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Old 02-20-2010, 09:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i wanted to try and get my black nephew into snowboarding but im afraid he will be ridiculed at the local park what do you think?
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Old 02-20-2010, 09:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes. All of them. Everywhere.
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Old 02-20-2010, 09:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I think the world has come a little further along than you give it credit for.
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Old 02-20-2010, 09:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Fuck the haters. But yes the minority regardless of race will be looked at oddly. Bring him out man.
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Old 02-20-2010, 10:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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if you can go out in public being black then you can go snowboarding being black
theres assholes everywhere
take him out!
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Old 02-20-2010, 10:48 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I don't know about America, but in Canada the visible-minorities have become the nonvisible-majorities... congrats on choosing snowboarding, you win at life
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Old 02-20-2010, 10:57 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I used to hardly ever see an African American on the hill but in the past year or two it seems to be gaining popularity across races. Don't get me wrong, we're still talking 300:1.

Bring him out!
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Old 02-20-2010, 10:58 PM   #8 (permalink)
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ive seen black people snowboarding, never seen them get harassed
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Old 02-20-2010, 11:10 PM   #9 (permalink)
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For starters, I'm black.

Honestly, he'll more likely to take sh*t from his non-riding friends ('why you want to do that white-guy sport?') than from anybody on the hill.

Following up on Cifex's comment, I still do a double take when I see another black person on a snowboard (or on skis for that matter).
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Old 02-20-2010, 11:11 PM   #10 (permalink)
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snowboarders might not be, but it's those damn skiers you gotta watch out for!

in all seriousness... i know me and the people ride with wouldn't give it a second thought someone happened to be a different race, don't worry.
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