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1985 CBC Anti-snowboarding News clip - Mt Seymour, BC

If you haven't seen this video in its entirety, its worth a watch for a good laugh. It's especially funny if you ride Seymour in this era, where they are now considered the more board-friendly mountain on the north shore.

**Link updated 01/31/2013 - The clip used to specify 1985 as the date, now it just says "1990's" so who really knows. But it sure looks like 1985.**
http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categorie...wboarders.html

Also look at 1:25 the neon skiers in the background loading the lifts by side-stepping up that hill - priceless!

Hope you enjoy it as much as I just did.

edit: at 3:48 of this youtube clip from the Forum movie - That there is a clip of this original. Thanks to nitroboarder for reminding me what movie it was in.

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LMFAO....worth watching, thanks

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hah has anybody seen forum THAT video? they used a couple clips from the segment in the movie, pretty funny stuff
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thats pretty great, im sure it didnt help any that nobody knew how to ride a snowboard then lol. although by the looks of it those boards where pretty difficult to ride
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hah has anybody seen forum THAT video? they used a couple clips from the segment in the movie, pretty funny stuff
Yeah I recognized parts of it, didn't remember it was from THAT, thanks I'll have to dig up my copy and watch.

And yeah in some ways, they actually had a legit case against snowboarders when the gear was so primitive, it definitely looks way less in control than today's standards.
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Make sure you've got latest embedded media plugins for your browser? Give some details of what its doing - is the page loading but just not video? What browser you using? works for me in firefox 3.0
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Epic video.
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Pure win.

I bet that guy in the last part of the clip is a pretty angry person nowadays. There are only, what, 2 or 3 resorts that still ban snowboarders. I'm guessing he has a season pass at one.

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I bet all the skiers back then thought snowboarding would disappear soon if they defended their hills...
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