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Snowboarding always comes with the risk of injury, but the danger can be especially high for a certain type of thrill-seeker.

Not limiting the stage of their performance to snowy roads or mountains, jibbers experiment with everyday constructions such as handrails, fences and walls. Their adrenaline-fueled acrobatic feats have drawn plenty of fans over the years, with their activity particularly popular in the United States. However, media coverage tended to be relatively scarce, which is one of the reasons many jibbers began to film their own performances for self-reflection and future preservation. The Burton Rail Days competition therefore comes as one of the rare public contests to spotlight their sometimes jaw-dropping athletic agility.

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