Snowboarding

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Rocker Skis to Blame for Less Snowboarders?

I thought this article was interesting: Snowboarding appears to be in serious decline (bostonglobe.com) “I snowboarded for four seasons,” said Sanchez. “The skis then were pretty traditional, and the technology was not advancing. But the past couple of years, the new designs have made skiing much easier, especially in powder and the woods. So I […]

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I Got on a Snowboard!

I think it has been a year or so but since there were no lessons going on Friday night, I was able to check out (rent) a snowboard and I took it out on the great snow we had. I had an absolute blast! It was so fun! It all came back to me. I […]

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Snowboarding Decline? Bring in the Fat Skis!

Was snowboarding a fad? It’s in decline lately. We’ll see what happens long term but it seems skiing is gaining ground and I can see that people are really enjoying fat skis – even in the Midwest: Snowboarding craze fades, skiing becomes cool again (seattletimes.com) Sales of snowboards and snowboard equipment have slipped 21 percent […]

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