THE ON THE SNOW 360 DEGREE TURN
The on the snow 360 turn is a fun, elementary trick maneuver and a good edging/pressure control exercise. Start from the straight glide position as shown in Photo 1. Pressure the fronts of the skis and lean in the direction of the turn (Photo 2). As the turn starts continue to apply frontal pressure to the skis which results in a "spin out" and the skier skiing backwards (Photo 3).
To complete the 360, shift the weight back or pressure the backs of the skis as shown in Photo 4. Continue to lean back as shown in Photo 5. This causes