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    Snowboarding

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    Snowboarding is a sport that is geared towards youth. When it was just beginning snowboarding was sort of an outcast activity on most mountains, now it’s become more mainstream. In fact it’s so popular now that it’s become an Olympic sport and mountains now cater towards snowboards. With this increase in popularity some of the traditional skiers are switching to snowboarding, which seems to be upsetting some of the younger snow boarders. The younger snowboarders don’t like the fact that they are

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    Olympic Snowboarding

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    Although snowboarding hasn’t been in the Olympics for very long, it is still a very important sport. When the first snowboard was made in 1917, nobody thought that it would become such a popular sport. In fact up until the early 1990s most ski resorts banned boarders for fear of injuries. The Olympics had snowboard as a demonstration sport in the 1994 games, before it became a full sport in 1998. With multiple events and thousands of fans, all eyes will be on the boarders this Olympic games. The

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    ability to impress the judges with a trick they created themselves? In my research paper I will argue that having a creative run over a hard run has a better affect on the judge’s score and more of an impact on your snowboarding career. Creativity is shown in many different aspects of snowboarding, whether it is through creating a new trick or just being different from everyone else by having your own style. As a snowboarder myself, I know the importance of adding your own little touch to a trick. Originality

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    Essay On Snowboarding

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    At the age of 15, Amy Purdy decided that she loved to snowboard. When she started snowboarding, she learned to have confidence in herself and love all the great things about life. When Amy was 19, she was excited about her future and what was ahead, but never thought about what happened next. At the age of 19, Amy had Neisseria meningitis, which led to the failure of her kidneys and the removal of her spleen. But, it also caused the amputation of both of her legs when her body went into shock. Her

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    The History of Snowboarding One snowy Christmas day in Muskegon, Michigan, a young girl by the name of Wendy Poppen tried to stand up on her sled while sliding down the hill. Seeing this, her father Sherman ran into the garage and bolted a pair of skies together with wood to ""act as foot stops"" (Crane). While watching Wendy use the contraption, some of the local kids ran up to Sherman and asked him to build one for each of them. Little did he know that he had given birth to the “fastest growing

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    Sociolinguistics of Snowboarding I recently went home to Alaska for a weekend and decided that it was time I learn how to snowboard, so off I headed to the closest resort to try my luck freeriding the powder (snowboarding on freshly fallen snow just for fun). In a small ski town in Girdwood, Alaska, two hundred young adults were gathered in a confined day lodge at the Alyeska Ski Resort. The air had the foul odor of wet, moldy shoes and my arms and legs still ached from my first attempt to make

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    Injuries of Snowboarding

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    Injuries of Snowboarding In The Dangers of Snowboarding, told by Taikoh Dohjima the dangers of snowboarding are at high risks and bring many risks to the sport and show that many of the snowboarders have little experience. The high dangers of snowboarders has become more of a problem during the years. Snowboarders attempts for hard maneuvers are of novice snowboarders who don’t have the right equipment. “The dangers of snowboarding are becoming known, and protectors and releasable bindings

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    Sean White and Snowboarding

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    evolution of snowboarding has increased greatly. It has gone from non existence in the late 1970’s, to one of the most watched action sports in a matter of thirty-five years. The upward takeoff and popularity of snowboarding relies on two people, Jake Burton and Shaun White. Jake Burton back in 1977 had the vision for what snowboarding would be, but Shaun White had what it took to manifest that vision. Evidence has shown that time brings change in sports, history has repeated itself with snowboarding, this

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    The Physics Related to Snowboarding

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    The Physics Related to Snowboarding The last thing that is going through your mind when speeding down a mountain on a snowboard is all the physics involved with snowboarding, from the time you get on the chair lift, until the time you come to a rest at the bottom of the mountain. Now let’s take a look at all of the physics that are related to snowboarding. Gravity- is the force that keeps you on the ground. Without gravity snowboarding would not be the same. For example, if there were no

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    face with it’s presence; free falling sixty feet, only to be saved by a pillow of snow: this is why I snowboard. The pure rush of adrenaline from the sport has turned what started as a backyard hobby into an Olympic event. Though you may think snowboarding is just a board strapped to your feet; the engineering and history of it have a much richer back story. Back in 1965 Sherman Poppen laid the basic foundation of the snowboard. “On Christmas morning, Sherman Poppen went into his garage, cross-braced

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