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    Snowboarding as Exercise

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    Encomium Exercise Snowboarding is a form of exercise like many other sports and activities, but is seen by some as just a hobby and past time. To others, it is a way of life. Great praise should be given to the “art” of shredding the powder; it is not only fun but extremely healthy and supports an active life style. Like exercising and many other sports the main purpose of snowboarding is to feel good, have fun, and get a work out all at the same time! The meaning of exercise is an activity that

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    Sean White and Snowboarding

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    by entrepreneurs has led to some of the largest businesses in the world. Today Jake Burton is 59 years old, and a snowboard legend. According to (Burton, 2010), Jake Burton was present for the return of Kevin Pearce, one of the most inspiring sports comeback stories of all time (NBC, 2012) , as well as every major snowboarding feat in history. Residing in Vermont, where Burton Snowboards is located, he still enjoys snowboarding more than ever and remains in the community actively. Throughout the years

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    which people usually do. It is hard to learn, and it is easier to get injured than skiing. Therefore, you must wear protective gear such as a wrist guard, a tendon guard, and especially a hip protector. The center of gravity is important when you snowboard as how to go, stop, and curve are related to change a weight balance. Because of it, people fall down many times, so the way you fall down is as important as the protective gears. Many people try to fall on their hands when they fall down, but it

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    While comparing and contrasting information from, " The Shaped Ski Revolution," by Sonoma County Ski and Snowboard Guide, and an article written by Rich Taylor of Popular Mechanics called "Shaped Skis" I found information on many aspects of the new shaped ski technology. Information ranged from safety to ski technique. Rich Taylor's article is a better source for my final research paper because of its relevancy, accurate depiction, and it is a reliable and accurate resource. This new shaped ski

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    immediately raced up the hill. I had the first turn for a sled so I picked the snowboard, of course. As soon as I did my first push off I was already racing down the hill, But at about halfway down BAM!!! I biffed it but still it was great for my first time. After about half an hour my aunt and uncle left while we were still there though. My cousin found a ramp I counted about twenty feet up the hill from the ramp and put the snowboard down got my feet in the foot holders and pushed off and went off the ramp

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    Snowboarding Speech

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    On skis it is different, since you get off and glide. On a snowboard it is way more difficult. You actually only have a foot strapped in, so you have to put the other foot at the back of your board to control your board. The lift is every beginner’s worst nightmare. Getting flung and falling every time isn’t very

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    Skiing and Snowboarding

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    Skiing and snowboarding are two very different sports, that have evolved and morphed together to define an entire global industry and are now tantamount as salt and pepper. Skiing was popularized decades before the conception of snowboarding however, snowboarding was conceptualized in part, by skiing. Skiing became a mainstay when it was introduced to the Olympics, it quickly grew to dominate winter sports all over the world. The world was shocked when snowboarding made its way onto the Olympics

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    Travelers Guide To Colorado

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    Travelers Guide to Colorado This is a travelers guide to the state of Colorado. Colorado is a unique and interesting place to visit. If the reader would want to go to Colorado, this is the report to read. This report has both statistics and fun things to go and do. Colorado is state of mountains and hills. Colorado is the highest of the states elevation at over 14,000 feet high. Many people visit Colorado each year. Many of the people that visit here are outdoor enthusiasts, skiers, and people

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    On the way to Seven Springs four best friends Noel, Jordan, Conner, and Morgan were sitting together. Noel, the narrator, does not have a clue on how to ski. Conner, Morgan, and Jordan are all helping Noel ski. Morgan is an expert and has been skiing for a long time. Jordan is a new skier but skied once before and is already good. Conner is a snowboarder that is very experienced. All three of them are all trying to help Noel and make a difference to help her ski. We were all on the bus on our way

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    product of media culture. For example “Sherman Poppen was looking for an activity that would keep his young daughters occupied so his pregnant wife could get some me-time when he nailed two wooden skis together and called it a Snurfer. This was the snowboard born thirty-seven years ago.” (McCallum p.3) However, when extreme sports made it to television, they were became a huge product of the media culture and were not spread by word of mouth anymore. Media coverage of extreme sports has shown people

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