- Sport levelIntermediate
- Spoken languagesEnglish, French, Spanish
- Duration1 half day
- Opening seasons:
To the snowboarding addicts team, who seek to chain up spectacular jumps and tricks of all kinds..! Look no further, this activity is for you!
Freestyle is one of the craziest and funniest snowboard disciplines when you finally master the basics! Between riding and acrobatics, you perform aerial tricks with the help of all kinds of modules (bordercross, big air, box, wooden modules, rails and tables, air bag, etc.) all that to get the adrenaline pumping!
The ski and snowboard school ESI Ski n'co helps you get started with a private freestyle snowboard lesson in the ski resort that's home to one of the most thrilling snowparks of the Pyrenees: Font Romeu! Alone or with friends, join the pro instructors for a crazy session that will help you progress quickly!
The ski resort
Font Romeu is part of the Pyrenees 2000 and is a resort very popular with riders of all styles from skiing to backcountry snowboarding. It is one of the most modern and pleasant of the Pyrenees.
Font Romeu in a few figures:
- from 1650 mtrs to 2250 mtrs of altitude on the domain of Pyrenees 2000
- 41 groomed slopes that vary between pine forest and large open spaces
- 23 ski lifts to access them
- 1 Snow Park which hosted a World Cup stage
You will find it on the zone of La Calme, up 2000 meters of altitude. The snowpark goes down on 170 meters and has more than 15 snow cannons to ensure the best snow conditions all season long!
- A Jibbing zone, of different levels (from green to black) often refitted.
- A Big Air zone consisting of three jumps of 8 to 15 meters!
- A specially equipped area for beginners.
- Two Boarder Cross
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price
2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement
3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected
This private freestyle snowboarding course will allow you to improve your technique with the help of an instructor monitoring your progress closely.
Meeting at the ESI Ski nCo office, you will go then to the snowpark with your instructor. You will have a brief in the ski lift about the goals you want to achieve during the course. Once in the snowpark, you will discover the place with the different features and exercises adapted to everyone's level.
The instructor will make sure to give the best personalised advice to each and every one of you right after you performed your jumps.
He will show you how to position your board, which direction to look at while launching your spin and how fast you should go according to the feature. He will advise you all the way through the course in order to help you improve in the best way possible. At the end you will be surprised of how much you can do compared to the beginning of the course. There will be another brief at the end of the lesson with a recap and recommendation to make further progress.Objectives
Learn new tricks adapted to your level:
Grabs: to grab either side of the snowboard in the air with the right or left hand.
Spins: to turn in the air. 180°, 360°, 540°, 720°, 900°, 1080°, 1260°, 1440° etc.
Switch or Fakie: riding with your non-dominant foot forward. Also referred to as riding fakie
Flips: head upside down (backflip, frontflip, misty, ...)
Slides (grinds, rails,...)
You have to be able to snowboard on any type of snow and slopes of all levels of experience.Special terms
The price is given per group:
- 1 to 2 people: €180
- 3 to 5 people: €200
- Ski pass
- Back protection
- Snowboard adapted to freestyle