Cross-country Skiing: A Complete Guide

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1995 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
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Add to that a superb aerobic workout and you have the perfect cold-season sport. It's as easy-going as a spin around the nearest meadow, as thrilling as telemarking down a mountain, as rewarding as hut-to-hut touring in the backcountry. Includes full-color illustrated, step-by-step sections on the basics, and advanced instruction on telemark and skating technique.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE NORDIC ORIGINS 7
CHAPTER TWO GEARING UP 19
CHAPTER THREE ON THE LEVEL 47
CHAPTER FIVE DOWNHILLS AND TURNS 71
CHAPTER TEN THE FITNESS FACTOR 151
CHAPTER ELEVEN GOING FARTHER 163
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 187
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Brian Cazeneuve is a staff writer at Sports Illustrated, where he has been covering the Olympics since 1995. His freelance work has appeared in numerous national publications, including Time, People, the New York Times, Washington Post, NBC Sports, and others. He lives in New York City.

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