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Taking a Snowboard Instructor Course

Have you ever thought about living the dream, becoming a snowboard instructor and travelling the world?  Well Canada is certainly the place to start with endless runs, steeps, tress and untracked powder; you will fall in love and never want to leave.  Whistler is the biggest of the Canadian resorts with the highest vertical drop in North America, over 8100 ridable acres and an average snowfall of 33 feet making it one of the best places to ride, work and gain a snowboard certification. 

So how do you get started?

The first step is to train and pass your instructor certification. Once certified, you could be spending half the year living and working in The Northern hemisphere and the other half down south such as New Zealand and South America living the endless winter.

Pro Ride Camp Season Video of the week: #8

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The Pro Ride crew has some GoPro fun.

DC SHOES: MUST BE NICE - THE TEASER

DC Snowboarding is excited to present Must Be Nice, the first team movie produced by DC since Mtn Lab 1.5 in 2008. With legends like Devun Walsh to newcomer Anto Chamberland, Must Be Nice features footage of the guys from the past year shredding around the world. A true team movie, this film is what snowboarding is to DC. 

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Banff hiring Snowboard Instructors for 2012-13 Season

Would you like to work as a snowboard instructor in Banff, Canada?  Sunshine Village is now accepting aplications for the 2012-13 winter season.

Poistions: ski & snowboard school
Contract: 6 months, full time
Start Date: 1st Nov 2012
No of Positions: 5 

Experience/Requirements

  • Level 1, 2, 3 or 4 CSIA/CASI Certification, or equivalent international certification.
  • Must have intermediate to expert skiing/riding abilities
  • Ability to assess and build plans for individuals
  • Should possess some relevant teaching or instructing experience
  • Willingness to personally improve and learn new skills

This position includes a multi-area ski pass to Sunshine Village & other resorts, a staff event calendar for experiencing the Rockies, and subsidized transportation from Banff and Canmore to Sunshine.

Interested applicants please apply online or send a resume and cover letter stating the job title in the subject line to: jobs [at] skibanff [dot] com.

Ride Machete Snowboard Review 2013

Ride Machete 2013
Rock Out with your Pop Out

STYLE: ALL MOUNTAIN FREESTYLE
SHAPE: ROCKER
STANCE: CENTERED
SIZES: 149, 152, 155, 158, 160, 162
 

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