Snowboarding 101: Getting down the mountain

24 Hour News 8's Brett Thomas learns how to snowboard at Pando Park near Rockford. (February 2014)

BELDING, Mich. (WOOD) – 24 Hour News 8 continues our “Daybreak Goes Olympic” series, as our staff is featuring various Winter Games sports.

Amanda Jarrett showcased luging, Koco McAboy figure skated, Marc Thompson went downhill skiing, and Emily Linnert how to get involved with hockey.

Watch the video above as Brett Thomas went to Pando Park near Rockford and got some tips from Jonny Sischo about snowboarding.

Then tune into “Daybreak” beginning at 4:30 a.m. Friday as Brett breaks down how much it costs you to snowboard — from rentals to buying a board. Plus, we will talk with staff from a company in Grandville that makes snowboards.

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