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Snowboard Basics: Switch Riding Riding switch (i.e. backwards, with your back foot forward) can be a lot of fun and very challenging at the same time. The ability to ride switch smoothly is one of the key skills that separates advanced snowboarders from aspiring intermediates...  Learn More »
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RohanJ1 RohanJ1 - haha when he does it seems so fluid thanks this really helped
1029 days 36 minutes ago
hako hako - Thanks to Doug, it's very helpful video for me as beginner in snowboard (4 days) to practice at the same time snowboard turn and carving.
1045 days 7 hours 48 minutes ago
usmostwanted usmostwanted - thanks. waiting for new videos
1114 days 18 hours 12 minutes ago
rymar24 rymar24 - wow thx when i tried switch i faceplanted and never tried again.. i guess ill give it another try :)
1128 days 23 hours 21 minutes ago
krooroo21 krooroo21 - when i was taught to snowboard, i only rode switch and everyone said it was weird of me. it's good to know that it's not too strange.
1317 days 2 hours 31 minutes ago
dougfagel dougfagel - When riding switch make sure to let your foot rest flat in the boot to promote a more balanced stance. Standing on the inside or the outside of the foot too much can through of your balance and ability to manipulate the board.
1365 days 6 hours 21 minutes ago
VSteeeze154 VSteeeze154 - These videos are super helpful! He makes it all look sooo easy...
1376 days 5 hours 45 minutes ago
ddoneleven ddoneleven - Can't wait to try this next time I go boarding.
1382 days 2 hours 1 minutes ago
ncearle ncearle - Just one thing: that front flip at the beginning is sweet you should make a how to video for that.
1394 days 7 hours 22 minutes ago
jchu jchu - i like i like
1395 days 38 minutes ago
warped warped - Good start, but what's after that?
1399 days 8 minutes ago
BBOYLE BBOYLE - love your videos! so helpful! ^_^
1404 days 10 hours 47 minutes ago
ackattack ackattack - good tips, cheers for the help
1410 days 6 hours 18 minutes ago
thundersnap4 thundersnap4 - thanks,,good help!
1433 days 9 hours 54 minutes ago
LAXkeeper LAXkeeper - thanks doug
1448 days 10 hours 16 minutes ago
PacmanNathan PacmanNathan - Thanks, this video really helped desipher what was wrong with my switch riding. Thanks brah
1453 days 2 hours ago
Luke4 Luke4 - The one thing i have to work on, not too good at tricking from switch.
1456 days 4 hours 33 minutes ago
Omitson Omitson - Great easy to access video, once again. Loving it.
1461 days 15 hours 36 minutes ago
snowmass snowmass - word dude this helped a little. all i gotta do is practice more then i will be pro i wish
1468 days 13 hours 2 minutes ago
supersandman82 supersandman82 - wow thanks this will really help me this season
1493 days 11 hours 32 minutes ago
eyeung003 eyeung003 - I keep leaning on my back foot, is this just a matter of practice?
1493 days 17 hours 58 minutes ago
truejello truejello - simple advice is always the best, cant wait to try this!
1496 days 29 minutes ago
mmm911 mmm911 - thanks vids.
1499 days 15 hours 16 minutes ago
mcmicx mcmicx - very useful when you get used to it. Its a great advantage when you get comfortable.
1509 days 12 hours 20 minutes ago
Eohara Eohara - Great video and keep them coming! Thanks
1562 days 13 hours 5 minutes ago
dougfagel dougfagel - One of my favorite thing to do is Backside 180 to Switch Backside 180!
1599 days 2 hours 47 minutes ago
boydy5 boydy5 - this helped me when i tryed riding switch
1600 days 17 hours 17 minutes ago
shea864 shea864 - Nice vids. I'll keep this in mind next season!
1609 days 13 hours 35 minutes ago
scboarder43 scboarder43 - looking forward to learning switch back to back spins
1613 days 5 hours 19 minutes ago
skooter skooter - i have a 156 and a 152 board; which would be easier to learn switch on?
1622 days 10 hours 57 minutes ago
Iggypop Iggypop - switching it up this winter baby!!!
1635 days 17 hours 42 minutes ago
kurill777 kurill777 - switch is sooo hard, but very need for best skill
1675 days 19 hours 36 minutes ago
djuneek1 djuneek1 - To get the feel of having a different foot in front... i rode the flat i.e. cat paths it helped me a lot at first...
1677 days 21 hours 16 minutes ago
dougfagel dougfagel - The falling leaf is good to practice a technique. Try working into garlands so that you can work in and out of the fall line. As you get more comfortable in the fall line, in a good stance, riding switch you can really start to step up the performance of the board and the access to steeper terrain in your switch stance.
1681 days 7 hours 25 minutes ago
SnowBanker SnowBanker - Practicing falling leaf heel side and toe side is an easy way to start (sliding back and forth and down the mountain going forwards and then switch). What really worked for me was doing flat spin 180s, and getting comfortable with doing turns while riding switch---still working on it!
1685 days 11 hours 11 minutes ago
Forge Forge - switch is sooo hard, must learn to snowboard better after this
1691 days 21 hours 19 minutes ago
claudiarc claudiarc - ya! me too!
1693 days 16 hours 17 minutes ago
Dirtydragon Dirtydragon - Sickk!! time to ride switch baby!
1698 days 8 hours 15 minutes ago

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