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View Poll Results: Age you started riding
Under 10 17 6.14%
11-15 69 24.91%
16-20 56 20.22%
20-25 60 21.66%
25-30 33 11.91%
30 and over 42 15.16%
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post #31 of 101 (permalink) Old 01-07-2009, 01:31 PM
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I started when I was 33. Until last year I was only getting on the hill once a year. I started my son boarding at 6 and my daughter started skiing at 5.

I am going tomorrow with a friend in his 40's who skis but he will be strapping on a board for the first time.
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post #32 of 101 (permalink) Old 01-07-2009, 03:11 PM
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Started at 10. Now 13. I'm decent I guess.
post #33 of 101 (permalink) Old 01-07-2009, 03:21 PM
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I started some time in highschool, 16 years on this earth? before then, i was skiing. I don't remember when i first skied, maybe in kindergarten? maybe before?
post #34 of 101 (permalink) Old 01-08-2009, 03:38 AM
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26 (28 now). Friends dragged me along... hated it for the first 1.5 days, got addicted when I linked my first turns. I really, REALLY wish I hadn't grown up in Florida!
post #35 of 101 (permalink) Old 01-09-2009, 01:49 AM
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Started skiing around 11, got pretty good, and taught at a local ski school. First tried boarding around 17, only skiied a couple times after that, and made the switch for good.

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post #36 of 101 (permalink) Old 01-09-2009, 11:10 PM
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when i was thirteen my family and i went to go see the warren miller film and afterwords i knew what i wanted to do for the rest of my life.
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Started at 40 and it has only made me younger.
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Started when I was... oh about 12 yrs old. Did it for about 3 years. Took 7 year girl/booze/drugs/party haitus and just got back into it this year at age 25. Was like riding a bicycle.
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started at 16 (now 20) and still loving it! if only I could afford to chase snow year round :P
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Started at 33 and I am now 34.... Next season will mark my daughter "debut" on snowboard (she is 6 and did a first year on ski (blame her mon, not me )

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