This entire sentiment has been lost as time has wore onward.
Kids today need to forget how tall their tee's are, how steezy their new FT's look, and if they have those dope fresh new goggles. Take a look around. Look at those gapers you make fun of. Look at the families with the dad and mom taking their kids around. All of these people are STOKED on life and snow. Theyre so happy to be out in the mountains, under the soft falling snow, with people they love, and stress free fun in front of them.
Snow sports will and should always be about those moments that make you laugh so hard you don't know what to do, smile so big you can't stop til it hurts, and yell in absolute happiness. Those "gapers" (the ones that provide most of the money for the industry) are having more fun than you ever will til you realize it's not about looking sick 24/7, but doing anything and everything to have the most fun you can.
Try to remember this everytime you see someone learning to ride. They're having fun, trying something new, and they don't care they're falling on their ass all the time. They're snowboarding, and that's all that matters.