Snowboarding is a popular sport in the UK. Racing down the mountain side gives you an amazing adrenalin rush. It is a perfect opportunity to push your physical limits. With a new board, pants, jacket, gloves, goggles, helmet, boots, bindings, avalanche gear, backpacks, gadgets, snowboarding gives you the opportunity to look cool too!
However, there has been a significant decrease in the number of people participating in snow sports over the years. According to data published by Statista, from 186,500 in 2008, the number of snow sport participants fell to 142,400 in 2016. At the same time, the number of snow sport participants who received tuition in England grew to 36% in 2016, from 21.8 % in 2012.
Let us take a look at some reasons that are driving people towards snowboarding.
Make the Most of Vacations
Snowboarding is a popular winter sport. Most people find snowboarding to be one of the best ways to spend their winter vacation with their friends, family or even alone, or simply put the cold to good use. However, it is not possible for everyone to take a long vacation in the winter just to go snowboarding. For all those snow sports enthusiasts, Milton Keynes offers the perfect snowboarding site, Snozone, an outstanding venue for skiing and snowboarding indoors on real snow slopes. One can experience the thrill and adrenaline rush that comes with skiing and snowboarding, regardless of their age and weather, says an expert at Woughton House MGallery by Sofitel, ones of the popular bed and breakfast hotels in Milton Keynes, located in close proximity to Snozone. This is also the hotel where you can try the most authentic English afternoon tea in Milton Keynes.
Not everyone likes to hit the gym for some cardio or walking briskly each morning to stay in shape and keep themselves fit. Snowboarding is an exhilarating sport that doesn’t require you to invest in hefty gym membership fees or bore yourself walking the same route everyday. All it requires is skill, love for speed and coordination. Engaging your brain and all the body muscles, snowboarding can be a full body workout too.
Embrace the Beautiful Landscape
Riding a snowboard brings you in close proximity with the spectacular mountain views. Other than the great view, people take up snowboarding to fill their lungs with fresh air. Spending time amidst such scenic settings works as a mood booster, which has a positive impact on your overall well-being. There are first-class indoor snow facilities for skiing and snowboarding in Milton Keynes that offer similar snow experiences through their sledging and family snow play sessions on real snow slopes, under the supervision of their experienced and enthusiastic team.
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” Trying new things is vital for growth. If you are a beginner, going past the learning curve gives you an immense opportunity to improve on yourself by setting goals in an unusual setting and achieving them. After you have experienced snowboarding in style, enjoy the afternoon tea in Milton Keynes with attitude.
And while you are at Milton Keynes, makes sure you choose a cheap & budget hotel near the train station with free parking & electric car Charging points to see other interesting sites, such as Bletchley Park, Silverstone, Woburn Safari Park, Xscape, Central Shopping Milton Keynes and Milton Keynes Stadium.