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Front 450 out
have my front 270s on lick and want to bring it around to 4. However, there is only one rail in the park I am at right now, which i posted the video of below. So NS, do you think I could whip around my first 450 on that rail, and does anyone have any tips on how to do them? Thank you
Video didn't post, ill try again
you could definitely get it around on that
suck your knees up, set a little harder with your front foot, and try to bring your shoulders around and it will be easy
Alex M. puts out
Yeah you could. Make sure your head/shoulders isn't lagging the rest of your body
SIP Elliot Shuster
set it and then let your head lead the spin, let your head lead the spin, let your head lead the spin, if you didn't hear it let your head lead the spin
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i just learned them so im still trying to get better at them but one thing i noticed is that it helped to keep my head looking at the end of the feature just like i would for a straight slide, seems easy to do but i feel like when i cant get them around its because i have a tendency to look at my skis and watch my feet set the spin if that makes sense so in sub consciously doing this it prevented my head and upper body from leading the spin and you dont want to do that because the key is to have your upper body lead the spin. So just remember to keep your head looking at the end of the feature and sort of letting you skis pedal on the feature without looking straight down at them, and another thing i try to do is use my trailing arm in this case itd be my right arm because i slide left foot forward to wind up a bit and when im about to pop off the rail which is also a pretty big key to this trick and any spin off a rail for that matter, i whip my trailing arm around while popping and scissoring to help my upper body set the trick. Hope you end up getting it dude. another thing that might help is to think of it sort of like you scissor your feet and at the end of the rail set it into a 5050 almost and then just pop a 360 out of the end, then when you get better you can just do it in one fluid motion. Youll notice that if you slow down videos most people are in the 5050 slide towards the end of the rail when they are spinning but it happens so quickly it isnt noticable if that makes and sense at all?
i like to ski anywhere
you'll be fine on that rail
you'll prob need to lock on a little quicker and pop and set your spin earlier than the 270 in the video
but set it and forget it. don't keep your eyes on the landing like on a front 2, just set the spin and start looking left for the landing, it will come around. if you fall it will be tame, and front 4s are easy to cheat out of if you come up a little short on the spin
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