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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-22-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By firstx1017
Angry Can you snowboard after total hip replacement?

Have an appt. next month with an Orthopedic Surgeon to see about my hip problems. Have not been able to cross my legs since January like women do when we sit. I can't even put my right foot on my...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-22-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By firstx1017
Thanks Chomps - had to laugh at that. I love...

Thanks Chomps - had to laugh at that. I love both names! Think I'll start another thread and title it better and see if anyone has or knows anyone with THR that is still snowboarding....
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-21-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By firstx1017
Finally back..... help with question

Geez - has taken me about a month to figure out why I can't get into the site. Use an email address I don't normally use and didn't know it was associated with this site. I kept emailing support...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   03-07-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,530
Posted By firstx1017
Welcome and what a cool post! Even through all...

Welcome and what a cool post! Even through all the agony you still love it - that's great! I learned at 50 and it can be done. I started skiing at 47 and never really got the hang of it - so at 50...
Forum: Intermountain US   02-27-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,471
Posted By firstx1017
They hubby got burnt last weekend too!!

They hubby got burnt last weekend too!!
Forum: Intermountain US   02-26-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,471
Posted By firstx1017
Nice pic you guys! Glad the altitude isn't...

Nice pic you guys! Glad the altitude isn't getting to you chomps - the last time we were at Copper we were sick 2 of the 3 days - sucked big time!!!
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-16-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By firstx1017
Oh to be young again!!!

Oh to be young again!!!
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-15-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By firstx1017
Happy Valentine's Day from the OLD couple!

Nothing says I LOVE YOU like dressing up on Valentine's Day with your spouse. Had a fun day and notice no lines and the mountain pretty much to ourselves!!

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Forum: Bindings   02-13-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By firstx1017
Male Broken Flow Bindings fix attempt

Last week my husbands flow bindings broke with the back cable. These area 5 years old. Went to a couple of repair shops who said that when the cable breaks like this they cannot be fixed and we...
Forum: Boards   01-23-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,443
Posted By firstx1017
Actually the weight I listed are for the specific...

Actually the weight I listed are for the specific boards I am/was using. The Rossignol Frenemy 150 weight range is 100-140 - this is the board I was riding. The Rossignol Diva Magtek 148 (2011...
Forum: Boards   01-22-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,443
Posted By firstx1017
I only ride groomed runs - no powder, last time I...

I only ride groomed runs - no powder, last time I rode powder was probably 3 years ago. I don't do park or butters, etc. I am going a little faster on this board than my other board and am enjoying...
Forum: Boards   01-22-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,443
Posted By firstx1017
female Disadvantage of being over weight limit of snowboard

Wonder of any of you gurus on here can answer a question for me. What actually is the disadvantage of riding a snowboard if you are over the top limit weight in the weight size chart for that...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-26-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By firstx1017
Snowboarding and wind gusts

Okay, I have to admit this is the first time we have snowboarded with wind gusts up to 40 mph in Southern California. We made it one run and ran as fast as we could back to the condo - we are wimps...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-25-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By firstx1017
Elves on Vacation Day Xmas Day

These elves were on vacation today! Merry Christmas!

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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-20-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By firstx1017
We are 55 and 60 this year! Still at it!

Here is a short clip of our first outing this year. Hubby is 60 and I am 55 now and a little slower but still at it! Had the run to ourselves almost all day! :grin::dance::snowboard4:
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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-20-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,085
Posted By firstx1017
I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this thread...

I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this thread Chomps! Glad you got back out there and it will all come back - and remember, you are 2 years OLDER also. I notice this year at 55 I am tiring out...
Forum: Southwest US   11-23-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By firstx1017
I am hating the new website for Snow Summit also....

I am hating the new website for Snow Summit also. What the heck were they thinking? You can't find anything! We will be heading up there for the winter on 12/4/15 - we rent a condo for 4 months...
Forum: Boards   11-23-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,145
Posted By firstx1017
I have run the gamut on boards and would totally...

I have run the gamut on boards and would totally recommend the Frenemy. Out of all the boards I've ridden I really loved this board. I wish I had it as my beginner board. I have since given it to...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-13-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By firstx1017
You guys are too funny!!! Actually,...

You guys are too funny!!!

Actually, getting back on topic, (lol) I didn't think it was that hard getting up on the wider ski - but I did think it was harder trying to cross the wakes and turning...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-13-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By firstx1017
Actually it never really crossed my mind - I...

Actually it never really crossed my mind - I really just had fun on the two skis and could pull out hard and cross the wakes fast. I just knew that single skiing was always a beast to try to get up...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-12-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By firstx1017
Yes I am a first time grandma this year - I have...

Yes I am a first time grandma this year - I have a 4 month old grandson. I want to highjack him to snowboard and waterski when he gets of age because lord knows my son isn't interested, so someone...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-12-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By firstx1017
So true! It really helped starting on the big...

So true! It really helped starting on the big skis to get up and get the feeling/balance of one ski and I was comfortable outside the wakes but turning is not easy on those big boards - so this is...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-12-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By firstx1017
OMG - I laughed so hard when I read this I now...

OMG - I laughed so hard when I read this I now have the hiccups! :gaah:
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-12-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By firstx1017
What I did this summer.....

This summer I got a wild hair to try to waterski on a single ski. I've been waterskiing on 2 skis for 20 years and enjoyed that. 2 years ago I tried wakeboarding but did not like being twisted at...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   08-26-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,154
Posted By firstx1017
I have gone thru many boards when learning. If I...

I have gone thru many boards when learning. If I had to do it again, and what we did for my stepdaughter, was to get the Rossignol Frenemy board. It is good for learning and you can advance on it. ...
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