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Forum: Boards   01-23-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
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   01-23-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
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, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
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   12-27-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
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, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
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, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
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   11-24-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
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   11-24-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,667
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, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
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, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
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   09-13-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
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, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
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, 11:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
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, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
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   08-27-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,878
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. ...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   08-27-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,878
Posted By firstx1017
Sounds like you will do great. I did wear wrist...

Sounds like you will do great. I did wear wrist guards, butt pad, knee pads and helmet when learning. I still wear wrist guards and knee pads today.

We video a lot at our age so that in 20...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   08-26-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,878
Posted By firstx1017
#1 - lol - you and the hubby both! lol #2 -...

#1 - lol - you and the hubby both! lol
#2 - yes, I have always said that the run out on the beginner lifts is worse
than the other main lifts that serve the rest of the mountain. I tell people if...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   08-26-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,878
Posted By firstx1017
Just like the rest who have posted, I too,...

Just like the rest who have posted, I too, started snowboarding at 50. It was my turning 50 goal. I lost 40 pounds prior to learning but still am a healthy size - no Barbie here! lol

I skied...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-13-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,104
Posted By firstx1017
Hey Slyder - sorry to read about the latest...

Hey Slyder - sorry to read about the latest injury. Hope nothing is torn.

The hubby fell on his first time night skiing a few years ago and wrenched his shoulder - he wouldn't go to the dr. and...
Forum: Bindings   03-06-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,808
Posted By firstx1017
OMG - I totally laughed out loud when I read this...

OMG - I totally laughed out loud when I read this as I remember that post about the guy "falling" out of his bindings - it was like 30+ pages I think! lol
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Forum: Southwest US   03-06-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By firstx1017
We live in the 805 and we are at Snow Summit...

We live in the 805 and we are at Snow Summit every weekend. However, we are probably old enough to be your parents so doubt you would want to hang out with us -:crazy:

We are sitting in the...
Forum: Boards   02-09-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,091
Posted By firstx1017
This was me too!!!

This was me too!!!
Forum: Boards   02-04-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By firstx1017
Well I'll give you my 2 cents. I started on a...

Well I'll give you my 2 cents. I started on a mens camber board to learn the basics on. Then I bought a flat rocker with 5% rocker at tip and tail. I progressed really fast on that board, but it...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   01-23-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,150
Posted By firstx1017
Yep - I don't know who in the world can play let...

Yep - I don't know who in the world can play let alone edit and make a movie with the 4k! lol

We really like the lens on the 4 and the video quality is great!
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