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04-03-2008, 06:45 PM
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MikeD
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Originally Posted by Delorme View Post
I think you mean 90 degree.


no, 90 would place you in a seated position and have your weight outside your center of gravity. You would FALL OVER BACKWARDS. 90 comes into play with the driving leg when on the inside edge of your skate or in a gliding curve. IT applies to both ice and roller.

there are about 20 different methods/techniques for stopping, from begginer to advanced skill levels. Here is a link to a description of most. What I dont see in there is a stick stop....

http://web.skatefaq.com:81/stopping.html#powerslide


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