Learn to Snowboard after 8 Years Old? Think Again

November 7, 2014

The tradition used to be that you learn skiing and then transition to snowboarding after the age of around 8 years old. The logic behind that? People came up with all sorts of reasons, it’s bad for growing bones, lack of balance, and so on.

Rocco and dad

That ‘conventional’ wisdom however has seen a recent shift, with campaigns such as Burton Snowboards’ ‘If you can stand, you can ride’ or our very own ‘Shreddy’ program geared towards teaching toddlers ages 2-4 how to snowboard.

Check out this great article from the Guardian on the change in the Snowboard learning curve

For More on our Toddler program head here

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