Type 1 - Cautious skiing at LOWER visual indicator settings.
Prefer slow to moderate speeds.
Prefer gentle to moderate terrain.
Receive lower than average visual indicator settings. This may increase the risk of inadvertent binding release in order to increase the likelihood of release in a fall.
Type 1 settings apply to "entry-level skiers uncertain of their classification".
Type 2 - Moderate skiing at AVERAGE visual indicator settings
Prefer a variety of speeds.
Prefer a varied terrain.
Type 2 skiers are skiers who do not meet all the descriptions of Type 1 or Type 3 skier types.
Type 3 - Aggressive skiing at HIGHER visual indicator settings
Prefer fast speeds.
Prefer steep terrain.
Receive higher than average visual indicator settings. This may reduce the likelihood of release in a fall in order to decrease the risk of inadvertent binding release.
Boardsport riders are "footed" in one of two stances, generally called "natural" and "goofy". A "natural" stance indicates the left foot leading and a "Goofy" leads with the right. Professionals seem to be evenly distributed between the stances.