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Old 01-05-2009, 09:28 PM   #101 (permalink)
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i dunno. i enjoy hitting the jibs and natural features with my friends. it's fun as hell bonking signs and snow blowers at will, maybe hitting a couple small kickers and riding a wall of natural snow, popping ollies at the incline to see who can ollie the highest and farthest, spotting a line through the trees and making your nervous way through trying not to hit each other or anything solid, and trying to butter down the mountain and failing miserably, getting to the bottom with huge smiles and high fives just to do it all over again, but hitting different things this time around... just all out having a damn good time not worrying about what everyone else is doing and just messing around with your friends.

that pretty much sums up snowboarding for me.
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:39 AM   #102 (permalink)
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Please elaborate Euro-weenie!
Chi⋅nook


 /ʃɪˈnʊk, -ˈnuk, tʃɪ-/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [shi-nook, -nook, chi-] Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun, plural -nooks, (especially collectively) -nook.
1. a member of a formerly numerous North American Indian people originally inhabiting the northern shore of the mouth of the Columbia River and the adjacent territory.
2. either of the two languages of the Chinook Indians. Compare Lower Chinook, Upper Chinook.
3. (lowercase) a warm, dry wind that blows at intervals down the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains.
4. (lowercase) chinook salmon. 5. a U.S. Army cargo helicopter in service since 1962 and capable of ferrying 12 tons of supplies and troo
he means #3, I used to live in Calgary

@hotsauce, arent tricks and jibs and backcountry part of boarding? if you just wanna go fast ur missing a pretty big part of it...

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#5 seems good too, if it is a cargo helicopter able to carry 12 tons of supplies I dont think any of us get enough of those (except in Iraq) and they dont have snowboards there either. they DO have sandboards tho,

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Old 02-09-2009, 04:54 PM   #103 (permalink)
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those are atlantic salmonids aren't they?? Nice on the barbie hey? yum. I have enjoyed ocean caught chinook as Sashimi minutes after being caught. Nice fish though MPD. good on ya.
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:13 PM   #104 (permalink)
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definitely makes the day that much better having a couple beers and talking with everyone whom you meet and friends. My first time on a board and even on skis was last saturday, and i must say there's nothing like carving up a mountain and falling and getting back up to progress further and quicker the next time. Theres no reason to get shitfaced going out to a bar. Everyone knows there limit just the same as when there riding. If beer tastes good to you, and your thirsty (especially with all the brewerys around the resorts) then have a beer. I would'nt say they go hand in hand. But it's there, so why not relax and enjoy.
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Old 02-09-2009, 09:30 PM   #105 (permalink)
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You are wise my brother. To each his own, just don't tread on me or my peeps. Enjoy the spice of life...in moderation of course.
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Old 02-09-2009, 10:15 PM   #106 (permalink)
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Are those Chinooks or Coho? According to Wikipedia they are both in all the Great Lakes.
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Old 02-09-2009, 10:22 PM   #107 (permalink)
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He does not seem willing or able to answer our querys cifex?? hmm I can tell if I see the mouth its mostly black.

update news flash: Chinook (King) lower jaw at base of teeth is black
Tail fin rays smooth
spots on both tail lobes

Coho (silver)
lower jaw at base of teeth is white
tail fin rays are ribbed
spots mostly on upper tail lobe.

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Old 02-09-2009, 10:37 PM   #108 (permalink)
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I'm leaning that way as well by the size of that rear dorsal.

Salmon Family, Salmonidae

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Old 02-09-2009, 10:45 PM   #109 (permalink)
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To clarify....

When it comes to chinooks mine are big like this
NICE!!!!!! Yummy

I usually fish in the ocean, gotta love those blues and striped bass. Tough motherfuckers
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Old 02-09-2009, 10:47 PM   #110 (permalink)
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nice link. detailed pics
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