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WattyyyThe last two days I've been working on some down rails and let's just say it didn't go in my favor... I can't seem to not slip out and the worse part is my commitment is there so after I slip out I end up fucking myself up on the rail. I'm battered, I'm bruised, and I need some tips on locking on before I huck myself down anymore down rails. Any help NSers?
Gr0moAhh you sir suffer from "i hit flat rails for way too long" syndrome.
This happened to me, i had a backyard setup with one flat tube rial. I got pretty good and could even do switchups, but when it came to down rials at my local hill i would always wash out!
The problem is you are only used to sliding at one angle with your skis, when you land flat on a down rail, your body position should be perpendicular to the rail.
When i approach, i size up the degree of the down rail and try and match it with my entire body as i land. It's a little scary at first because it seems like your landing much more forward than you are used to
WeastcoastAlexjust fucking send it bro, you obvi know what youre doing so just go for it. and remember that its much better to over shoot and all forward then smash your back on a metal rail.