"Snowboarding, early an abbreviation of the teenage counterculture, has grown to capture adults and grizzled ski purists alike. And just like skiing, it's acquired its own specialists: racers, freestylers, and all-terrain freeriders."
--From photo caption by editor Dick Needham
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