So what happened with the contest?
Here's what happened Lake Louise Events & Activities
At least I didn't score 0, and there were other guys in the ski category that scored lower than me so I must have done SOMETHING right?!? lol
Aww man! I missed this!?
Now I cant wait for next season!
Have you done one of these before? It was a VERY humbling experience to say the least. The light was flat, windy as fuck standing at the top. Heart felt like it was going to beat out of my chest standing there waiting for the "3...2...1... dropping"
I felt like my run was better than my score, but I think the judges know what they're looking for more than me. I completed 4 airs and bailed on one of them. Did good turns in between the jumps, and took what I thought was a good line down the slope. Unfortunately whatever I did didn't translate into a good score.
Some boarders outright stopped in the middle of their runs to line up a jump, and they scored significantly higher than me (despite the fact we were told stopping will kill your score).
So as an event it was fun, if a little poorly run (can't stand waiting 45 mins for an 8:00 am meeting to start). On the other hand I could have spent the day riding the rest of louises gnarly terrain with my buddy from work. At this point I'm not sure if I'll enter again next year. At least now we know it's only ONE RUN, and I know which slope is the day one slope, so I can get a chance to practise.
If I compete again next year my goal is to make the cut. The best riders were pulling 20 foot airs with the occasional 360 thrown in. So I've got work to do before making it higher up the ladder. All I want is sponsorship from Virus or Kessler so I can get some free boards!!! lol