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Forum: The Political Wilderness   05-17-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,591
Posted By max_tm
lol, I don't think this is quite the same as most...

lol, I don't think this is quite the same as most un-p.c. terms, because 99% of people that use it have no idea what they're talking about (unlike saying "i got gypped" or something, which I probably...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-29-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,570
Posted By max_tm
The steering is looking a lot better! :thumbsup:...

The steering is looking a lot better! :thumbsup: One more thing you might want to try to work on that would make a HUGE difference in the performance of your turn is more movement throughout in terms...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-23-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,280
Posted By max_tm
I started at 9 or 10? Will be 20 come next season.

I started at 9 or 10? Will be 20 come next season.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-23-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,261
Posted By max_tm
I agree with Suburban Bend; many people have heel...

I agree with Suburban Bend; many people have heel chatter issues because they lock their legs and stand up really straight, resulting in that "stepping down" feeling you describe. You want to be...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-22-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,570
Posted By max_tm
As a guy who's 140 pounds and rides a 158 (on...

As a guy who's 140 pounds and rides a 158 (on east coast groomers) I'll say that it's not impossible, but it can seriously stunt your progression if you're going to try to use it like a shorter...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-22-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,937
Posted By max_tm
Not to de-rail the thread but from what you post...

Not to de-rail the thread but from what you post in the forum, it seems that you haven't gotten all that you can peformance-wise out of snowboarding, whereas you seem to have done so with skiing....
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-05-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,499
Posted By max_tm
Sorry guys, you may all have some fast free-ride...

Sorry guys, you may all have some fast free-ride boards (although I'd put my volkl coal up against most of 'em :p), but this clearly takes the cake.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-04-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,227
Posted By max_tm
It's not just a problem in the US, it's a huuuge...

It's not just a problem in the US, it's a huuuge problem over here in the east.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-02-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,215
Posted By max_tm
Seeing as you are Canadian (et peut etre meme...

Seeing as you are Canadian (et peut etre meme francais(e)? c'est la premiere fois que je rencontre un quebecois sur le forum!), it makes sense that you would have been taught in that way as it's our...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-02-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,215
Posted By max_tm
I'll put this up and then people can gauge at...

I'll put this up and then people can gauge at what level they are in terms of the "CASI standard":

Beginner: Sliding turns on green/light blue runs: heavy use of upper body rotation (not counter...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-18-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,735
Posted By max_tm
Warning: This was a hypothetical situation, DO...

Warning: This was a hypothetical situation, DO NOT try this at home :p
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-16-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 40,918
Posted By max_tm
style: Probably depends on the equipment I could...

style: Probably depends on the equipment I could have at my disposal; if I had an alpine setup I would probably ride it most of the time on the east coast and save the free-ride board for some actual...
Forum: Snowboard Reviews   03-15-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By max_tm
I'm sure a bunch of those asyms could still rip...

I'm sure a bunch of those asyms could still rip in the right hands :p.
Forum: The Political Wilderness   03-01-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,070
Posted By max_tm
Snowolf, don't get me wrong, I didn't write that...

Snowolf, don't get me wrong, I didn't write that in support of Bush or the Iraq war (neither of which I support), neither did I say that people who have not served are not entitled to an opinion. But...
Forum: The Political Wilderness   03-01-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,070
Posted By max_tm
So it's good that I made sure to say that most...

So it's good that I made sure to say that most people hadn't. Not to mention the fact you you haven't!
Forum: The Political Wilderness   03-01-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,070
Posted By max_tm
hmmm... although I was never (and am not) pro the...

hmmm... although I was never (and am not) pro the Iraq war (and also have no opinion on the withdrawal), 99% of people replying here have not walked in this dude's shoes. I'm sure almost no one on...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-01-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,684
Posted By max_tm
That's strange... I'm pretty sure most of the big...

That's strange... I'm pretty sure most of the big parks in Ontario have some kind of waiver/safety video dealie you have to go through to get a "park pass" (I had one for blue mountain many years ago...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-28-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,488
Posted By max_tm
Hmmm, kind of an interesting concept but I'm not...

Hmmm, kind of an interesting concept but I'm not sure it's really as effective as the dude in the video makes it out to be. When he was talking about getting a position that gets all your bones...
Forum: The Political Wilderness   02-28-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By max_tm
lol, why would this be the case? I'm not afraid...

lol, why would this be the case? I'm not afraid that Jack Daniels put windshield-wiper fluid in my booze.

(Unless I completely missed the joke, then ignore that).

As for the smell, I love the...
Forum: The Political Wilderness   02-27-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By max_tm
Maybe my math is off, but aren't the boomers THE...

Maybe my math is off, but aren't the boomers THE generation of pot-smokers? :p



Anyways, I'm so down with this. I'd even consider legalizing other drugs with time and serious foresight into how...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-27-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,758
Posted By max_tm
This has to be a joke... this has to be a joke.

This has to be a joke... this has to be a joke.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-25-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By max_tm
There are a couple guys who hand-make snowboards...

There are a couple guys who hand-make snowboards in N.A. that cost about the same as a higher-end board in any of the mass-produced companies (see for example here (http://www.donek.com/) or here...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-24-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By max_tm
Hands down the only "hill" in north Toronto: the...

Hands down the only "hill" in north Toronto: the North York Ski Centre (literally a valley in a city park). It's one lift, with 3 "blue runs" (which is more like two runs) and a bunny hill. Super...
Forum: Fashion   02-22-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,417
Posted By max_tm
What a homo :cheeky4:

What a homo :cheeky4:
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-20-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By max_tm
I would have to say that it's not an issue with...

I would have to say that it's not an issue with the fact that you're doing a skidded turn, but how you're doing it. Carving is not the riding style of choice on ungroomed terrain from the standpoint...
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