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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-04-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,332
Posted By aloutris
Thanks for all the responses! Justin: I...

Thanks for all the responses!

Justin: I actually watched that video but it still freaks me out for some reason. The struggle is super real.

Slyder: My local resort is wilmot mountain in...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-04-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,332
Posted By aloutris
Buttering

I've really wanted to try my hand at buttering, and it hasn't been going too well.

Lately I've gone to my crappy local resort and worked on tail presses, ollying off of tail presses, and 180s,...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-05-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By aloutris
Tiny Paths?

I was riding with friends but we got bored of the groomed hills so we decided to try out riding in the woods a bit. There was a path about 2 feet wide that went on for a while but I couldn't control...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-05-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,234
Posted By aloutris
Last season there was a guy who said he'd give...

Last season there was a guy who said he'd give his friend $5 to jump off the ski lift... And he did :eusa_clap: Unfortunately he never got the money haha
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-29-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By aloutris
Thanks guys :thumbsup: I actually tried getting...

Thanks guys :thumbsup:
I actually tried getting myself to do that a few days ago on smaller slopes but I always forget whenever it gets steep. Never knew it was that important... I'll keep that in...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   12-29-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,431
Posted By aloutris
Everything important has pretty much been said! ...

Everything important has pretty much been said!
But REMEMBER TO TUCK IN YOUR SHIRT
Two days ago was my 5th or 6th time boarding and first this season but for some reason I completely forgot......
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-29-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By aloutris
Turning Help :/

I started finding out that it's harder for me to initiate turns as I get to steeper parts of the slope. It might be in my head, but sometimes I can't start turning on a new edge for some reason.
...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-24-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By aloutris
How much have I forgotten?

So I've only snowboarded for one season and for a total of probably 4 days, and on the last day I was able to get on some easy black diamonds (I live near southern Wisconsin... not the steepest...
Forum: Fashion   12-15-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 33,637
Posted By aloutris
I get what you're saying, but snow reflects the...

I get what you're saying, but snow reflects the sun and that can damage your eyes. Also it protects the eyes from wind and the cold.
Not as important as a helmet though :)
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   12-09-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,795
Posted By aloutris
Locations To Buy New and Used Sporting Goods and...

Locations To Buy New and Used Sporting Goods and Fitness Equipment | Play It Again Sports (http://www.playitagainsports.com/locations)

Play it again sports has used and new equipment for the...
Forum: Fashion   12-08-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 33,637
Posted By aloutris
I watched this earlier today... and now I just...

I watched this earlier today...
and now I just got home from buying a helmet xD
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-05-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,530
Posted By aloutris
I've always rented in the past so it's never...

I've always rented in the past so it's never mattered, but now that I have a board I don't need to lock it up because my local resort has a free check-in :yahoo:
But at other resorts I would just...
Forum: Games   12-03-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 77,081
Posted By aloutris
LOL. THIS. Whenever I'm with a tiny person I...

LOL. THIS.
Whenever I'm with a tiny person I tell them ridiculous stories that make no sense at all and insist that I'm telling the truth (unless his or her parent is there xD)
For some reason I've...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-03-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,591
Posted By aloutris
I skied up until last season when I decided to...

I skied up until last season when I decided to snowboard. For some reason I decided early on that I would try to learn on my own (being the smart cookie I am -_-) so I watched a whole bunch of...
Forum: Midwest US   12-03-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,148
Posted By aloutris
I've been to Wilmot for my first few times...

I've been to Wilmot for my first few times skiing, and after I went to Alpine for the first time I never went to Wilmot again.
I'm not sure if they added a magic carpet now but when I was a beginner...
Forum: Boards   12-01-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By aloutris
Talking First snowboard! (w/ new boots and bindings)

Can't wait for the season to start in Illinois... Now that I'm in high school there's a ski and snowboard club where they provide transportation to various resorts in Illinois and Wisconsin. Started...
Forum: Boards   07-29-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By aloutris
Question How to Choose?

I haven't posted here since last year! But I recently thought about snowboarding again and now I can't get it out of my head. I'm a 14 y/o girl so to my knowledge I've stopped growing for the most...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-23-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,322
Posted By aloutris
I know the cause of the whole getting tired thing...

I know the cause of the whole getting tired thing :) I'm a girl and I've been boarding four times. My first two days I sideslipped entire intermediate hills (I live in the northeast and my bunny...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-23-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By aloutris
Thanks! I'll try that next time :) Don't worry...

Thanks! I'll try that next time :) Don't worry about the sideslipping thing, that's only teaching my friend on the bunny hill. Now I try not to at all, because my first 2 times I had a terrible habit...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By aloutris
Sorry xD I'm a bit hyper because I was just at a...

Sorry xD I'm a bit hyper because I was just at a competition for something :)
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By aloutris
Talking Need more help :)

Six days ago on Sunday, I went boarding for the fourth time! :D The second hardest thing I've done that day was the terrain park. I decided to start out small by going on those huge snow bumps they...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-29-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,807
Posted By aloutris
Woah... My local hill has a terrain park that's...

Woah... My local hill has a terrain park that's way less complicated. It's basically just an intermediate hill with snow jumps and a few rails. There's only two, and no waiting area. All we have to...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-28-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,927
Posted By aloutris
As always, your videos have made me understand...

As always, your videos have made me understand what I wanted to know, snowolf! I'm plannin on having a ski/snowboard party with my friends on thursday and I want to show them that theres someting...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-26-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,927
Posted By aloutris
I go faster than the people around me, but it's...

I go faster than the people around me, but it's not too fast... It just hurts a lot when I fall, and I sometimes get out of control.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-26-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,126
Posted By aloutris
Thanks for all of the info!! I went snowboarding...

Thanks for all of the info!! I went snowboarding again today, and all of this has helped me so much! As it turns out, I was flexing too much rather than letting my knees do some of the work. As it...
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