Whither snowboarders?

Whither snowboarders?

Technology contributing to decline in number of shredders, growth in skiers
Percentage-wise, the number of snowboarders vs. skiers is declining. Skiers and a lone snowboarder head up the lift recently at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort.
The advent of twin-tipped skis allows skiers to attempt, and sometimes fail, at tricks that were not possible with traditional skis. This skier created a nice tail, but fell in the process.
Snowboarder Amon Ledger-Swenson finishes a run at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort.

Whither snowboarders?

Percentage-wise, the number of snowboarders vs. skiers is declining. Skiers and a lone snowboarder head up the lift recently at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort.
The advent of twin-tipped skis allows skiers to attempt, and sometimes fail, at tricks that were not possible with traditional skis. This skier created a nice tail, but fell in the process.
Snowboarder Amon Ledger-Swenson finishes a run at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort.
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