Originally Posted by Vitamin Ski
Anyway, is anyone going to discuss the video RayCantu posted?
The first argument about stiffness of boots (using the knees placed up against chair) actually supports the use of more forward lean (regardless of flex).
And then about the idea of standing up into the back of the boot causing forward motion.. that may be true standing upright in the kitchen, but when traveling DOWNHILL at speed, if you press into the rear of the boot, it will just drive your tails back. Mounting point and delta angle are especially important in this last point, as well as your personal COM.
But on this last point, the video does show the importance of keeping weight on BOF, which brings up the great importance of good footbeds and proper ramp angle.
No one is prepared to discuss anythign with you because you have so many misconceptions it is hard to know where to start. You just make too many wild, unsupported statements that are simply incorrect for anyone to take you seriously.
Despite what you beleive, skiing is not just a matter of "opnion". (I know that gets lost if you only read here, as there are so many clueless posters). Ski technique is based on physics and biomechanics. You cant cheat it, there is "the way you look at it"....physics is physics, biomechanics are biomechanics.
Sure most here dont know any more then you do, but some, have spent a lifetime studying this, have qualifications, degrees, credentials etc. Some have worked and coached at the highest levels in the sport. Believe what you want, but dont expect those who know to waste their time arguing with you over bascis.