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So, my home mountain's park is pretty good. right now we have a nice set up with 6 rails and a 20 foot table. the only thing is, i really wanna progress this year, like flips and stuff, but there are no inverts at my mountain. and dont say "just dont get caught by ski pattrol" cause thats hard to do because they can see from two lifts and the park crew cracks down hard. anyways, i was wondering what i can try to do to progress. i can 7 blunt/mute (claim) and i wanna learn corks. so any tips for not making them inverted the first time, cause when i first tried them they were inverted.
At my mountain, you can go inverted as long as there is at least a 180 in it. I still sent some backies though, fuck the police. You can always say "I caught an edge / I didn't mean to / I did a handplant." The no inverts rule is such bullshit.
i doubt that a petition would work but maybe, usually they have that type of rule because their insurance doesnt cover people getting hurt on inverts, at least thats what some park crew people have told me.
ya at my hill its kind of an unwritten rule. there is nothing that says no inverts, but ski patrol has no problem yelling at you if you do it. Its more of a no inverts unless you are a pro rule. some kids can get away with throwing kang in front of ski patrol, and some get caught throwing a back
I remember the first year I moved to Utah, (3 years ago) Brighton would give kids warning or pull passes for inverts but it wasn't this way last year. We have a park pass for the section that has jumps so that might have something to do with it but Im not sure. Maybe suggest the park pass so it limits that people who would be more likely to hurt themselves trying flips
at my hill barely anyone does inverts cause it's a tiny gaper hill. so it's easy to not get caught cause the skipo either doesn't know it's against the rules, or doesnt see them. park crew does inverts too
As illogical as it seems, its all in the definitions. An invert is when the feet pass over the head. In a loop, you can send it off the flip axis so your feet is 20 degrees offset from the head, so technically its legal! Same with the d-spin, since the spin offsets the angles, giving the illusion of not flipping.
In the FIS rulebook, the feet cannot be higher than the head in an off axis rotation. This bans flips, misties, rodeos, loops, baranie and d spins, unless having a qualification by a certified coach, performed under the supervision of a certified coach. Corks and bios are permitted.
I've been caught doing flat 5s twice at my hill and got in shit simply because both times the ski patrol have been below the jump and have claimed I've gone inverted when I've had video evidence that I wasn't. First time was last year where I was kicked off for the day, I got in trouble again this year and they say if I do it again I'll either have my pass taken or banned from the hill for life. It's such bullshit because my hill is finally making jumps big enough for the tricks the riders want to do, and we all get in trouble for doing tricks that other resorts have no problem with.
If you are riding in a Acrobatic federation run contest (FIS) the second part of my last post applies. Im not sure about the slopestyle event for the FIS, but that is how it works in moguls and aerials.
In amateur contests and pro local slopestyle, they obey the mountain rules, which I refer you to the first part. It has to do with insurances, since mountain insurances differ from FIS insurances.
Why the fuck do they ban it. This is kind of foreign to me but in New Zealand you can do whatever you want. And you can't sue. If someone gets hurt the patrollers tell them that they were dumb to hit that jump and give them a lecture on it.
Fuck banning inverts thats kind of messed up.
My advice is to learn them at another mountain then do backflip naked to piss them off.