Friday, 13 January 2023

Top 10 Sandboarding Countries of 2022

Well, after another unpredictable year for not just travel but for Sandboarding as a whole. This years' list will be just as condensed as the last I'm afraid. It goes without saying that travel has resumed compared to this time last year, but that doesn't mean that a lot of events and trips has been cancelled. As the same as last year I will be comparing countries in terms of the following: Crime rate, Cost of Living, Internet Speed, Quality of Life, Pollution Index, and Healthcare Index. Here are the Top 10 countries for Sandboarding, for this year...

Except, there is a twist; the celebrate a good run in operating the blog, the list this year was chosen by you, the readers; for the very first time! The votes were tallied and compiled into a list for the best Sandboarding countries, we have a good few new entries and a mixed bag of results!

Before I begin the list, the winner of the Signed "The World's Greatest Sandboarding Destinations" book giveaway was Paul Matuszewskyj from Lincolnshire, England. A book is on its way to you!

#10 Mongolia (new entry)

#9 Senegal (new entry)

#8 Chile (appeared 4 times, highest position: 1st, 2018 & 2021)

#7 Brazil (new entry)

#6 Turkiye (new entry)

#5 Greece (new entry)

#4 Germany (appeared 4 times, highest position: 4th, 2015)

#3 Mauritania (new entry)

#2 Australia (appeared 4 times, highest position: 1st, 2014)

#1 Peru (appeared in 2017; highest position: 6th, 2017)

2014: Australia🇦🇺

2015: New Zealand🇳🇿

2016: New Zealand🇳🇿

2017: United States of America🇺🇸

2018: Chile🇨🇱

2019: Spain🇪🇸

2020: Denmark🇩🇰

2021: Chile🇨🇱

2022: Peru🇵🇪

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Voting Has Now Started for the Top 10 Countries List of 2022 + Win A Signed Book

Every year, I compose an annual list of all the countries that are the Top 10 Sandboarding Destinations annually. Now after 8 years of operating this website, I want to pass on the voting to you, the readers!

The vote is now on the "Giveaway" page, every vote with their postal address will have an entry to win a Signed Copy of "The World's Greatest Sandboarding Destinations". You will need to select at least 3 countries for every continental area and 1 for Oceania, the most results will be crowned the winner and will make its way onto the official list for this year.

The giveaway & poll closes on the 18th December at 7pm (GMT).

Monday, 28 November 2022

The World's Greatest Sandboarding Destinations

This book is a top 100 list of the best Sandboarding destinations compiled by the founder of the Sandboarding Nation blog, including surprising destinations and essential travel information for safety, budget, and planning.

Interest in the burgeoning sport of Sandboarding has increased within the last few years, thanks in no small part to passionate sportsman like Sandboarding Nation founder Jack Soley.

Soley encourages Sandboarders from all around the globe to seek new sands with The World’s Greatest Sandboarding Destinations. Covering 100 of the world’s best sands, rookies and veteran sand junkies can explore the world while indulging in this fast-paced sport. This broad list of top locations doesn’t just stick to the expected—countries not often considered or known for the sport are also included, serving a surprise on almost every continent.

Soley’s unique travel guide doesn’t just focus on the sands. Vital information such as crime rates and healthcare for each country are covered, as well as the cost of living and quality of life indexes. Citizens of the UK, US, and Israel can also find visa information to be sure you can visit—and how—before making plans. Soley also cites sources for those looking to research their most desired destinations further!

World’s Greatest Sandboarding Destinations is also the perfect partner for Soley’s essential guide to the sport, The Sandboarding Book. With this pair in your gear, sandboarders of all skill levels can safely and knowledgeably indulge in this intriguing sport.

Title: The World's Greatest Sandboarding Destinations
Author: Jack Soley
ISBN: 9798360473794
Release Date: 26th November 2022

Sunday, 27 November 2022

"The World's Greatest Sandboarding Destinations" - Available Now

Personally, I'm pleased that I managed to release a book... How about releasing 2 books in less than a year! Due to the popularity and good word from The Sandboarding Book, I have released the sequel: "The World's Greatest Sandboarding Destinations" where I compile my 100 favourite destinations for Sandboarding around the globe including countries that you wouldn't think!

Click the links below, for both an Amazon link to the book and for your chance to win a copy of The World's Greatest Sandboarding Destinations in a giveaway competition! (Amazon Link) (Book Giveaway)

Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Profits To Be Donated To Creative Commons

From now until the 31st August 2022, all profits from the sales of "The Sandboarding Book" and revenues generated from this blog will be donated to the Creative Commons Foundation; this is because of the freedom that the Creative Commons organisation brings to authors and creators to use royalty free photos and intellectual property that's created by the creators and made for everyone for the public interest.

Sunday, 1 May 2022

Sandboarding Movie Project Begins

After my relative known success of the Sandboarding Book, and considering I have also released music; I would like to enter another frontier of creativity, and this will I hope to boost the presence of Sandboarding in the global sports scene.

I am currently starting an untitled project for a Sandboarding Movie or Film on Sandboarding. I have no idea when it shall be released but my personal target is for a release no later than January 2024; exactly two years after the first release of the Sandboarding Book. I'll keep you posted.

Wednesday, 12 January 2022

"The Sandboarding Book" - Available Now

The book that I've been working on for the past year or so, after finishing touches, distribution, and making sure everything is up to scratch; I am pleased to announce that my début book, "The Sandboarding Book" is ready to purchase!

Click the links below, for both an Amazon link to the book and for your chance to win a copy of The Sandboarding Book in a giveaway competition! (Amazon Link) (Book Giveaway)