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23 Things That All Snowboarders Do In The Run-Up To Winter

You do these things because you love snowboarding more than life itself.

Unless you’ve got a heart of stone, or have no real interest in snowboarding, there’s a good chance you’re getting seriously pumped about the winter season and all that this entails. Winter, after all, is the time to go up a well-powdered mountain and get yourself to the bottom of it in the raddest ways imaginable. Winter means snow, and snow means fun.

If you’re a genuine winter sports person, you’ll definitely recognise a few of these. If you’re not a genuine winter sports person, please feel free to stick around. You can consider this an opportunity to learn about the secret lives of snow-obsessives.

1) Wear Goggles Around The House

 

2) Look Up “Snowy Mountains” On Google Images

Screen Shot: Google Images.

 

3) Count Down The Days Until This Winter’s Trip

 

4) Wax Everything You Own

 

5) Visualise “Lines” When Walking Down Hills

 

6) Pull 180 Jumps When “Walking” Downstairs

 

7) Open The Fridge…Just To Feel Its Cooling Air

 

 8) Justify Buying New Gear…No Matter The Cost

Screen Shot: absolute-snow.co.uk.

 

9) Watch A Lot Of GoPro Videos On YouTube

 

10) Buy A GoPro

Photo: theverge.com.

 

11) Start Telling Everyone You Meet How “Stoked” You Are About “Hitting The Powder” This Winter

 

12) Wear A Ski Jacket To The Dinner Table

 

13) Constantly Look Up Photos Of The Chalet

14) Pick Your Favourite Blue/Red/Black Run (By Looking At The Map…And Using Your Imagination)

 

15) Hit The Local Indoor Snow Centre

Photo: fabio.org.uk.

 

16) Hit The Local Indoor Snow Centre…Again

Photo: fabio.org.uk.

 

17) Start Saving Money For Beer Expenses

 

18) Buy A Ridiculously Colourful Pair Of Trousers

 

19) Tell Friends How Excited You Are About The Upcoming Trip…Every Time You See Them

 

20) Dream Of Snow…Repeatedly

 

21) Have One Nightmare Where You Show Up In The Alps…And The Mountains Are Completely Green

 

22) Casually Name Drop Billy Morgan And Seb Toots Into Conversations About The Upcoming Trip

 

23) Go On The Trip, Have A Great Time, Leave It Six Months…Repeat Process (See Above)

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