Sinking rail on cut backs.

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Sinking rail on cut backs.

Postby r896neo » Sat Apr 04, 2015 3:03 pm

I keep sinking the rail up near the nose when doing a cut back. I start into the turn and nearly always start to bury the rail and slow down so much I sink.

Is my weight too far forward on the board? Not carrying enough speed into it? Just crap at surfing?

I have watched lots of vids but very few mention errors other than not rotating enough.

Any advice much appreciated
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Re: Sinking rail on cut backs.

Postby Black » Sat Apr 04, 2015 3:20 pm

Weight accent on each foot changes through every manoeuvre, you probably got too much pressure on the front foot at that point. I'm good at that too. Also depends on the board too. Others may chip in and know what they're talking about! :-)
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Re: Sinking rail on cut backs.

Postby Leven » Sat Apr 04, 2015 7:40 pm

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Re: Sinking rail on cut backs.

Postby Jory » Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:32 pm

There's a direct correlation between the amount you weight and angle you load onto the rail during a cutback and the speed you're going. It's most likely you're not going fast enough for the weight you're applying so the board bogs
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