Snowboarding I am on the slope of the first snowboarding run of my life, my snowboard in one hand, gloves in the other, as I watch people do tricks at the bottom of the hill. I strap on my snowboard and slip on my gloves. I have been preparing for this the whole week. I am ready. I get up and ease down the mountain, going slowly at first, then faster.
As a kid my dream was to become an NHL hockey player and play for the Detroit Red Wings. I would play rollerblade hockey in my driveway for hours acting like I was on the Red Wings. This got me interested in how this game that I love, came to be. Hockey’s origin didn’t come from one man or country, but from many different people, cultures, and sports and as it grew, it became a very serious sport in many areas of the world. Hockey’s beginnings and rules were affected by a couple of different sports.
My First Time Snowboarding If you have ever seen the snowboarding part of the X-Games or the U.S Olympic Snowboarding team, you know how good they are. But their first time snowboarding wasn’t as bad as mine. I was in the sixth grade when I first started snowboarding. The middle school I went to had a ski and snowboard club that went to a nearby ski hill every Friday. And on that Friday was my first time.
Ice Hockey is the most popular, but there are also many different types of hockey. Roller hockey and floor hockey are also really popular in the summer and spring. There are many leagues for hockey, in the winter there are numerous leagues with various levels based on your skill. Coaches are good at advancing players to the next level, coaches have usually played the game themselves so they can provide players with a lot of hockey knowledge to make them better players. Being on a team of any type is special but being on a hockey team is even better.
Do you think that Everest is safe? I’ll tell you now why you should climb Everest. First, you can learn many skills just from the training to climb Everest. Imagine the skills you would learn on the mountain. In the video strip produced by NBC News, “Dateline: Into The Death Zone,” Shriya Shah has a lifelong dream to summit Everest.
Ice Hockey is one of the most entertaining sports you could see or play. I would only assume most people love at least one sport but there has been quite an issue on which sport is the best. Ice Hockey is debatably the best sport ever created because of its intensity of the sport, the amazing experience of playing at a competitive level, and Hockey is always changing. People who watch hockey, without knowing the rules of the game, usually can understand that the speed and intensity of the game is very high. On average, a normal hockey player at any level will spend about forty-five seconds on the ice.
Miracle on Ice happed on February 22, 1980. It is when team USA defeated the Soviet Union in the semi-final men’s ice hockey game during the winter Olympics. It took place in lake placid, New York and would be one of the biggest and most important games America has played during the winter Olympics. It is called the Miracle on ice because the USA hockey team had to defeat the mighty Soviet Union amateur team, which was not an amateur team, but a team filled of professional athletes, while the Americas hockey team was college students. The Miracle on ice sent shock waves throughout the world, and it had such an impact on America that the was a movie made after the hockey game played on February 22nd, 1980.
Playing hockey at such a competitive level has granted me many opportunities that many other people my age haven't had the chance to do. For example, when my team went to the “Tourni International de Hockey” held in Quebec City, Canada annually. This tournament is the most famous youth hockey tournament in the world with some of today's superstars having played in it. Throughout the two week long tournament, I had made some friends that I am still in contact with, 5 years later!
Ice hockey and skating are inseparable, and the popularity of the game has grown significantly over the years. The game originally started in Canada and the US, but it has spread to many other parts of the world as well. Playing the game involves speed skating and a punk that moves very fast on the court. Ice hockey skates come in handy to make the game possible and enjoyable. Here are some facts that might be worth knowing about these skates.
In these paragrphs I will be answering on simple question “Do you think?” and that is exactly what I’m going to answer. Before I start getting ethical let me tell you what I’m talking about, I’m talking about the end of the novel The Giver. The story geos that Jonas and a baby named Gabriel who climbs a hill during a frightfull snow storm to find a sled waiting at the top. Getting on the sled both Jonas and gabe slide happily into the safty of elsewhere in a happy little ending. We’ll I dont think that and this is why.