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Need help getting on rails
I have trouble jumpin on rails when they don't have a big jump onto them or there is no jump at all. How can I be able to jump higher? Should I keep practicing or should i do leg exercises or what?
id just practice popping when you are skiing along on the groomers, you gotta try and pop off your tails a bit - its pretty rare not to have a little jump going into a rail though isn't it?..
pop really really hard, or leg excersizes would work
in cali a lot of the rails dont have jumps, instead just ledges like a foot under the rail. Its sopsoed to be more street authentic, which is cool for snowboarders, and I can like one foot up onto it(step on?) but like its not that cool and I would rather not do it.
just pop you shouldnt have any trouble poping with your scratches they are pretty flexible skis
Ya i have trouble popping off my tails i dont understand how its done? is that your porblem.
thats probably the best way ive heard anyone put it, jsut dont rely on the rebound from your tails too much, it can throw you goofey sometimes
my mountain has one or two, its cool to practice probably but if my whole park was made out of those kind of take offs, that would kinda suck.....specially for a frames and battleships
the slide on rails are for faggot snowboarders who dont have to put effort into grinding. they just ride on it, and say yeeeeaaaa, i did a rail
slide ons arnt exactly what I was talking about, actually its not anything liek I was talking about, what I was talking about was like the snow level is flat, but then the rail is like a foot above it and you have to somehow mcguyver your way up onto it, usually with a step on procedure, but the ride on shit is lame, especually when they do it on rainbow rails, which they have never not done at shasta which makes them suck.
those rails are a blast. but like stated, its just a ollie on. if you arnt comfy ollin subconciously, g practce, and ollie over ever lil chunk of snow/ obsticle you can find, until you no longer have to think about what your doing.
now that you are comfy, just come in fairly slow, and at a SLIGHT angle to the rail. ollie up and out onto the rail. i actually think this method of gettin onto rails is easier than jump on, especially for down rails. it also lets you get real low on um, which reminds me. come iinto the rail in a fairly low stance. this will help you pop up onto it.
down rails are a little different because when you pop off, the rail is falling beneith you, i guess it really depends on the heighdth of the rail from popping point, which in somecases is like a foot and a halt, which would be sick on snowboards I guess, but I dont like it skiing.
leg exercices and pop hard
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