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post #9 of (permalink) Old 12-25-2012, 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Donutz View Post
First, what you're doing isn't "carving". What you're trying to do is link turns. "Carving" is when you're up on your edge during turns and leaving only a thin carved line on the snow. ......
This has been mentioned at least a few times in the forum and I think I understand what it is all about. I don't have any problems agreeing with that.

But do we have to examine the snow trails to see if a thin line was really left behind, before we define a ride as "carving" or just some linked turns? Or can we already tell by the body form and from the shear speed at which someone is allegedly "carving"?
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