How Old to Start Snowboarding?

Kids have been learning to ski as soon as they can walk for a long time. It was once thought that young children were not strong enough to snowboard, but that theory was proven wrong...  So how soon can you put your child on a board? Looks like as soon as they can walk! Check out one and a half year old Lainey learning to snowboard!...more

Snowboarding – The Beginning...

Snowboarding – The Beginning... We all started snowboarding in the beginning as a family just to be closer together, go on trips.  It was our soccer, but instead of dad yelling at me from the sideline he is there riding with me and hitting the jumps even before I am hitting them.  ~Shaun White...more

Starting With a Snowboarding Bang!

Starting With a Snowboarding Bang!I totally forget about snowboarding in the summertime.  ~Shaun White...more

Seeing the World Through Goggles

Seeing the World Through GogglesCherish those precious moments because their will come a day and time when the children are challenging and unruly, but it is always worth being patient and getting through those harder days.  ~Unknown...more

Hitting the Slopes for a Snowboarding Date

It’s a new year and a great opportunity to take a risk and try new things.For years Adam has wanted to take me on a snowboarding date. While he is a proficient snowboarder, I have never tried the sport. As a child I was an avid skier, but something about strapping both my feet onto a board has always made me nervous. Recently however, we rented a chalet with some friends and decided to make a date of learning to snowboard....more

Snowboarding? – Not Yet!

Snowboarding? – Not Yet! A snowflake is one of God's most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together!  ~ Anonymous...more

Showdown at Beaver Creek

Showdown at Beaver Creek Okay, the title has basically nothing to do with the post. I just thought it sounded clever. Let's move on. ...more

What Does Snowboarding Have in Common with the Burpee Garden Catalog?

Rhonda Fleming Hayes Absolutely nothing. But I was looking at them simultaneously yesterday and I thought you'd appreciate the contrast. These mogul-hopping, mop-haired daredevils were braving the brutal artic winds while these juicy, red tomatoes and gaudy, striped petunias were leaping off the page at me. I wasn't watching the Olympics in my living room, but sitting below a "mountain" in Minnesota, leafing through a catalog I found in the car, while my husband was kicking the tires on a rust-riddled "88 Beemer. ...more

A Trip to Hunter Mountain Hunter Mountain Arrival: No Snowboard yet.  The desk at the Kaatskill Mountain Club Resort...more