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Snowboarding; Excape Castleford

I’d love to be able to Snowboard, those Skiing holiday’s look so beautiful in the movies don’t they? And after Chalet Girl who can blame me for wanting to give it a go! .. I drive past Xscape in Castleford, Yorkshire every day for work, and we visit on average around 3 times a month for the Cinema/Bowing and just general eateries! .. it’s a great place that’s constantly buzzing! So I thought I’d book us in for a Snowboarding lesson (potentially another thing to add to my list of ‘can’t do’s’)

Me Sam and James booked in for a later lesson, thinking it may be a little less busy, resulting in less people to laugh at us falling. Having never snowboarded before we were signed up to the beginners class with another 4 people, all of the same level.  Assigned to an instructor he spent the first 30minutes(ish) taking us through the basics of actually putting the board on and being able to move around the snow on it, slightly tedious yet a necessary practice!

Once mastered we moved on to the more exciting elements of the lesson, actual snowboarding.

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