Originally Posted by nemesis256
Thanks for that. Sounds like it's trying to have you bend at the knees and hips when going across the hill. But why? And why specifically use the virtual bump to teach this?
From here, as we arc out of the falline and more across the slope, we go from steepest pitch (falline) to a shallower pitch (traverse).
Doing so we experience the effect of skiing into a compression, or the uphill wall of a bump.........
So here we relax our legs, or actively retract them, to absorb the pressure of the skis pushing back (like a bump) as they arc under us,
and we change our edges........
It's what you typically do when you ski - the virtual bump is just a concept, just a label to describe that.