Riglets in the EU

If you’re not familiar with the ‘Riglet’ phenomenon, you should be.  Basically, it’s Burton’s take on grassroots introduction to snowboarding.  It seems groms who want to ski have all the advantages when learning;  ski schools, tiny gear, harnesses, etc, and Burton aims to even the playing field a bit.  

Burton has developed a system for teaching kids the basics of snowboarding involving a leash and a miniature terrain park.

Anyways, these things pop up all over the US at various resorts, but this week they open up their very first one online.  Check it out: