It?s all about fun! We can see the current attraction for banked slalom as a kind of return to the natural sources of a discipline almost original to snowboarding, created in the first half of the 80?s, inspired by the downhill skateboarding practiced by Californian surfers in search of waves and naturally transposed to the snowboarding world.
Here is the podium of the World Cup Snowboard Super-G - Breckenridge 88-89. Here is the story of André Maszewski, member of the Hot Pro Team: "Starting with bib number 69 and knowing that the first 3 riders finished within 3/100s of a second, I didn't have much hope for this race. As it had snowed [...]