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Wanting some help about forcing myself to stance over my skis and not sit back.

Lou mentioned it and something about a shim in the boot or the binding to fix the stance, but I did not understand what he meant and were you put this 'shim' and what it is.  LOL.




Here is what Lou had said:
Just demonstrated it this weekend in Park City with Alan Schoenberger a coach working with Park City and Snowbird racers. Had a kid (FIS level) who skied with good ankle angulation but fairly straight at the hips. Used a lot of muscle to start his turns. Taled with Alan about athletes position and he said they had been working for a long time to get him forward and were making gains but not quickly.

Reduced ramp angle and effective forward lean with shims under boot toe in the binding. Problem fixed virtually instantly. Pictures showed difference in stance and kid after only five minutes remarked it was easier to ski. Back more relaxed balance felt stronger and turns started easier. He is leaving for Chile today with changed ramp angle.