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post #33 of (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by lonerider View Post
Replace "twin" with "actually knowing how to ride switch properly." I agree with walove and hktrdr... unless it has a ton of taper or a flat/swallowtail... you can ride pretty much anything switch. I too learned my 540s on a directional board with setback. This guy is riding switch a 177 cm board, with ridiculuous forward angles (like +60, +55).

I would never recommend this... but people get too hung up on true twin for riding switch (btw, I believe that video was also taken during that guy's second or third season of snowboarding. I don't know about you, but I was a little jealous). I do 180s and ride switch on my powder board, which has 2 inches of setback, and a 20 mm taper in the tail ... it's not ideal, but I can do it. People... if you are having trouble riding switch... it's not the board... it's because you are bad at riding switch.
totally agree...i cant ride switch to save my life! it aint the board!
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