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Old    260searay            08-23-2005, 4:01 PM Reply   
Would riding with the bindings all the way out really make a difference? I am 6'1-6'2 206 and ride at about 8 degrees duck and one hole from all the way out. I just started going w2w and havent done much else yet. Does riding all the way out help you on landings at all?
Old    Randy (dudeman)      Join Date: Mar 2005       08-23-2005, 6:53 PM Reply   
Jump up high when you're not on a board and when you land, that is the natural position that your feet take. I duck about 20 degrees out. It keeps the pain out of my feet and feels natural. I'm also 1 hole from the end. Not sure if that's too much duck or not.
Old    Clint (ttuclint)      Join Date: Sep 2003       08-23-2005, 7:53 PM Reply   
20 degrees ? no way dude.
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       08-23-2005, 7:54 PM Reply   
I ride all the way out with 18 degrees of duck on both feet.

I keep the same stance on my snowboard and wakeboard.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       08-23-2005, 9:55 PM Reply   
Randy has a great suggestion. Jump off the table onto the floor. Figure out where it feels comfortable to land. If you're 6', all the way out should be right.
Old    penny4urthots            08-23-2005, 11:36 PM Reply   
Remember kids, ride wide cuz it's the cool thing to do...
Old    mikeyt (cwbrider16)      Join Date: May 2004       08-24-2005, 8:09 AM Reply   
theoretically, a wider stance will give you more control, but its all about preference
Old    Matthew Morse (rmm025)      Join Date: Aug 2005       08-24-2005, 8:29 AM Reply   
I stay a hair wider than shoulder width and ducked out 16-18 degrees. I used the jumping technique to get a good starting point and then fine adjusted my stance while riding. I actually ride back leg at 16 and front leg at 18 while riding goofy naturally.

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