A Parent’s Survival Guide to USASA Nationals

A Parent’s Survival Guide to USASA Nationals

You Got An Invite… Yeah!  Now What?

 Experienced snowboard parent Meg Goldberg (mom of ambassador Lexi Goldberg) shares her advice for parents headed to USASA Nationals.

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Shred Spot: The Log Spot

Shred Spot: The Log Spot

In today’s world, reducing, reusing, and recycling plays a big part in keeping our earth clean and lowering the amount of waste people use. One of our own SheShreds.co ambassadors, Abigail Berg, realized this and decided to apply it to snowboarding.   With her husband’s help, she created a shred spot for skiers and snowboarders reusing natural resources such as fallen logs. As a team, they took something dead and used it to create something incredible for the public’s use... that is, if you can find it. This spot is appropriately called The Log Spot.

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Setting Goals - Part 2

Setting Goals - Part 2

Whilst all this is good stuff in theory how can we turn this into something useful we can use?  To help I’ve created you a one pager called The Big Badass Scary Goal Planner which I hope will help you to put together your plan for achieving the big goals important to you.

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Setting Goals

Setting Goals

Goal setting for sports (well anything actually!) is a tricky thing. There are dream goals, and there are SMART goals and they both serve a different purpose.  Dream goals are the ones that drive you to perform at your absolute best, the ones that get you up in the morning to train when the sparrows aren’t even up yet, the ones that get you out training with the weather is like judgement day – they are the ones that make you up your game.  The SMART goals are the ones that create the activities that you do in the dark and the rain.

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Motivational Monday: New Years Goals

Motivational Monday: New Years Goals

2017 has just rolled in and people are writing down their new goals and resolutions (get in shape, be more active, be more positive, etc.). But starting new goals can come with come a lot of challenges that people don’t always overcome, or even understand.   But don’t worry - you’re not the only one. Statistics show that less than 8% of Americans’ feel their New Year resolutions were successful! Why, you might ask?  That’s what I’m here for.

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The Psychology of Learning and Mountain Biking

The Psychology of Learning and Mountain Biking

Something in the stars managed to bring both psychology and mountain biking to my life when I was really at a crisis point. At the time I didn’t put the two together. I was studying my doctorate and needed something selfish in my life. 5 years on and I apply biking to psychology as much as I apply psychology to biking. I’m aiming to write a series of blogs around this theme. I’d be interested in your thoughts!

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Motivational Mondays - Attitude

We all have our ups, our downs, mood swings, and freak outs. The difference between staying positive and getting back up again, and falling down and letting yourself slide into doubt is the right attitude. Attitude is on the very small list of things a person can control. We can't control all of what happens to us, but we can control how we let things affect us and how we react to situations. When you handle a situation right. life can be a lot less stressful, with so much more potential & opportunities.

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Waxing New Gear

Both new skis and snowbards come with a factory wax, however it's a very thin layer of wax. Some people believe that you should get a hot wax before you go ride for the first time, while others believe that you can ride for a day or two before you need to wax your skis or board. l've often heard techs argue over what is really the best.

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Motivational Mondays - A Bit About Me

Motivational Mondays - A Bit About Me

I’m from a small town in Minnesota. My main action sport is snowboarding, but I’ve recently started longboarding, and it's becoming a new obsession. Other than my action sports, I do high school sports, cross country, dance team, and softball.

 

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Are Your Edges Sharp?

Tech Tip Tuesday: Are Your Edges Sharp?

With ski and snowboard season around the corner, its time to start checking if your gear is ready for the snow. For this tech tip I will show you how to check if your edges are sharp.

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5 Ways To Get In Shape For Snowboard & Ski Season

In honor of the Summer coming to a close, the SheShreds Team and Ambassadors gathered some of our favorite pre-winter workouts together to help female shredders get ready for the riding season. Whether you ski or snowboard the park, woods, cruisers, or backcountry terrain, it's important to get your body in the right shape to withstand the long months of winter with healthy legs, core, and endurance.

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Getting Snow? - 2016-2017 US Winter Weather Predictions

Getting Snow? - 2016-2017 US Winter Weather Predictions

It's that time of year again when Pumpkin Spice Lattes are filling our cups and Christmas songs seem to start WAY too early. But what's more exciting is the prediction for the winter weather forecast for the US from the Farmer's Almanac for the 2016-2017 Winter season. Before we jump into the predictions for the snow season coming up, we need to cover what the difference between El Niño and La Niña are because it plays a large part on our winter weather.

2016-2017 Winter Weather Prediction for US

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