I’m a beginner


  • Beginner’s Level

    A new way to enjoy the snow, a new technique to discover, a different kind of thrill: mastering snowboarding is worth the effort of the first few days.
  The use of wrist and knee supports (possibly roller-blading type ) is strongly advised.




Mini Snowboarding

Learning snowboarding for children of 8 to 10 years old.

 

  • Recommended ski level: 3ème Étoile
  • Same age groups only during February holidays.
  • Children’s Tests:
  • 1) Goomie Rider, you need to know how to:
  • Turns: complete a straight traverse line ending with a rounded sideslip, frontside and backside.
  • You are also able to complete 2 of the 3 tests:
  • Independance: you can use a ski lift in a protected environment.
  • Fakie : you can complete a ‘falling leaf’ sideslip, frontside and backside.
  • Basic positioning: you can complete a straight run, with the board flat and with vertical movement.
  • Video :Goomie Rider
  • 2) Rookie Rider, you need to know how to:
    • Complete a series of 4-6 turns on a marked course (markers spaced every 20m).
    • Basic positioning: complete a planned jump in the course of a slight downhill run on a flat board.
    • Flat and Fakie : carry out a 180° traverse run (front or cab).
    • Video:Rookie_rider

    3) Izzy Rider, you need to know how to:

    • Complete a series of 4-6 turns.
    • And you need to be able to carry out 2 of the 3 tests:
    • Fakie : carry out rounded sideslips, frontside and backside, from the fall-line.
    • Basic positioning: do a run in a box, in 50/50.
    • Flat : carry out ‘falling leaves’, frontside and backside, on a medium slope.
    • Video:Izzy Rder

     

 

A new way to enjoy the snow, a new technique to discover, a new kind of thrill: mastering snowboarding is worth the effort of the first few days.