Must you wear a "flannel and jeans" uniform to be a snowboarder?

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  1. st8

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    yes, it coincides with the extreme sports d-bag mantra
     
  2. WalkingCY

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    As a snowboarder, I think our US Olympic uniform is one of the dumbest looking uniforms ever. They could wear the exact same uniform as the moguls skiers. Wearing jeans on the mountain is a surefire way to get laughed at, and I don't understand why our national team agreed to wear an outfit that looks like jeans.

    Black, blue, red, or white pants, with a coat of red, white or blue (w/ accents of the other 2 remaining colors) would be something that doesn't make people do a facepalm. I'm curious to see what they wear for a top in the boardercross, as most don't wear coats in that event.

    This was 2006:
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    EDIT: guess they're wearing white long sleeve tops for the boardercross, and it doesn't look completely hideous. The flannel jacket just ruins things. The pants may standout more in HD, but watching it on my computer they look alright.
     
  4. usedcarguy

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    If they wear tight cloths, they won't be able to hide their pipe and bag of weed.
     
  5. LeSchmick

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    If you're going to make fun of the stoners, make sure you are able to spell correctly.
     
  6. saf

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    I snowboard, but laugh at so many of the outfits. Amazing that 15 year old boys pick this stuff up. Pretty anti-establishment, since most of the kids wear it.

    That being said, I really don't care that much. The funny part is that this guy is making such a big deal out of their uniform. He'd fit right in here w/ all our uniform talk...
     
  7. besserheimerphat

    besserheimerphat Well-Known Member

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    Do white snow boots look faster than black snow boots?
     
  8. cyclonedave25

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    I'm sitting here watching the mens snowboard cross qualifying and the uniforms actually don't look too bad. In fact the more I see them, the better I like them.
    These uniforms are with the white jacket, so I haven't seen the flannel jacket yet, but the white looks good.
     
  9. sodakjoe

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    I liked the Blue ones the moguls skiers were wearing, but it's not as if the athletes chose it. Blame Burton, the designing company. After the stuff is designed, I'm not sure how much choice the athletes really have.
     
  10. Clonefan94

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    I loved this,
    Um, you are an Olympic sport now, get over yourself, you are part of the establishment now, not against it. It doesn't get much more establishment than the IOC.:biglaugh:
     

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