View Full Version : Skiing or Snowboarding

02-13-2009, 01:16 PM
So .... I'm going skiing on sunday, to Italy (chivinia (wheres its -20 lol))

I have been skiing for about 10 years, in the last four years I have been skiing half the week and snowboarding the rest... I would consider myself to be an advanced skier and an average snowboarder.

anyway, this year I will do the same... but I think next year is time to make my decision.

incase you didn't know skiing : One of a pair of long flat runners of plastic, metal, or wood that curve upward in front and may be attached to a boot for gliding or traveling over snow.

snowboarding : A board resembling a small surfboard and equipped with bindings, used for descending snow-covered slopes on one's feet but without ski poles.

What do you guys think is better... skiing or snowboarding?

02-13-2009, 01:20 PM
How the **** is this a debate?
Poll central atleast.

02-13-2009, 01:21 PM
Yeah, yeah, working on it.

How about report it next time instead of bawww-ing.

02-13-2009, 01:23 PM
oh sorry... I didn't realize... I agree my choice of forum was pretty poor......

soz again...

02-13-2009, 01:24 PM
Yeah, yeah, working on it.

How about report it next time instead of bawww-ing.
Right, sorry.

02-13-2009, 02:13 PM

But, I may take up snowboarding next winter. It seems fun.

02-13-2009, 02:54 PM
Skiing is easier imo, however if you are experienced, Snowboarding on the black diamond is hella fun.

02-13-2009, 02:56 PM
I hate snowboarders, all they do is go down sideways and ruin the tracks

02-13-2009, 03:57 PM
Yea... I used to think the same when I only skied...

02-13-2009, 06:00 PM
I still enjoy the good old car bonnet way of getting down a hill. However I prefer snowboarding but due to my inabilty to snowboard well, I usualy ski instead.

02-13-2009, 06:11 PM
The first time I was on a Ski mountain I tried snowboarding, and I couldnt move 2 feet without falling. I started skiing and Im considered intermediate-advanced. I would say Skiing for more fun, but snowboarding is for more of a challenge I might try snowboarding once I get really good at skiing.

02-14-2009, 09:08 AM
I like both, but snowboarding is funner for me.

02-14-2009, 01:27 PM
well I shall find out which one I really prefer by monday, which is when I'm coming back

I'm leaving at 5AM tomorrow morning so... you should get the answer in 1 week.

02-15-2009, 04:05 AM
Snowboarding, and when the moment of choice comes, you DEFINITELY want to take the ramp and try to do a flip.

Do not ask questions, I am clearly not trying to hurt you.

02-19-2009, 09:46 PM
Well it never snows in Arizona, so we just fight for fun.

02-23-2009, 09:13 AM
And the verdict my friends is .....




I am better at it
A lot of the people who voted for snowboarding probably have never done it before
people on the slopes don't like snowboarders...

You can do better looking turns easier
you can go faster
also a reason for the last point... (as people who do it know) you cannot go on the flat of the snowboard for a long time, therefore you have to keep turning and cannot go straight
jumps are easier to land
I prefer it

To be fair to the snowboard... I will list some of its pro's:

you can get up quicker, Hurts less if you fall over
softer landing
you can do more tricks
easier to carry

02-23-2009, 08:37 PM
I'm much better at skiing, but snowboarding's pretty fun too. I just haven't been doing it as long