Jacques Marchand invented monoskiing in 1961, just before snowboarding. This sport became very popular in the 70s and 80s. It was then replaced by snowboarding, which was more successful later on.
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Much more at ease in the bumps than its cousin the snowboard with which it will also compete of voluptuousness in the soft or "technical" snow (off-piste).
Thanks to a position "facing the road" as in skiing, the skier will benefit from good learning transfers for an effective and very fast initiation.