How to Snowboard : Linking Turns on a Snowboard

In this segment, after you’ve learned your J-turns, we’re going to go ahead and put those two different turns together. And, that’s called linking your turns. Basically, you’re just going to want to do your J-turns with a small pause instead of a stop in between. And, that’s how you Continue Reading

Advanced Snowboarding Tips : How to Switch Feet while Snowboarding

KEVIN BYFORD: Hi. I’m Kevin Byford with the Ski and Snowboard Schools of Aspen on behalf of the Expert Village. Okay, so one of the next advanced moves you want to do is riding switch. Riding switch means that you’re riding tail first; your tail is your new nose. I’m Continue Reading

Advanced Snowboarding Tips : How to Carve on a Snowboard

KEVIN BYFORD: Hi. I’m Kevin Byford with the Ski and Snowboard Schools of Aspen on behalf of the Expert Village. Okay, so we’ve had a few weeks on the slopes we’re ready to try some advanced techniques. One of the first ones you may try is carving. Carving is putting Continue Reading

How to Snowboard : How to Strap into Snowboard Bindings

In this segment, we’re going to learn a little bit about our bindings, the things that hold your feet to your board. They?re pretty important. You want a good relationship with them. This here is their highback. This would be your heel strap and toe strap. These are your ladders. Continue Reading

How to Snowboard : How to Carve Heelside on a Snowboard

In this segment, we’re going to be talking a little bit about how to make a toe to heelside turn. It’s the same basic concept as the one you just did. It’s just about shifting your weight from your toes to your heel edge and confidence. Let’s go do it. Continue Reading

How to Snowboard : Snowboard Flex

In this section we’re going to talk about your snowboard. Basically the first thing we’ll talk about is flex. Flex is pretty important when you’re choosing a snowboard. It just depends on what type of snowboarding you want to do. There’s no such thing as a beginner board or an Continue Reading

How to Snowboard : Toeside Falling Leaf on a Snowboard

Once again, I’ve learned a little bit about how to stand on your toeside. You want to do a Toeside Falling Leaf. It’s the same thing as the Heelside Falling Leaf; you’re just facing up the hill. Remember, keep your weight over your toes or you’re going to catch a Continue Reading

Advanced Snowboarding Tips : How to Go Fast on a Snowboard

KEVIN BYFORD: Hi. I’m Kevin Byford with the Ski and Snowboard Schools of Aspen on behalf of the Expert Village. So you’ve seen carving, you’ve seen riding the powder and riding the trees. The final thing we all love to do is we love to go fast. Make sure when Continue Reading

How to Snowboard : Aggressive Toeside Snowboarding Turns

Once you feel comfortable aggressively falling leaf on heelside, don’t neglect to toeside. It’s just as important and just as easy. Just remember, to keep your hips forward and your knees bent. All you have to do is look where you want to go. If you want to slow it Continue Reading