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post #10 of (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 01:03 AM
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Originally Posted by poutanen View Post
You should basically NEVER be flat on the base of your board when snowboarding. Get flatbasing out of your head. ..
I agree that as a beginner you should forget about flat basing as you will catch a nasty edge.
However as you get better flat basing can actually be used to gain speed for flat run outs. I do it all the time, I can get a lot more speed by not putting an edge into the snow.
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