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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby mede » Fri May 01, 2020 11:09 am

@jumptheshark Of course ;) I was just making fun of you, apologies if badly received.

But thanks for the selection of pics, very illustrative. Squatting indeed increases efficiency :lol:

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby salvino » Fri May 01, 2020 12:40 pm

#1, but actually a proper onewheel stance. Feet closer together highlights the center balance point of the foil and really opens up the whole interaction.

I had super wide stance for so long and moved to smaller boards and then realized that by narrowing stance, the ride was being transformed.

Now I try to get as narrow as possible and it’s transcending in rewards.

Btw, poo stance is sure to wear out your spine!

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby Jyoder » Fri May 01, 2020 2:41 pm

If all you ride is #1 then you’re weak and you’re bloodline is weak. You probably have nice wind, a peak 4, and have waves to play on.

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby Kamikuza » Fri May 01, 2020 2:51 pm

Stance, and stance width, change depending on the conditions, the riding, and how I feel. It's not either or, it's a spectrum. Well, at the stage I'm at...

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby TomW » Fri May 01, 2020 5:54 pm

What's great about strapless is you can change your stance depending on conditions and what you feel like doing.
I call riding down wind ' riding the bus'. You know, your standing there holding that strap above your head with one hand.

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby FLandOBX » Fri May 01, 2020 7:18 pm

Well, this discussion has proven one thing: I'm the ONLY Rock Star in the bunch!!

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby plummet » Fri May 01, 2020 7:54 pm

What if i ride heel over cranking upwind like poo stance but standing upright like bean pole?
Am I a poopole stance or beanpoo stance?

Also, i kinda like an aggressive crouching tiger stance for freeriding downwind.....

So I will claim the "crouching tiger" stance as a new internationally recognized stance.

Anybody wanting to use this stance will need to seek permission from me and send a "donation" of $1.00 per time you use the crouching tiger stance.

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby FLandOBX » Fri May 01, 2020 9:23 pm

plummet wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 7:54 pm
I will claim the "crouching tiger" stance as a new internationally recognized stance.

Anybody wanting to use this stance will need to seek permission from me and send a "donation" of $1.00 per time you use the crouching tiger stance.
:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby jumptheshark » Fri May 01, 2020 9:53 pm

But Clapton is kind of a bean pole!

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Re: Foil Riding stance, bean pole vs poo stance

Postby JakeFarley » Fri May 01, 2020 11:11 pm

I'm not a foiler, but from reading this thread, if you ride POO stance and go downwind, would that be called a "Brown winder"? :D


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