8 Strange Surfaces You Can Snowboard On (That Aren’t Snow)

Slag heaps, volcanoes and astroturf - it's all possible. Sort of.

Everyone likes air right? So what’s not to love about hang time measured in minutes rather than the brief seconds you get off even the biggest hits  or fails.

Admittedly the sport of skysurfing had its heyday back in the ’90s, when for five years (1995-2000) it was a regular fixture at the X Games, but the techniques are very similar to snowboarding.

Using the air itself coming past you at 122 mph you can still carve, spin (check out the rotations at 00:53) and tweak grabs to your heart’s content. The only downside its you’ve really got to stick the landing!


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