45 thoughts on “HOW TO CRASH ON SKIS | 4 FALLING TECHNIQUES

  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Is everyone just goning to ignore the fact that he is doing this on what appears to be a very rocky mountain with a small amount of snow to cushion him!?

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Judo breakfalls have helped me both in skiing and bouldering 😁

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    There is some Juzitsu skills

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    The intro summarizes how I look these days skiiing….

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    You need to turn your head to the side when you front fall to protect your face.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Oh yeah haha and the best way to learn how to fall is to do it a lot.
    Done "stupid" things ever since a toddler, it really makes you agile/get good balance and good falling reactions.
    Broke my arm just a few weeks into trying board though, never went back. Went skiing with a cast instead.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I usually do the last one, and force a fall if I anticipate a crash (like idiots charging in front of you from behind in the slopes with no control – worse if two do it at once). Then you also get up quickly and the roll almost becomes one of those tricks in the other video.
    It's of course even better in deep snow, to make it easier getting up and to keep going.
    I recently pulled a sinew though… that was because of too loose ski straps (wore light mittens instead of my normal gloves). So there's another tip I guess.
    My hand is out for up to 6 weeks and I'm on painkillers+salva atm. It's not that bad but certain movements hurt or send stings downwards almost all the way to the elbow.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    you should look sideways when going on face. so you would still have a tooth. and so would i 🙂

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I am a really clumsy person so I fall all the time, and I don't mean in the slope but literally while for example walking. Parkour training has saved me a lot of times.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    If you‘re crashing on the front, do this and try to turn your face to the left or right. So you can prevent better for breaking your nose

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Another tip: hold in your breath when you crash, breathing out will knock the wind out of you, learned it the hard way.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    We can learn from mistakes😆😆😎

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    If you wanna learn this go and train judo for like 1 week those are basics….

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I had some pretty crazy crashes (rolling 50m with my arms crossed) 3 weeks ago and this really helped me to not get injured. Thank you.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    The Backwards fall is dangerous for a whiplash so a chin tuck (keep te chin close to your ribcage/breast) is really necessary.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Ha currently I have a spiral fracture of my fibula from the binding not releasing on my last ski trip. There goes the rest of the season for me!

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Ruroc helmet for face-to-snow! Please!
    Especially if you do lots of flips!

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Thanks will help a lot!

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    These are the 4 falling techniques of judo, btw cool video!

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    haha I laughed my ass off when you took out your front teeth ! Lisping as hell :')

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Should've watched this vid, almost break my neck on indoor ski

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Last time I fell with skis I broke my leg so y'know this helps..

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I didn't think about the fact that breakfalls were applicable in skiing

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Camera man is so British haha

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    listen to the martial arts guy, guys

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I did Martial Arts in grade school ( about 7 years total ) and I've only gotten to just starting 360's and hitting rails and it helps out a lot. I wanted to hit an A rail at the end of last season and I took my 8 tries to actually land one ( and it was higher in the air ). Letting your arms take the impact is very important.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I prefer the falling down a shoot first turn and having a yard sale.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    One thing on back crash keep your chin as close to chest as possible so you wont hit your head even though you wear helmet

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Pro tip for the MTB crashes when the front wheel starts to go and you are headed OTB, jump over the bars, can often land on your feet much nicer. (Either that or go for the roll)

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Martial arts roll, Parkour roll (how I learned it), how ever you wanna call it. The advantage of it is that you secure your head inside of your arms first and then behind your body. The plan is that your head never even touches the ground. Also, by rolling diagonally you avoid rolling straight over your spine, which happens with the gymnastics roll.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Aka the reason you wear a helmet!

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    The best thing to do if you know you will crash is find someone to land on. Preferably who is 200 kg

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Wow the one thing I know how to do on skis

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    These are the only tricks I know how to do. CRASHING

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Excellent videos Jens, saved me a lot of pain!
    Watching you falling about does my heart good.
    I’m just a beginner at this sort of thing and haven’t done any martial arts or anything like that, but please, when falling back and front, I notice you don’t turn your head to avoid impact to the back and front of the head like some more general instruction on falling I’ve seen recommends? I’d have thought it can be done really quickly in a fall. Since you do it different, why’s that please? Maybe it could have saved those teeth(!). But would it be risking a worse injury to neck/head in the process instead?
    Also, from having actual falls to the side several times on ice/hard snow this season, I had a lot of hip bruising problems. Maybe I was lucky not to break a hip joint and I want to avoid the possibility if I can. One thing some non-ski videos mention is a way of not risking your hips so much by turning your pelvis back/rotating the thigh 45 degrees to the surface before the impact. It looks like you’re doing this so you land more on the thigh/bum muscles, but you don’t mention it in the video. Is it part of the recipe for success?
    I don’t know if I’ve got any points here or not. Some of the other video instruction on general falling and martial arts I’ve seen isn’t so good for us skiers as we’ve mainly got skis strapped on our feet. That creates a different problem to falling without skis on.
    If there’s a point here for us which can help, would a bit more explanation in the video be something you might do maybe?
    Regards and thanks,
    G

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I did years of karate and i had to learn all the ways to fall. Saved my ass skating or biking.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Just practice any tumbling falls, maybe pick two to do every day for a week, then once or twice a week after…, then your brain will be trained to auto pilot when you do begin to go down, and you won't be scared of going down, and since fear itself leads to being rigid phsycially which leads to crashing, you will have a psychological edge. At least that's how it goes in mountain biking. Dooooon't stick out hour hand as an impact point, maybe bend your arm and fall forward on forearm, or back on tricep (as shown).
    With a full face helmet, he would have teeth.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I broke my tibia because my skiis were too tight and didn't detach, so they got caught in the snow, my body had momentum, the ski stayed in one place and my body went on, so that caused the break, they got unstuck from the snow just after the movement was over.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Cool video. What martial art did you practice back in the days?

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Thanks for making this. I have fallen on my wrist, even spraining it once and ended up tearing my MCL in my knee

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    I'm sorry to say, but all your techniques were timed wrong, except the last one, which looked ok. It sure wasn't JuJutsu you were training.

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  • May 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    Should always wear a HELMET, dude!

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