“If I observed the racer’s body, I would learn only of his input to technique; by studying his skis, I learn the result of his technique.” (Warren Witherell)
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Leg Extension at Sugarbush :)

Leg Extension at Sugarbush 🙂

Hey guys! This winter break my family and I stopped by at Sugarbush, Vermont. Although it wasn't our first time there, it was my first time on the race trail of GMVS (Green Mountain Valley School). Amazing trail by the way; wide and spacious with the right amount of...

The Power of the Inside Ski

The Power of the Inside Ski

Josh Foster mentioned an interesting conversation with an Austrian ski racing team coach. That is, the Austrian national team spent much of their off season training on the inside ski. While is not clear what exactly the Austrians were working on (also unclear whether...

Blending, Versatility, and Simplicity

Blending, Versatility, and Simplicity

It is not uncommon for ski learners to be fascinated by ONE aspect of skiing – angulation, forward movement, edge angles, etc. We might have tried hard only to find that our skiing is still different from truly advanced skiers, meaning to keep an athletic form on all...

Why Should Good Racers Care about Fundamentals?

Why Should Good Racers Care about Fundamentals?

If you are a racer, your coach must have reminded you time and again – “fundamentals first.”  But sometimes you just prefer not hearing it.  You are already the best skier on your home mountain and one of the best skiers on the race course.  You enjoy lightning speed...

My Life as a Ski Racer- The First Steps (or skis)

My Life as a Ski Racer- The First Steps (or skis)

Hey there! I'm Jennifer or @jen-ma-ski-racer. I've had a pretty interesting life as a skier, and I'm here to share it with you. I started skiing when I was around five years old. My dad had decided, very last minute that we would spend our 2012 holiday break at a...

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