Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - View Single Post - Getting into tricks
View Single Post
Old 03-20-2014, 03:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
speedjason
Veteran Member
 
speedjason's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 551
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by drstone View Post
Ive spent most of this season so far trying to get some skills back after an injury. I pretty well have the hang of it again ( i was never amazing). I can ride pretty smoothly again, i can handle speed and steeps, even had a coach I got friendly with say my technique was pretty decent....she hasnt seen me ride switch though haha

I told her i want to get better than I was before and she told me to just start hitting some small jumps on the trail first and move into 180s and 360s.

This sounds kinda screwy cause shouldnt I get decent at riding switch first?

I can ride switch on my toeside all day, but everytime i try to go heelside i end up on my ass, and I have an amazing bruise to show for it .

advice?
well getting better riding on switch is a must if you gonna be riding switch and turning. I dont think you need to be riding much switch if you just doing 180's and 360s apart from switch landing.
speedjason is offline   Reply With Quote