Originally Posted by levy1
I dont know where you get that statement from. All I have ever said was I can rip high speed groomers. As you said I am not very good in tougher terrain. I have no idea how to draw the lines as I do not know what a ilac crest is. Try and tell me in different works or post a picture of what you are talking about so I can learn. Also tell me about the problem with my core and how I correct it.
Thanks for your advice in advance.
you're in balance as you say you are which you need to be to 'rip' groomers, THEN
you should have no problem in gates, bumps, and off piste. The fundamentals of skiing don't change from one sub discipline to the next, but hours spent exclusively in one may negatively effect the others for we weekend warriors... yes, that goes for me as well.
Here's your picture with the lines drawn:
This is pertinent at the low edge angle you're skiing. If you were skiing at 45°+ edge angles, one would reach their physiological limits and of course be unable to perfectly level their torso to the slope angle. In all fairness, it's not just what I've shown you in your photo, but the divergent angles of your skis that tells me you're having an issue with your pelvis. Here's a photo for some thought:
She's angulating in the fall line. You're inclining.... And yes, there's a time and a place for inclining, but NOT if it's causing you problems with your 'desired outcome' as they say in PSIA parlance. Edited by markojp - 4/20/14 at 5:21pm