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25 July 2017 from Danielle in 'Snowboarding techniques'' | 0

Learning to snowboard

Congratulations, you’ve taken the leap and decided to try out snowboarding! I applaud you. Whether you’re a skier looking for a new challenge, or a budding snow sports enthusiast who has chosen snowboarding as their torture method of choice, you’re going to love it. And after some lessons with a good instructor and a few practice runs, you’ll be shredding the slopes like a pro! Nothing tops the sensation of whizzing down the mountain in a spray of white powder. In order to help you prepare ... Read more ›

3 September 2013 from Nikki in 'Snowboarding techniques'' | 1


So you’ve been skiing since you were a kid and you think you’ve pretty much reached the peak of your abilities and you fancy a change… Why not go back to school on the slopes and learn a new winter sport ? If you’ve after more downhill sensations and off-piste possibilities, then snowboarding is the winter sport for you ! However, if you’re beginning to feel that you might need to slow down a little as you’re no longer really confident hurtling down black runs surrounded by crazy teenagers, then... Read more ›

16 April 2013 from Nikki in 'Snowboarding techniques'' | 1


Whether your teenage children have recently become snowboarding fanatics and you felt like you just spent your ski holiday with 2 foreigners who speak an incomprehensible language, or you just fancy changing snow sport next year and you don’t want to sound like a complete idiot as well as look like one, we’ve put together a list of snowboarding jargon to help you in either situation… If you were ever a skateboarder in your younger years, or have skateboarding fans around the house, then some of ... Read more ›

9 April 2013 from Nikki in 'Snowboarding techniques'' | 4


Often neglected and snubbed by winter sports purists, snowboarding has had to fight for the right to be considered a real winter sport. However, thanks to some determined fanatics, snowboarding has become a well-established winter sport with its own culture, international competitions and Olympic status. Snowboarding has evolved quickly over the years and now includes different styles such as alpine racing, freestyle, free riding and more. Most resorts now have snow parks and many other specifi... Read more ›

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