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does he have a good balance?
she does, yeh. but she cant take pain v well, which is why she gave up snowboarding so quickly. but i think shes gona give it another go when we go to a ski resort in france this half term. i used to reely hate snowboarding but now i love it!
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all of them do.It is safety rules and a skiing club cant hand out ski's if they dont match the rules
So when you fall your leg comes out of the ski boot?

When I went they didn't have that.
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So when you fall your leg comes out of the ski boot?

When I went they didn't have that.
my mother has permenantly damaged her knee joint skiing (cant ski anymore) simply by twisting to avoid a speeding idiot. she didnt even fall, but it was a life changing injury.
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Then that's ok. But what if they don't have them?
I really wanna learn to ski...

I'd like to go to the Snowdome, a dry ski slope in Tamworth which isn't too far away.
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So when you fall your leg comes out of the ski boot?

When I went they didn't have that.
no the boot disconnects from the ski
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I really wanna learn to ski...

I'd like to go to the Snowdome, a dry ski slope in Tamworth which isn't too far away.
learn to snowblade. it looks so much fun and cant be that hard. my german exchange partner managed it.
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no the boot disconnects from the ski
How does that work though? I mean, if you fall sideways, how will it come out without twisting your leg first?
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I really wanna learn to ski...

I'd like to go to the Snowdome, a dry ski slope in Tamworth which isn't too far away.
Hehe, the point of Tamworth is that it isn't a dry slope, it's a real snow slope.
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learn to snowblade. it looks so much fun and cant be that hard. my german exchange partner managed it.
It's harder than skiing and more dangerous. It's very hard to stop, if you try and side stop you end up spinning in circles and you can't snowplough stop on them. The bindings aren't quick release either so if you twist your leg, the blades won't come off as easily.
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im going to llandudno to ski today
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How does that work though? I mean, if you fall sideways, how will it come out without twisting your leg first?
They're designed to come off when they hit an uneven surface. Beginners' skis are set to come off more easily than advanced skiers' skis. When you fall, the impact on your skis (in theory) will cause them to come off before the rest of your body hits the ground.

Only problem then is chasing them down the slope...
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It's harder than skiing and more dangerous. It's very hard to stop, if you try and side stop you end up spinning in circles and you can't snowplough stop on them. The bindings aren't quick release either so if you twist your leg, the blades won't come off as easily.
sounds fun
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im going to llandudno to ski today
*cries*

I'm going to the British University Snowsports Championships in Easter though. It's in Les Deux Alpes this year
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*cries*

I'm going to the British University Snowsports Championships in Easter though. It's in Les Deux Alpes this year
how good are you at skiing?
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*cries*

I'm going to the British University Snowsports Championships in Easter though. It's in Les Deux Alpes this year
ooooh i went to duex alps last year!! so gd.
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sounds fun
Sorry, didn't mean to make it sound bad! It is fun, just have to be careful. Like skiing and snowboarding in general I guess
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They're designed to come off when they hit an uneven surface. Beginners' skis are set to come off more easily than advanced skiers' skis. When you fall, the impact on your skis (in theory) will cause them to come off before the rest of your body hits the ground.

Only problem then is chasing them down the slope...
id just roll down and roll into trees
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how good are you at skiing?
One of my teams of four came second in the regional races last semester and the other came third
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One of my teams of four came second in the regional races last semester and the other came third
lol, so ur pretty damn gd!
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One of my teams of four came second in the regional races last semester and the other came third
i like going fast but turning at the same time.I hate snowplough turns
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