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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-27-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,536
Posted By Cane700
Speak of the Devil and he appears. I went out to...

Speak of the Devil and he appears. I went out to the slopes the other day and the first rider I notice has hard boots and a carving board with plate bindings. LOL.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-27-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Cane700
Just a follow up. Got my boy out to the slopes...

Just a follow up. Got my boy out to the slopes finally and I would say it was a fairly successful outing. I kept it very light hearted and let him set the pace. He would go down the hill about 3 or 4...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-20-2012, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Cane700
Thanks Bear. Good ideas. Hoping to get him...

Thanks Bear. Good ideas.

Hoping to get him out by Christmas. Mother nature is finally cooperating.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-18-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,536
Posted By Cane700
Can you do toeside stops proficiently? If not,...

Can you do toeside stops proficiently? If not, maybe you should spend some time practicing those until you get comfortable with them. Toeside stop is essentially an aggressive toeside turn. Find a...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-18-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,536
Posted By Cane700
LOL. Alpine Euro style carving is so out these...

LOL. Alpine Euro style carving is so out these days. I didn't even see any of it in Europe. The neo wetsuit on the mountain just doesn't suit my style :laugh:
Forum: Western Canada   12-18-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cane700
Thanks for the suggestion. I'll definitely hit up...

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll definitely hit up Rim Rock. The menu looks good.
Forum: Western Canada   12-13-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cane700
The seafood idea sounds good too. Any good...

The seafood idea sounds good too. Any good seafood and/or sushi in Whistler or should I save that for Vancouver?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-13-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,536
Posted By Cane700
You don't see much of it here in the midwest....

You don't see much of it here in the midwest. Once it a while you see nice thin lines in the snow. Its could be the short crowded runs or the bad snow. Generally out here people are riding very short...
Forum: Western Canada   12-13-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cane700
Man I'm getting hungry reading this thread. I'm a...

Man I'm getting hungry reading this thread. I'm a big fan of horseradish. The stronger the better. It doesn't go over well here in Chicago though. Usually when you ask for it at most places its weak....
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-11-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,536
Posted By Cane700
Its not? Because I see few people who know how to...

Its not? Because I see few people who know how to do it and I am not talking about linking turns.
Forum: Boots   12-11-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,493
Posted By Cane700
I was at Dick's Sporting goods about a month ago...

I was at Dick's Sporting goods about a month ago and they had some boots on clearance in my numerical size but I didn't buy them because they were wide. IIRC they were either Ride or K2 boots. They...
Forum: Bindings   12-11-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,005
Posted By Cane700
Nidecker Carbons. I use an old version of these...

Nidecker Carbons. I use an old version of these on my very stiff Palmer Centric. Nidecker Snowboards - Carbon Black/Orange (http://www.nidecker.com/Carbon.html)

I've used them on everything from...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-11-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,536
Posted By Cane700
Carving seems like a lost art these days.

Carving seems like a lost art these days.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-11-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Cane700
Thanks Snowolf! That is a wealth of info....

Thanks Snowolf! That is a wealth of info. Patience is the name of the game.



Very cool. I hope my boy takes me split boarding when he's old enough. Hopefully, I'm not dead or crippled by then...
Forum: Western Canada   12-11-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cane700
I am a man who loves a good steak. We have a lot...

I am a man who loves a good steak. We have a lot of great steakhouses here in Chicago. Plus nothing says sustained energy like a 22oz NY Strip.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-10-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Cane700
Thanks Schmitty, Those are great suggestions....

Thanks Schmitty, Those are great suggestions. Definitely bringing the video camera and the helmet cam.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-10-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Cane700
Taking My 3 Year Old Out For Lessons.

I am taking my son out for the first time this weekend to teach him how to ride. I am excited to pass on my knowlege to the little guy. I've taught many adults to ride but never a toddler. I want...
Forum: Western Canada   12-10-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cane700
I definitely can use a good deep tissue massage...

I definitely can use a good deep tissue massage after a long day of riding. No happy endings needed LOL. I'll check it out.

Any places in town to get a good steak? I found this place but it's...
Forum: Western Canada   12-10-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cane700
Awesome Thanks. The first tracks ticket is on my...

Awesome Thanks. The first tracks ticket is on my definite buy list. That 3D map will come in handy :)
Forum: Western Canada   12-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cane700
I can totally appreciate that. :thumbsup: You...

I can totally appreciate that. :thumbsup: You gotta work for the good stuff.




Thanks to both of you. You both given me great starting points. :thumbsup:
Forum: Western Canada   12-07-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cane700
Making the most of Whistler in 2.5 days

As I mentioned in my other thread. In mid January I am going to Whistler/Blackcomb for the first time. I was not expecting to be taking a big mountain trip this year so I haven't had much time to...
Forum: Western Canada   12-07-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By Cane700
I am praying and hoping for lots of powder the...

I am praying and hoping for lots of powder the next day. If it snows on the way up, I'll be happy but I probably wouldn't get to mountain till 4am LOL.
Forum: Western Canada   12-07-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By Cane700
LOL. That's a point of pride for me. :thumbsup:

LOL. That's a point of pride for me. :thumbsup:
Forum: Western Canada   12-07-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By Cane700
Awesome. Thanks for all the responses. :thumbsup:...

Awesome. Thanks for all the responses. :thumbsup:

Cool. So consensus is generally safe but be cautious. I would guess its mostly uphill on the approach. On the way back I'll have a lot more time...
Forum: Western Canada   12-06-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By Cane700
Driving from Vancouver to Whistler

A bunch of stars aligned for me this year and I'm headed to Whistler this January. My flight is getting in late (about 11:15PM) and it looks like there are no shuttles running to whistler at that...
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