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Forum: Slam Section   03-10-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,636
Posted By lernr
Glad you're OK! Once you have a conc you are...

Glad you're OK!

Once you have a conc you are more vulnerable... I'm sure that's not what you want to hear but it's a fact. Watch out / take it easy
Forum: Slam Section   02-18-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,118
Posted By lernr
^^^ Haha, I know what you mean. Many years...

^^^

Haha, I know what you mean. Many years ago I was wakeskating at OWC, hit a big kicker and on landing my back foot (same with ACL work now) slid out and planted in the water while my front foot...
Forum: Slam Section   02-18-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,118
Posted By lernr
Not really. With this graft the bone-to-bone...

Not really. With this graft the bone-to-bone connection at each end actually heals faster than soft tissue to bone, such as with hamstring graft. Goes to show you don't know as much as you think.
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Forum: Slam Section   02-16-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,118
Posted By lernr
Dude, it may seem terrible to miss a season but...

Dude, it may seem terrible to miss a season but you risk a lot, and I mean A LOT if your doc has a valid reason to make you wait. Maybe your doc is concerned as the operation and / or current...
Forum: Slam Section   02-09-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,512
Posted By lernr
+++ vibes your way!

+++ vibes your way!
Forum: Slam Section   02-09-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,118
Posted By lernr
Very similar situation: surgery Dec 27 and...

Very similar situation: surgery Dec 27 and aggressive PT. Currently stationary bike + elliptical + too many exercises (at home and at PT facility) to list. I am not allowed to run or ride a real bike...
Forum: Bindings   12-20-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,910
Posted By lernr
fwiw, thousands of people ride rocker boards...

fwiw, thousands of people ride rocker boards without canting.

Not saying you should too, as some people experience huge improvements in comfort with canting, just that it's not a requirement for...
Forum: Bindings   12-20-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By lernr
I'd go with the Burtons here but I'm sure both...

I'd go with the Burtons here but I'm sure both will be OK.

People hate Burton for being a big $$$ corp but they make some of the best bindings overall, and their buckles, ladders, and toe straps...
Forum: Slam Section   12-20-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By lernr
^ watch out. I am told that if it's torn, it...

^ watch out.

I am told that if it's torn, it doesn't heal itself. You can help through strengthening the muscles but check it out if you can, even if it happened long ago.

Best
Ivo
Forum: Back Country Travel   12-20-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By lernr
I also think you need a bigger board for bc

I also think you need a bigger board for bc
Forum: Slam Section   12-11-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By lernr
I've done it with a brace and a torn left ACL...

I've done it with a brace and a torn left ACL (back leg - goofy).

I have used the Asterisk and Donjoy ski braces. Depending on what you do - you can still do some additional damage, even with the...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-23-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,322
Posted By lernr
LOL - just to make clear, I'm not knocking people...

LOL - just to make clear, I'm not knocking people using "shred"
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-22-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,403
Posted By lernr
^ We're just speculating here. The only...

^ We're just speculating here.

The only survivor at Stevens last year was hit by the avalanche while waiting her friends, in the trees. Wasn't at the bottom, but definitely not at the crown...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-22-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,403
Posted By lernr
Thanks for linking Mike's write-up, Killz. ...

Thanks for linking Mike's write-up, Killz.

Just saw the airbag post - yes, I also never use all the belts on my ABS going up. Food for thought... But I do attach the handle, the velcro holster...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-22-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,322
Posted By lernr
Actually the crazy kids who ski now also seem to...

Actually the crazy kids who ski now also seem to use "ride" - I guess because their dads and grandpas "ski"

I personally avoid "shred", "tear this sh!t up", and similar expressions. Even if you...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-22-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,403
Posted By lernr
Deepest sympathy to all family and friends!

Deepest sympathy to all family and friends!
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-20-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By lernr
Thanks for chiming in! I love these tips,...

Thanks for chiming in!

I love these tips, too bad she isn't riding with me tomorrow, National Junior Honor Society event :(
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-20-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By lernr
This is great - thank you very much, Snowolf!!

This is great - thank you very much, Snowolf!!
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-19-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By lernr
Thank you all. She's 15, her 3rd year...

Thank you all.

She's 15, her 3rd year riding, but she doesn't come up with me as often as I'd like. This was easy terrain for her, we usually ride more demanding stuff. It was the first run for...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-18-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By lernr
Tips for this girl

My older daughter riding (https://vimeo.com/64355032)her Smokin Vixen on the blues at Whistler last week. (also younger one and wife in the vid but they didn't ask for tips :))

She's looking to...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   04-18-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By lernr
I hate mesh too! Plus I like pants with full side...

I hate mesh too! Plus I like pants with full side zips.

Only pants and jacket with mesh that I have are some overpriced underdeliver Analog that I got years ago before I knew any better. Pants are...
Forum: Boots   04-17-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By lernr
I'd get the slx for what you want. The Ion is...

I'd get the slx for what you want. The Ion is stiffer, not as much of an AM freestyle boot, more of a freeride boot.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-17-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,380
Posted By lernr
What's wrong staying with K2? You can just change...

What's wrong staying with K2? You can just change the cable too.

My older daughter has the Ride double boa and loves them.

I tried the 32 Focus boa last year and then chose the Vans but in...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-17-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,380
Posted By lernr
Yes, soft leather boots for splitting - on the...

Yes, soft leather boots for splitting - on the down, and also up, if conditions allow.

A stiff boot will offer better stability on steeper side hill traverses. The Vans I gifted had 2 plastic...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-17-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,380
Posted By lernr
LOL - OK, I sure may want to try a number of...

LOL - OK, I sure may want to try a number of things, here's a list:


new Spark - Deeluxe boots in case I need crampons
new Spark bindings that I can switch easily to my solid boards
heck -...
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