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Old 04-09-2009, 02:58 PM   #491 (permalink)
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23, girl, Eidsvoll (an hour north of Oslo - capital of Norway).
Just started snowboarding this season for real, it's been 6 years since last time..
Getting used to air time again and nailed my first rail two days ago!
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Old 04-14-2009, 11:37 PM   #492 (permalink)
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Hey guys

Stoked you guys have a section for introductions. Way cool!

I've been riding for 4 years now. Live in NZ but spend a lot of time snowboarding in the northern hemi. Have done a few seasons in Fernie and Lake Tahoe region. Been riding in Europe as well this year and want to head to Japan next year too!
I pretty much think about snowboarding 24/7. It is just the best thing! From deep light pow, steep tree runs, to sunny rad park days, I love it all. I've got a bit of new gear that I bought right before I left the US (outerwear, new MTX+BTX deck, new bindings) that I just can't wait to ride. So I'm definitely already counting down the days till the Southern Hemi season starts...this forum will be a good way of tying me over till June.

Let me know if anyone is around the south island of NZ and keen to meet up and shred this winter!
G'day. I'm in Oz. Tell me about NZ winters for boarding! Have you been to Mt Ruapehu before? I'm trying to get over there in September for my first season, what's it like around then, do you know?
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Old 04-15-2009, 12:21 PM   #493 (permalink)
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Hello from San Francisco, California, USA.

I'm a first season boarder after being raised on skis. I will NEVER go back!!!
I think there are two weeks left in our season, maybe three...then off
to New Zealand? I wish.

Hope everyone gets out there at least one last time!
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Old 04-22-2009, 11:43 AM   #494 (permalink)
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hi all
i`m from qc,canada
i`ve been boarding for 4 years.i am mostly into park riding.
i have a hill 20 minute from my place so i am pretty lucky,i ride around 30-40 time a year.
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Old 04-22-2009, 02:22 PM   #495 (permalink)
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Hey all, been snowboarding for 15 years and im only 22!! I manage one of the biggest snowboard shops in the US here in Rochester, NY and i love every second of it. Had a pretty decent year traveling out west once and riding a ton out here. Just got back from Jay Peak in VT last week to get in another week of riding before the snow was gone.
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Old 04-22-2009, 04:12 PM   #496 (permalink)
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hi all! I'm from culver city (LA), ca. Mammoth is my home mountain. i'm 29 (woman) and this is my first season. I was fortunate enough to have been able to board 3 days out of every 2 weeks since December, which helped me progress faster. I don't think there is anything more beautiful or exhilarating than flying down the mountain. I'm totally snowstoked, i dream about boarding when i sleep. my season is almost over and i just want to chase the snow.

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Old 04-25-2009, 11:28 PM   #497 (permalink)
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Im moving from Arizona to Oregon this summer and am looking forward to doing more snowboarding in OR than I can here in AZ. This forum has been a great help to me so far picking out some gear, and Im sure I will keep coming to it as I progress in the sport.

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Old 04-30-2009, 06:47 PM   #498 (permalink)
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Hey im 13 from Washington and i ride stevens pass or snoqualmie pass there both sick i love terrain parks and jibbing and air time
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Old 05-01-2009, 11:28 AM   #499 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by shredchick View Post
Hey guys

Let me know if anyone is around the south island of NZ and keen to meet up and shred this winter!

Hey Shredchick. I'm from the states but I'll be in New Zealand from late June to November - on the South Island in fact. Doing a semester at U. of Otago so I'll be in Dunedin. Pretty stoked to be able to get credit toward graduating next May and be able to do a southern hemisphere season at the same time.

From what I understand Dunedin is about 4 hours from Queenstown/Wanaka. I plan to head there as many weekends as possible, hoping I can find a way up there. Would definitely like to meet up and shred - I like everything from park to powder. Where are you located?
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Old 05-01-2009, 09:09 PM   #500 (permalink)
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I'm Phil from Northwestern Wyoming. I'm 24 and am in law enforcement.

Just finished with my first season as a snowboarder. Co-workers got me into it. There is a resort about 90 minutes from me in Montana but I can't get there as frequently as I want. In the meantime, we all go to a ski hill in the national forest that was closed this year. We walk up the mountail for every run (heck of a work out). It will be open next season so the lifts will be nice.

I love snowboarding so much that I'm going to sell my skiis this summer to get a second board next fall.

Current setup:

Burton Mayhem 162
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