Should the Xanadu Indoor Ski Slope Allow Snowboarders ?

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Since: Nov 07

Essex Fells

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Jan 8, 2009
 
A lot of skiers complain about crazy snowboarders
ruining their trails and endangering them on their runs. With limited slope space at the new indoor
facility at Meadowlands Xanadu some skiers are already saying that their slope time should be given preference.

What do you think? Should Snowboarders be limited in time and access at this new facility?
SkiD1

Brooklyn, NY

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Jan 26, 2009
 

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No way.

The best places are like Deer Valley which does not allow snowboarding.
nycboarder77

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Feb 4, 2009
 

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Snowboarders are the single reason why the Resort Industry has been experiencing huge growth in the last few years.From what I heard there are going to be several Snowboard specific features at this facility.
Xanaduman

Roseland, NJ

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Feb 8, 2009
 
nycboarder77 wrote:
Snowboarders are the single reason why the Resort Industry has been experiencing huge growth in the last few years.From what I heard there are going to be several Snowboard specific features at this facility.
I think they will pretty much duplicate what Xanadu Madrid does with their indoor slope. After
watching the Red Bull show in NYC Friday anything is possible. Who thought Manhattan could make a 90' drop overnite. Awesom..
brandon

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Feb 23, 2009
 

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i think they should allow it because not everyone is crazy on a snowboard some people just want somewhere to snowboard year round i personaly think xanadu would make more money
Matt

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Apr 1, 2009
 

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Its not the crazy snowboarders that is the problem, its the technical differences between skies and boards and the combination of highly experienced riders and inexperienced riders on the same trail. Steep and fast are only relative terms, i am a boarder and i do not specifically have a problem with boarders or skiers, i have a problem with the ignorance of other riders on the mountain. Several times at mountain creek i have come over jumps to find people stopped in the middle of a landing, i do check to see if there is anyone on the landing but when its a 20 footer with a steep landing i have no way of seeing you. Some landings of jumps, like the one on bear peak this year, are to steep for some people to ride, for me its a landing. Yes i might be going FAST but I am not reckless, it is completely acceptable for my to be going at a speed that helps me clear the jump regardless of how fast it is, its reckless to ignore the dangers of stopping on ANY landing.
So should boarders be banned from any mountain, i would say no I don't pass people on beginner trails or even intermediate but if you are in a terrain park or expert trail people assume you know what your doing and aware of the dangers and you need to take some responsibility of your actions regardless if you are down trail or not. I can't stop when I am ten feet in the air but there are only a few places i can do that, DONT STOP THERE.

Since: Nov 07

Essex Fells

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#7
Apr 15, 2009
 
What happens if the NJ Nets don't move to Brooklyn
in the future. Should the continue to play in a
modernized IZOD CENTER? Or should they move the
team to Rock in Newark? Governor Corzine and Mayor Booker are squaring off on opposite sides.
Xanaduman thinks only one first class Arena can survive in this Area...But which one..Tell me..
botz

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#8
Apr 17, 2009
 
snowboarders should absolutely be allowed. not all snowboarders are crazy riders, and not all crazy riders are snowboarders. i have been skiing for 16 years and both good and bad skier's/riders are all over the mountain. you can't solve that by banning one and allowing the other.
Mike

Sandwich, MA

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#9
May 3, 2009
 
Honestly, I think its rediculous to ban/give specific time for snowboards to ride.Skiers
try to sterotype boarders as reckless, but its not snowboarders as a group, its the person riding the snowboard. Same thing goes for skiers. I think if snowboarders are banned, it will definitely ruin business. The snowboarding scene is definitely pushing the action sports business right now, attracting the new generations of riders. So no, please, atleast for the first and ONLY ski slope in the U.S. Let us all ride!!!!
CTBoarder

Stamford, CT

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Jun 18, 2009
 

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Indoor facilities with limited slope altitude is actually more suited for features and 'park style' riding/skiing. Eliminating a significant percentage of your customer base (snowboarders)would be a poor business decision to say the least, especially in this economic environment. They will be praying for anyone with something to strap to their feet to show up.

Also to reiterate what was already said, it's not snowboarders that are a problem, it's inconsiderate and reckless people no matter how they get down the slope.
SteezePleeze

East Hartford, CT

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Jul 9, 2009
 
If the Facility doesn't allow snowboarding or only at certain times you'll lose a lot of business. The majority of these indoor facilities are made to accommodate snowboarders and freestyle skiing!
jrod

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#12
Sep 28, 2009
 
it all depends who the owners want to attract. if they make the slope into mostly park i definitely say allow the snowboarders. but if the owner is just making them downhill runs then skiers all the way. but yea park=snowboards. no park=no snowboards.

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Essex Fells

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#13
Nov 21, 2009
 
With snow on the way and local resorts ready to open
the fact we can't have an indoor slope to enjoy is
not important. BUT...I hope we can look forward to
some Boarding this summer at Xanadu Meadowlands.
Brian

Staten Island, NY

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#14
Jan 26, 2010
 
I feel skiers shouldnt be allowed and it should be devoted to snowboarders and them to work on tricks.. Skiers can go rolerblading or something haha
Brian

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Jan 26, 2010
 
SteezePleeze wrote:
If the Facility doesn't allow snowboarding or only at certain times you'll lose a lot of business. The majority of these indoor facilities are made to accommodate snowboarders and freestyle skiing!
. Exactly, it wad really built for snowboarding.. And people tht do jumps
Alberto

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#16
Mar 10, 2010
 
Yea i do't think getting rid of riders would be a bright idea. Is the Xanadu indoor snowboarding / skiing dome open for business? I don't want to sound stupid but i just want to know because i only recently heard of the whole complex.
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