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Fat boys, carving skis, cross skis, extreme shaped skis: that is the new language of alpine skiing. This best-selling classic has been completely rewritten to explain what makes the shaped skis so revolutionary--and so exciting, especially for beginners. With over 300 specially commissioned color photographs showing step by step how to turn and how to maintain control easily under all conditions, and with its clear text, this is the book for a new generation of alpine skiers. Featuring more than eighty unique stop-action photographic sequences, shows how to ski with greater ease, precision, and control while obtaining optimum performance from shaped skis. Based on the newest and least stressful methods, it demonstrates how to deal with skiing off trail or in deep powder and illustrates the eleven specific turns needed to master difficult conditions, including ice and moguls.

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By one of the world's leading instructors, a step-by-step guide to mastering the new shaped skis.

Synopsis:

Fat boys, carving skis, cross skis, extreme shaped skis: that is the new language of alpine skiing. This best-selling classic has been completely updated to explain what makes the shaped skis so revolutionary, and features more than 80 unique stop-action photographic sequences and hints and tips to help all aspiring skiers improve their skills. Color photos.

About the Author

Martin Heckelman, one of the most sought-after private instructors in the French Alps, is producer and director of the "Ski Tips" series of instructional videos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393319668
Author:
Heckelman, Martin
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Skiing
Subject:
Skis and skiing
Subject:
Skiing - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Series Volume:
99-3
Publication Date:
20001231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300 color photographs
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.3 x 8.6 x 0.5 in 1.11 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Fat boys, carving skis, cross skis, extreme shaped skis: that is the new language of alpine skiing. This best-selling classic has been completely updated to explain what makes the shaped skis so revolutionary, and features more than 80 unique stop-action photographic sequences and hints and tips to help all aspiring skiers improve their skills. Color photos.
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