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post #6 of (permalink) Old 02-29-2012, 02:47 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Cr0_Reps_Smit View Post
it could also be in your shoulder alignment. if you ride with your shoulders "open", or so that your whole upper body is facing down hill, as opposed to keeping them "closed" then it'll be really hard to keep your weight centered.

you want to try and focus on keeping your shoulders, hips, and ankles stacked over each other with your knees bent while also keeping your shoulders aligned with your board.

here's a picture of a proper stance

I don't think its my shoulder alignment. I don't have any pictures or video to take a real in depth look but I feel like my stance is pretty good in that department. I had an "ah hah" moment with that earlier in the season when I started getting dynamic and now I keep my shoulders and hips pretty well stacked over my board.

The problem I think is having too much weight on my back leg, and I end up "ruddering" my turns with that back leg instead of initiating with my front foot.
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