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I am not a pro boarder. In fact I am a very late fan of the sport. This is more a diary than anything else, although comments and suggestions are appreciated. I'm going to try to keep track of how I do (and what I do) from season to season; what works and what fails; and how I improve over time.
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Even better park day

Posted 02-13-2014 at 05:57 PM by Donutz
Updated 02-15-2014 at 01:09 PM by Donutz

There's been some new snow over the last 24 hours, so things were a little softer today. Also less wet, which is even better. I did one run down Mystery but the fog was so thick I simply couldn't see where I was going. So other than a couple of runs down Chucks, I spent the entire day in Mushroom. I decided to alternate my runs, so I was doing a jump run, a rail run, and a switch-practice run, then repeat. Kept it more interesting, and allowed me to spread out the wear and tear on different muscles.

I was having a little trouble with the jumps first thing in the morning. I think maybe whoever rebuilt them overnight made them a little too kicky for my liking. Once they mellowed out a bit, things went much better. And I came thiiiiiiiiiiis close to a legitimate grab today. I actually felt my fingers brush the edge of the board. Just couldn't complete. But I'm tucking much better now.

On the rail run, I was hitting the top box, then the rail, then the dance floor. Today I decided to hit the rail with more speed and what a difference! I completed virtually every attempt. I also made sure that my shots at the dance floor didn't cross the middle at an angle, so I didn't have an issue with the uneven seam.

For the switch runs, I was a little tentative at first, but by midmorning I was actually carving switch. And embarrassingly enough, my carving lines are finer riding switch than they are riding regular. Dafuq?

Lastly, I threw a 180 on the jump. It was successful, but I didn't feel confident on the ride-out. Probably would have been better later in the morning after I'd done all that switch practice. Oh well. There's always tomorrow.
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