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Old 03-01-2010, 06:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys. This thread is to post about some of the best "progression sessions" that you've had. Tonight I had a session that I like to call a "Progression Session". I try to have a few of these a year, and what they are is whenever I go snowboarding by myself and only hit one feature for about 1-2 hours and try to land all my tricks on it, and some new ones. Tonight I was hitting this jump in my yard that's a bit higher than my waist. First I started off with some grabs, then I moved on to FS 180's. After I landed about 5 of those I moved on to BS 180's (my weak spinning direction) and I landed about 3 or 4 of those. Next, I did 4 or 5 FS 360's. I got them a whole lot cleaner than before now and I started stomping them out pretty good. Tonight I also landed two new tricks. I landed my first ever BS 360, and also my first ever FS 540! I'm really excited. So yeah just post story's about any "progression Sessions" you've had.
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Old 03-01-2010, 06:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh haha I dont go to the park, at all, but I know what you mean by progression sessions. Everyone gets them, where everything seems to be clicking and then when that goal is accomplished you set a new standard for your riding and progress.
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Yeah, not in the park but on the last night snowboard of last season (in NZ) everything just clicked and my daughter and I seemingly stepped up to the next level. We were pumped - then we had to fly home.

I hope it's like riding a bike when we go back there in a few months.
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Old 03-01-2010, 08:25 PM   #4 (permalink)
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last week when i went up to teh mountain i focused on my switch riding. after a couple runs down a long green trail i was starting to get decent at it with the ability to connect heel and toeside turns.
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Old 11-21-2010, 06:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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What is everyone still doing to progress their riding this season? I am sortof comfortable riding regular and now I want to work on switch riding. Time to hit the bunnies and try working on this skill. Im just interested in seeing what other people are working on.
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Deffinetly gonna work hard on getting switch down, last year I got board-spins down and started feeling much more comfortable switch. I think getting switch down to a science will help me progress with freestyle, because right now just getting on that other side feels so awkward. I think riding a centered Evo will help me about a lot, before I was riding a bigger traditional camber directional-twin board with a 2-inch setback.
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Old 11-21-2010, 07:34 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I was pissed for a second there, I was like where the hell in PA is there snow right now??? Then I noticed the date. I hate waiting for snow while my friends in WA call me up like "hey I'm going to baker today, just wanted to let you know" yeah thanks #ick.. Did I ever tell you how much I hate PA? I was tainted by the beauty/epic boarding of WA.
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:33 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I was pissed for a second there, I was like where the hell in PA is there snow right now??? Then I noticed the date. I hate waiting for snow while my friends in WA call me up like "hey I'm going to baker today, just wanted to let you know" yeah thanks #ick.. Did I ever tell you how much I hate PA? I was tainted by the beauty/epic boarding of WA.
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LOL im in maryland so i mainly go to liberty or roundtop so i feel your pain...finally booked a trip up to killington...I gotta get this switch riding down or else ill be stuck at intermediate
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:20 AM   #9 (permalink)
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yea roundtop is where i go too. Im stuck here in york, pa. I need it to snow so bad... im sick of just staring at my board.
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