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