Positioning the feet on the Swoard

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Positioning the feet on the Swoard

Post by fivat » Thursday 27 November 2008, 15:01

Warning! I realized recently that there are some riders who were not positioning their feet correctly on their Swoard. 8O I'm talking here about the setting for the slopes. In deep powder, some riders prefer to move the feet slightly backwards.

The Swoard is conceived for optimal performances when the feet are centered along to the contact length of the board.

The images below are clearer than long sentences:

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The first image is showing a position perfectly centered on the inserts (yellow dots). If one wants to increase or reduce the distance between the bindings, one has to do it correctly as shown on the 2 other images.

I hope that it's clear. :D

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Post by starikashka » Thursday 27 November 2008, 21:34

looks clear but somebody will be confused anyway :-) wrong stance picture is lacking and point of the middle of contact lenght is not shown :-)
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Post by st3v0 » Thursday 27 November 2008, 21:41

Clear as the Saas Fee's sky! :wink:

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Post by Tuomas » Tuesday 9 March 2010, 18:00

As 192cm tall guy you would probably recommend useing the picture further on the right? Or is it just matter of style and habbit?

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Post by Arnaud » Tuesday 9 March 2010, 18:21

Tuomas

Are you talking about stance ? If yes, you can apply the following formula :
Height / 3.55
In your case 192 / 3.55 = 54 cm Stance.
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Post by Tuomas » Tuesday 9 March 2010, 18:22

Thanks mate!

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Post by pokkis » Tuesday 9 March 2010, 18:34

Arnould, as you know that formula forks only for some folks, as any of formulas to define stance al any other parameter :D
All depends of persons own dimenssions and joints and flexibility :wink:
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Post by Arnaud » Tuesday 9 March 2010, 19:51

Pokkis, you're right. This is a basic rules to set the first value. Then you have to make adjustments to find the best setting for you.
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Re: Positioning the feet on the Swoard

Post by Wouter » Wednesday 28 December 2011, 11:16

Hi,

just a quick and probably stupid :doh: question:

How do you measure the distance between the feet? The distance from the middle of the bindings?

Just double checking.

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Re: Positioning the feet on the Swoard

Post by joemzl » Wednesday 28 December 2011, 11:23

Yes

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Re: Positioning the feet on the Swoard

Post by Wouter » Wednesday 28 December 2011, 11:29

Cool. :wink: I thought so and have been doing (unconsciously) so during the last 18 years.....

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