im just starting to grind and i was wondering whats the best way to do it? ive looked in the 'trick tips' section of the site, but all it has are spin grap invert, and other is just full of crap. any and all help is appreciated!
pop a nice ollie and keep your knees kinda bent and legs a bit more than shoulder length apart. stay in athletic position the whole time. also keep looking at the end of the rail the whole time. stay commited. stay over your skis. dont lean back or forward
um if you're just starting, realize that the rail is going to be slippery and you can't edge on it at all. so get your weight forward cuz it's completely frictionless. also, come up to the rail with it centered between your legs and pop straight up, then turn your skis 90 degrees. that way you'll be heading straight down the rail and won't slide off to the side. and be confident and be willing to get bruised. have fun!
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allright,listen hear! all u have too to for a basic rail slide is come up to the rail with ur legs about 1.5 feet apart,stay low,then pop onto the rail and try to get it under ur feet and stay low (gorilla steeze) and ride it .
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Make sure you have the speed to do the specific rail you are trying to do. To start off it never hurts to go a little faster then you normally would because you will grind faster making it easier (shorter) to keep your balance. Once you get the feel for sliding the rail start to play with you speed so you can stay on the rail a little longer and be more confident in exiting or entering the rail.
if your going on the box make sure you don't dig your front skiis edge into the box because that = bail on your face.
dude.... dont lean either way... pop a 90, keep your feet at shoulder distance or a little more apart, make sure you dont set either of your edges because that hurts when your feet slide out from under you.... keep the same amount of weight on both feet... and look at the end of the rail, never at your boots.... have fun, and dont die
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^^ i also do that and have eaten shit b/c i caught my front edge..did like a super-man dive off the rail and lande on my chest and face...but yea its all about committing...took me a while to realize this and now im fine
greasing rails is all mental just pop 90 and be moving at a light jogging speed (if its flat or step down) and as long as you don't think it will be fine. try starting on a real wide box a retarted one legged monkey could slide that shit
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