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Forum: Boards   01-16-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By cootcraig
Request info on Nitro VX NS-147 SPX

I'm too frugal to buy new boards. I've found a board in a thrift store marked.

VX
Nitro NS-147 SPX

Can you tell me anything about this board?
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-12-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By cootcraig
I found Snowolf's video. I have seen him comment...

I found Snowolf's video. I have seen him comment it's time to do another one.

Intermediate Snowboard Lesson: Introduction to Moguls - YouTube...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-12-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By cootcraig
Ha, I'm not in the videos, just looking for...

Ha, I'm not in the videos, just looking for inspiration. As a new snowboarder I don't want to accept a "Don't go near the bumps" mind set.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-12-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By cootcraig
Looking for boarding moguls video

Here is what I've found. My goal is building skills to enjoy myself boarding the bumps.

Snowboarding Moguls, Amanda at Copper Co. - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0YLznwsBQI)
...
Forum: Boards   03-12-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By cootcraig
Soft park board for moguls?

I'm starting another thread to get help with finding a used board after this riding season. This is inspired by a post by coach Snowolf:
...
Forum: Boards   03-05-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By cootcraig
Can anyone tell about this K2 HC161? I guess it...

Can anyone tell about this K2 HC161? I guess it would be a traditional camber, but what would be the stiffness rating? How different is this from a newer camber with rocker tips style?

I still a...
Forum: Boards   03-05-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By cootcraig
The only sticker is for "The Edge" ski/board shop...

The only sticker is for "The Edge" ski/board shop in Pueblo, it had been one of their rentals.
Forum: Boards   03-05-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By cootcraig
LOL. Yes that's the one. It had been gathering...

LOL. Yes that's the one. It had been gathering dust at my local alpine shop until I showed up. It's gotten me out on the slopes and enjoying myself.
Forum: Boards   03-05-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By cootcraig
Advice on 2nd board, used or less expensive possibly.

I will be looking for a second board for next season.

Some background on me:
60 years old. 165 pounds. Size 8.5 to 9 boot.
First year snowboarding, been out 6 times this season so far.
Will...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-03-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,158
Posted By cootcraig
Agreed. works for me. For my record, I'm...

Agreed. works for me.

For my record, I'm collecting coaching tips from Snowolf, I was quoting him and expecting his response. I am finding Snowolf's cue descriptions to be helpful.

The...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-02-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,158
Posted By cootcraig
"lagging behind" - That is helpful, particularly...

"lagging behind" - That is helpful, particularly as I'm working on timing, speeding up and
building the muscle memory. I'm also working on pressure transfer to leading
foot and then back foot.

...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-01-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,158
Posted By cootcraig
I've been working on twist in 2 situations. ...

I've been working on twist in 2 situations.

1) Initiating edge change. My cues have been twisting the leading foot to the new edge, with the trailing foot opposing the twist and then following to...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-28-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,158
Posted By cootcraig
I have found technique cues from both McNab and...

I have found technique cues from both McNab and Snowolf to be helpful already. Every time out, I have some techniques in mind to try - they might click or they might not. I also take runs just...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-28-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,158
Posted By cootcraig
Torsional twist and short radius turns

I've got 5 days snowboarding so far and feel like I'm gaining skill quickly. I'm 60 years old, but think that growing up skiing and skating is helping with progression. I've had one beginner...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-20-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,862
Posted By cootcraig
A year ago at age 59, my poor unexpecting wife...

A year ago at age 59, my poor unexpecting wife goaded me into skiing with our son and his wife. Growing up in Minnesota, I was skiing alpine and cross country, playing hockey and ice skating. Wife...
Forum: Bindings   02-19-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By cootcraig
And I've made an online order of a Flow Nx2-AT

And I've made an online order of a Flow Nx2-AT
Forum: Bindings   02-18-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By cootcraig
Thanks for the feedback so far, I will be...

Thanks for the feedback so far, I will be considering the Flow NX2-AT.
Forum: Bindings   02-18-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By cootcraig
Good information, I was thinking a stiff back...

Good information, I was thinking a stiff back would match my riding preferences.
Forum: Bindings   02-18-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By cootcraig
Can you tell me the advantages of each type of...

Can you tell me the advantages of each type of toe strap? Either will work is already a fine answer, but I'm still curious.
Forum: Bindings   02-18-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By cootcraig
I'm 60 years old and have some hip mobility...

I'm 60 years old and have some hip mobility issues. With practice my ability to strap in has improved, but the K2 Cinch or Flow N.A.S.T.Y. are a great advantage to me.
Forum: Bindings   02-17-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,095
Posted By cootcraig
Help selecting 2013 Flow Nx2 binding

I am an all mountain cruiser and carver. I have gotten started with a used setup and would like to do a binding upgrade, the 2013 Flow Nx2's are my first choice. For sure I want a rear entry and...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-15-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By cootcraig
Analog of kayak play boat for playing in moguls?

I did some river kayaking in the late 60's with a slalom and downriver kayak of the time, decades later I see people rolling around on rivers in stubby little kayak play boats having a grand old...
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