"Snowboarders get a helping hand with the snowboard pole."

"Snowboarders get a helping hand with the snowboard pole."

We love it when these things come across the RSS feed: “Anyone who snowboards will recognise the annoyance of finding themselves on a long, flat section and having to scoot/hop/walk. Meanwhile boarder-friendly skiers will be familiar with dragging their one-planked chums along the flat with a ski pole, which can get mighty tiring on the biceps.Well, frustrated boarders and aching skiers, your dreams may well be realised in a new invention, the Snowboard Pole.” Continued on metrosnow.uk.

The manufacturer recommends using it with a “punting motion” to push yourself along the flat. Would you?