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Old 03-04-2014, 04:04 PM   #11 (permalink)
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first season 15 days so I am spending time to get my basics down. so far being able to carve and being able to get down steeper runs. switch is so so but I am working on it. trying to do some ground tricks.
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Old 03-04-2014, 04:21 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Default I live in Houston now...

I live in Houston now (work), so I only got 2 days on the snow . You guys that live close to the mountains enjoy it for me and don't take it for granted.

Despite only getting 2 days in, I made the most of them. I can still do all of my tricks, can still ride everything switch, can still go all day, etc.

I got a lot of video and had a lot of fun with my best friends.

I miss being able to ride all the time, but I definitely love riding just as much as I used to. Maybe someday my work will take me back to the snow
Don't just live life on the edge, jump off it!
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Old 03-04-2014, 05:07 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by GreyDragon View Post
Fernie B.C. (awful. I don't believe poutanen's claims about powder at Fernie.)

How DARE you doubt the great mountain Fernie. You just didn't offer to sacrifice a virgin while you were there!
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Old 03-04-2014, 05:50 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Shitty snow year, but have upped my carving on ice, improved dynamic maneuvers, moguls are feeling better and fast speed skills are improved...but most importantly still having fun.
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Old 03-04-2014, 05:54 PM   #15 (permalink)
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i think i'll only be able to write my highlights after this week is over, today was nuts and it just keeps comin'
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:45 PM   #16 (permalink)
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The weather has been kinda goofy here which has kept me from a lot of hero lines due to coverage/avy danger , but Ive had fun so far. Ive expanded my territorial range quite a bit so that's been exciting

Its been a season of heavy snow but this was some of the lightest Ive even ridden

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Old 03-04-2014, 09:53 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Far too many, spent my first decent chunk on the snow this year probably racking up 80 days.
-Passed instructing level 1
- Avalanche course
- backflips
- 360s

Now I have a million more goals for next season
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:08 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Don't get to shred nearly as much so I'm not really pushing to get better, mostly just trying not to get worse. So stomping a few 540s last weekend felt good, also got in one solid powder day (usually don't get one in a year) so was stoked on that as well
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:18 PM   #19 (permalink)
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The stoke is high!

Moving from Ontario to BC was the best thing I could have done with regards to progressing my snowboard skills. I feel confident in powder, trees, small cliffs / drops (all of which are in short supply in the East).

Definitely haven't gotten out as much as I had hoped (work sucks), but planing a couple of weekend trips this month and lots of spring time action in April

2014 ain't over yet!
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Old 03-05-2014, 01:01 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Spent an obscene amount of time teaching this year, with great reward. I started gaining enough confidence with the support of my co-workers to try things I haven't done in awhile. I also got to road trip up to the mountains with someone pretty awesome, and was coerced into trying to conquer my fear of heights with MORE support from my co-workers. For now, I've also got a few weeks left in the season, so hopefully my students will help me make the best of that, and hopefully one last small road trip is going to happen before I hop on my bike and start pedaling everywhere.
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