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Today 03:18 AM
>jolt Hey Everyone!

I'm 28 years old, from Australia! I created a new thread but figured I'd introduce myself here too.

I went snowboarding for the first time in August 2015, and have been in love with it ever since! That being said, Australian snow is so terrible it's pretty much 90% ice...Fortunately I've been able to get over to Queenstown NZ and more recently Whistler for some serious powder experiences.

Look forward to getting to know you guys/girls!


Cheers.
01-10-2017 02:54 PM
alvaromaestre Hi Guys!!

Im from Montreal, its been 1 month learning , so far many falls but my learning is good soo far.

See ya!
01-08-2017 05:19 AM
Kensy Hello everybody! I'm Kensy! I started snowboarding two years ago and I love it!
01-02-2017 05:13 PM
opers13
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Originally Posted by Kenai View Post
Welcome. My wife grew up in Newry so we ride Sunday River quite a bit. Hopefully you were out on Friday so the falling didn't hurt quite as much! Wear some padding - look into impact shorts or Azzpadz or something to help for the first few days at least. I'm your age as well and I definitely end up more sore at the end of the day than I did years ago.
Thanks Kenai. we were not there on Friday but I heard half of the trails were closed due to wind. cool, I look into impact shorts for sure. Alex
01-02-2017 05:05 PM
Kenai
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Originally Posted by opers13 View Post
Hi all,

another old man starting out at 42yrs...ouch I'm hurting right now. Actually I did well this past week, took a few lessons at Sunday River and even hit some blues. I've been wakeboarding for 4 years and I've been thinking about snowboarding for a while now and finally decided to give it a try specially now that my son is almost 5.

I live in Lexington, MA but spend most weekends in Maine. I hope snowboarding and wakeboarding will complement each other and help me improve on both sports.

Alex
Welcome. My wife grew up in Newry so we ride Sunday River quite a bit. Hopefully you were out on Friday so the falling didn't hurt quite as much! Wear some padding - look into impact shorts or Azzpadz or something to help for the first few days at least. I'm your age as well and I definitely end up more sore at the end of the day than I did years ago.
01-02-2017 03:49 PM
opers13 Hi all,

another old man starting out at 42yrs...ouch I'm hurting right now. Actually I did well this past week, took a few lessons at Sunday River and even hit some blues. I've been wakeboarding for 4 years and I've been thinking about snowboarding for a while now and finally decided to give it a try specially now that my son is almost 5.

I live in Lexington, MA but spend most weekends in Maine. I hope snowboarding and wakeboarding will complement each other and help me improve on both sports.

Alex
12-29-2016 10:10 AM
Deacon
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Hey all,
Dan from Flatland Minnesota here. Grew up skating and boarding back when there was a resort 'whitelist' - and then a 'blacklist'. Whitefish, MT is my second home of sorts. I pretty much just ride hard and fast now. Trips to the real mountains comprise most of my riding. I usually spend half my day hiking for better snow if there hasn't been a good dump in a few days. I respect the riders killin it in the park but pushing 40 now and had too many injuries there, so it's Steep and Deep for me now
Cheers!
Welcome, from a fellow old ass midwesterner!
12-29-2016 09:51 AM
danomyte Hey all,
Dan from Flatland Minnesota here. Grew up skating and boarding back when there was a resort 'whitelist' - and then a 'blacklist'. Whitefish, MT is my second home of sorts. I pretty much just ride hard and fast now. Trips to the real mountains comprise most of my riding. I usually spend half my day hiking for better snow if there hasn't been a good dump in a few days. I respect the riders killin it in the park but pushing 40 now and had too many injuries there, so it's Steep and Deep for me now
Cheers!
12-23-2016 08:29 AM
Winter_Lion
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Hello everyone. Late starter (54 years old) but love it. From texas so only get to go 1 to 2 times a year. I'm struggling with a boot issue as well as some others looks like. Calculated mondo size of 260 based on information from the forum. Looking around solomon dialogue wide. Any suggestions?great info/ great forum
Go see wiredsports boot fitting thread, he's the man with the touch.

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12-22-2016 03:56 AM
msaenz Hello everyone. Late starter (54 years old) but love it. From texas so only get to go 1 to 2 times a year. I'm struggling with a boot issue as well as some others looks like. Calculated mondo size of 260 based on information from the forum. Looking around solomon dialogue wide. Any suggestions?great info/ great forum
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