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Old 12-30-2010, 12:46 AM   #21 (permalink)
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If someone could explain this 'unweighting' term that would be great.
Jump and you have just up-unweighted.

Squat real fast and you have just down-unweighted. If you do this fast enough, your feet would even come off the ground...which I guess would be called something like 100% down unwieghting or something.
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Old 12-30-2010, 07:15 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I see what you are getting at. Thanks for clearing that up.
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:33 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Skidded turns leave a swath of mashed snow. Carved runs leaves pencil thin trenches, as in this photo, which were made by half a dozen carvers over the course of a morning. 'Tis a thing of beauty, isn't it?

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Old 12-30-2010, 09:56 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Carved runs leaves pencil thin trenches
Not always, as outlined in many posts above.
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