Five Tips For Hitting Rails #snowboarding

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      Riding rails can be tricky, not to mention dangerous.  It is a good idea to always wear safety gear like a helmet or even shin guards.  Start on the smaller features before moving to bigger ones.railsTip 1Use a smaller snowboard than usual.  The smaller size and lighter weight is better for controlling while on the rail.  You can see on the snowboard size calculator how a smaller plank is recommended for park and pipe riding.Tip 2Approach with flat board (not turning).  This will help you keep balanced over the board and will keep the board from slipping off to the side.Tip 3Keep center of mass over board.  That is a fancy way of saying “keep your weight centered”.  The rail is
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