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Snowboard Basics: Falling Safely
Written By: dougfagel

Some key tips to falling safely on your Snowboard

Make sure to practice falling safely to keep yourself out on the hill and having fun!!


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dunamis6 dunamis6 - Snowboard for the very fist time this pasted weekend loved it, my only wish is that I had tried it sooner but I guess its never to late, wrist was a bit sore the next day from falling a couple times will try the tips next time thanks. :)
314 days 6 hours 43 minutes ago
k00p4hoang k00p4hoang - Awesome Video, helped me alot!
815 days 2 hours 45 minutes ago
ABruechert42 ABruechert42 - me and my friends always wondered lol then i broke my wrist so this is helpful :) thanks
1160 days 22 hours 18 minutes ago
ABruechert42 ABruechert42 - me and my friends always wondered lol then i broke my wrist so this is helpful :) thanks
1160 days 22 hours 42 minutes ago
imurdaddy imurdaddy - thank you helped out now i know how to fall
1173 days 20 hours 23 minutes ago
Amberhilde Amberhilde - Great advice - thanks.
1189 days 5 hours 27 minutes ago
drich89 drich89 - very helpful video, could have used some of this advice last weekend though lol
1496 days 20 hours 58 minutes ago
penguin883 penguin883 - very good quality vid ive been boarding for a long time and i still learned stuff
1533 days 1 hours 45 minutes ago
mommehK mommehK - Probably the best info that I could get before starting boarding...good stuff as always Doug!
1541 days 21 hours 17 minutes ago
420 420 - Thanks for the great advice. Defintly gonna think about this the next time im on the mountain.
1545 days 31 minutes ago
jrvaughn13 jrvaughn13 - Really helpful video. Wish I had seen it earlier. Got banged up last time i went snowboarding
1546 days 34 minutes ago
tomek77pl tomek77pl - haha at least when you fall you wont get injured now
1711 days 9 hours 42 minutes ago
dnping dnping - didn't know falling took so much technique!
1711 days 9 hours 47 minutes ago
kellygrl6441 kellygrl6441 - oooh! I broke my tailbone falling backwards like that :/
1754 days 16 hours 4 minutes ago
photoxite photoxite - wish I had seen this BEFORE I broke the rib!
1788 days 1 hours 4 minutes ago
MNilson MNilson - this would have been a grea help had i seen this a few days ago haha
1790 days ago
sky_captn sky_captn - Definitely a must see! lol even though the high fall count days are behind, when the falls come, they are epic :)
1794 days 20 hours 16 minutes ago
sam31623 sam31623 - it shall come in handy...
1804 days 23 hours 42 minutes ago
mjw2291 mjw2291 - This may be a little extreme for some people but try taking a few Tumbling classes over the off season. I have done Gymnastics/Tumbling for a few years and every time i fall, and i do quite a bit, i pop straight back onto my feet and keep riding. Makes hurting yourself alot less likely.
1840 days 20 minutes ago
caliswag707 caliswag707 - nice tips
1866 days 13 hours 12 minutes ago
Andy119 Andy119 - nice, i dislocated my shoulder by falling wrong last year... I wish i had seen this
1866 days 15 hours 33 minutes ago
insemnia insemnia - I honestly wished this video existed 10 years ago when my spills were often nasty.
1883 days 6 hours 23 minutes ago
jhoang6 jhoang6 - lmao, other protection great vid! now i know how to fall properly, should've learnt this 2 years ago
1887 days 21 hours 31 minutes ago
snow_bunny13 snow_bunny13 - im glad i watched this video because it's been a while since i've gone and i know ill be falling a few times.
1895 days 5 hours 20 minutes ago
Omitson Omitson - Most important video out there. Priority number one should be safety.
1897 days 10 hours 30 minutes ago
cpark0919 cpark0919 - what if you are on the air?
1897 days 19 hours 16 minutes ago
dogtown dogtown - this is helpfull.
1910 days 9 hours 34 minutes ago
dougfagel dougfagel - Falling with your arms out is the natural reaction. You have to train yourself to fall safely to avoid injury. The best way to train the body is through repetition of proper movement patterns.
1957 days 1 hours 48 minutes ago
jaeyeonlee jaeyeonlee - great video for falling safty.. people should watch it even they are good at snowboarding
1958 days 7 hours 36 minutes ago
jeeemchew jeeemchew - even though i know to keep my arms in, it's still so hard for me to fall w/o putting my arms out!
1961 days 13 hours 56 minutes ago
jonmoff jonmoff - wish i watched this video when it was my first time...walked away with a fractured wrist.
1981 days 22 hours 36 minutes ago
PICKLES PICKLES - Great! I'm falling perfectly!
1983 days 16 hours 58 minutes ago
snowboardslider snowboardslider - For some reason, I can't watch this video. It just does'nt load. . .
2018 days 8 hours 17 minutes ago
dougfagel dougfagel - I do crash, but I like to keep a smile on my face when I am doing it ;-)
2034 days 21 hours 41 minutes ago
wilso369 wilso369 - im going to need this in a few weeks haha
2044 days 9 hours 43 minutes ago
vasnowboarder vasnowboarder - thats nice to know before next season starts
2055 days 18 hours 57 minutes ago
davey_1988 davey_1988 - Just showed this to the misses lol. Excellent video.
2056 days 11 hours 16 minutes ago
madnessman madnessman - Yeah this is pretty helpful. I busted up my wrist earlier in the season falling.
2058 days 15 hours 41 minutes ago
kazmataz kazmataz - Good general tips for a beginner like myself thanks....safety first! What ever happens, don't fall first on your back ON ICE! My friend did and his back is screwed for life! No skydiving, no rollercoasters....poor guy.....take care of yourselfs and ride safely
2074 days 12 hours 59 minutes ago
oehokie oehokie - these are good ideas but i try to land more on my side to save my knees
2074 days 21 hours 29 minutes ago
mrpl2e5t0n mrpl2e5t0n - I wish I looked at this video before I sprained my wrist... Thanks for the beginner videos, helps me improve my snowboarding
2075 days 12 hours 29 minutes ago
Ausved Ausved - Its an awesome idea doing all these learner videos :)
2075 days 12 hours 40 minutes ago
Iggypop Iggypop - Prob going to get sick of my comments but they are all helpful...especiially this one as i know i will fall like a sack of potatoes about 20 times on the first day! Good work!
2075 days 12 hours 42 minutes ago
tcirilli tcirilli - Thanks for the videos. Anything to help a beginner is helpful
2085 days 7 hours 47 minutes ago
NHrivnak NHrivnak - this video's cool because the snowboarders are actually legit so it makes even experienced boarders wanna watch it
2096 days 19 hours 13 minutes ago
taecho taecho - I'm learning to snowboard.. Very good point. Thanks.
2116 days 7 hours 44 minutes ago

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