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Forum: Boots   12-22-2012, 10:16 PM
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Posted By charmiander
A friend suggested wrapping my calves with a...

A friend suggested wrapping my calves with a towel instead of buying custom tounges - any thoughts? :unsure:
Forum: Boots   12-22-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,615
Posted By charmiander
Yup, using actual snowboarding socks! I dunno how...

Yup, using actual snowboarding socks! I dunno how my boots can just cut off circulation if I can wiggle my toes around.... Wiggling didn't help with circulation either. And weird thing is, my legs...
Forum: Boots   12-22-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,615
Posted By charmiander
This poor college student would really want to...

This poor college student would really want to save $$$$, by the way... Wish I had the $$$$ to drop on those fancy Intuition liners and whatnot shbang. :(
Forum: Boots   12-22-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,615
Posted By charmiander
Home remedy for shin bang and cold/numb toes?

I was riding for two days this past weekend, and for some reason that I cannot fathom, my toes went painfully cold and numb for both days. This wasn't an issue last year, so I'm not quite sure why...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-03-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,035
Posted By charmiander
Lol thanks for all the support and humor,...

Lol thanks for all the support and humor, ahahaha. =P

The "big new age Snowolf-advised breath" really worked this past weekend ahaha, although I'm still falling AFTER getting off the lifts.. I can...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-27-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,406
Posted By charmiander
So... I guess it's down to either a C or L pad...

So... I guess it's down to either a C or L pad then! I don't really know how "knobby" my heel bones are though, and I can't seem to tell whether or not they can sit in the "cup" inside the liner. :(...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-26-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,406
Posted By charmiander
Thanks SnoWolf for the tips and analogies! I...

Thanks SnoWolf for the tips and analogies! I shall try to control my turns more so I'm not skidding as much, although it seems like it's become a bad habit 'cause all of my turns are pretty much...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,035
Posted By charmiander
Thanks everybody for all of your inputs!! They're...

Thanks everybody for all of your inputs!! They're greatly appreciated. :)

Merry Christmas to you guys as well!! ^__^

Hahaha will do will do, it's hard though when I'm practically the only girl...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-24-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,406
Posted By charmiander
Hahaha nice solution! Although that kinda forces...

Hahaha nice solution! Although that kinda forces you to lean really forward then when you're walking around without the board, right? Do you have a link where I can see how/where exactly to put it??...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-24-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,035
Posted By charmiander
Thanks for all the advice, everybody! Man, looks...

Thanks for all the advice, everybody! Man, looks like various techniques work well for certain people, and others not so much, haha.. I shall try it all next week when I go! :P



My boyfriend...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-23-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,406
Posted By charmiander
When I rest my shins on the tongues of my boots...

When I rest my shins on the tongues of my boots and I bend my knees, my heels lift inside my boots no matter how hard I crank down on my boa - is this what they call "heel lift," and how can I fix...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-23-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,406
Posted By charmiander
I have the same problem as aloutris, haha... ...

I have the same problem as aloutris, haha...



My boyfriend and some other people keep on telling me to change my direction with my back foot - would that work as well? I think the concept that...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-23-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,035
Posted By charmiander
I have one of those Dakine stomp pads that are...

I have one of those Dakine stomp pads that are ridiculously spiky, but if you're still sitting on your back butt cheek with your board tip facing forward (and up), your back leg wouldn't really line...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-22-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,035
Posted By charmiander
Thanks so much for all the tips and suggestions,...

Thanks so much for all the tips and suggestions, everybody!

@lonerider: Would it be wrong to stand up on the flat part and keep the back-hand lightly touching against the seat so that the board...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-22-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,035
Posted By charmiander
I can skate and initiate turns fine with only one...

I can skate and initiate turns fine with only one foot strapped in on the bunny slopes, but that's probably because I can ease myself into it, whereas I guess I feel that the chairlifts go by...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-22-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,035
Posted By charmiander
Unhappy Newbie: How did you guys get over the mental fear?

So I'm a newbie at snowboarding (just finished my 3rd trip), and I've been lurking in this part of the forum in hopes of learning more about snowboarding so that I can hopefully improve faster in...
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