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I'm bad at rails, help?
So I can slide a box without trouble but when I get to the end I can't go forward again, I always slide out switch. Like I feel myself turning backwards halfway in the box and I can't control it. Any help on that? It also may be because I am using my cousins line stepups from I believe 2010. They are built like a skateboard and weigh a ton. Also any advice for skinny features and rails I feel like a slip out easily on them just trying to slide them and I have the same problem with constantly landing and going backwards. Help is appreciated!
Angle your front ski up a bit so you will lock on
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Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating a last run is approximately 3,720 to 1!
Wow thanks!!! I will try!
make sure your looking at the end of the rail your legs go where your head and shoulders are pointing. if your having with street styled rails or non ride ons try changing the angle in which you hit them some of the times its just minor adjustments that you make that make all the difference. and make sure you commit you cant be scared to fall, and its not the most encouraging thing to say but when your first learning rails your gonna fall a couple of times before you get it just keep at it youll get it
Its all about your head and shoulders, what used to happen to me when I first started hitting rails is right before the end of the rail I would always look down at my feet which would cause me to land switch. Keep your eyes on the end of the rail and open your front shoulder up just a bit before the end and you should start to naturally turn back and land forward. As for skinny rails you need to learn some edge control which is difficult and its just a feeling out process that takes practice, helps you grip and get on rails alot easier.
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DO NOT carve when you're jumping on the rail
Make sure to pop the full 90 and keep your boots right over the center.
Have your front ski angled up like he said and hold the rail right under your front foot on the inside of the rail.. Also like the other guy said, keep your head focused on the end of the feature or the landing. Don't square your shoulders to your feet!
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