skiing backwards should be referred to as fakie not switch.
switch, is opposite of your naturally inclined direction of spinning.
I am sure most of you will agree everyone has one way their body likes to turn,
the other way feels weird and it obviously not your naturally inclined direction of motion.
boardsports have frontside or backside, but since we are facing forward we start at zero.
you can learn to be comfortable spinning both directions, but naturally
you are inclined to turn in one direction better than the other. Just
as almost all humans have one dominant hand, eye, and foot.
that is all relative to this.
Fakie comes from skateboarding, in line skating, and even bmx now.
I dont see how skiing has adapted it incorrectly, confusing it with switch.
what do you call a switch spin? left or right turn?
Switch is skiing switch gay skiers like Johnny Mosley calls it "Fakie" Spinning the opposite direction is absolutely never called spinning switch? What planet are you from? Spinning the opposite way than normally for someone is called Un-natural or Un-natty.
I've been skating for a few years when i started skiing and it was wired at the begining couse in rollerblading switch is what we here call unnatural and going backwards is called fakie But I'm used to it now.