Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson IV

Review What I Know Pendulum Heel Edge: Weight on heel edge, knees bent – relaxed. Start with straight down – heel edge – equal weight in both heels Start left Slightly more weight on left heel Head – looking left – in the direction I want to go, left shoulder and left hip in line…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson I

Arriving – 9:30am – It is ALREADY Packed! Slide Heel Down – Straight My instructor Shannon, after a very beginning intro on maneuvering on a flat surface on a snow board…. brought me to the bunny hill! My first lesson here was putting my weight on my heels and sliding straight down. Getting Up From…

Gudauri, Georgia – Gudauri Ski Resort

First….don’t judge me!!  LoL!!!  I did a half then one full run!  My legs were like jello by the time I reached the bottom of the mountain!!!! We arrived, rented skies and boot, bought our tickets, hired an instructor for me as I had only ever skied twice in my life – 20 years ago…

Snowboarding – Grinderwald, Switzerland

This was one of my favorite days – but I have very few pictures to show for it because I didn’t want to bring my camera knowing this was my first time snowboarding because: A) it is with great certainty that I would be falling A LOT for the entire time I was on the…