D. Thesis Statement: After this demonstration you will have the confidence to try snowboarding at least once! E. Establish Credibility: I have been snowboarding for the last six years and have gone to several mountains around the western coast. F. Preview Main Points: There are three things I am going to talk about today, Gear, how to fall correctly and three basic snowboarding maneuvers. Transition Sentence: One of the most important aspects of snowboarding is your gear; after all you want to have fun when you go! II.
The Telemark turn came to the attention of the Norwegian public in 1868, when Sondre Norheim took part in a ski jumping competition. Norheim's technique of fluid turns soon dominated skiing, and in Norway it continued to do well into the next century.  Starting in the 1910s, newer techniques based on the stem gradually replaced Telemark in the Alpine countries. Newer techniques were easier to master and enabled shorter turns better suited for steeper alpine terrain and skiing downhill. The Telemark turn became the technique of ski touring in rolling terrain.
In the late 1970's and early 1980's, Vermont was home to the first established snowboard competition in the world the National Races at Suicide Six in Pomfrey, VT. A concentrated interest in this sport eventually spawned the US Open, the world's first renowned snowboard competition. Originally held at Magic Mountain, the US Open eventually moved to Stratton Mountain Resort, where it continues to be held today. Vermont was also the first state in America to offer terrain parks at its ski resorts. In the early 1980's, the tiny Sonnenburg Ski Hill near Barnard, VT was one of the first to open its arms to snowboarders. You need a couple of things to snowboard.
Every element of snowboarding has a mathematical concept hidden behind it. Starting with the size of a board, to the parabola that is created when a rider goes off a jump, or the angle that the board makes during certain tricks. Snowboards come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and the length is usually measured in centimeters. Also, boards range from flexible to stiff. Sizes are based on height and weight a board should come between a person’s chin and nose.
Because most beginners think they are falling when they are trying to use the backside of their blades. Third, to finish a solid figure skating foundation, one needs to master the I.S.I.A. “Gamma” exercises. Those are three-turn, mohawk turn, and hockey stop. All of them are turning skills that will beautifully combine the “Alpha” and “Beta.” According to Jonland (1973, 56), “Determining which edge is
Then try to practice slowing down using the wedge or snowplow method. The snowplow is one of the best ways to learn how to ski. The snowplow is where one angles each ski in a wedge shape and pushing the inside edges down into the snow. Little kids usually do this the best. I see them just going straight down slopes snowplowing the whole way.
Snowboarding When you look at a snowboard it seems relatively simple. Actually, a lot of thinking and technology has gone into making it. Snowboarding started with surfing. Over time and a bunch of different people, snowboarding evolved from the Snurfer (1965-a child’s toy with a shape of two small skis attached together) to the snowboard we have today. Although wood is not the only material in a snowboard, the wood itself is the most important part as it is what actually makes up the main body of the board.
I selected this target group because I everyone experience nervousness and anxiety during the first day of class or even a presentation. Introduction to the presentation: First, I will introduce myself to the class and my topic and explain to them why I selected my target group. I will also tell the class that at the end of my speech we will be playing an ice breaker game. I will also ask if anyone in the class , Who doesn’t know what an ice breaker is? Depending on their answers I will give them a small brief explanation to what an ice breaker is and what is it use for.
In line 29, she left out the consonant “p” at the end of the word “lump”. Jia Hui was able to retell the story relatively well by looking at the pages and mostly through memory. On several occasions, she remembered the exact words used in the book. Examples of this would be “crunch, crunch, crunch” (line 12) and “dragged his feet” (line 22). She paid very careful attention to the illustrations as demonstrated in line 47; when she pointed out how the snow had melted, she said, “Can you see the shadow of the snowball here”.
I then began to take the tests required to advance to the next level. Just recently actually, I passed the Senior Moves in the Field test, which I am especially ecstatic about because passing that test signified that I have completed all the other test and reached the highest level. Another aspect of figure skating I absolutely love is the competitions. I love the pounding of my heart and the surge of adrenaline flowing through my body the moments before I take the ice. What I like about the competitions is not winning a gold medal because to be honest I probably lost more than I have won.