Sunday, February 28, 2010
Have you ever been skiing or snowboarding? The wind, the rush, the thrill, Skiing is easy to learn but hard to master, While snowboarding is hard to learn, but easy to master. Or so the experts say. Well I got the chance to go skiing yesterday. It was amazing. But mainly, It was easy to learn, I found myself struggling on the bunny hills, But in three hours I was going down the blue hills. (Levels go: Bunny, Beginner, green, blue, diamond, double diamond) One small Challenge needed to master is the ski lift. The Ski lift. I felt, off it a couple of times. But It soon became child's play.
Did you know you can ski with out poles? Poles are used for balence, but some people are so good at balencing that they go down without poles.
I have not tried Snowboarding but I have seen it and know some people who do it.
IT's like skateboarding they say. You have to master taking the snowboard boot off and on. It's harder on the ski lifts.
For Skiing you use more lower body strenghth while with snowboarding you use more upper body strenghth.
If you are looking for a first time never ever ski package and you live close to or near Toronto. Dagmar is the place to go! Visit their site at http://www.skidagmar.com/
First Time Skiers or Snowboarders:
4hr rentals of (For Snowboarding) Boots, Helmet, board etc. (FOr Skiing) Skis, poles, boots etc.
4 hr ski lift ticket
1 hr lession
All for only $65.
Other places they charge $20 for rental, and $70 for lession and you don't get a lift ticket. Wow! You learn how to actually do it! You then can go shred some snow as they say it!
Skiing and Snowboarding are the types of sports that don't really take Years of practice.
What some people even do is they all get Season passes, Then they all go together skiing or snowboarding.
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