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Forum: Japan   05-07-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,891
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Found these places...

Hey Dreampow, I was in Shibushi on the Oosumi peninsula, right on the border with Miyazaki. Such an awesome place - didn't want to leave!

Not sure if these are any good tokyo-dom, was doing some...
Forum: Japan   05-04-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,891
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Moving back to Japan: indoor tramp training? etc...

Hey there,

I know this thread hasn't been active for a little while but thought I would send a shout-out anyway:

I am an ex-JET, spent 2 years in Kagoshima, 3 in Tokyo, but have been overseas...
Forum: Slam Section   05-02-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Fractured tibia / ruptured quadricep - to keep or not to keep plates and screws?

Snowboarding in Austria in February. Rejoining piste after a bit of off-piste bashing. Deceptively high drop onto deceptively flat and hard piste - almost going up hill...

BANG! Knee exploded...
Forum: Western Europe   02-17-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,112
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Oh yeah! Ski week in Germany so off to...

Oh yeah! Ski week in Germany so off to Switzerland for a whole week! Watch out for the rain if you are boarding in Austria this weekend (hope it's not raining in Davos...)
Forum: Western Europe   02-13-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,112
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Yeah, it was another cold one but a good one -...

Yeah, it was another cold one but a good one - not a cloud in sight! Westendorf was pretty cool resort - hadn't snowed in a while but I could imagine that place would be awesome after a fresh dump! ...
Forum: Western Europe   02-05-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Amen to that. Little bit of snow forecast for...

Amen to that. Little bit of snow forecast for Tues atm but hopefully we get some more next week. Temperature will be a bit higher next weekend too.

Went to Garmisch (Zugspitze) today - absolute...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-03-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,197
Posted By allgrnpenguin
PS: I was totally stoked when I bumped in to...

PS: I was totally stoked when I bumped in to another boarder reading "Flow" on a train once!
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-03-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,197
Posted By allgrnpenguin
I find this a really interesting topic. Going...

I find this a really interesting topic. Going through the 'career-change decision' thing myself for a while now, I've read all the career guidance books you could think of. In the end, I found Po...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-03-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,696
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Pro Ride vs. Core vs. All Tracks (Whistler) winter snowboard camps

Hey all,

Planning to participate in a 12-week snowboard camp somewhere in the world in the (hopefully not to distant) future. Internet searches keep pulling up the top three camps. They all seem...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-03-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,197
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Debates about the what exactly the 'good life' is...

Debates about the what exactly the 'good life' is aside, I really liked that story! Who was the guy who wrote it? I am a high school English teacher and I would be stoked to get something like that...
Forum: Western Europe   02-02-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By allgrnpenguin
It's bloody cold atm!!! Where looks good for...

It's bloody cold atm!!! Where looks good for this weekend I wonder?
Forum: Western Europe   01-30-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Ah man too bad about the weather and the fall! I...

Ah man too bad about the weather and the fall! I had a friend down at Scheffau and he said he couldn't even tell which way was up or down hill! Hopefully should be clearer weather this weekend (but...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-29-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Hey thanks for all the comments guys - really...

Hey thanks for all the comments guys - really appreciate it. I hear you about the risk of becoming long-term jobless, but I am not really that concerned, I think I will be able to pick up something...
Forum: Boots   01-28-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By allgrnpenguin
was out today and found a pair of burton ions on...

was out today and found a pair of burton ions on special (100 bucks off), tried 'em on and they felt pretty comfortable - can't wait to get out there and give them a go.

will miss the f-20s though...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-28-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Hey Argo, thanks for the tips. What if you took...

Hey Argo, thanks for the tips. What if you took money out of the equation, where would you go everyone? I'm not saying I'm rich though!
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-27-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Quit work - off to the mountains for a year?

Not quite sure where to post this question, so am putting it here.

That's it. I can't stand it anymore - working all week and just doing the weekend snowboard thing. I am going to quit, take a...
Forum: Western Europe   01-26-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Hey Skippy - it is a shame but I have to skip...

Hey Skippy - it is a shame but I have to skip this weekend - flat broke and need to go buy new boots :( Will be around that area for both of the following two weekends though.

Lots of friends...
Forum: Boots   01-24-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,044
Posted By allgrnpenguin
I had a pair of F-20s for four years, riding with...

I had a pair of F-20s for four years, riding with a 158cm Rome Solution. The fit felt perfect!

Unfortunately just pulled the tongue out of my left boot, payed 10 euros to get them wrecked even...
Forum: Western Europe   01-23-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Hey skippy, I haven't made plans for this weekend...

Hey skippy, I haven't made plans for this weekend yet, but was thinking of a day trip to somewhere in the Skiwelt. Soll was good, but a little small (been having lots of snow so there were some nice...
Forum: Boots   01-23-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Yeah, I loved the boots - nice and broken in,...

Yeah, I loved the boots - nice and broken in, plus I could make them as stiff as I liked just by tightening them a bit more. Not sure why the tongue came out... I think I was trying to loosen them...
Forum: Boots   01-23-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Damn.... tried to get them fixed at a shop and...

Damn.... tried to get them fixed at a shop and they wrecked it... spent an hour trying to pull their stitches out. Tried the boot on and tightened the laces but it is pretty uncomfortable. Salomon...
Forum: Boots   01-22-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Tongue pulled out?!?!

Hey everyone bit of a weird post here: has anyone ever pulled the tongue of their boot out before when taking them off?!?

Own a pair of Salomon something-or-others, and after a nice day of...
Forum: Western Europe   01-21-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Hmmm, rocking up could be risky. Everywhere will...

Hmmm, rocking up could be risky. Everywhere will be pretty booked, but you might be able to find something. Try using 'booking.com' and if that doesn't work, try the local resort site (St Anton,...
Forum: Western Europe   01-20-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,392
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Yup, bucketing down so off to somewhere. I...

Yup, bucketing down so off to somewhere.

I often go with my GF and, (no offense to her!), it would be nice to board with some faster people once and a while. Sometimes it is nice to do the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By allgrnpenguin
Hey I can't comment from personal experience...

Hey I can't comment from personal experience 'cause I can't do any tricks, but have you seen the Snowboard Addiction vids? They come with some pretty cool 'mental training' tips, advice about...
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