Carving: Fascination on Skis

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, May 1, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 135 pages
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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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Contents

Foreword
9
The Road to Carving
19
Different Carving Ski Models
30
Additional Carving equipment
41
Völkl Marker The Carving Dream Team
52
The Short Carving Method the Quickest Way to Carving 94 12 The Physical and Psychological Demands in Carving 100 12 1 Fitness Demands
101
What else?
111
Carving in the Ski School
121
Bibliography
131
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About the author (2003)

Johannes Roschinsky was born in 1961. He is a lecturer at the Military Institute for Sports Science and Sport in Munich. He has worked for many years in schools, high schools and adult education. He is the author of several sports science publications and has written various books on new sports.

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