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  • 1A turn carried out while stationary by lifting first one and then the other ski through 180°.
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    • Ski these bindings a little more conservatively than you would your alpine gear, and use good technique on the uphill so you won't torque out during kick-turns and such.
    • I do have some difficulty with uphill kickturns during backcountry skiing.
  • 1.1(In skateboarding) a turn performed with the front wheels lifted off the ground.
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    • I am dying to skate again; my knee is finally better and I want to practice kick-turns and learn to carve!
    • Skaters will learn the basics like safety, stance, board balance, pumping, fakies, kick-turns, and eventually dropping in.

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