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I ride 4-5 times a week and take the go pro most of those days. sometimes I use it sometimes I don't. It's always in the car just incase I'm feeling it that day.
I love playing with the editing software in my spare time so I like to have tons of footage. I've never told anyone they're f**king up my shot though, haha.
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I love playing with the editing software in my spare time so I like to have tons of footage. I've never told anyone they're f**king up my shot though, haha.
Does it come with editing software, or do you use a specific program?
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I take my GP out every time i hit the slopes.
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Your computer probably has some basic program for it, like iMovie or Windows editor. They'll allow you to add text and audio and cut in clips, works fine for casual use.

I got a copy of Video Editor "Final cut" from my sister for free which is a nice program, not as nice as it should be for the retail price but more than good enough for my uses, and it was free =)
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I ride ~120 days a year, and bring out the gopro on maybe a fifth of those days. It's mostly useful for me as a tool to track progress (those videos from three years ago sure look like ass now!) But it's been handy to have for helping teach some friends how to ride, and filming others adds a whole extra dimension to snowboarding that can be a lot of fun.

That said, it's a fair bit of work to get footage that's not horrific and put it together into a package that someone may actually want to watch, so if you expect to make sweet edits that everybody loves, be ready to spend some serious non-riding time on your videos. I personally have discovered that I don't have the patience to do a real edit, so I've mostly just used it to cut clips that are rad enough to not be total trash.
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