Author Archive | Brecht de Vries

“Echt chill”

Being a foreigner I didn’t really understand the word “chill” but I heard it a lot during my week in Risoul and now I can say that this trip was SUPER CHILL. I’m also pretty new to Avalanche and snowboarding in general, but from the moment I got onto the bus none of that mattered […]

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(Snow)boarding: a way of life?

Last January we, a group of 3 anthropology students from Leiden, did a three week research for a course. The subject of our research consisted of the social behaviour of snowboarders. We ended up contacting Avalanche if we could do a part of our research in Eindhoven whilst joining in their activities. Eventually, we ended […]

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All boardsports together in one crazy weekend

Every year Avalanche Boarders organizes an awesome introduction weekend. Naturally, they succeeded this year as well. Intro camp is a perfect way for new members or people who are interested in joining our association to get to know the other members and each other. During the weekend you can try out the different board sports, […]

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One team, one mission: Avalanche Boarders at Van Lint Sportsweek

This year Avalanche Boarders joined the Van Lint Sportsweek again with all fanaticism. This week is organized by the SSC the week before the Christmas break. During this week , various associations/groups play matches against each other. Avalanche Boarders joined water polo, basketball, tchoukball, bouldering, knotsball and twister XL. At first there weren’t that much […]

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