Morzine-based snow school Mint Snowboarding have teamed up with local chalet hosts Skiology to give parents of potential mini-shredders a chance to stretch their shred legs whilst their kids get their very first laps in... For free!

As part of a package (details of which can be found here), both companies are attempting to help bring more young riders into the sport by offering three days of Mini-Shred coaching - normally valued at €270 - for nothing. It also doubles as a cheeky bit of childcare, as parents will be able to enjoy Avoriaz in its pre-Christmas lull whilst Mint's more-than-capable instructors take charge.

“Basically, we want to help make snowboarding accessible to your kids too. We are offering a pre-Christmas Mini Break Mini-Shred snowboard holiday to get them on the snow (and you get two hours to ride on your own each day!). The idea is to give your kids a fun opportunity to try snowboarding and a great price"

– Tammy, owner – MINT Snowboarding.

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