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Tips on consistently locking in on rails?
So i do rails quite a bit. I can front 2 and I am learning back 2. I can only do them if I have a good slide and lock on good. What are some things to do so can get to the end of the rail every single time (besides going super fast)? My head wants to blame it on my non centered bindings but I know that's not true lol. I know I should look at the end of the rail.
Should I have my knees bent?
When I bend my knees should I try and keep my shoulders parallel to the rail (like the same angle, not like counterrotating or something)?
Any tips are appreciated. Thanks.
One thing I really love doing is starting the slide, then leaning back and forth on the rail over and over. Helps your balance.
A good take off goes a long way. I try to pop and wait until im comfortably in the air before spinning, or just putting my skis 90 degres for the rail. Forward inertia is what sets everything.
If things didnt work right, you can correct your trajectory by fighting it. It means tilting the skis in opposite directions to change the inertia so it matches the rails direction. Kinda how you pretzl a spin out, just way less push.
When I want to risk fighting for it, I tend to get down low like how Charles Gagnier hits utban rails.
speed is my friend, personally
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