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Old 01-09-2013, 11:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by XxSnowbunnyxX View Post
Also, one thing that my boyfriend (snowboarder or 10 years) says is, "If you're not falling, then you're not doing it right" meaning learning... if you're not falling then you're not trying because falling helps you realize what NOT to do
As a 21 year boarder this is true forever... I've said it many times on this forum but I fall EVERY DAY. Maybe one day I'll reach the point that I feel like just cruising around sightseeing on the blues and greens but until I'm 70 I don't see that happening!!!

Push yourself every day you're on your board, scare yourself a little, adrenaline is a beautiful thing to have coursing through your veins! Just make sure to scare yourself within reason.
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