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Forum: General Travel Forum   06-01-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,251
Posted By MGD81
Anywhere is better than England, its fucking...

Anywhere is better than England, its fucking terrible. Stay here for a prolonged period of time if you can, it will give you a much better perspective than a holiday.

Don't be one of those...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-05-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,866
Posted By MGD81
This. The previous post are pretty...

This.

The previous post are pretty unhelpful. This guy is learning to carve, no need for anything dynamic just yet.

Like stills said, try and close off your turns a little to control your...
Forum: Intermountain US   02-27-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7,011
Views: 406,155
Posted By MGD81
Maybe Vail Resorts will splash out on some snow...

Maybe Vail Resorts will splash out on some snow tires for those poor souls that drive CME vans.

I did a DIA run last saturday, got to the front range about 4pm as the shit show was in full swing -...
Forum: Boards   02-27-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By MGD81
First of all, I have no idea how you ride, and...

First of all, I have no idea how you ride, and neither does anyone else here so take all opinions with a pinch of salt.

I am about the same size as you, maybe 5 extra pounds, and I have ridden a...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-18-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,618
Posted By MGD81
The snowboard will determine where your foot...

The snowboard will determine where your foot needs to be when riding one foot.

My cambered rome machine rode well with the back foot against the binding.
My reverse camber Burton Hero pretty...
Forum: Boards   02-12-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By MGD81
From experience, given your level, I would say...

From experience, given your level, I would say you made the right decision. Go ride it.
Forum: Boards   02-12-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By MGD81
https://boardmartredding.com/xcart/One-Ball-Jay-Ma...

https://boardmartredding.com/xcart/One-Ball-Jay-Magnetraction-File.html?gclid=Cj0KEQiAu_GmBRDhtK-kzqKcuJwBEiQAJvB8nyqjpdz_uI-QrPfo_M2jahR5uYjZO3o3u0XAZkfi71saAoH18P8HAQ

Its the same as the lib...
Forum: Neversummer   02-12-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,366
Posted By MGD81
This! I have folded the nose and gone over...

This!

I have folded the nose and gone over the handlebars a couple of times on side hits, just takes a bit of getting used to coming from a Ripsaw.

Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By MGD81
Oh and just to add, I find personally that riding...

Oh and just to add, I find personally that riding a tiny bit open with my shoulders gives me a more powerful drive with my knee and hip into toeside turns. It also helps me work the tail a little in...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By MGD81
I think everyone has their own style, I certainly...

I think everyone has their own style, I certainly wouldn't go telling someone who has been riding for years that he/she needs to change their shoulder alingment - that is unless they take a lesson to...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,415
Posted By MGD81
It's a good video, but I don't need to watch it...

It's a good video, but I don't need to watch it again.

I would be pretty shit at my job if I couldn't tell the difference between someone turning with their lower body vs their upper body.
...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,415
Posted By MGD81
You are digging, a big hole! Seems like you...

You are digging, a big hole!

Seems like you are unaware of the difference of ruddering and short radius turns with upper lower body separation.

Ruddering is kicking your back foot around, it...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,415
Posted By MGD81
Stop digging. You don't teach bad technique...

Stop digging.

You don't teach bad technique and then unteach it.

You teach good technique on easier tasks/terrain then build from there.

I know lots of good and bad instructors, I don't...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,415
Posted By MGD81
Sorry, thats completely incorrect. Take a...

Sorry, thats completely incorrect.

Take a lesson, an instructor will pretty quickly give you some stuff that will dramatically improve your riding.

Your video hurts my brain.
Forum: Boards   02-07-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,626
Posted By MGD81
Is the snowtrooper the legacy replacement? If so...

Is the snowtrooper the legacy replacement? If so they are pretty different.

The Ripsaw has way more sidecut, and is stiffer. Its also much less agile and harder to turn going slow. Put that...
Forum: Boards   02-03-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
  Rant
Views: 370
Posted By MGD81
They don't make a guy on a snowboard do a circle...

They don't make a guy on a snowboard do a circle carve then measure the radius you fucking plum. Its the radius of the circle that would be there if the edge kept going around in a curve until they...
Forum: Boots   02-02-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,913
Posted By MGD81
Yes, and its compounded if: Conditions are...

Yes, and its compounded if:

Conditions are firm
You spend a lot of time on your heels
Your toenails are long

If you dont ride that much then I would suggest you do the heatmolding with the...
Forum: Boots   02-02-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,913
Posted By MGD81
SLX for the last couple of years are running .5...

SLX for the last couple of years are running .5 size smaller. I used to be able to run 11's and they would pack out perfectly for my foot. Last year they changed the liner and I had to return them...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-20-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,495
Posted By MGD81
Again, do you have anything to add? I am a...

Again, do you have anything to add?

I am a little confused, as the sarcasm in your post implies that you think you are a fucking expert - so again, do you have anything to add?

You and wrath...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,495
Posted By MGD81
Nope, I apply experience and knowledge. Do...

Nope, I apply experience and knowledge.

Do you have any?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,495
Posted By MGD81
Ha, I certainly don't think im the best coach in...

Ha, I certainly don't think im the best coach in the world, im not good enough at freestlye, but I like to think I look after the kids.

and

Russian Man Dies During 'Zorbing' Thrill-Ride Mishap...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,495
Posted By MGD81
Nothing is guaranteed in snowboarding, its a...

Nothing is guaranteed in snowboarding, its a dangerous sport, however, balancing risk and progression with the right technical knowledge can dramatically reduce injuries.

I'm not going to...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,495
Posted By MGD81
Have you got anything to add about child safety...

Have you got anything to add about child safety in action sport coaching?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,495
Posted By MGD81
A pretty reckless comment from someone in a...

A pretty reckless comment from someone in a position of authority on a public forum.

FYI I advised this guy weeks ago to get a coach that could make safety decisions on the hill, rather than...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-19-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,495
Posted By MGD81
Coaching in the barn, internet coaches, dad with...

Coaching in the barn, internet coaches, dad with no freestyle coaching experience. Which one of these is helping in making safety decisions out on the hill, judging which features are safe to hit...
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