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post #8 of (permalink) Old 04-11-2014, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by neni View Post
Have you ever done an complete circle? It's an yet unachieved aim for me. Only get about 320 till I loose all uphill speed
Sort of: I come into the base area (relatively flat with no one in the way, of course) with a lot of speed and do a hard toeside, as I make it around and start going uphill, speed is scrubbed off rapidly and I could fall over due to loosing the Centrifugal force that allows me to lean way over without falling. At some point coming around I need to predict the "sweet spot" and swing the nose of the board out of the trench closer to the center of the circle and stand up at the same time (thus converting from a carve to just sliding on a flat base, with 99% of speed scrubbed off). If everything goes well, I have done almost 360 degrees by the time I come out on the flat base and am now going very slow.
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