Dropping into the Halfpipe: The Alley-Opp, Part Two

Turning Points

After taking off, keep your eyes on the landing spot and bring your hands forward to complete the spin. As you spot the landing high up on the wall, bring your hands forward and complete the spin.

Keep your eyes on the landing spot, and extend your legs to meet the snow while bringing your hands forward. You may have to spread your arms slightly to slow your spin.

Bend your knees and land at a slight downhill angle. Bring your arms forward, and look ahead, as you accelerate down the face and prepare to ride up the opposite wall.

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