Cross Country Skiing

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Masters Press, Dec 31, 1996 - Sports & Recreation - 153 pages
Giving readers a guide and special insight into the sport of cross country skiing, the authors outline the steps needed to enjoy the sport, from practice before the snow falls to conditioning to care of equipment. It also shows readers proper techniques for uphill nd downhill skiing, turning and skating. Photos.

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Introduction to Nordic Cross Country Skiing
Diagonal Striding and Classic Skiing
Going Up Hills

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O'Connor is a retired professor of health and physical education and a licensed psychologist. He was a long-time strength training teacher and coach, starting at U.C.L.A. in 1956. He has also worked with Olympic champions from the U.S.A. and has helped to develop strength and conditioning programs for Olympic coaches in several countries. During his 45 year coaching career he has coached girls, boys, women and men in a number of sports.

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