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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-08-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By bigwhiffa
Focus on spotting your landing as you come out of...

Focus on spotting your landing as you come out of the spin.
You might even want to try opening up your shoulders to slow your rotation down.
When you hit the snow then look up to where you want to...
Forum: Boards   09-24-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 218,629
Posted By bigwhiffa
Here is a link to a great snowboard shop...

Here is a link to a great snowboard shop (http://www.howto360snowboard.com/snowboard-shop/).

FREE shipping to the continental US on orders over $50.

They have a ton of stuff and are selling...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   09-24-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,372
Posted By bigwhiffa
Have you tried shuffling on a basic box? ...

Have you tried shuffling on a basic box?

Watch the top video in this jibbing video clip (http://www.howto360snowboard.com/how-to-snowboard-jibbing-sticking-to-rails-boxes-and-more/) (@ 36 seconds)...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   09-24-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bigwhiffa
If you want the quintessential Canada snowboard...

If you want the quintessential Canada snowboard trip (ride, party, work, play, girls, etc...) then go to Whistler (http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/index.htm).
Lots of fun stuff. A word of caution:...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   09-23-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 258,372
Posted By bigwhiffa
Thumbs up Don't know if you guys are into Star Wars at all ...

Don't know if you guys are into Star Wars at all
but this is a pretty cool snowboard video. :thumbsup:

Gnar Wars (http://www.howto360snowboard.com/learn-how-to-snowboard-like-a-jedi-master/)
...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   09-23-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By bigwhiffa
Check out the snowboards...

Check out the snowboards (http://www.howto360snowboard.com/snowboard-shop/) on this website.
You should be able to find something cheap for your buddy there. Hope this helps.
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   09-23-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By bigwhiffa
Check out the Burton snowboard bindings...

Check out the Burton snowboard bindings (http://www.howto360snowboard.com/snowboard-shop/) at this website.
I'm pretty sure they have the color that you are looking for.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   09-23-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,006
Posted By bigwhiffa
The speed of a 360 rotation can feel...

The speed of a 360 rotation can feel uncomfortable or awkward when starting out for lots of people.
I suggest starting on the ground without your board on.
Tuck your knees up and close your...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   08-14-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,715
Posted By bigwhiffa
When I first started to learn to ride switch I...

When I first started to learn to ride switch I found that turning on my heel edge was so much easier than my toe edge.
After awhile I realized that I had a tendency to rely too much on my heel edge...
Forum: Boards   08-11-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By bigwhiffa
The gear you have selected is good. In my...

The gear you have selected is good. In my experience it doesn't really matter what gear you use when you are starting out because most beginners won't notice the difference between good and average...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   08-07-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 258,372
Posted By bigwhiffa
Just saw this video from the knife show a few...

Just saw this video from the knife show a few days ago.
Not sure if its on here already but I'm going to post it anyways.:p

Gnarcade...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   08-05-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,148
Posted By bigwhiffa
Confidence, Confidence, Confidence! Build...

Confidence, Confidence, Confidence!

Build yourself up on the smaller stuff until you have it down.
Not saying you shouldn't challenge yourself but, be sure that you don't bite off more than you...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   08-04-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,028
Posted By bigwhiffa
If you want to get boardslides down you need to...

If you want to get boardslides down you need to have a good counter-rotation position.
Your upper body should rotate opposite to the lower body.
Get the 50-50's down first though so you are more...
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