Snowboarding Philosophy and Stuff

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Philosophy and stuff

Expect that snowboarding will be more difficult to learn than skiing. It is also more interesting and creative. Making on-the-fly decisions is thrilling. In the beginning, you will fall down a lot. You’ll have to roll with the punches. It pays to anticipate what you are going to do and think about it as you are doing it. Because snowboarding is energetically demanding, and because your level of focus influences your success, I suggest getting a decent night’s sleep. It also helps to be fit (obviously you’ll have to work on this in advance of your trip), and to be courageous.

The day that started out as my worst day became the best day. If you are having a crappy day and feel like you just aren’t getting it, keep at it; it could turn into your best snowboarding day!

Your trip

If it’s your first time snowboarding, and you don’t anticipate being able to do it often, I recommend going for a stretch of two or three consecutive days. You’ll get a lot more out of it that way. Before you start your trip, check the snow conditions at the nearest park on the internet. If the temperature is not low enough, there can be mud. If there is little snowfall and high winds that blow what little there is off the mountain, leaving mostly ice or very hard packed snow, you won’t get as much out of your first-time experience. It may pay to travel to a different park or postpone your trip until conditions are better.

Write to me

I would love your feedback. If you are a first-time snowboarder, let me know if this site was helpful to you. If you are a seasoned snowboarder and you think of something not included here which would be helpful to total newbie’s, please write.


Source by Robin K Scott

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