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|03-09-2012 11:06 PM|
He does look little stiff and could use little more flex on his legs, but is it because he is riding on very flat run?
On the video it was hard to tell what kind of run it was. The terrain looks very flat and some part of it looks like transition run. I don't ride transitions runs with flex on my knees (some but barely any). Is this you pushing yourself or are you leisurely riding? You should post something where you are pushing yourself (your weakness would be more noticeable)
|03-05-2012 12:00 PM|
|bronzzhorse||Thanks SOOOO much for all the feedback.. It looks like th weather is breaking, so we're planning a trip for tomorrow to Sugar Mt. Ill keep all this in mind, and work on it tomorrow!... if i get a chance, towards the end of the day, after I've had some time to work on these points, I'll try to catch a video and get it up and see if I have made any improvements....Check Ya'll then!! Thanks again guys!!|
|03-05-2012 08:59 AM|
|03-05-2012 08:24 AM|
|03-05-2012 07:51 AM|
|Giannis||CASI Level 2 Standards 2010 - YouTube , where it seems to me that the opposite happens. It looks like their knees are bent while they are on edge and they rise in order to change edge and then bend again to finish the turn and get on the new edge. Is something difference happening which i cant see or this is different type of riding which isnt dynamic? Thanks for your help.|
|03-04-2012 08:32 PM|
|SnowMotion||I agree with SnoWolfs analysis. You need to get a little lower at the knees and get over your edge more as you turn. This will couse it to really dig in. A good drill to use to feel what we are talking about is called j-turn washouts. Start by going straight and picking up a little momentum then without using any body rotation lean over your edge until your board turns for you. Keep leaning slowly until you either head back up hill or you slip out and fall lightly uphill. You will instantly feel a difference in your old turning method and this (which is carving).|
|03-04-2012 08:13 PM|
|t21||i think your buddy seems to ride a bit sketchy too i guess not much to add from snowolf's advice but i'm self taught myself and his(snowolf's vids and advice) helped me a ton.also having a snowboard instructor as my neighbor is not bad either. The CASI level 1 to 4 video,and Snowprofessor.com is good too|
|03-03-2012 12:56 PM|
Snowolf, Thanks so much for the feedback!!... Ill work on all those issues next time out!!!
I found a more recent vid, Here, in which i had much more riding under me, and its a better view (again, I'm in the orange pants).... this might help? Check it out if ya want, and again, any help and feedback MUCH appreciated!!
|03-02-2012 04:47 PM|
|bronzzhorse||No harm, no foul!!... I have thick enough skin, but I am also a very "literal" personality... That seems to get me in to trouble on a forum setting...sorry if I came across as an overly sensitive bitch...lol but thanks for the feedback, and Ill work on all those points (if i can get another trip in this year, which at this point isn't looking too likely :-( )|
|03-02-2012 04:33 PM|
Originally Posted by bronzzhorse View Post
Either way good luck and keep that back arm under control.
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