Snowboard body

  • US 6,394,483 B2
  • Filed: 11/19/1997
  • Issued: 05/28/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/19/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An apparatus for use on a snow surface, comprising:

  • a nose, a tail, and a body connecting said nose and tail, said body including, a top surface, a bottom surface, a front half, and a rear half, said top and bottom surfaces separated by a thickness;

    said body further including a first mounting zone located in said front half and adapted to receive one foot of a rider of said apparatus and a second mounting zone located in said rear half and adapted to receive the other foot of said rider;

    said body further including a plurality of cross-sectional portions; and

    a first static loading condition comprising a first downward load applied to said first mounting zone, a second downward load applied to said second mounting zone, and an upward load applied along said bottom surface;

    wherein the value of the following expression is substantially constant when applied to each of said plurality of cross-sectional portions, respectively, and said first static loading condition is applied to said body;

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