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12-07-2013, 12:43 PM
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ccarrigan
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Originally Posted by CarpeNoctem View Post
I apologize if this sounds bad but at 5'11 245 lbs, it's probably hard to really get the good knee bend necessary for proper deep edge work. Have you had someone evaluate your edging technique?

Outer edge technique done properly on a 7/8ths hollow requires you to bend those knees a ton.
I have good knee bend. I'm not 245 of complete fat, ha!

For instance, in this video of outside edge stops, my skates dig in too much for those. He doesn't have super knee bend, it looks more like a combo of proper radius and strength.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3ygHmjMgCA

(EDIT: this also happens on the inside edges, video was just the first example i found)


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