Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - View Single Post - Heelside carving problem!?!
View Single Post
Old 12-27-2012, 10:04 AM   #13 (permalink)
poutanen
Reformed Creep-o-saurus
 
poutanen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Calgary, AB
Posts: 5,316
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ig88 View Post
I have always wanted to know, do alpine borders (hard boot) ever complain about heelside chatters?
YES, big time... So it's not just my angles. Although that could contribute but I'm going to take Snowolfs advice and leave the angles alone for now.

There are multiple threads on a hardbooter forum and the general advice seems to be to focus on getting your weight over the tip on corner entry as much as possible.

What worked for me yesterday was being mindful of my weight, and exaggerating bending my knees even more than I usually do. If I really want to rail a heelside corner I'm entering on the nose, then bending the shit out of my knees and pressing through the turn.

Was putting so much energy into the board I saw my tracks and there was a couple feet between each carve where I wasn't touching the snow at all...
poutanen is offline   Reply With Quote