Rider Guider is a patented (United States Patent #7137925) device
used in the instruction of snowboarding. It is the newest, most
efficient way to teach children the sport of snowboarding. The
Rider Guider is also assisting adaptive instructors teach children
with disabilities how to snowboard.
The Rider Guider easily connects to any snowboard allowing the
instructor or parent to ski behind the snowboarder controlling
the speed, direction and angle of the board. This allows the snowboarder
to learn the balance of snowboarding thus greatly reducing the
learning curve and bruises normally associated with learning the
2002 Olympic halfpipe gold medalist Ross Powers, co-owner of
had this to say about the RiderGuider, "I've used your product
with my daughter and I think it's a good way for kids to get the
feeling of riding." Besides Ross, there are a number of snowboard
programs now benefiting from using the Rider Guider.
Easy to install:
Simply remove the rear binding and attach the base plate to the
snowboard. Replace the rear binding over the base plate using
the extension screws provided. The handle connects to the universal
joint, which is permanently mounted to the base plate. The handle
is easily removed for riding the chair lift.