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Old 08-18-2013, 03:19 PM   #2021 (permalink)
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Hi, I ride and want to know more.
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Old 08-20-2013, 08:32 PM   #2022 (permalink)
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Hi guys,

My name is Paul and Im new to snowboarding from Australia. Im hooked on snowboarding and looking to do a lot more of it in the future. Ive come here to learn from the wise!
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Old 08-22-2013, 02:28 PM   #2023 (permalink)
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Hey guys! Im 21, from SoCal, and Im a beginner at snowboarding who is looking to progress and learn more about this amazing sport!

I was introduced into it last season by a couple buddies of mine, but only had about 4 riding sessions at Mt. High and Big Bear. I picked it up faster than I thought I would and was able to link my turns without much problems, though I did catch a bunch of edges in the process! I think my tailbone and knees were bruised for a week!

Anyways, this upcoming season I hope to make new friends and progress with turns, carving and tricks. I will be getting a season pass to Mt. High, and plan on going all the time. I will also be going to Big Bear on occasion and will be going with a couple friends on a small tour to the other resorts that are part of the Powder Alliance! Hit me up if you're from the SoCal area and would like to shred together!

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Old 08-22-2013, 04:59 PM   #2024 (permalink)
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Hi guys! My name is Jack, I'm 17, and I live in Utah. I started snowboarding last season, and I've only been twice, but I'm hooked.

I also love skateboarding, especially downhill.


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Old 08-22-2013, 06:00 PM   #2025 (permalink)
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I'm Dave, 44 years old from Northern California. Ski'd for 10 years and started snowboarding in 93' Haven't put skis on since. I mainly hit Kirkwood and Heavenly. Took a few years off to focus on bike racing, but put in 15 days last season and now I'm hooked again. Lots of great info on here. Thanks.
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Old 08-24-2013, 05:23 PM   #2026 (permalink)
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I'm 15, from Oxford, England. Ride artificial mostly but I'm learning fast and heading to my second resort (to board) in January!
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Old 08-27-2013, 08:55 AM   #2027 (permalink)
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Hi everyone, I'm George, I'm 27, from Melbourne Australia.
Was a skateboarder, and a relatively new snowboarder.
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:46 AM   #2028 (permalink)
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Hi, my name is Davor from Zagreb, Croatia. I've been snowboarding for two years, but I'm only beginner and still learning.

Hope I would learn more than I know
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:42 PM   #2029 (permalink)
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Hello all,
I am 46 yrs old and currently live in FAR Northern CA. I learned to ski in 1985 and loved it but was unable to go after that partly due to moving to Oklahoma where there are no mountains. Last year I moved back to CA and took my daughter to the local ski park to take snowboarding lessons. They informed me it was a two for one deal and that I could take lessons for free, yeah $0 so I went for it and boy am I glad. I went every single Sunday last season but our local park season is only from about mid Jan to Just before Easter. Most other parks are an over night trip or more away so ugh. Anyway, I love snowboarding and have been looking forward to going again every day since they closed the parks.

I enjoy taking it easy, but towards the end of the season I was wanting to learn more stuff. Unfortunately I am the most advanced rider I go with as everyone else I know actually took it up after I did.

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Old 09-01-2013, 12:35 PM   #2030 (permalink)
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Hey guys,

My name is Ben and I'm a travelaholic from Australia. I'm 29 years old, six foot, normal build with an average sized pecker at best. I'm about as pretty as a hat full of assholes but I make up for that by having impeccable taste in footwear.

I'm normally a Mining Engineer but the wife and I sold pretty much all of our possessions at the end of 2012 and have been travelling the world ever since, predominantly in Europe but all over the joint really. We're very fortunate to have to opportunity to see some amazing parts of the world and meet heaps of great folks. I love photography also and I'd like it to become my profession at some stage. I'm writing a travel blog at methodically muddled | tall tales and short stories of a purposefully disorganised trip abroad if you wanna see some of my photographic work.

In terms of boarding I'd say I'm somewhere between intermediate and advanced but I'm certainly not a pro by any stretch. I saw the snow for the first time in December 2011r, flying from our little town in outback Australia in summer to Iceland in winter - a 60 degree celcius temp change. Anyway since then I've been obsessed with the snow and most trips during winter months now focus on getting in some boarding.

I've been to Tigne le Lac and Chamonix in France, Niseko in Japan and Whistler Blackcomb in Canada and loved all of em.

Look forward to getting some good advice from you mob and hopefully I can help out somebody else along the way.

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