Welcome to the Newschoolers forums! You may read the forums as a guest, however you must be a registered member to post.
Register to become a member today!
Park skiing culture project
I'm doing a project on park skiing culture and looking for some help. What are some of the rules that have died off or changed as the sport grew and as timed passed. And what do you think the golden rule of park skiing is now. Thanks
I would say that it is important to show how the clothing people wore when the sport first started was an instant identification of another freeskier. Now, ( I saw this in another thread) people can get saga and barely know what freesking really is other than another type of skiing with the addition of jumps and rails/boxes. Freeskiing is a culture that is so much more than that to me, and whenever people who do not understand the culture of it, or just shit on it and ignore explanations about it call me out, I tend to get aggressive because its something I enjoy more than anything to the point where my life is going to revolve around it after college.
-The visual signals of our culture
-Its not fun to hear people shit on what you love, especially when people dont understand
"Style over tech"- Obama 2k15
Britney Spears was born to do shitty things-Kyle Murray/Senditproductions
Golden Rule - Definitely respect others. i think that to be in ability level, don't make fun of kids that are worse than you, you were there too. so in a way it just is the regular golden rule, treat others the way you wish (or wished) to be treated.
Rules that have died off - not many true "rules" have died off but things like style and trick faux pas have, thing like intentional shuffle, Tokyo drifts, after bang (leaning back on landing) etc have become cool despite their history of being signs of sloppiness.
park skiing really hasnt been around for that long. I would talk rather about how younger skiers changed skiing from downhill to maybe moguls and then park/freestyle i think it would give you a longer time line rather than just a 20 -30 year period even though it has changed a lot
Someone can be considered a good skier now if they can only ride park well. I think thats a major thing. Back in the day park took a huge back seat to actual skiing..now its just as popular if not more than all mountain especially at smaller mountains
"You put on your boots, click into your bindings, dust the snow off your skis, and head out for the chair, and it doesn't matter that you failed a test, didn't get the girl, or that your life is on a one way trip down the shitter, your world is right for the next couple of hours."
team size evrything
pee in her butt
bishop is jesus
lip on blind tru
Hood crew fucked yo bitch
there is no right or wrong way to do something. if you do it, and someone likes it, theyl give you a high five
shred or die
All times are Eastern (-4)