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Old 01-01-2013, 06:43 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Today while I was hitting Unicorn I thought about Snowolf's comments and realized that I wasn't shifting my weight back on heelside turns. I started paying close attention on a few turns and realized that my technique was significantly different for heelside and toeside, even allowing for the obvious asymmetric issues. So I worked a couple of turns making a point of shifting the weight as I came across the fall line, et voila! I could feel the board lock in like I'd just snapped a binding shut. Damn it's scary how subtle some things can be and still make a big difference.

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