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tips for newbie on controlling speed

So I bought a used board recently and been riding on it twice so far. I've got turns down on the bunny hill, but started on greens today and struggled controlling my speed. And then using my edges. A friend I was with said it might be cause I'm skinny (I'm 5'9" and 117 lbs) and can't get enough weight on the edges to turn when I'm going at a faster speed (which makes controlling my speed an issue. No clue if weight can be a factor in edge control and speed, so I was wondering if anyone has tips on just controlling speed in general, or if any particular binding setups help with edge control. Its the only thing tripping me up really right now. I'd love to be able to link my turns like I do on the bunny hill.
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