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sean you got a mist 7 which are sick, talk to colton
your thinking aobut it the wrong way. its not trying to spin on a sideways axis. thats not even how you do flatspins. flatspins are backflips with a dropped shoulder, not actually setting a spin flat.
come into the jump straight on, no carving, with a wide stance. get a SOLID pop. take your right arm from your hip to your left shoulder in a "thats swell" type of motion. turn your upper body over so that your chest is faciing the sky. at this point go and grab a right hand japan to help the rotation, and turn your head to spot the landing. the last 270 basically unfolds itself as long as you have your landing spotted. stomp it at a solid 540, and ride awayyy. i cant do backflips, but i can do these. and i always go bigger and faster on them then any other trick, because they look sick big, and are sooooo much easier when you have a lot of time in the air.
rodeo 1 attempt from Max on Vimeo.
2nd rodeo attempt from Max on Vimeo.
3rd rodeo attempt from Max on Vimeo.
maybe a bigger jump!!!
yeah man, set it more like a spin... open up ur left shoulder and picture yourself kinda sitting down at 180 with the bottoms of ur ski's facing up the hill (if ur grab critical this might make more sense to you, plus i think it's the easiest grab for rodeos), but make sure to keep ur left shoulder open so you continue the spin and can spot your landing mad early (have ur head follow that left shoulder)... then stomp it bro
Ya, I definitely didn't say just huck it but thanks anyway.
It's harder for a lot of people to learn them the way Andreas did, and obviously they didn't come naturally to him because it took him 50+ attempts. They came naturally to me, landed number 3. My friend Beau took many more attempts and a lot of trampoline work to get them. Corks do not feel natural to me at all. More ways to try a trick is a good thing.
If you can do rodeos on tramps and such, you will probably land the first or second one on snow. It's a low risk trick anyway on small jumps like that.