When learning, one of the most feared aspects of snow sports is not going down the Mountain but going up! A ‘T’ Bar, button lift, or chair lift can be a beginners nemesis – especially snowboarders.
Check out this collection of the 5 most hilarious and frightful ski lift fails on YouTube:
As any snowboarder will know, T Bars were not designed for those who like to slide sideways and can be tricky. Every cringe worthy second of this poor lads first attempts at a T Bar on the first day of a lads holiday was hilariously filmed without mercy by his friend. If nothing else, this video teaches us one thing; If at first you don’t succeed, try, try (and try, try ,try) again!
It is not only snowboarders who have difficulties with T bars, this young skier has a very unconventional method of getting up the mountain, with the shouts of ‘LET GO!’ still ringing in his ears!
This incredible video shows a lad falling the equivalent of 4-storeys from a chair lift! After trying to throw a snowball at a mate, he slips and is left dangling while hanging on with his fingertips before plummeting to the rocks below!
This young boy is left dangling from a chair lift before falling. Luckily a combined and quick response from skiers, snowboarders and the ski patrol saves him.
We will finish on something more light-hearted and back to the battle of the T Bars. This hapless snowboarder a very unusual and but poetic style that could be made into an Olympic sport!
Mark is also the manager of Jamie Barrow (Britain’s fastest snowboarder)
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