SNOWBOARDING FOR BEGINNERS

Hello Friends! Since winter season is coming to an end, some of you might want to squeeze in some last-minute winter activity and snowboarding might be one for you! In Korea, there's a lot of places where you can enjoy snowboarding, no matter what level you are currently on, whether it's pro or even beginners. Some of the places that are suitable for you first-timers are:

  1. Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort (Chuncheon)

  2. YongPyong Ski Resort (Pyeongchang)

  3. Vivaldi Park Ski Resort (Hongcheon)

Or you guys can also check out this link for info!

https://blog.trazy.com/ski-resort-korea-guide/

For those who are beginners to snowboarding, here are some beginners' guides to help you!

  1. Knowing the essential gear and equipment are important when first trying to snowboard. One of the first things you’ll need to know is how to properly put on your boots, identify the basic parts of a snowboard, how to strap in and out of a snowboard, figuring out your snowboard stance, and also how to carry your snowboard.

  2. Next is to learn the basic movements in snowboarding, and a few of those basic movements include how to skate and glide, how to get up from the ground (while strapped in), how to move uphill. Learning these basic movements can help you avoid injuring yourself while having fun!

  3. Once you’ve mastered the basics of navigating flat surfaces, it’s time to move on to the fun part: going downhill! You’ll learn how to stop, turn, and how to get on and off a chairlift.

  4. Learning balance fundamentals could help you learn to snowboard faster and safer. Those fundamentals include the two-footed hop, ollie, nose press and tail press, and 180.

Hope these guides could help you guys have a fun yet safe snowboarding experience! Happy trying and stay warm everyone!