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Powder-surfing pioneers seek freedom in new sport

Jeremy Jensen says the new sport of powder-surfing combines the feeling of snowboarding with the freedom and tricks of skateboarding.
Those who enjoy it claim it is as close as they can get to surfing without the waves 2:20

Jeremy Jensen says the new sport of powder-surfing combines the feeling of snowboarding with the freedom and tricks of skateboarding.

The boards, which don't have bindings, allow riders to spin and flip the board under their feet like a skateboard, but as the CBC's Bob Nixon learns, they are not easy to control.