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Flexion and extension and their timing:

Get as low as you can possibly get ( make it hurt a little) and retract the front leg as you shift forward. Extend through apex to increase edge pressure then as you shift aft, retract that rear leg to get low through completion.
I think I get everything except this. I guess the question is, how do you down unweight for the edge change if you are already low at the completion of the turn?
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Here's a "goal" video for me! these guys seem a little more efficient in riding chutes!



1:35 to 1:50 is what I need to improve, going toe/heel really smooth. When I do it, it's very choppy, and doesn't look elegant.
Am I the only one that thought his face was straight out of a horror movie at 2:57 lol
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Am I the only one that thought his face was straight out of a horror movie at 2:57 lol
Haha true!

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on that second vid.around 2:50 was some tight run between rocks but that too is what i strive for on real narrow steeps and chutes. on OP's vid,have anyone notice two boarders sitting on the middle of that run??

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