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Old 04-10-2012, 07:40 AM   #10 (permalink)
dreampow
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Thanks a lot guys.

Firstly on stance I am 6ft tall and I was at 22.5" in most of these shots and the board is posi camber.
Its not in the vid, but I am now riding a 157 proto CT as my main board and I stand at 23". I have another board plus 40cm days.
I like the 23" stance better it feels lower and more controlled.

What are your stance widths?

Do you recommend I go wider still?

My arms are definitely quieter than at the start of this season thanks to your advice before and I will keep working on getting them quieter.

I love to turn and send up big clouds of powder, will work on making a few less and more smooth turns.

I could definitely take a lot more speed into those jumps and even purposefully shed some speed because there are some large trees not too far from the landing area. If you went very big and lost control on the landing it could be lights out.
Still I can definitely safely take it up a notch or two and I have gone quite a bit bigger on that main one, but its not on film.

Will try to keep a little more leg flex in the air.

I now have in total over a 4 year period about 80 days on the snow and I am pretty happy with the level I am riding at in that space of time.

Next season I am going to go for 50 days as I realize more time on the snow is the key to improving. I am going to get some lessons too just need to find the right person to teach me.

Powder season is over here, but watching this vid reminds me of the powder hit.
Nothing quite like the Japanese white room its so light and fluffy and as you can see its easy to send up clouds way above my head height.

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