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11 Signs Snowboarding Is Impossible

Why does it have to look so cool?! Admit it: You've all tried and failed at snowboarding. Unless you're part of a very select few, in which case, the rest of us are very jealous. Brought to you by Verizon.

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1. To snowboard, you pretty much have to forget everything you ever learned about moving from point A to point B.


The days of walking are over. Your legs are now strapped to a sheet of metal that you use to slide down a snow-covered cliff. Things just got real.

3. Like, who voluntarily hurls themselves down a steep slope with zero regard for life and limb?


The fastest speed clocked on a snowboard is currently 125 mph. Short of a plane, most of us will never move that fast. Ever.

4. Ever wonder why snowboarders wear helmets? Yeah. There's probably a good reason for it.

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Because snowboarding isn't for the faint of heart, that's why.

6. And remember what a disaster it was when you tried to ride a skateboard for the first time back in middle school?

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