Really interesting article posted on a great website all about snowboarding called "Afterbang Snowboarding" discussing how hypnosis, visualisation and mental rehearsal might be able to help snowboarders (both professional and amateur).
Synopsis: "Hypnosis. Hypnotism. Surely these things have nothing to do with snowboarding? For 99% of snowboarders that’s probably true, maybe even 99.9%. But is that because it’s irrelevant to the majority, or because people just haven’t considered it?"
Click here to read the article: http://www.afterbang.co.uk/blog/2011/12/02/does-hypnosis-have-a-place-in-your-snowboarding/