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Passive skiers drag their baskets instead of planting them.
To attack your line, reach forward, plant your basket, and use your wrist to flick the basket behind you. Fluid repetition will keep you moving down the fall line. (Remember: Reach, plant, flick, go.)
Passive skiers stand tall and stall between turns, thinking they’re more secure in the parallel position. But the taller you stand, the more susceptible you are to going over the handlebars.
Give it up, and get down: Drop your stance, widen your feet, and find stability in a slight lunge position.
Passive skiers rely on the lower body to do all the work. Their legs initiate a turn and their upper body follows.
To ski more powerfully, remember to pinch your obliques. Put more power in your edges by driving your uphill shoulder toward your downhill knee. This will allow you to set and release your edges faster, making you a more dynamic skier.