Fear is one of the biggest handicap on downhills. Fear of falling and hurting yourself possibly badly. Confidence in running fast downhills comes with skill at running fast downhills. Practice will add to both.
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Turn Off the Brakes on Downhills
Blog entry posted by Barefoot Ken Bob, Apr 1, 2015.
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Webmaster and founder of the Original Running Barefoot website (1997-present) - BarefootRunning.com, President Los Angeles Chapter of The Barefoot Runners Society (2010-present), Co-author; Barefoot Running Step by Step (2011), Barefoot Running Guru (1997-present), completed more than 400 races barefoot (as of 2012), including 79 marathons (26.2 miles each), and one ultra-marathon (50 kilometers+)