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    Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 6:03am
I live in a pretty flat area and we just got nialed with snow and i really want to snowboard. My buddy has a snow mobile and a tow rope and i was thinken he could tow me around like i was wake boarding or soemthing. Has anyone tried this before or do you guys think it is a horrible idea?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 6:21am
i've done it behind a car before they plowed the streets and it was fun, but you would be much better off building a good size jump or rail option then getting towed in with the sled to hit it.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 6:27am
Originally posted by iamjason10

I live in a pretty flat area and we just got nialed with snow and i really want to snowboard. My buddy has a snow mobile and a tow rope and i was thinken he could tow me around like i was wake boarding or soemthing. Has anyone tried this before or do you guys think it is a horrible idea?


Yeah, people have been doing this for decades.  I first when I was like 4...it was on one of those neon saucers and I didn't even know what snowboarding was back then.  Go hard, it's tons of fun!  Also, don't die.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 6:41am
This sounds like a very good idea. I now wish I had a snowmobile. Give it a shot and let us know how it works out for you.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 8:44am
dude build a kicker and get towed into it.  Now go have a blast!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 9:42am
I would use an old board you don't care about, so if you hit some dry ground or a curb with less snow on it that it won't matter.  But this is pretty easy and normal to do.  Just take care of yourself and do it is a place that's safe.  I've seen people do this on regular roads where people are trying to drive and aren't looking out for SNOWBOARDERS
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 9:47am
I think it fails pretty hard ive seen it a couple of times on Americas Funniest Videos
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 9:53am
My buddies and I rented snowmobiles when we went to Yellowstone and pretty much got off the recommended route and towed all day long. Before hand, we went to a hardware shop, bought rope and a foot long PVC pipe. On just flat ground, it gets pretty tiring after 10 minutes. But yeah, we built kickers and just went at it. We did get stuck alot (there was so much pow and tree banks) so i would bring extra rope in case you need to pull your snowmobiles out. But definitely recommend it!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 2:03pm
I say try it and you judge for yourself.  Sounds like it would be a blast.  You know you want to.  Do it, do it, do it.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 2:16pm
do it one of my buddy uses his snowmobile to be towed into jumps...mind you he owns a golf course...but nonetheless I'm sure it would be mad fun
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 2:20pm
it always sounds like a great idea..until you fall. I broke my arm doing a very similiar thing last year. It was a ton of fun though. dont forget a helmet.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 2:21pm
I agree with
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 2:22pm
Dude, that sounds awesome! Count me in!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 2:24pm
Good time just as long as the snow is not to deep
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/02/2011 at 2:29pm
this is an awesome idea, don't think twice about it.  i used to do it tons back in high school - either on a buddy's pond so it was all flat and fresh, we used to build jumps to go off.  we also used to do it in parks as well would get to jump up to picnic tables and such which worked fine as well.

used to have videos of it, who knows what happened to that footage but it would be awesome to watch now.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/28/2011 at 4:26am
My friends and I used to do the same thing when I was younger but we would do it on sleds and build a ramp to see how far we could get launched.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/28/2011 at 4:28am
i ended up getting pulled by my buds car and hit a huge pile of snow turned into a ramp from plowing his driveway and i flew ha
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