AL from Langley, BC - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-12-2009, 12:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
mijinkal's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 180
Default AL from Langley, BC

Hey guys, I'm new to the forum here. I'm 27 and have been boarding for 12+ years and at least 25 times a season. I'm a passholder at Mount Seymour so I'm up there fairly often. Over the years I've had season passes to Seymour, Grouse, Cypress and Whistler. I also ride Baker every other weekend and Whistler when I get a discount or have extra cash. I've also been to Big White numerous times, Silver Star, Sum Peaks, Fernie, Lake Louise, Kicking Horse, Hemlock, Manning.
Last year I joined the North Shore Snowboard Team in hope to turn semi-pro and get into a few comp's. I still haven't gone into a comp but I've got quite a few pro shots done and have a photographer that bugs me every time the sun comes out.
If it's really nice out on a weekend, I usually head to the Seymour backcountry and build a nice booter and have a few beers and huck myself into the air for the day. 2 of my good riding partners have blown out their knees early this season and 2 have moved to Fernie and one has moved to Whistler so sadly I'm out of decent riders to hang with for the season. I still get out at least once a week with my 2 kids (4 and 6) and my wife and some friends that go only a few times a year. I'm always looking for new riders to go up with that can keep up with me or go faster, bigger and push ourselves to the limit.
I still don't know too many tricks considering what's out there. I can spin front and back 3's off almost any jump, back 5's are not a problem and if there's a big jump with a powder landing, I'll just huck myself into a mad spin and hope for the best. Rails aren't much of a problem for me but I'm not too fond of them. I can also huck a nice backflip. I'd like to learn more tricks this year and hopefully enter a few comp's.
I ride an 08 Burton Custom 162 but am not the biggest fan of it. I've always had freeride boards and prefer the feel of them more.
That's about enough BS I can talk about myself for the day. See you guys and girls around.


Last edited by mijinkal; 01-12-2009 at 12:44 PM.
mijinkal is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 01-13-2009, 01:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
SnoeMan's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Vancouver BC
Posts: 106

welcome to the forum
SnoeMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2009, 05:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
PaoloSmythe's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Only British blaady Columbia!!!
Posts: 4,622

hello AL....

i think most people in here are more recreational than semi-pro sideways sliders, (well.... i know i am) but we all nevertheless share a passion and i am sure given the chance, more than a few would meet up and put down some lines with you (again, speaking for myself).

I have been to vancouver, whistler, fernie and big white and enjoyed myself to the extent that i am moving out there. what's langley like? big houses? lots of well paying jobs? cheap beer? fast cars? etc....

enjoy the forums
Just coz you don't understand it
Doesn't mean it makes no sense!
PaoloSmythe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2009, 08:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
legallyillegal's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: fuck Snowboarding
Posts: 4,486

ew langley

legallyillegal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2009, 03:00 PM   #5 (permalink)
Senior Member
mijinkal's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 180

Langley's not so bad. Housing prices are relatively cheap compare to the rest of the lower mainland. It's a hell of a lot better than Surrey and Abbotsford if you're thinking of moving south of the Fraser. There are still lots of farms around but urban sprawl is taking over West Langley
mijinkal is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:39 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums