Ski Bumpus
(a.k.a. Black Velvet, Ski Bumpis)
Choreographed by Linda De Ford

Description:40 count, 1 wall, line dance
Music:Ski Bumpis by Wickline Band
 I Want To Be The First One by Darryl & Don Ellis [134 bpm / CD: Steppin' Country Vol. 4 / No Sir]
 or any other moderate to fast polka song.

 

SHUFFLE, SHUFFLE, STEP-PIVOT (TWICE)
1&2Shuffle starting with right foot angle body 45 degrees to left (right, left, right)
3&4Shuffle starting with left foot angle body 45 degrees to right (left, right, left)
5-6Step forward on right foot, turn turn to the left moving weight to left foot
7&8Shuffle starting with right foot angle body 45 degrees to left (right, left, right)
9&10Shuffle starting with left foot angle body 45 degrees to right (left, right, left)
11-12Step forward on right foot, turn turn to the left moving weight to left foot

BOX STEPS
13-14Cross-step right foot in front of left foot, step back on left foot
15-16Step to the right side with right foot, step forward with left foot
17-18Cross-step right foot in front of left foot, step back on left foot
19-20Step to the right side with right foot, step forward with left foot

TOUCH, STEP (4 TIMES)
21-22Touch right foot out to right side, step forward with right foot
23-24Touch left foot out to left side, step forward with left foot
25-26Touch right foot out to right side, step forward with right foot
27-28Touch left foot out to left side, step forward with left foot

KICK-BALL-CHANGE, KICK-BALL-CHANGE, STEP-PIVOT (TWICE)
29&30Kick out with right foot and bring back and place beside left foot with quick weight change by shifting weight front ball of right foot to the left foot (weight stays on left foot)
31&32Kick out with right foot and bring back & place beside left foot with quick weight change by shifting weight from ball of right foot to the left foot (weight stays on left foot)
33-34Step forward on right foot, turn turn to the left moving weight to left foot
35&36Kick out with right foot and bring back and place beside left foot with quick weight change by shifting weight from ball of right foot to the left foot (weight stays on left foot)
37&38Kick out with right foot and bring back and place beside left foot with quick weight change by shifting weight from ball of right foot to the left foot (weight stays on left foot)
39-40Step forward on right foot, turn turn to the left moving weight to left foot
REPEAT
In places where this dance is called "Black Velvet", it typically starts with the TOUCH, STEP sequence at count 21.