The Importance of Switch Snowboarding For Big Mountain Riders

The Importance of Switch Snowboarding For Big Mountain Riders

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The Importance of Switch Snowboarding For Big Mountain Riders

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“Riding switch might seem more the prerogative of freestyle snowboarders than freeriders but getting comfortable switch will make you a much stronger rider, to go through any technical passages and in the long term help you avoid repetitive strain injuries.” -Xavier de Le Rue

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousands times…when Xavier de Le Rue breaks off some big mountain snowboarding advice you should shut your mouth and open your ears.  While you might think riding switch is just for park riders, Xavier highlights a myriad of situations where it is not only beneficial but crucial safely navigating serious terrain.

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