Carving: Fascination on Skis
The book- describes the basics of carving--ranging from the first steps on the flat up to parallel skiing and on to the special techniques for racing, having fun and carving in deep powder snow. - offers tips for buying the carving ski and necessary equipment, as well as giving tips of preparing oneself physically, and how to avoid danger by using the rules of the piste and the necessity of staying safe in the mountains. - concludes with an informative appendix, giving the more important terminology in carving, and the inclusion of interesting Internet links invites one to look deeper into this new hobby.
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The Road to Carving
Different Carving Ski Models
Additional Carving equipment
Völkl Marker The Carving Dream Team
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