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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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k00p4hoang k00p4hoang - Awesome Video, helped me alot!
350 days 19 hours 2 minutes ago
ABruechert42 ABruechert42 - me and my friends always wondered lol then i broke my wrist so this is helpful :) thanks
696 days 14 hours 35 minutes ago
ABruechert42 ABruechert42 - me and my friends always wondered lol then i broke my wrist so this is helpful :) thanks
696 days 14 hours 59 minutes ago
imurdaddy imurdaddy - thank you helped out now i know how to fall
709 days 12 hours 40 minutes ago
Amberhilde Amberhilde - Great advice - thanks.
724 days 21 hours 44 minutes ago
drich89 drich89 - very helpful video, could have used some of this advice last weekend though lol
1032 days 13 hours 15 minutes ago
penguin883 penguin883 - very good quality vid ive been boarding for a long time and i still learned stuff
1068 days 18 hours 2 minutes ago
mommehK mommehK - Probably the best info that I could get before starting boarding...good stuff as always Doug!
1077 days 13 hours 34 minutes ago
420 420 - Thanks for the great advice. Defintly gonna think about this the next time im on the mountain.
1080 days 16 hours 48 minutes ago
jrvaughn13 jrvaughn13 - Really helpful video. Wish I had seen it earlier. Got banged up last time i went snowboarding
1081 days 16 hours 51 minutes ago
tomek77pl tomek77pl - haha at least when you fall you wont get injured now
1247 days 1 hours 59 minutes ago
dnping dnping - didn't know falling took so much technique!
1247 days 2 hours 4 minutes ago
kellygrl6441 kellygrl6441 - oooh! I broke my tailbone falling backwards like that :/
1290 days 8 hours 21 minutes ago
photoxite photoxite - wish I had seen this BEFORE I broke the rib!
1323 days 17 hours 21 minutes ago
MNilson MNilson - this would have been a grea help had i seen this a few days ago haha
1325 days 16 hours 17 minutes 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 :)
1330 days 12 hours 33 minutes ago
sam31623 sam31623 - it shall come in handy...
1340 days 15 hours 59 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.
1375 days 16 hours 37 minutes ago
caliswag707 caliswag707 - nice tips
1402 days 5 hours 29 minutes ago
Andy119 Andy119 - nice, i dislocated my shoulder by falling wrong last year... I wish i had seen this
1402 days 7 hours 50 minutes ago
insemnia insemnia - I honestly wished this video existed 10 years ago when my spills were often nasty.
1418 days 22 hours 40 minutes ago
jhoang6 jhoang6 - lmao, other protection great vid! now i know how to fall properly, should've learnt this 2 years ago
1423 days 13 hours 48 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.
1430 days 21 hours 37 minutes ago
Omitson Omitson - Most important video out there. Priority number one should be safety.
1433 days 2 hours 47 minutes ago
cpark0919 cpark0919 - what if you are on the air?
1433 days 11 hours 33 minutes ago
dogtown dogtown - this is helpfull.
1446 days 1 hours 51 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.
1492 days 18 hours 5 minutes ago
jaeyeonlee jaeyeonlee - great video for falling safty.. people should watch it even they are good at snowboarding
1493 days 23 hours 53 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!
1497 days 6 hours 13 minutes ago
jonmoff jonmoff - wish i watched this video when it was my first time...walked away with a fractured wrist.
1517 days 14 hours 53 minutes ago
PICKLES PICKLES - Great! I'm falling perfectly!
1519 days 9 hours 15 minutes ago
snowboardslider snowboardslider - For some reason, I can't watch this video. It just does'nt load. . .
1554 days 34 minutes ago
dougfagel dougfagel - I do crash, but I like to keep a smile on my face when I am doing it ;-)
1570 days 13 hours 58 minutes ago
wilso369 wilso369 - im going to need this in a few weeks haha
1580 days 2 hours ago
vasnowboarder vasnowboarder - thats nice to know before next season starts
1591 days 11 hours 14 minutes ago
davey_1988 davey_1988 - Just showed this to the misses lol. Excellent video.
1592 days 3 hours 33 minutes ago
madnessman madnessman - Yeah this is pretty helpful. I busted up my wrist earlier in the season falling.
1594 days 7 hours 58 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
1610 days 5 hours 16 minutes ago
oehokie oehokie - these are good ideas but i try to land more on my side to save my knees
1610 days 13 hours 46 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
1611 days 4 hours 46 minutes ago
Ausved Ausved - Its an awesome idea doing all these learner videos :)
1611 days 4 hours 57 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!
1611 days 4 hours 59 minutes ago
tcirilli tcirilli - Thanks for the videos. Anything to help a beginner is helpful
1621 days 4 minutes ago
NHrivnak NHrivnak - this video's cool because the snowboarders are actually legit so it makes even experienced boarders wanna watch it
1632 days 11 hours 30 minutes ago
taecho taecho - I'm learning to snowboard.. Very good point. Thanks.
1652 days 1 minutes ago

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