CHILDREN LEVELS

 

Goomie rider

To become Goomie rider, you must be able to :

  • A traverse followed by a rounded sideslip frontside and backside.

Plus 2 of the 3 following need to be completed :

  • Use the ski lifts.
  • The 'falling leaf' sideslipping on both sides.
  • A straight run with a flat board and sinking down and standing up movements.

 

 
 

Rookie rider

To become Rookie rider, you must be able to :
  • A series of 4 to 6 basic turns without stopping.
Plus 2 of the 3 following need to be completed :
  • rounded sideslips from the fall line on both sides in switch.
  • Slide on a box in 50/50.
  • 'Falling leaf' on frontside and backside on a mediu
 
   

Issy rider

To become Issy rider, you must be able to :

  • A series of 4 to 6 basic turns without stopping around a small slalom (cones spaced around 20m apart).
  • A small jump whilst sliding, board flat on a gentle slope.
  • Flat and Switch - a sliding '180' in a traverse (front or back).

 

 

Adults levels

 

Snowboard beginner

Definition of beginner test:
  • A series of 4 to 6 basic turns without stopping.
Plus 2 of the 3 following need to be completed :
  • rounded sideslips from the fall line on both sides in switch.
  • Slide on a box in 50/50.
  • 'Falling leaf' on frontside and backside on a mediu
 
 

1st snowboard

Definition of the test first snowboard:
  • Can complete 6 to 8 elementary turns.
  • And 2 of the 3 following:
  • 4 to 6 basic turns in switch.
  • A small figure on a snowpark jump.
  • Flat Link two sliding 180's front and back with a backside turn in between.
 
   

2nd snowboard

Definition of the test second snowboard:
  • Holds the class 1 snowboard award.
  • Can complete short turns ao a medium slope.
  • And 2 of the 3 following:
  • 6 to 8 turns in switch through a small slalom.
  • 2 180 degree jumps with a turn in between.
  • A tail press on a box.
 
 

3rd snowboard

Definition of the test Third snowboard:

  • Can complete refined/carved turns both small and long radius on medium slope.
  • And 2 of the 3 following:
  • Hold a nose or tail slide.
  • 2x180 degree jumps in back and switch whilst traversing, with a frontside turn in between.
  • A balanced grab on a 4 to 6 metre box.

 

 
 

Snowboard expert

Definition of the test Expert snowboard:

  • Can descend, with varying radius turns in all snow conditions, with style and control.
  • And 2 of the 3 following:
  • Obtain the X-boarder vermeil level.
  • A minimum of 4 linked figures in Flat.
  • Slide on a box in boardslide and a 360 on a medium box (4 to 6m).