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post #10 of (permalink) Old 01-11-2013, 12:44 PM
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Originally Posted by poutanen View Post
Yeah some of the guys on another forum I'm on are trying to tell me I need to be riding with a forward stance otherwise I'll be a terrible carver! I'm heading out riding with them tomorrow and they're all going to be on alpine boards, so I'm hoping to show them that it is physically possible to carve well with a duck stance... or I may be humbled, we'll see...
I rode +24 / +9 for years and tried duck for the first time last season. After a 1-run relearning curve, I linked more perfectly carved turns in the next run than I had all season. It's a personal thing for sure, but I would wholeheartedly disagree with anyone saying you can't carve with a duck stance. It seems to fit my bow-leggedness just fine.
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