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Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By Foggygoggles
that's it exactly, it will teach you the very...

that's it exactly, it will teach you the very basics, since you will have to do it very quickly on that slope.
As Wrathfuldeity said, there really isn't enough time for a full flex of the board, but...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-30-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,825
Posted By Foggygoggles
Definitely far better in the second two vids,...

Definitely far better in the second two vids, plus you can see that you are trying to keep the trailing arm under control - far far better style, well done! Especially in that nightmare situation...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-30-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,825
Posted By Foggygoggles
Getting coached on the basics is vital to...

Getting coached on the basics is vital to progressing your own snowboarding, so you have ultimately have more fun and are in more control of what's going on when you board.
Small carves don't need...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-30-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,825
Posted By Foggygoggles
never truer words spoken!!!!

never truer words spoken!!!!
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-30-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,825
Posted By Foggygoggles
To be honest, it looks like he is attempting...

To be honest, it looks like he is attempting cross under turns that he would have seen others do or on videos, which for the narrowness of that terrain is in fact the right turn to use. An instructor...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-30-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,825
Posted By Foggygoggles
leaving the terrain hindrance aside, you are...

leaving the terrain hindrance aside, you are using your trailing arm to swing the board over and back, giving a fake cross under turn effect without engaging the edges of your snowboard. You need to...
Forum: Boards   12-30-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By Foggygoggles
Hey Wiredsport, thanks for the info there,...

Hey Wiredsport, thanks for the info there, fantastic! I would just like to add, if I may, that I personally have found that stance width changes the flex of any boards that I've ridden also, with a...
Forum: Boots   12-30-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By Foggygoggles
I found them to be 100% true to size, no pack out...

I found them to be 100% true to size, no pack out whatsoever, which was bad for me because I had sized down a full size like I used to always do. I haven't tried any northwave unfortunately - Burton...
Forum: Boots   12-29-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By Foggygoggles
From the type of riding that you have mentioned,...

From the type of riding that you have mentioned, the Ions would be perfect. All boots mush out after a bit - and riding the Ions will challenge you to get your jib technique down better. If you...
Forum: Boards   12-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,523
Posted By Foggygoggles
Thank you Nivek - I've been wondering for months...

Thank you Nivek - I've been wondering for months what the difference between the landlord and flight attendant actually is, seems Burton go out of their way to tell you as little as possible that...
Forum: Bindings   12-05-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Foggygoggles
But that's my point, if they were to be up front...

But that's my point, if they were to be up front with their customers, they might say that, again only from what I've just experienced vs 2 seasons on the channel with re:flex, that if you want to...
Forum: Bindings   12-05-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Foggygoggles
Shouldn't they then also have non channel boards?...

Shouldn't they then also have non channel boards?
No way I'm buying a binding that can only go on the boards from one company
Forum: Bindings   12-05-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Foggygoggles
Re:flex better off the channel?

Got genesis re:flex a few years back at the same time as a custom x, but had never used the 4x4 disc until yesterday. I was trying to factor in the board flex difference etc..but what I've found on...
Forum: Boards   11-28-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By Foggygoggles
Just saw on the Amplid fb page that they have a...

Just saw on the Amplid fb page that they have a thanksgiving sale on at the moment. very tempted by that B10/30!!!
Forum: Boards   11-27-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By Foggygoggles
I also live in Italy and owned an Attack Banana...

I also live in Italy and owned an Attack Banana 156 a couple of years ago. I found it to be a horrible board - rode it for a week and sold it for 200 euro. It has no pop, can't hold a carve and...
Forum: Boots   11-20-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,156
Posted By Foggygoggles
Hey RiderUK, just on your point about a boot...

Hey RiderUK, just on your point about a boot squashing down when buttering...disclaimer first...I don't know you or how you ride so no offense intended, but personally, when I'm buttering and my...
Forum: Boots   11-20-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,069
Posted By Foggygoggles
I only hit jumps, no rails (always afraid of...

I only hit jumps, no rails (always afraid of ending my season early) and in the Ions I've had absolutely no issues whatsoever.
The Ions have incredible ankle flexion and the canted footbed gets you...
Forum: Boots   11-18-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,069
Posted By Foggygoggles
Ya, I know the rating from Burton says that but...

Ya, I know the rating from Burton says that but for some reason the Ions feel like they have a greater range of movement for me than the Imperials. As I said, the shop assistant spent 10 mins on the...
Forum: Boots   11-17-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,069
Posted By Foggygoggles
I tried the Imperial, Ion and SLX last week, I...

I tried the Imperial, Ion and SLX last week, I take a size 10.5 US in sneakers and made a huge mistake in 2013 in getting size 9.5 Ions, expecting them to pack out like boots have always done, which...
Forum: Boards   01-30-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Foggygoggles
Yep, it's on the tail. As Simon pointed out, it...

Yep, it's on the tail. As Simon pointed out, it appears to have been the point where the edge ends met. Probably happened landing tail heavy a few times too many.
I'm not at all worried about the...
Forum: Boards   01-30-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Foggygoggles
thanks - I'll go with the epoxy, hopefully it'll...

thanks - I'll go with the epoxy, hopefully it'll stay in place.
Forum: Boards   01-30-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Foggygoggles
Ideas on how to fix this please?

Hey everyone,

Would really appreciate some advice on how to go about fixing the edge on my board - there's a small chunk of the edge gone from the tail, have no idea how it happened, maybe it's...
Forum: Western Europe   01-12-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,118
Posted By Foggygoggles
Val Thorens has had a crazy amount of snowfall...

Val Thorens has had a crazy amount of snowfall according to a buddy of mine who was there over xmas, but that's all I've heard about on the French side.
In Piemonte and Valle D'Aosta (I've been to...
Forum: Western Europe   01-11-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,118
Posted By Foggygoggles
Live in Rome - go boarding in the Apennines east...

Live in Rome - go boarding in the Apennines east of Rome (Abruzzo) - Ovindoli and Campo Imperatore.
Both just a couple of hours max on the motorway.
Campo Imperatore has some of the best off-piste...
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