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06-23-2010 01:13 AM
anti-bling at he ripe age of 34, finally grabbed a fs 5, indy grabbed a bs 5 (could only do them tailfish before), melon backflip to fakie on a wall, and sw fs bs to fakie on down boxes.
Oh, and finally tried noboarding in trees.
06-23-2010 12:20 AM
Snowfox Always use a condom...
06-22-2010 10:52 PM
hockeyjock I learned that a 30 day season takes a ton of dedication, considering my 2 hour drive.
I learned to do boxes with ease, and to go fast but not to fast over them, had one experience where I landed about 10 feet to far and got the wind knocked out of me.
when you fall on rails it hurts like hell.
I learned to ride switch, and land a switch 180.
and a bunch of stuff in the park. I still cant so switch 180 rotating to the left.
hope to learn to do a 360, and maybe at backflip, thats what woodward is for.
06-21-2010 09:24 PM
SilverK20A3 I learned to always make sure the heel cups are tightly screwed in on my Ride bindings. Ruined maybe a quarter of my season not realizing what the problem was. Just assumed I was riding worse cuz my skills were deteriorating for some reason...
06-19-2010 12:37 AM
linvillegorge
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I learned that it's important not to land on your tailbone twice in a row.

Subsequently I learned the importance of butt pads.
No shit. My tailbone is still pretty tender from a hit I took over two months ago - and that was with pads.

I'm very happy with the progress I made this year. I'm very comfortable everywhere on the mountain now. Finally made my way into the park and I can do simple boxes and hit any jump in there outside of the stupidly huge ones. I want to continue to progress in that area next season and work on more complex boxes, start tinkering with rails, and work on more tricks off of jumps. My main goals for next season are getting BS and FS 360s on lock. I wouldn't mind to start working on inverted aerials as well.
06-19-2010 12:06 AM
PaulyMolitor I learned there are no craigslist hookers in summit county, if you want action you gotta go to denver... or a trailer park in leadville
06-17-2010 12:21 PM
NyInfamous'Girl I learned that when you take a hard fall, get right back up as quick as you can and keep going. To sit there in the cold and let the pain just settle in saying ooooo owwww waaaaa.......

So from now on....get up and keep going ASAP.


Just one of the many things I learned this season...
06-10-2010 06:29 AM
Leo I wish we got powder in Michigan :'(
06-09-2010 02:57 PM
HoboMaster
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Double black chutes on a powder day at kicking horse are as close to heaven as one can get on earth!
Man tells the Truth^
06-09-2010 02:42 PM
roremc I learned that -
I'm still shit scared of the park.
I can finally do a nice 180.
that free riding is def my thing.
Cliff drops are the only thing that scare me (outside the park)
Helmets will protect you from trees.
Double black chutes on a powder day at kicking horse are as close to heaven as one can get on earth!
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