unweight


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un·weight

 (ŭn-wāt′)
tr.v. un·weight·ed, un·weight·ing, un·weights
To reduce the pressure on (a ski or skateboard) by shifting one's weight in order to execute a turn.

unweight

(ʌnˈweɪt)
vb
(Skiing) to minimize the pressure of body weight on (a ski) before a turn by briefly bending down or straightening up
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I was riding up the chairlift and below me on the slope a ski instructor was explaining to a novice that when she wanted to turn she had to unweight one ski.