How To Grind On Skis
Rail grinding on skis is loads of fun and learning how really isn’t as hard as you may think. Grinding on skis is all about balance. Grinding on skis is also about being daring and taking skiing to new levels. Tricks such as grinding on skis are nothing new. Grinding on rails or anything else for that matter has been a part of the sport for some time. Learning how to rail grind on skis can be self taught and done so in no time. To grind on skis you must have a better than average skill level and great balance. Tricks like rail grinding offer fun opportunities and the avenue to expand your game. They can also be dangerous, so be careful when attempting to rail grind on skis.
Things you will need to do this trick:
- Room to grind
- Ski gear
- Limber up and make sure you are nice and warmed up. As silly as it may sound, not being warmed up can lead to unnecessary injuries. Double check your gear while you are at it and make certain your are securely strapped in.
- Most rails are positioned somewhere along an incline. Take it slow at first until you get the hang of grinding. Approach head on to the rail. There should be a small ramp leading to the rail, if there is not then locate one that does.
- Take the ramp up and as you first enter the rail turn either left or right. Grind with the rail beneath the bindings. Keep your ski poles in hand and slightly out to your sides.
- you will grind along the rail until it ends. Turn towards the ramp and ski off as you came onto the ramp. That’s it, for now. As you advance there is many things you can do while grinding rails.