This demonstration video may appear to be a shameless promotion for Piste to Peak Volume #3. That's because this is the teaser video for it... so I guess it is! We'll document some more specific carving objectives in future posts, but for the time being this demonstrates a fairly broad spectrum of carved turn shapes.
- Use the ski design (the side cut's self steering effect) to create various turn shapes.
- Leave clean tracks in the snow where the tail of the ski follow the same path as the tip.
- Show various corridor widths.
- Show various degrees of loading and deflection.
- Link turns from one arc to the next.
I’ve found P2P3 to be incredibly helpful for working on carving. A wealth of technical concepts, drills, internal cues, goal progression all in the usual irreverent Section 8 style. Had one issue with it: Whilst waiting for it to arrive, I spent the better part of a year’s worth of evenings gathering all the info I could find on the net on carving turns (web sites, youtube, vimeo, blogs, vlogs, whatever). And then, for roughly $30, others get all that effort (and more) in one easy to use package. Probably the totally wrong time to ask this question, given the… Read more »
Nice of you to say Geepers:)
As for P2P4… good question. We’ve thrown around some ideas a powder specific video and a training children program for parents… but I think the main priority now will be to build this website into a useful tool with a lot more visual and video reference… and perhaps begin inducting folks into the ‘Secret Snow Sliding Society’