AASI How to Snowboard: A Beginner’s Guide Part 3

By Chris / On / In Chris' Blog, PSIA-AASI

Last season I worked with PSIA-AASI, Snow Operating, and Halley O’Brien to create some basic tips and tricks to get beginners started on the hill. These videos are not intended to replace instruction, but to reach viewers who are already searching for “how to snowboard” on YouTube and trying to learn to snowboard without instructors. Here’s the first video in the series where we cover the basics of stopping, skidding, and turning!

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AASI How to Snowboard: A Beginner’s Guide Part 2

By Chris / On / In Chris' Blog, PSIA-AASI

Last season I worked with PSIA-AASI, Snow Operating, and Halley O’Brien to create some basic tips and tricks to get beginners started on the hill. These videos are not intended to replace instruction, but to reach viewers who are already searching for “how to snowboard” on YouTube and trying to learn to snowboard without instructors. Here’s the second video in the series where we cover what to expect before you, your children, or friends snowboard for the first time.

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AASI How to Snowboard: A Beginner’s Guide Part 1

By Chris / On / In Chris' Blog, PSIA-AASI

Last season I worked with PSIA-AASI, Snow Operating, and Halley O’Brien to create some basic tips and tricks to get beginners started on the hill. These videos are not intended to replace instruction, but to reach viewers who are already searching for “how to snowboard” on YouTube and trying to learn to snowboard without instructors. Here’s the first video in the series where we cover how a snowboard works, show what socks to wear, demonstrate how to put on your boots and snowboard, and share some simple tips for how to carry a snowboard.

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First Chair: How to Take your Riding from Good to Great

By Chris / On / In Chris' Blog, Podcasts, PSIA-AASI

On a recent First Chair podcast, George brought up my teammate Jonathan Ballou’s podcast on taking your skiing from good to great (my answer? start snowboarding!), but it led to this discussion around how you can plan to take your riding from good to great and get to that next level – as well as a discussion of why we evaluate certain things during the riding portion of the exam. Learn why being a beginner again at a sport this summer, or trying some cross training on a board sport, can help you accomplish your winter riding goals. 


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