Well clearly I'm "some people" and I still contend that for most mere mortals the two release patterns are polar opposites and very difficult for skiers to "flip the switch" between them. And let's be real about those pivot slip videos... the first video is a clear extension move, but the second is NOT a flex to release pivot slip. It's just a pivot slip performed without an extension and done by using fore/aft management and edge control. That's a far cry from showing any kind of mastery of flex to release. As I noted in the other thread, there are 3 key elements that define a true use of flexion to release and create a new turn. If all 3 aren't present, the turn isn't meeting the criteria for a flex-based turn.Exactly.
The first video uses an extension release.
The second video uses a flexion release.
In pivot slips, the difference between these two releases is highlighted since so little else is going on.
Learning to do both types of pivot slips, on command, and making sure they are as different from each other as possible, is an excellent exercise in building skill versatility.
Once you can do those two, you certainly can make turns that either use extension or flexion.
Some people on this forum have said they've never seen anyone do that.
It can be done if you chase it.
I was trying to stay out of this thread because there's a lot of misinformation and outright lies, but since you called me out, I had to chime in on this piece.