1. Ignore your fear
2. Conditions have to be right (snow, lighting, etc)
3. It has to be the right kind of run, long enough to get to and maintain the speed and your GPS to record it. Steep enough to book. Long, unobstructed line of site so you can see at a distance what is coming so you have time to micro adjust.
4. Minimal people on the same run
5. Ignore your fear
Yup, it's a bluebird day here and this is the very first time I've been able to do a single run without dodging skiers or other snowboarders I'm literally putting tracks on untouched groomers on these black diamonds out here!