School Figure
Aspen World Synchro Championships

    Description of the School Figure   

    link to YOUTUBE video of School figure, you can see the German's doing the school figure in the first figure of this video

    This is a description of the one mandatory figure.
    Downhill is represented by the bottom of the page and left and right are always "skier's" left and right.

    All 8 or 6 team members line up in single line behind the leader

    Diagram #1   


                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X    (leader)



    The 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th  person turns right first  (X's)
    The 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th person turns left first  (O's)
    (Same for 6 person teams, only there is no 7th and 8th person.)

    The count is 1,2,3,4 and on the 5th turn break into medium turns. 4 people are lined up vertically on each side as in the
    diagram #2.

    The X's,(1st,3rd,5th and 7th person) will break to the right and the O's,(2nd,4th, 6th and 8th person) break left.


    Diagram #2


                                          O
                   X
                                          O
                   X
                                          O
                   X
                                          O
                   X                             (leader)



    The people reach the apex of that turn as shown in the diagram #2 and cross to the other apex as in diagram #3.


    Diagram #3  


                   O
                                          X
                   O
                                          X
                   O
                                          X
                   O
                                          X                 (leader)


    Then the people return to cross the center line and turn back into the short radius turns for another count of  5.

    The X's first short turn coming back in will be a left turn and the O's (even numbered people) a right turn.
    This turn is counted as #1 again.

                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X    (leader)
               
Continue 2,3,4 and break open to mediums on 5.


    This will have the X's breaking on the "skier's" left side and the O's on the right. As in diagram #3
    Then cross to the other apex as in Diagram #2.
    Then return to cross at center for another count of 5.  X's first short will be to the right and the O's to the left.

    Count the third series of short radius turns again and break again on turn number 5 as in the first series of mediums. Return to
    cross center for the last series
    of short turns.  Count the first turn back in as always as #1 and stop on turn number #6.  This will make the X's stop facing
    right and the O's facing left.  
    Every person must stop in a straight line behind the leader without slipping forwards or backwards.

                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X
                            O
                            X   (leader)


    The complete school figure has 4 sets of short turns and 3 sets of mediums.

    Hope this is clear. Any questions, just email us at teamdiva@hotmail.com
    Team Diva
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