Originally Posted by ShredLife
in spots where it feels like you need to keep a flat base to keep speed stay as flat as you can - while still favoring one edge over the other. you can even kind of 'micro carve' and switch from flat/heel to flat/toes.. its when you get truly flat-based and standing up tall that you catch the worst edges.
Exactly, gotta micro carve as shred called it. You should basically NEVER be flat on the base of your board when snowboarding. Get flatbasing out of your head. On a long flat just rock from edge to edge doing really light carves. If you get too much speed just carve a little harder...