With the Olympics over and winter on its way there is no better time to let you know about what’s happening over at Mint Snowboarding for the upcoming season. With Sochi 2014 around the corner, it’s going to be a big one. Plus Mint is excited to announce some exciting new friends on board… Mint Snowboarding, the only sole dedicated snowboard school in the Portes du Soleil is back with a fun filled, action packed schedule for the 2012/13 season! From lessons to camps, beginners to experts.

Whether it’s your first time on snow or you’re sailing out of the pipe, Mint has something to suit everyone. Read on to see how you can ‘Experience Snowboarding’, shred the park or charge the backcountry with them this upcoming winter… Fresh for 2012/13, new friends, Burton have partnered with Mint for a dream team combo of snowboard action!! If you’re a wide-eyed beginner, Burton’s ‘Experience Snowboarding’ philosophy allows you to start with the best experience possible in terms of education and product. From small group lessons to individually tailored private lessons, Mint Snowboard School aims to make learning fun and achievable. Taking a lesson is by far the best way to begin and equipped with Burton’s ‘Learn to Ride’ equipment your perfectly prepared. We’ve all got to start somewhere and there are only 500 days till the winter Olympics!

But…‘a ninja’s training is never complete’.  There are always new tricks to learn and progression to be made even for the best of us. Mint offers plenty of options for riders of a progressive or expert standard, with top-level freestyle coaching and backcountry courses to push your skills all over the mountain. Once again you can get involved with coaching throughout the season or better yet, sign up to a tailored shred camp. Mint have been running renowned camps since 2007 and this year they’re back better than ever with a revamped format! Structured in a way that offers full days exploring the Portes du Soleil with your coach, these camps are aimed to maximize fun whilst benefiting from top level coaching. What do you want out of an epic snowboard holiday? To find how three feet out of a pipe can be ten with a bit of coaching, go adventuring in the backcountry, progress your shred or simply ‘Experience Snowboarding’ you can do all this with Mint.

Finally, Mint is stoked to collaborate with Peak Leaders to provide the coaching for the first ever Gap course held in Morzine this winter (www.peakleaders.com). These courses allow enthusiastic shredders to obtain an internationally recognized snowboard instructor qualification. Wow, now that’s a packed winter alright and plenty more on offer throughout the season! Winter’s coming, are you ready? Find out more about all of the above and what Mint Snowboarding has to offer at www.mintsnowboarding.com or keep up to date with them on Facebook www.facebook.com/mintsnowboarding

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