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02-20-2012 05:40 AM
nickwarrenn You know what I just realized while watching videos/learning? I've been pumping backwards. sucking up on the up on a roller, and pushing down the back.
02-18-2012 05:49 PM
Sudden_Death
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't base structuring creating grooves in the ptex?
You can do it that way, but if you only want it for a bit you can do it to the wax.
02-18-2012 03:15 PM
nickwarrenn
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Yes, if it is wet you want less surface area of the board one the snow. Also look into structuring your base after you wax. This basically creates channels for the water and breaks its surface tension.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't base structuring creating grooves in the ptex?
02-17-2012 10:54 PM
Sudden_Death
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Alright, so if it is wet you want to make a clean carve around the gates?
Yes, if it is wet you want less surface area of the board one the snow. Also look into structuring your base after you wax. This basically creates channels for the water and breaks its surface tension.
02-17-2012 09:33 PM
nickwarrenn
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Just timed...then just study your lines, it kind of like the banked slalom?

wet=slushy suckage if riding flat
Alright, so if it is wet you want to make a clean carve around the gates?
02-17-2012 10:08 AM
wrathfuldeity
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Should of mentioned that it is timed, rather than head on, there were some bad injuries in previous years and it was either solo or yank it all.

What do you mean by "wet"?

Just timed...then just study your lines, it kind of like the banked slalom?

wet=slushy suckage if riding flat
02-16-2012 09:02 PM
Qball the thing about method grabs was a joke. Jacobellis anyone?
02-16-2012 09:00 PM
nickwarrenn
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Throw elbows, lots of elbows.
Should of mentioned that it is timed, rather than head on, there were some bad injuries in previous years and it was either solo or yank it all.

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Also, your a scrawny dude. Throw some food down your pie hole.
More weight equals more speed and quicker acceleration.
Got it, I'll look into getting fat/muscles.

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I know nothing about b-cross but from watching races...its first out of the gate so you can pick the best/most flowing line, especially into and out of the berms and hold on. As for flat based, at the banked slalom the common knowledge is flat on the banks is faster...assuming it is not wet.
What do you mean by "wet"?

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Oh and don't attempt methods on the last kicker
Will remember that.
02-16-2012 04:21 PM
Qball Oh and don't attempt methods on the last kicker
02-16-2012 10:59 AM
wrathfuldeity I know nothing about b-cross but from watching races...its first out of the gate so you can pick the best/most flowing line, especially into and out of the berms and hold on. As for flat based, at the banked slalom the common knowledge is flat on the banks is faster...assuming it is not wet.
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