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Today 04:17 PM
Deacon
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Originally Posted by Eggnog View Post
Hey, I'm Eggnog. This is my first post to the forum. I'm from the Chicago area and have snowboarded five times. It doesn't make sense for me to keep renting gear, so I'm currently working out what my first set up will be. At some point here in the near future I'll probably seek opinions on my gear choices.

Cheers everyone,
Eggnog
Welcome. Buy boots first. Good fitting ones, visit the boots section of the forum for tips.
Today 03:26 PM
Eggnog
Hey, I'm Eggnog

Hey, I'm Eggnog. This is my first post to the forum. I'm from the Chicago area and have snowboarded five times. It doesn't make sense for me to keep renting gear, so I'm currently working out what my first set up will be. At some point here in the near future I'll probably seek opinions on my gear choices.

Cheers everyone,
Eggnog
02-11-2016 09:59 PM
Deacon
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Just joined today (duh). Anyways, I'm an older beginner (49 years-old). Been out about 5 times and can now go home not feeling as if I've just played 3 periods of hockey. Looking forward to improving. So far I'm loving it. I'm learning along with my 6 year-old son who is, if I dare say so myself, killing it so far.

Look forward to tips and advice, especially for those on the geezerish side of things.
Welcome. I ride primarily Afton and Troll, where are you learning at? Also over 40, I get that.
02-11-2016 09:23 PM
nutmegchoi
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Originally Posted by comfortstarr View Post
Just joined today (duh). Anyways, I'm an older beginner (49 years-old). Been out about 5 times and can now go home not feeling as if I've just played 3 periods of hockey. Looking forward to improving. So far I'm loving it. I'm learning along with my 6 year-old son who is, if I dare say so myself, killing it so far.

Look forward to tips and advice, especially for those on the geezerish side of things.
I started snowboarding when I lived in Minneapolis.
Good old Afton Alps!
02-11-2016 09:22 PM
nutmegchoi I somehow miss this section and posted at somewhere completely off. Oops.
02-11-2016 08:49 PM
gongshowdown
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Welcome to sbf citizen
grassy ass!
02-11-2016 08:30 PM
XxGoGirlxX
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been lurking here for a few months, figure i'd be a good little citizen of the interwebs and register.

been riding just 6 or so years on Mt Hood (Meadows!) ... wife found a better job up north and now i'm lucky enough to be a passholder at Mt Baker - bonus that this season has not sucked (PNW '14-'15 Never Forget)

age is just a number, and for me it happens to be the number of years since a little scandal the media dubbed "Watergate" that you might've heard of

always looking to improve my riding. currently trying to master Baker Chairs 1 & 6 w/o breaking myself off. goal is to get to the backcountry. hit me up if you're a Baker local and don't mind a tag-along!
Welcome to sbf citizen
02-11-2016 06:10 PM
gongshowdown
heyo!

been lurking here for a few months, figure i'd be a good little citizen of the interwebs and register.

been riding just 6 or so years on Mt Hood (Meadows!) ... wife found a better job up north and now i'm lucky enough to be a passholder at Mt Baker - bonus that this season has not sucked (PNW '14-'15 Never Forget)

age is just a number, and for me it happens to be the number of years since a little scandal the media dubbed "Watergate" that you might've heard of

always looking to improve my riding. currently trying to master Baker Chairs 1 & 6 w/o breaking myself off. goal is to get to the backcountry. hit me up if you're a Baker local and don't mind a tag-along!
02-09-2016 03:41 PM
mpaquette70
Howdy from Michigan

I am 45 years old and have been snowboarding since 1986. I've only ridden Burton since the beginning. I just purchased my first non-Burton equipment this week; 2015-2016 Union Contact bindings. I hope I like them. I tried Burton Genesis, Custom and Mission bindings and hate them all.
02-09-2016 02:58 PM
comfortstarr
Hola

Just joined today (duh). Anyways, I'm an older beginner (49 years-old). Been out about 5 times and can now go home not feeling as if I've just played 3 periods of hockey. Looking forward to improving. So far I'm loving it. I'm learning along with my 6 year-old son who is, if I dare say so myself, killing it so far.

Look forward to tips and advice, especially for those on the geezerish side of things.
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