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Peter Noon | Balancing School and Snowboarding at Western Colorado University

Peter Noon | Balancing School and Snowboarding at Western Colorado University

I grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska, which does not have very steep terrain. It’s very limited. And so coming here, being able to get to the mountain and five minutes later stand on top of some of the steepest, rockiest, scariest lines is just an amazing opportunity. You can push yourself every single day, and …

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ToolTonic – 6. Entretenir le dessous de la carre de ski ou snowboard “Tombé de la carre”

ToolTonic – 6. Entretenir le dessous de la carre de ski ou snowboard “Tombé de la carre”

Chapter 6: Maintain the underside of the ski or snowboard edge “Fallen from the edge” To take care of the base edge is to keep it as smooth as possible. Damage such as rust, abrasions, scratches caused by stones will greatly affect the maneuverability and precision of driving skis and snowboards. To avoid this, we …

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Adaptive snowboarder and double leg amputee Amy Purdy – Disabled Sports USA

Adaptive snowboarder and double leg amputee Amy Purdy – Disabled Sports USA

My name is Amy Purdy and I’m 32 years old. At the age of 19 I contracted something called bacterial meningitis, which resulted in me losing both of my legs below the knees. And prior to this, I was a competitive snowboarder. So being 19, losing my legs, I had no idea if I was …