"Discovering" snowskating for myself was the best part of this winter. Snowskating is about having fun, challenging yourself in a new way, being affordable, and getting away from the elitism of snowboarding.
A couple of local ski areas have been hosting annual snwskating evens for the past few years.
This year's Snowskate Roundup at Stevens Pass drew a small crowd of enthusiasts, mixed with curious onlookers as the best snowskaters in the Pacific Northwest put on quite the show.
Snowskating is growing in popularity, and it seems that more people are looking for new ways to goof around on snow.
But being a relativity "new snowsport", it's little known to general public. Even the leading snowskate manufacturing companies like Burton and Ambition don't seem to agree on the names for their inventions.
Her are two videos that will give you a better understanding the difference between snowdecks and ( bi-level) snowskates: