5 Tips for Your First Time in the Terrain Park
After you’ve developed a solid set of skills on your skis or snowboard, a great way to start pushing yourself is in the Terrain Park. Opposed to popular belief - riding and skiing in the Terrain Park doesn’t always lead to getting hurt, it can be rewarding, fun, and a great way to meet new people on the hill. Before you enter the Terrain Park for your first time, here are a few tips to help make your first experience a positive one. 1. Always scope out the park. This means taking a lap through the park, slowing down to...
How To Ski Backwards
Skiing “backwards” also known as “switch” is an essential skill for skiers in the terrain park, teaching a child, or just increasing clout on the mountain. It is a foundational skill that should not be overlooked. In this post we are going to go over how to ski backwards, and look cool doing it. A prerequisite for learning to ski backwards is being very comfortable skiing forwards, with proper form (parallel skis, controlled stops, turns, and edges) and being able to ski some of the more difficult terrain at your home mountain. If you plan to take this skill into...
How To Do Your First Frontside 180 On A Snowboard
A frontside 180, also called a “front one” or “frontside one” is the easiest spin trick to learn on a snowboard. Here's how to stomp your first frontside 180's on a snowboard...