I don’t usually do re-blogs, but while doing some research for a video on injury prevention that I’m recording for our vip members inside our Snowboard Trick Secrets program, I stumbled upon this old article on Whitelines Magazine:
The article goes over the history of some of the big iconic jumps that impacted snowboarding from the famous Mt. Baker road gap to Chad’s Gap which many thought was an impossible jump for snowboarders to hit.
For example, how many of you know about David Benedek’s stepover jump where he landed the first double cork 1080 before this whole double cork madness began?
Anyhow, I found it a good read that you guys might enjoy, so I thought I’d share it. If you have an interest in snowboard freestyle and want to know how we ended up where we are today, I highly recommend checking out the article.
It’s always good to know a little about the history of snowboarding.