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Old 12-29-2012, 04:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aloutris View Post
I started finding out that it's harder for me to initiate turns as I get to steeper parts of the slope. It might be in my head, but sometimes I can't start turning on a new edge for some reason.

Btw... usually when this happens it's steep enough that I'm doing skidded turns if that makes a difference.
Lean forward (it's hard psychologically I know) and immediately turn toeside. Pause if you need to, it's ok, Then lean forward, and immediately turn heelside. Wash, rinse repeat. Pretty soon you'll get over the fear. That's how I did it at first. What gave me the confidence was that by leaning forward I was in more control.
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