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post #15 of (permalink) Old 02-14-2013, 01:19 PM
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stickz, if you like to set yourself goals, try going to a less steep slope but still a little steep and see if you can make turns within a 3m corridor. Focus on getting dynamic as Snowolf says. Notice how the lower you get in between turns, the more it will control your speed and the quicker you will then turn as you stand tall again in the fall line. Do this without trying to jerk the board around, notice how just this up and down leg movement will do most of the work for you. Once you can do it with with good rhythm, see how narrow a corridor you can stay within.

Once you can do that, when you take it to the steeps it's the same thing. Regardless if you have a wider space to play with, you'll be able to ride down the fall line while controlling your speed and holding an edge. The more dynamic you get, the more you set a firm edge and at an angle will be keeping the speed off. Then the quicker the turn will be through the fall line (without jerking the board) and the less speed you pick up.
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