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Old 03-14-2013, 09:52 PM   #1941 (permalink)
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hey all...i'm Cass

riding and skating since '84 and i'm still doing both

home mountain is Big Mountain, Whitefish MT...here's a view from the top looking off in Glacier N.P.



spring is comin fast here, it's in the air
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:17 PM   #1942 (permalink)
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What's up everyone,

I'm Sam and I'm 20 year old college student. Started snowboarding 3 months ago and ever since I've been addicted. I'm actually not as bad many people would think. I've been skating for 4-5 years so that definitely helped! especially at snowboarding parks.

Looking forward to keep up with all the threads and interesting posts on this forum! Cheers

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Old 03-20-2013, 12:41 PM   #1943 (permalink)
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Hey all. I've been lurking for a bit; reading lots of threads and getting a feel for the vibe of the place. I thought this would be a good thread to throw out a first post.

I'm mid 30's and took up riding in the last few years. I ride mostly at Mt. Baker and am having a ton of fun. I've turned into weather junkie; watching the forecast constantly looking for when to pull the trigger and take a mid-week day off work for pow turns.

I would call myself an intermediate rider at this point. I still have a ton to learn but can navigate enough different terrain to have fun on most of the in-bounds stuff. Anybody that wants to ride Mt. Baker with me, PM.

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Old 03-20-2013, 03:17 PM   #1944 (permalink)
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I've turned into weather junkie; watching the forecast constantly looking for when to pull the trigger and take a mid-week day off work for pow turns.
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I see myself doing this a lot next year lol.

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Old 03-20-2013, 07:27 PM   #1945 (permalink)
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Anybody that wants to ride Mt. Baker with me, PM.

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Argh! There were several of us there today! <slap>
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:44 PM   #1946 (permalink)
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Argh! There were several of us there today! <slap>
I came across your thread talking about this in the NW forum earlier today! Would have loved to meet up. Hope you had a great day.

I'll be heading up tomorrow (Thursday) if anybody is still around.

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Old 03-24-2013, 01:10 AM   #1947 (permalink)
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I started boarding in December at the ripe old age of 50. I live in Squamish, BC just 45 minutes from Whistler. Have taken time off work to renovate my home and snowboard as often as I can, which allows me to get up to the mountain at least 2-3 times a week. Am loving my very first season. Totally psyched! So if any boarders from the area want to join me let me know. I have an Edge Pass so I only board during the week.
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Old 03-24-2013, 12:46 PM   #1948 (permalink)
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Hi all,

I'm from Minnesota, moved to the UK 3 years ago when I married a Brit, and now we're looking to move to Colorado in a couple of years. He got me into snowboarding a little over a year ago... he'd always wanted to learn, and thought it would be a fun thing to do together - he was right!

I ride a DC Biddy 151 for all-mountain and a Roxy Ally 143 in the park, with Union Flite bindings and Burton Mint boots. I also overkill on protection - impact shorts, knee pads, wrist guards and helmet.

I love freestyle, currently have tail presses, flatland spins, and 50/50 boxes and straight airs down; and I'm fairly competent riding switch. Also found out I'm a bit of a speed demon while on holiday, cruising reds and blues was amazing fun!

See you guys around,
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Old 03-24-2013, 02:38 PM   #1949 (permalink)
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Hey all!

New to the forum, but a long time reader, i guess you could call me a lurk lol

I'm 18 and from cali, been boarding for about 7 years but just got serious this past season and the one before that. I'm a college student so grades come first but I definitely get day trips in whenever I can!

Non-snow related: I'm a sneakerhead and playing ball is my thing

p.s. posted in both the bindings (flux dmcc) and boot (nike zf1 vs. vapen) forum so any feedback is appreciated!
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Old 03-29-2013, 06:38 AM   #1950 (permalink)
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Hi guys,
I am new to this site, I have been a skier for over twenty years but have recently started boarding, cant believe I waited so long although its true what they say about learning to ski, (slow and gentle) as apposed to boarding ( fast and brutal)
I have done a few weeks on a burton clash and wondered if anyone out there could advise on a similar board that is a bit more stable at speed.
Many thanks
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