High Performance Skiing
This guide is packed with advice on skiing in steep terrain, all types of weather, and snow conditions. It provides readers with tips for warming up, physical conditioning, and mental preparation for skiing the more advanced slopes.
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Fundamentals of High Performance
Skiing the Steeps
Taming the Bumps
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