taking it to the bigger features - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-27-2011, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
henry06x's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 381
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
taking it to the bigger features

I think have a okay arsenal of tricks I can do but I'm having problems (mostly balls to) take them to the bigger features in the parks. The bigger jumps, elevated boxes, and longer rails.

On the smaller 5-10ft jumps I can land front 3's and sw front 3's and bs/fs 180's regular and switch.
I can hit the bigger 10-25ft kickers but I'm scared to throw the tricks. I'm not really sure how the kicker will throw me or how slow to rotate compared to the smaller jumps

For boxes and rails I have board slides, front boards, lip slides, and sw front boards down pretty well can land regular and fakie and do fs/bs 180s out on 50/50's
My problem on them is the balls to hit the elevated boxes and longer rails. I end up getting onto my edges and well... Thats no good.
On gap to's I have the same problem when I try to land on the slides


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Academy Propaganda rev - Rome 390 Boss
New for 14-15
Yes the Basic - Now IPO
henry06x is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-27-2011, 11:27 PM
Senior Member
 
SAddiction's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Whistler, BC
Posts: 256
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
The best thing to do is start visualizing your tricks before doing them. Starting on small features and then bring them to bigger ones. It sounds like you have the mechanics down, just need to get over your fear of bigger features. Start small on them to get familiar: straight airs on jumps and 50-50s on rails and boxes.

Good luck, you'll be sending it in no time!

Want to learn how to stomp it like the pros, visit us at

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SAddiction is offline  
post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-27-2011, 11:56 PM
Senior Member
 
BliND KiNK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Omaha, Nebraska (for now)
Posts: 729
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Accept that eating shit sucks, prepare to not eat shit, just send it you pussy.

be safe lol.

I wanted a sig, but I need a job first.
BliND KiNK is offline  
post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-28-2011, 12:19 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 11
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Take it from me, from sponsored big air competitor to just coaching and not wanting to get to hurt anymore. I got back into the hard riding by simply falling! do a 360 or 5, 5s are easier for me so a 360 was the ticket as far as I was concerned but you need to take the fall! whatever it is, either riding the tail out from leaning too far back or slipping out on an edge. the best medicine for me to get back to riding hard and spinning big was to fall and realize its not that bad. after I did that and I controlled the fall fine,I went for 7, under rotated the first and slid out but then next worked fine, then it was rodeos. all came back due to the 360! start with straight airs, 180s, 3s, 5s, and more. and take your time. do 10 straight airs, 10 180s and 8 3s before the 540s or 7s if you need. No one is going to judge you, or at least not where it matters. and when it matters, youll have all this stuff mastered!
GODSPE3D is offline  
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-28-2011, 12:48 PM
Senior Member
 
BliND KiNK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Omaha, Nebraska (for now)
Posts: 729
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I attempted a front 3' off a lip yesterday several times and pulled the muscles(tendons?) in my ankles and my right tricep from eating shit... and never could get it dialed... and that hurt like shit XD

just saying but some things man, you just got to get the fear out and concentrate on what you're doing wrong.

I wanted a sig, but I need a job first.
BliND KiNK is offline  
post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-28-2011, 01:52 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
henry06x's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 381
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Lol thanks blind that's what i need to hear outa my friends on hill.

I think I do just need to sit up to visualize and get the "what if" out of my head.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Academy Propaganda rev - Rome 390 Boss
New for 14-15
Yes the Basic - Now IPO
henry06x is offline  
post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-28-2011, 02:07 PM
Senior Member
 
BliND KiNK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Omaha, Nebraska (for now)
Posts: 729
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
oh you know, just keeping it real.... until it goes wrong.

I wanted a sig, but I need a job first.
BliND KiNK is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome