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I enjoy both. I've been a skier for a lot longer but really enjoy a board, especially in nice pow. Can get a really nice flow going with the turns and it's such a nice feeling..
when i was small i started with alpine skiing and wanted also do snowboarding just for a change of pace.. they wen't hand in hand and i liked that i can change whenever i want coz i can do them both. then i got a knee injury so i had to be away from slopes for 2y. i came back and did mostly snowboarding, then i found twintips and now i cant live without them. skis are just perfect for me and snowboarding is a good change every now and then.. i'm really happy i can do them both
snowboarding is so chill, it feels more like surfing
while on skis i feel like i have complete controll at anytime and thts imho even better....
I ski 35-4o days a year, and snowboard about 2, so I try to concentrate on skiing. If snowboarding weren't a winter sport, I'd be all over it. As it is though, I only board at small mountains where I might be bored skiing. And since I surf and longboard, I love the feeling. Not really any freestyle, but just carving is an amazing feeling. And when you consider how many times longer a run is than the longest wave or paved hill, its a great experience.
Style question - my roomate's a boarder and we recently had a long argument about whether snowboard presses look better than ski ones. I fought hard for two-plank honor, but to be honest, he got me thinking. I mean, you can be facing 4 directions and really lean out on the nose/tail in a way that doesn't seem as fluid on skis. Not to be blaspheming, butters and ski presses are still great and I won't be converting antime soon, but purely style, which looks better? Which sport has better presses?