3/11/2014 12:30:55 AM
Kids are awesome. They say & do funny things, have crazy stories, and they’re just all-around cute. They’re even more awesome when they rip at snowboarding. Flow has a crop of talented Microns that are starting to blow up within the snowboarding world. This article is to inform you about snowboardings next generation of shredders. Nationals is at the end of March, and Flow is unleashing it’s Microns to wreak havoc at the event. Learn about them here!
When & Where are Nationals?
This year’s USASA Nationals will be held at Copper Mountain, Colorado from March 29 through April 4. The Nation best young snowboarders will be competing for the title of the Nation’s Champ. This year is especially important because it is USASA’s 25 Year Anniversary. These Microns will be going all out for their chance at the title.
What Should I expect?
Absolute Micron Madness. Flow’s crew of next generation snowboarders are on point and ready for this contest. They will face the Nations best and see how their skills match up. The level of talent that these kids display rises each and every year. Expect to be amazed.
Who Should I be looking out for?
Flow is coming in hot with 9 Microns and Amateurs in the event. They range from mini microns to young adults. Here is the list:
* Benny Milam
* Kaiya Quintieri
* Sophia Capua (See Sophia’s Video HERE)
* Lydia Silber
* Freddy Silber
* Nathan Jacobson
* Chris DePaula (See his Video HERE)
* Caleb Bonneville
* Cyrus Mongeson (See his Video HERE)
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3/10/2014 12:47:13 PM
Flow’s Chris DePaul, Jed Sky, & Friends shredding in Watterville. From Kyle Murray
3/5/2014 11:32:48 PM
Drayden Gardner/ Photo: G Images
Snowboarding doesn’t need to have additional benefits because it is so much fun, but as a matter of fact, it does. Snowboarding increases your overall health, happiness, and longevity. Flow is here to tell you 5 benefits of snowboarding so that next time someone gets on your case for snowboarding too much, you can show them this.
#1 Snowboarding is a Great form of Exercise
Snowboarding can be one of the most exhausting things. You’re pretty much working every muscle in your body, especially your core. This is important because your core muscles are extremely important because they help protect your organs and last time we checked, organs are good. Through snowboarding, your physical health increases which helps you feel better and live longer.
#2 Snowboarding makes you Happier: Scientifically
Like we said above, Snowboarding is a great form of exercise and exercise releases endorphins. Endorphins are hormones secreted in the brain that enhance the human receptors. Basically, this means that your brain operates better giving your body more energy and in turn makes you feel better.
When you snowboard, you are usually outside in the fresh air and sunshine. These elements help increase your body’s serotonin. Serotonin can do an array of things for your body, but the most notable thing is that serotonin affects your mood. In this case, your body experiences a natural high and happiness. Snowboarding can scientifically make you happier.
#3 Snowboarding makes you Resourceful
When it comes down to it, you’re somewhat secluded while snowboarding especially if you go off the beaten path. These experiences and adventures while snowboarding help you in the long run. You learn things that you would never have learned otherwise. Mountain safety, fixing broken bindings, putting chains on tires, the list goes on forever. You learn skills while snowboarding that makes you both physically and mentally stronger in the long run.
#4 Snowboarding Helps you develop Relationships
If you’ve been snowboarding for a while, chances are that some of your best friends also snowboard. You meet awesome people while snowboarding. Snowboarding is a thing that can bring your friends & family closer to you. It can help you bond with others and snowboarding also gives you better self-esteem which in turn helps with your interpersonal skills.
#5 Snowboarding can help you Travel
Everyone has the urge to travel and explore the world, but we often do not have a reason to. Snowboarding is that reason. Snowboarding can help ignite that exploration flame and get you traveling to places that you never knew existed. Snowboarding can take you there!
Snowboarding is a great way to stay healthy and happy. It makes you both physically and mentally strong. Stay healthy and keep snowboarding!
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