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post #21 of (permalink) Old 12-24-2012, 08:49 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by NorthCoastRider View Post
My kids learned at Shames; I'm sure you can too.

Some advice I got from an instructor when my kids were in lessons was that at the early stage of learning side slipping was ok as long as they were making is down the mountain and having fun. It probably applies to adults as well.

Don't be hating on Shames though, we are very lucky to still have that mountain open.
Side slipping sucks! So, yeah not having fun.

Not hating on Shames, just frustrated because I know what to do, I just can't go work on it. It's tough to focus on leaning downhill and putting weight on your lead leg and pivoting when you can't put weight or pivot on your sprained ankle!
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