Stance Width - Page 2 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 06:30 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 18
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
As you already know, you'll have to experiment with your girlfriend.......'s stance. Though less stable, narrower will definitely make turns easier. Also, a bit of setback can help too. Remember, change one thing at a time and take a few runs. Write down where everything is now so you can keep track of changes. Who knows? The previous owner could have been a total kook.

Curious, are all of her turns hard to make? Or is she having trouble with one side? Technique can play a big part, too. Soooo many variables.
Silver King is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 07:13 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 38
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Like your gf my natural squatting stance is 17" but I ride with a width of 18". I started my binding width at 17" but it just felt too narrow in practice. 18" felt a little wide when standing still but perfect once I started moving.

For what it's worth my shoulders are also 15" wide. The guide you found is probably not relevant for women since men tend to have broader shoulders relative to their hips. I'm 5'3" with short legs, and if 17" is too narrow for me I'd be surprised if it worked for someone who was 5'8". But it doesn't cost anything to experiment, so just play around and see how you go.
Kayeby is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome