Snowboarding is a thrilling sport that involves some coordination, determination and a desire to have fun. You`re not alone if you`re nervous about hitting the slopes out for the first time. With the right snow gear, a lesson and a positive attitude, you`ll be linking in no time. Thousands of newbies learn how to stand sideways every year, and it`s proof that the growing sport can be picked up by almost anyone. You will fall at the beginning, but don`t worry - the snow is soft and you won`t fall going at high speeds when you first start out. The great news is that once you fall, you can get right back up and try again! Snowboarding is worth the efforts, though. Learning is a part of the fun and you`ll feel like a rockstar when you make it down the hill without falling for the first time.