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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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Oct
28

Should You Set Your Bindings Back In Powder?

Tweet For some people riding powder is effortless – and it shows. For others, the experience can be a mix of fun and frustration. One of the main difficulties riders face when riding in deeper snow, is keeping the nose of the board above the surface; stopping the board from digging in. Have you been [...]

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Oct
14

Ellis Brigham Has The Sole Rights…

Tweet I need some new snowboard boots. The last time I was at the Xscape complex in Castleford I thought I’d spend a bit of time before getting on the slope trying some boots on. Ellis Brigham/TSA was closed, so I strolled across to Subvert. It seemed kinda weird that this snowboard shop didn’t have [...]

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Oct
3

Is Off-Piste and Backcountry Snowboarding Something “Older” Snowboarders Gravitate To?

Tweet When you first start to snowboard everything is new. What gear do you need, how should you learn, which mountains should you go to… so many questions. If you stick with it, sooner or later you reach that magical point where you can ride. You can cruise the pistes/trails, get some real speed up, [...]

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Sep
13

How Important is Having the “Right” Board for Powder

Tweet Riding powder is a lot of fun, not many people would disagree with that. However, it’s not easy at first. When you first start to make tracks away from the piste you’re confronted with conditions that require a change to your riding technique. It’s not uncommon to enter the deep snow, only to have [...]

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Snowboard TV

Dec
5

Early Season Park Action at Bear Mountain

Tweet Awesome start to the week with this Spot Check at Bear Mountain from November, featuring shred from Chris Bradshaw, Jake Kuzyk and Joe Sexton. Take a look: http://youtu.be/wwL_19YLWi0 24-download.com More Help book soft download

Dec
1

Jib-Tastic at Mammoth with AfterHours

Tweet Check out this super smooth jibbing at Mammoth: Yale Cousino, Charles Reid, John Murphy and friends. So good – makes you want to lap the park all day… http://vimeo.com/32711639 Visit This Link explained here online video games free books online Find Out More

Nov
28

Halldor Helgason – So Sick!

Tweet This is Halldor’s full part from the film Hooked. It might be last season, but this guy is so good it’s worth watching. Silky smoothe – snowboarding definitely comes easily to this guy. His part runs for the first 4:30 – after that it’s just credits. Enjoy…

Nov
24

Garbage Gang Get Creative: The Wild Session

Tweet Check out this video from the Garbage Gang. Keeping it fun and making use of the materials on hand. Good shredding from their episode 3: The Wild Session. http://vimeo.com/32190961 Full Article 100 free game downloads torrent ebook Bonuses

Nov
21

Devun Walsh Shredding Sick Pow!

Tweet Check out Devun Walsh shredding some sick pow with DC in their This Is Snowboarding series. Does it get your craving for snow going? It does here! http://youtu.be/FqAnzf0zh3g online games play iPhone games best ebooks site

Nov
17

TTR Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam 2011 – Wrap Up

Tweet Check out the shred action from the Pleasure Jam held at the Dachstein Superpark. Perfectly groomed park, sick freestyle skills and a great contest. Interesting competition format – with riders being able to chose between a technical run and a style run; 3 runs in total. women’s Belgian Seppe Smits won the guys competition [...]

Nov
14

Jake Terry 2011 Edit

Tweet Check out this winter edit from young, UK ripper, Jake Terry. Jake started out on skis and by all accounts was progressing really well with that – he picked up an equipment deal with Salomon at the age of 6. During 2007 Jake started to ride on one plank as well as two – [...]

Nov
10

Rider of the Year – John Jackson

Tweet The current Rider of the Year is John Jackson. Maybe you’ve heard about his recent move to Burton? Maybe you’ve seen some of his sick skills in the film, The Art of Flight? Well, you can also see his full video part from the Forum (Special Blend & Foursquare) movie – Fuck It… John [...]

Nov
7

Fun Jibbing Around on the Piste

Tweet Gotta love the vibe of this video. Friends jibbing on the piste: it’s a good mix of style, fun and playing around. They’re Japanese, which is about all I know – can’t read any of the info on YouTube. Check it out: http://youtu.be/Fv8ZeNUd1ww If you want to check out a bit of park action [...]

Nov
3

MFM and Torstein…

Tweet It’s another sick video from Torstein – this one featuring the riding of Mark Frank Montoya – as the two of them rip it up in the park at Northstar. Super smooth shreddin’ – enjoy! MFM from Torstein Horgmo. 3d games online your books online http://downloadinfo.org Full Article