How to drop a cliff with snowboarder Xavier de le Rue

By Arjen on 25 January 2018 · 1

So, how to drop a cliff? Here are the tips and tricks that have helped Xavier and will hopefully be useful to you whether you are just learning how to jump off rocks, or going for the big cliffs.

Speed is your friend

Dropping a cliff is not just about letting yourself fall from the sky. It took Xavier years to understand that you need speed in order to get a good transition enabling you to stomp your landing. Lots of other small tips will help you to drop cliffs with confidence.

So get out there and have fun, start small, jump lots and stay safe.


  • Arjen
    Arjen op 25 January 2018 · 17:36
    Let's add to that: nobody ever got hurt in the air 😉
    One day, they'll invent synthetic powder, ban all kinds of work and give you a free liftpass...


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