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post #28 of (permalink) Old 04-16-2012, 03:18 PM
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Powder riding on steeps keeps being pain in my ass too. I’m not an experienced rider, may be 40 days in total. I have 158 hybrid camrock board and i weigh 138 lb only.

My problem is about turns on steep slopes taking so long time because shifting my center of gravity to the back limits my back leg’s ability in turns. Delay in my turns causes excessive speed and sometimes losing my control on steeps. I would be glad, if someone may explain how to make agressive turns on steep slopes while riding on powder.

I still try to figure out the role of front leg in turn initiation on powder. Should i use my front leg first to iniate to turn by using the torsional force like in groomed runs or keep steady while backfoot initiating turn by using edges like in kitesurfing or wakeboarding?

Is popping essential for quick turns? If yes, how should i do it to make aggresive and quick turns?

I would be glad, if you have a look into my riding style and feel free to make comment or advice about my technique(I’m the one in black snowsuit). I still have some serious doubts about my technique. Thank you for your help...

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