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Isis_rocksThe difference between tramp and a jump is the angle at which you launch (0 degrees on tramp as opposed to like 20-30 on a jump) because of this, you have to throw harder on snow. Physics are all thrown off between the two.
You'll get it.
JEWmanjiI'm wondering if it's better/easier to take off with 2 feet next to each other or one in front one alittle behind and kinda rock into it?
THEDIRTYBUBBLEWay easier with one in front. I suck at frontflips, but this is the only way I can do them. Also OP, I'm guessing you are not using your legs when you flip. This is the most common frontflip error.
Swandog7You are probably right on. Im hucking my meat again tomorrow most likely.
BCski95When i see people attempting front flips i usually see their head go strait to their dick and they flip very slow. last summer i kept working on mine so i had better air awareness and i also came to realize that propelling your chest forward to get up and over your skis helps a lot and then add the tuck to flip faster
BCski95i also came to realize that propelling your chest forward to get up and over your skis helps a lot and then add the tuck to flip faster
jackdonovanhave any videos of attempts. you're probably throwing down off the lip of the jump when you should be popping and kind of pushing out. my friend had the same problem but once he started popping and kind of throwing it like a superman it came around much easier. i can post a vid if necessary
Swandog7I much prefer superman but the jump is way too small for it. Ill probably give it another go today and see what happens
jackdonovanits not necessarily superman but throwing your chest out and up to get some pop and get you over your skis
epapageorgesFirst off let me say that front flipping on skis feels way different than a tramp or a cliff, you really need to use your skis to initiate the flip. Staggering your feet on takeoff is key, and then pop off of your lead foot while kicking your back leg back towards the back of your head that's what you wanna do with your legs to get the flip started. What you will want to do with your upper body at the same time is lead with your chest open kinda up and out almost like a superman front but you don't have to hold it, you can tuck right away if you want after extending your upper body up and out towards your landing. When you feel yourself starting to flip you can tuck to make it come around quicker that way you can adjust how fast you flip depending on the amount of airtime you have.
Once you get comfy with them, they are the easiest way to get upside down on skis, it's even pretty mellow to do them onto or out of boxes