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post #11 of 50 (permalink) Old 03-04-2014, 08:21 PM
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that looks sick! im already envisioning all the possibilities for tricks in my head, its gonna be awesome!

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yea i'm old.

It will be cool for sure. Hopefully it sets a trend. It would be so sick to have 8-12 foot double pipes in some locales instead of "you want to ride pipe? ok we have 22 footers".

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Imagine a 15 foot air to taco on that spine.
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Reminds me of the sweet ramp from Skate or Die 2, one of my favorite videos games growing up. I played that game for hours, but only the halfpipe mode. I can still hear the music in my head just seeing this pic.


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caught myself dreamin about this when i woke in the middle of the night, possibilities are endless. no reason crossing the spine would have to slow you down, just like any pipe air you could be clearing 20ft of pipe downhill as you cross the spine (i don't mean me literally, lol) but i bet we may see huge straight airs over the spine. weird to think about how if you take off frontside you land in the other pipe backside and vice versa. jealous you aspenites who are gonna get to try this thing if you want, damyou
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The more I look at it I started noticing the spine has two places where a section of the top of the spine is cut lower making the wall less vertical, maybe these are intended transfer points as it would be much easier to do there than on the more vertical full sized parts of the pipe?
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would be good if they put some of the big high rails on the spine too, like were in the Peace Pipe, a rail/transfer would be cool
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The steepest angle on the spine walls will not be 90 deg, so it will act more like a regular jump or a table top. Pretty cool, only problem I see is it's VERY wide, so if you're going the full width you'll only like touch each side twice.

Should be fun to watch.

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It's about time snowboarding got it's head out of its ass and started getting creative with features more like skateboarding. There are infinite possibilities out there and all we do is hit straight jumps and boring halfpipes. I think this is rad.

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I don't get it. How are riders going to transfer between the two pipes mid-session?

This just seems like RED BULL EPIC EXXXTREME RAWR!!!! bullshit to me.
easy, just throw a strong creative rider into it and he will show you. It's no more baffling then airing out and coming back in, you just air out differently.


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just like a skateboard spine, you can transfer anywhere, it doesn't go to full vert so anywhere will do....sick, i will def be watching...if they get some practice time in it that could be one of the coolest contest ever
Exactly. Go watch some vert and bowl skating and watch how they transfer all over the place, it's completely doable.
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it's built, holyfuk that looks fun



i think they are onto something with this idea, may very well be witnessing The Future here
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