Intermediate Downhill Skiing
Like any sport, skiing is a competition. But in skiing the mountain is the opponent and it makes no apologies for one's weaknesses. Featuring advice on everything from equipment to conditioning, Intermediate Downhill Skiing can help build a foundation of skills and lead to higher levels of ability. Photos.
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BUYING AND TRYING EQUIPMENT
BALANCE IN MOTION STARTING WITH
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