View Full Version : Excessive spray in face

06-30-2007, 07:55 PM
Hey guys...sure you've all followed by saga thus far regarding my new ski...then lost ski...then new ski again :roll:

Connelly FX w/ venom dual high wraps. Seem to be getting a lot of spray in my face. When I mounted the new bindings I tried to line them up exactly neutral like the Connely stock front/RTP but not sure I'm totally dialed in yet. What does excessive spray in the face indicate? Too far forward or back? Technique? Appreciate any recommendations... :?:


07-02-2007, 09:44 PM
I'm not 100% positive, but I think you are too far back, or you are leaning too far back. Try a little more bend in your forward leg to get a little more neutral :?:

07-03-2007, 10:26 PM

07-05-2007, 11:19 AM
Sorry, 32mph

07-05-2007, 11:15 PM
Try keeping the ski on edge. I bet it happens every time your ski goes flat. This happens even more on newer shaped skis if not kept on one edge or the other.

07-08-2007, 11:09 AM
Thanks for the responses...tried bending my front knee a bit and that seemed to help. Also, AJones you are correct, it is happening when flat and taking a breather.

12-01-2007, 09:12 PM
Though this is a nice way to cool off your body and face after a few.
It happens when the ski is flat, for me when I push down hard on my front foot. It's sort of like the pressure you put down before you bunny hop.

12-20-2007, 02:18 PM
It definantly is to much leaning back. I see it a lot in beginning slalom skiers because we emphasize the preasure on the back foot.