5. Ski Resorts Open Their Doors to Snowboarders
Back when snowboarding was still as young as Berlusconi’s girlfriends (well, younger to be fair), most of the existing ski resorts refused to let snowboarders ride the lifts, which was a massive slap in the face to our vibrant, upcoming sport and let’s face it, a huge dick-move.
By 1983 this slowly began to change, with Stratton, Vermont opening its doors to snowboarders. When they finally realised that we aren’t all drug addicted gutter punks on a mission to ‘scrape away the snow for the skiers’, many other resorts followed suit.
By 1990, 476 resorts allowed snowboarding and today only a handful still don’t. At least the few totally moronic, narrow minded skiers that are still around will be contained in just a few resorts…