bo bo's sustained in a slalom crash

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Barry Gourley
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bo bo's sustained in a slalom crash

Post by Barry Gourley » Sat Jan 17, 2004 1:50 am

As you all know I'm looking into the PD pads, In a crash when slaloming what bodyparts takes the most abuse, elbows,knees,wrists???
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Barry

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Post by Wes Eastridge » Sat Jan 17, 2004 2:15 am

All of them do. Sometimes a fall can be predicted and a knee slide can then be conciously executed. On the other end of the mishap spectrum, a fall could be nearly instantaneous, and then you won't know what saved you until after the fact.

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Post by Adam Trahan » Sat Jan 17, 2004 4:37 am

...in most of my skids on slalom boards, wrist, elbow, shoulder, head, hip and knee. Most of the damage is on the leading side, right side if you are a goofy foot versa visa.

Knee and elbow pads, wrist guards and a good helmet are a minimum.

Be careful and have fun.

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bo bo's sustained in a slalom crash

Post by Barry Gourley » Sat Jan 17, 2004 8:33 pm

adam,
what is a goofy foot????
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Barry

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Post by Glenn S » Sat Jan 17, 2004 10:16 pm

Barry,
Goofyfoot is originally a surfing term to describe a surfer that surfs with their "right" foot forward. Regular-Foot is with the left foot forward.

This term has been adapted by all other board-sports from the original surfing usage.

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Post by Hans Koraeus » Sun Jan 18, 2004 12:03 am

Look at the avatars above and you will only see goofies.

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