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by vkrouverk
Wednesday 29 October 2003, 7:57
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: ThermoFlex question
Replies: 11
Views: 13310

Boot too big?

Perhaps your boot is just too big? How long is your foot (in cm)? The boot size should accord to foot length. I didn't knew that and ordered boots according to my usual footwear size, which was way too big and I had big problems with my boots, feet swimmed inside and I got my skin scrubbed off from ...
by vkrouverk
Tuesday 23 September 2003, 9:58
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Where in Europe can I get good lessons on alpine riding...
Replies: 5
Views: 3366

I know, that pureboarding is making courses: http://www.pureboarding.com/en/ then events/teaching. Kaunertal camp might be suitable: Dec. 12-14.2003 http://www.pureboarding.com/en/events/kauni.php4 Other school, offering carving lessons, is blue-tomato's snowboard school: http://www.snowboardschule....
by vkrouverk
Tuesday 3 December 2002, 10:15
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Riding Hardboot & knee problems?
Replies: 4
Views: 4674

Had same problem

But after using 'Gelenk Nahrung' mixture from Koelbels Trainingforschung (www.koelbel.de ) my problems disappeared over years. This is gelatine mixture, which helps to build ligaments and recover lost fluid. I guess that it should be available in Netherland, ask from drug store or sport shops. Or yo...
by vkrouverk
Monday 2 December 2002, 18:58
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Heelside turn problem
Replies: 16
Views: 13665

I've heard also following formula: stance width should be equal to distance from floor to knee (can't remember, to which exact part of knee, was it kneecap?). I personally think, that shoulder width works only for people with proportional body, using 0.6*inseam or length to knee would be more accura...
by vkrouverk
Wednesday 30 October 2002, 19:42
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Carving session
Replies: 1
Views: 2690

Carving session

As some may know already, Pureboarding is organizing carving session in Lech, 6-8 December. Now they have put English information in their web site, so I hope that those who have problems with German language, will be able to get sufficient information and maybe participate. I really hope, that I am...
by vkrouverk
Friday 25 October 2002, 14:46
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: How do you stay in shape between seasons?
Replies: 7
Views: 5931

Re: estonia?

you're really in estonia? Yeah, yeah, I know that it is quite unbelievable to find out, that in Estonia some hard-boot snowboarders live: living in a country, where biggest slope has 80 meters of height difference should be nightmare for carver, not reality !!! Fortunately Finland is just over ther...
by vkrouverk
Friday 25 October 2002, 12:36
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: How do you stay in shape between seasons?
Replies: 7
Views: 5931

For good performance on snowboard one has to train 3 things: strength, cardio-vascular system and flexibility. Good resource for such training-program I've found at Snowboard Workout Program by Ron McConnell. He got into snowboarding by creating training program for J. Burton after his injury.
by vkrouverk
Friday 13 September 2002, 21:02
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: VOTE HERE for an European Expression Session
Replies: 18
Views: 10519

EES vs. ECS

As probably some of you know, Pureboarding team is organizing european carving session in 6-8 December, 2002 in Lech, Austria. Extremecarving is organizing european expression session in March 2003 (IIRC). Is someone intending to participate in both events? Is this idea of organizing 2 events good i...