On April 6, 2021, Slush The Magazine broke the seal on our experiential event efforts by commencing the first ever Show Of Hands presented by Dakine at Bear Mountain Resort. The Show Of Hands is an amalgamation of snowboarding, inverts and poker. The rules and deck values of poker provide the basis for which various handplants of escalating difficulty are assigned to each card, and the competitors session in hopes of executing the corresponding inverts that will amount to the highest five-card poker hand. For example: a basic andrecht is a 2 of hearts and the layback is a 2 of clubs. Landing each of these tricks will give the rider a “pair,” and they are on their way.
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Video: Ted Borland, Ryan Finder, Andy Lowe
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