Summer Ski Running

Summer Ski Running

Improve Speed and Endurance. For diehard powder hounds, the dog days of winter can seem almost interminable. The hot, sticky weather seems almost foreign, as if we were plucked from our "happy place" and dropped in some inhospitable land. Smart…

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Balance Training For Skiing

Balance Training for Skiing

Train the Summer, Shred the Winters. Off-season ski training often focuses – and rightly so – on maintaining strength and cardiovascular fitness, along with flexibility. But in a sport that requires the full-body commitment that skiing does, there's another key element…

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An Ode To Rock Skis

An Ode to Rock Skis

My Last Turns of The Season. I'm the sentimental type. Blame it on my Irish DNA. Coupled with an occasional pessimistic streak, I admittedly get caught up in certain points on the calendar. I like beginnings, detest endings. As a…

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Spring Skiing Advice

Spring Skiing Advice

Spring Conditions, Form and Gear Tips. Ah, spring. It is the bittersweet season, when we begin bidding winter our long, sad adieu, while simultaneously planning to enjoy some of the best conditions of the year. I try not to dwell on…

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