After an enormous crash that could have sent him to the hospital, Marc McMorris said in a video, “This is why I go to the gym. It’s not because I like the gym, it’s because I love to snowboard.”
While you might not take the same impacts as Marc, snowboarding is still a physical sport. Getting strong can go a long way in preventing injuries.
Getting strong means training both mentally and physically for the season.
To learn more about mental strength, read Adam Gardner’s, Level 4 Evaluator and AB BC-E Regional Coordinator, article on the CASI blog: Get Tough! Training for Mental Toughness.
To learn more about physical strength, check out former Alberta Regional Coordinator John Smit’s article on the CASI blog: Standing Sideways Demands Training Sideways!