The alert in the early hours of Thursday followed a report of a snow-boarding
student being threatened by a man with a knife who had demanded money in Brighton Grove, Arthur's Hill, Newcastle.
The popularity of sports like mountain biking and snow-boarding
has skyrocketed in recent years, thanks in large part to "edgy" ad campaigns and television, programming like ESPN's X-Games.
The award-winning Derby Hotel is close to the slopes; Beautiful Aprica caters for ski-ing and snow-boarding
for the whole family
NEARLY 50 youngsters from a Nuneaton school have flown to America for a skiing and snow-boarding
trip they'll never forget.
It specialises in surfing, snow-boarding
and kite boarding gear.
In the meantime, I've tried snow-boarding
- much more chi-chi than skiing.
Magazine founder Liam Lynch said: "We've built an umbrella network for a fragmented market so people who are interested in surfing, snow-boarding
, kite-surfing or whatever have somewhere they can go to get what's happening in Ireland.
Mrs Croman said Wong had been a student until Christmas but was about to leave for France to become a snow-boarding
One gentleman did a 12-week snow-boarding
course and is now teaching it in the Sierra Nevada mountains.