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Snowoarding is a winter sport involving travelling across snow with a single board on your feet. This activity is mainly done on hills and in parks with stunts and jumps and can be done both on real slopes and artificial slopes.

Who is it suitable for?
All sections can take part in this activity, younger sections would be best suited to having a go at their local artificial slope whilst older sections may get the chance to try this on real snow.

Additional Information
You can get loads of information about getting started in skiing and snowboarding at www.goskigoboard.org.uk

Badge Links
All Sections Snowsports Staged Activity Badge
Scouts Adventure Challenge Award, Snowsports Activity Badge (until 31 Dec 2017)
Explorers Skiing Activity Badge (until 31 Dec 2017)

How to run/provide snowboarding

There are 3 ways of running Snowboarding in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running snowboarding yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running snowboarding using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running snowboarding for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Bodies for snowboarding are:

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