Foothills: the Unlinked Heritage of Snowboarding
It’s not snowboarding as we know it, but you’ll recognise it.
"Oral tradition has a way of romanticising our history. We gathered from locals that snowboarding here dates back roughly 300 years. Some origin stories have religious ties, others spoke of random chance or necessity", tells Alex. "Whatever actually happened. A movement was born, and the people of Petran created a reality all their own."
Banner image – Photo: Wade Dunstan.
| Malcolm Johnson
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