If you skipped to this section first, you’re also probably
halfway to the nearest sleddin’ hill by now.
However, ours is a serious sled and should not be used
without serious forethought.
So take a deep breath. Now, go back and read the
you skipped past.
The Captain Avalanche sled is a one-person,
head-first sled only.
If you like to ride sitting up or going double-decker, go
By lying flat on your stomach, head-first down the hill,
your center of gravity lowers, and your thrill factor soars.
To steer left, pull on the left hand grip while pushing
on the right.
To steer right, pull on the right hand grip while pushing on
the left. (Just like steering a bicycle.)
To slow down or stop, steer uphill or use your
you go over a jump, anticipate it and pull the sled close to
your body with both arms, then cushion your landing with
your arms flexed. (Think of jumping off a curb
with a bike.)
When taking sharp turns, lean into them, pressing into the
side wall of the bodyboard. You can control the direction of
the sled just by shifting your weight and channeling
Always give sledders in front of you the right of way.
Never use your sled to crash into anything or anyone.
And above all, never use your head to stop the sled.
Now, what are you doing still reading this when there are
to be sliced?!