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    Snowboarding Helmet – Should You Wear One?

    Friday, October 29, 2010

    Tweet With a very small number of exceptions, wearing a snowboarding helmet is optional. It’s up to you; it’s a personal choice. But it’s obvious, right? Wearing a helmet is safer than not wearing one. Let’s say you fall and bang your head on the icy piste, or worse, maybe a rail in the snowboard [...]

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  • Can You Learn To Snowboard Without Any Expensive Lessons?

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010

    Tweet Snowboarding is expensive. Lessons are expensive. Sometimes lessons are great – you come away feeling like you’ve learned so much. But like any service, sometimes a lesson isn’t that good, the quality of an instructor isn’t guaranteed. Can you do without them? Can you learn to snowboard without the expensive lessons? Yes, some people [...]

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    How Many Snowboards Do You Need?

    Friday, September 10, 2010

    Tweet You want the right snowboard for the task at hand. So does that mean one snowboard, or two? Scenario 1: Specialising with two boards You don’t need me to tell you that when it comes to snowboards, there are a lot to choose from. A lot! Naturally, they’re all designed with a purpose in [...]

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    What’s The Best Snowboarding Companion Sport?

    Monday, September 6, 2010

    Tweet For many, snowboarding is a seasonal pursuit. One trip each year, twice if you’re lucky, and then the long wait until next winter. So what do we all do in-between? Is there a good snowboard-companion sport? Does it matter? Maybe it does – read on, and as usual, add your own ideas. Good reasons [...]

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    Be Careful: Are You Kidding Yourself When You Go Off-Piste?

    Friday, August 13, 2010

    Tweet January 2004, it’s my second ever snowboarding trip, a two week holiday in Chamonix. It was a powder day, blue skies, my brother and I were keen to do a little hike to get some fresh. Around the back of Le Tour, we followed the boot pack from the top of the lift, away [...]

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    Why You Should Snowboard On A Glacier During The Summer

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010

    Tweet Have you ever thought about going snowboarding in the summer? Or is the concept of snowboarding on a glacier during summer totally new? It can be great fun, so read on to see if it could be suited to you… What to expect A mountain glacier will hold snow all year-round. Not all resorts [...]

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  • Why Snowboarding Is Better Than Skiing

    Wednesday, June 30, 2010

    Tweet Each to their own. There’s no right or wrong. I get that. This is my opinion. It used to be the case that snowboarders on the mountain were the minority. That’s not the case anymore. I don’t have the stats, but I think it’s fair to say that both disciplines are big. And these [...]

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Nov
25

The Curse Of The Camera?

Tweet Taking photos and video of your snowboarding can be a lot of fun. It’s something that you’ll do with your friends and you can get a lot of satisfaction when you look back at the results. Frame a good photo, post it on Facebook or just keep it around on your phone, handy. Just [...]

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Nov
15

Is Riding With Music Safe?

Tweet Collisions on the hill happen. Two skiers, two snowboarders, a skier and a snowboarder, it doesn’t matter – the collisions happen. Sometimes there is little consequence, but sometimes people get hurt. That can suck, especially if it’s not your fault. It doesn’t have to be a collision – sometimes people just get in each [...]

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Nov
8

The 10,000-Hour Rule: How Long Does it Take to Get Good At Snowboarding?

Tweet Do you ever watch pro snowboarders and think “wow, how did they get so good?” It’s a good question. No doubt the best riders out there start with an aptitude for snowboarding, a fair amount of natural ability, but they also put in a lot of hard work; a lot of time on the [...]

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Nov
4

Does Visualisation Have a Place in (Your) Snowboarding?

Tweet Perhaps you’ve heard about how competitive sportsmen and sportswomen use visualisation techniques to improve their performance? Perhaps not? The power of the mind… Positive thinking. And it’s not just sports, it can have a real impact on all areas of life… Yeah, yeah – so what’s that got to do with snowboarding? What is [...]

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Snowboard TV

Jan
4

Bear Mountain Sunday In The Park 2012: Episode 1

Tweet Sunday In The Park – 2012 episodes. Awesome series! This is number 1; for other episodes take a look in the videos section. check it out: http://youtu.be/wQ9vkq6ESuM website here I found it iPhone games

Jan
4

Parktimes Vol. 1 – Garbage Gang

Tweet Some park shred from the Garbage Gang: Parktimes Vol. 1. Get stoked for some of your own park riding. Check it out. http://vimeo.com/34478231 Find Out More helpful resources mobile apps free online browser games

Dec
27

Brit Bill Morgan Stomps a Triple Rodeo

Tweet Billy Morgan is going big at the moment, and this, clearly, is no exception. The video is really good – check out the warm up runs and then, when he’s ready, just straight airing it over the first two kickers. Down to earth and great snowboard skills. Good mix. When he does the triple [...]

Dec
24

Polar Opposites – 2011 Season Wrap Up

Tweet Check out the 2011 Season Wrap Up from Devun and Iikka… “DC’s Devun Walsh and Iikka Backstrom spent the entire season together working on their online project, Polar Opposites. Today (22nd Dec) they are releasing a final recap of the season and what went into producing their webisode series. The timing couldn’t be more [...]

Dec
19

Kevin Pearce Gets Back on His Snowboard…

Tweet This is absolutely great to see – Kevin Pearce getting back on the mountain, snowboarding. Take a look… http://youtu.be/9siUCUzANsU soft torrent download click for source for more download crack serial downloadtown.org

Dec
15

More From DC With Aaron Biittner

Tweet DC’s series This is Snowboarding – the latest addition is from Aaron Biittner. There’s a good mix of backcountry pow and street style jibs going on here. Great shots in both settings too. This is the 4th video in the series; if you want to see the 3rd video from Lauri Heiskari you can [...]

Dec
12

Frank April – Full Part in Tabarnac

Tweet Great start to the week – Frank April killing it in the Brothers Factory production – Tabarnac. The Brothers Factory come from Canada, as does the name, Tabarnac. It’s French Canadian slang for fuck (not the sexual kind). The Urban Dictionary always helps… Check this out though – there are some awesome shots, some [...]

Dec
9

Sexual Snowboarding Full Movie – The Helgasons

Tweet The Helgasons can, there’s no doubt about that. They’ve also made their own movie, Sexual Snowboarding, so it should be worth watching, right? Check it out below and drop your thoughts with a comment… http://vimeo.com/32989510 best online games download books android app download for free best e books

Dec
8

Insane Opening Day at Mt Baker

Tweet This is going to get your mouth watering, for sure. Check out TJ Schneider from The Snowboard Realms and a couple of friends having an awesome day at Mt Baker. Season 5, episode 2 – it doesn’t get much better than this, right?

Dec
6

Iikka Backstrom Killing It with DC

Tweet DC are busy right now filming their riders for this season’s production. In the meantime they’re releasing one video each week – showcasing some of the best shred footage captured last season. We’ve already seen Devun Walsh riding deep pow – now it’s time to check out Iikka Backstrom. This is Snowboarding… http://youtu.be/MsoC78ft-uk android [...]