for the split snowboard market include increasing number of split snowboard participants, snowboard events, favorable weather conditions for snowboard. However, purchasing power, high injury rate and equipment available on rent for snowboard are key factors restraining the market. But, it has also an opportunity such as improving distribution channel, Innovation of snow board by new design and collaborating with snowboarding organizing bodies to gain better business.