Snowboarders compete in ‘The Grind’ |

Snowboarders compete in ‘The Grind’

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ARAPAHOE BASIN ” No skins, no risers, just boots or snowshoes and a board strapped to their backs. Snowboarders don’t make up the majority at events like the Marmot Grind at A-Basin, but there were a handful that accepted the challenge Satuday.

Technique adaptation was needed for the few who completed the course.

“You can’t use your calves at all, you kind of have to roll your feet up hill.” Pete Fagan said, who came in first of all the snowboarders in the recreation division.

Watch the video on this page under “web extras” to hear from the two leading snowboarders in the recreation division and see some highlights from the race.

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