|Snowboard Stomp Pad Replacement Tips from SnowboardSecrets.TV |
Lauren of SnowboardSecrets.TV removes the adhesive left over from a long gone stomp pad on this Burton Custom Snowboard, using a hair dryer and kitchen scraping tools. Then she discusses correct placement of the new stomp pad for maximum traction and effect.
Video by Lauren Traub Teton, exclusive for www.SnowboardSecrets.TV.
|The Jam Rail Jam at the Burton US Open Snowboard Championships |
We show you the setup by daylight, and in action after dark. We talk to Sean Ryan, on crutches, Shaun Murphy, Chris Rotax, Brandon Reis, and Kade Madsen about the rail jam. And get an unsolicited shout out for wearing tailbone protection! Azzpadz at Flexmeters.com. Video by Lauren Traub Teton exclusive for SnowboardSecrets.TV
|Switch Academy - Learning Tricks at Mountain Creek |
Switch Academy at Mountain Creek is the coolest concept. Drop-in freestyle lessons for learning tricks to use in the big terrain parks at South Peak or the beginner park at Vernon Peak.
Here Lauren takes a lesson with Mountain Creek Terrain Park Instructor and Ambassador Sal Good and attempts her first 180. By the end of the sesh she's done it backside, and switch, and the ollie is coming right along too. It's on the vid! Next stop, 360, and getting a little more air.
We interview Homer, Head of Operations at South Peak about Switch Academy and the Parks that currently have 57 features and are switched up every two weeks. And we catch some freestyle high fashion happening downstairs.
Whether you're checking out the park for the first time, or you're an experienced park rider looking to up your game, Switch Academy let's you explore the jumps, rails, quarter-pipes, boxes, jibs and wall rides alongside qualified (and FUN!) coaches.
Be sure to see our "Mountain Creek After Dark" and "Tom Weiss Park Runs" videos from this trip at SnowboardSecrets.TV
Video by Lauren Traub Teton
exclusive for SnowboardSecrets.TV.
Additional videography by Sal Good.
|Nashoba Freeride Series Rail Jam - January 16, 2010 |
Nashoba Valley Ski Reosrt raises them up and throws it down in the first of 3 terrain park events this season. Park Manager Keith Kreischer gives an update of this 3 rail feature event with mostly the local crew competing.Skiers Bobby Sullivan in the yellow pants and Tim do the misty flip. Sophie gives the 2 hand plant she worked on at snowboard camp a go on the rooftop box. We interview hard-working "out of towner" Nicholas Legere who competed in 2 rail jams in one day this season. And we catch up with 16 year-old Zach Normandin, Nashoba local who won 12th in slopestyle Open Class at USASA Nationals last season and has been interviewed by Trans World Snowboarding.
Then we visit Nashoba's Tubing Park, the largest one in New England. It even has an observation deck where parents not tubing can party to the music while their kids tube.
Video by Lauren Traub Teton
|Flexmeter Wrist Guards and Snowboard Gloves FAQs|
Everything you wanted to know about Flexmeters.com snowboard wrist guards and skateboard wrist guards and snowboard gloves with wrist guards built in. We'll show you what they are, how they work, how to choose your correct size, and model, and more!
Flexmeters.com are distributed in the US by SnowboardSecrets.com, a division of Sport Secrets LLC and are made by Docmeter of France.
Video by Lauren Traub Teton for RealPeopleMarketing.com.
|USASA Injuries from Snowboarding Slopestyle|
We couldn't help but notice the young athletes on crutches and in casts when we went to USASA Nationals to compete, in Spring 2010. Here we catch up with 6 of them and ask them about what happened. All the injured snowboarders hurt themselves competing or practicing for the slopesyle events, either at Nationals or earlier in the season. Meet Sarah from Sunday River with her broken wrist, Katie Pool with a broken heel, Hunter Murphy of MN with a broken ankle, Thomas O'Hara from NJ with his chipped kneecap, Meghan Tierney from NJ healing from her broken tibia and fibula, and Carter Smalley from CO with his torn MCL. Reporting and video by Lauren Traub Teton, exclusive for SnowboardSecrets.TV.
Sponsored by Flexmeter Wrist Guards for snowboard and skateboard, Trikke, bke, and more. Designed by a doctor and proven to reduce snowboard wrist injuries. And Azzpadz tailbone protector. See these products on Lauren in our Snowboard Safety Tips video here.
|Snowboard Protective Gear in Action - Azzpadz|
Lauren's 2nd halfpipe run at USASA Nationals at Copper Mountain, CO 2010 resulted in her going higher and faster than ever, and than she was prepared for. See her catch an edge on the right hand wall and go down in this snowboard accident, landing hard on her hip and tailbone, but able to walk away from the snowboard crash because she was wearing Azzpadz Tailbone Protector along with her Flexmeter Snowboard Wrist Guards. Both available at www.Flexmeters.com. Thanks also to sponsors Turbine Boardwear for the hot cool jacket and pants, Flow for the bindings, and Launch Snowboards.
|Hot Buns Butt Warmers |
In action! For cold weather and chairlift rides. Neoprene keeps your butt off the snow and warm and dry on the snowy chairlift. If tough guy and Belleayre employee Frank Whims wears them, you can wear them too and you know they're good. Shot at Belleayre Mountain in the Catskills of NY. By Lauren Traub Teton exclusive for SnowboardSecrets.TV.
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|Antrim NH Can/Am Skateboard Slalom Races 2009 |
New Hampshire. Antrim hosts the Canadian/American Slalom Skateboard Competition on September 18-20, 2009. Meet Spin King Richy Carrasco, George Pappas,Bobby Thomas for Flexmeter Wrist Guards and Wake Nation and more.
We enjoy spaghetti with Gabe and Dan Duquet at Diane and Rick's Pizzeria, and more. RSN, this one's for you