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The Reality of Learning New Tricks Skiing or Snowboarding

Have you ever watched a ski or snowboard video and see a pro do a crazy trick like a triple cork or a laid out back flip and say to yourself "They make it look so easy."? Well I know for a fact I have, and after watching videos all summer waiting for the winter I convinced myself that I would be able to do some of those tricks they could do just by hucking it as hard as I could. Well lets just get something clear... That train of thought works sometimes, but most of the time it takes a lot more thought then just trying to send it. I ride at a local ski hill named Birch Hill...

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Crook Rider Austin Cox Interview

This year Crook Optics has started to put together a full crew of super talented snowboarders and skiers. Today we decided to interview one of the Crook Crew riders who has really stood out so far, his video parts are never disappointing and in the competition scene he is definitely someone to look out for in the future. This rider is none other than snowboarder Austin Cox. Austin is a talented rider and is someone who is always pushing his riding farther and farther every time he hits the slopes. You will definitely want to keep an eye out for his video part at the end of the season. It will be a banger. -Team Manager Justin Varner  Name, age,...

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Make The Most Out of This Winter!

It feels like it has been so long... The 6 months of the off season is finally almost over and winter is right around the corner.  So we are here to provide you with five tips to make the most out of your long awaited winter season!  1. GET A CREW TOGETHER Nothing is better than shredding down your local mountain with a group of your friends. It is a great feeling when you're hyping each other up, stomping new tricks, and speeding up your progression. Not only is riding with a crew one of the best ways to progress your riding, but it is also an awesome way to get some of those well deserved laughs of your buddies...

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