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Forum: Techniques and Tips

  1. Feeling Inept in Slalom--and maybe a bruised ego

    I attended a slalom clinic last night. I raced in college on a club team and USSA back in the day (30 ys ago) and was decent at slalom, but always...

    Started by skibum58‎, 01-17-2014 05:53 PM
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    04-04-2014, 05:09 PM Go to last post
  2. Analysis of Ted's techniique

    The New York Times has produced a superb analysis of Ted Ligety's GS technique. Check it out. Use your mouse scroll wheel to advance to each...

    Started by patmoore‎, 02-12-2014 02:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    02-12-2014, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  3. Freesking as well as Gate Training

    This is an interesting article and one that I can identify with. When I get overwhelmed as an older racer trying to learn new tricks from lessons...

    Started by TeamHub390‎, 01-21-2014 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-23-2014, 12:51 PM Go to last post
  4. Not racing but it's the way I was taught

    I learned to ski at Berchtesgaden in Bavaria in 1956. This is how I was taught. I stopped skiing in 1962 to devote my free time to skydiving. I...

    Started by patmoore‎, 11-21-2013 07:40 PM
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    11-24-2013, 11:28 PM Go to last post
  5. Smile How much does waxing really matter?

    OK, I get it in a World Cup race that a tenth of a second over a two-minute course can make the difference between a podium and out of the top ten....

    Started by WAL4098‎, 11-16-2011 07:07 PM
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    10-03-2013, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  6. Why can't I ride like this?

    Amazing riding and superb video.

    Started by patmoore‎, 02-20-2013 02:41 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-22-2013, 12:05 AM Go to last post
  7. Ted Ligety Video - He's in a class by himself

    Started by patmoore‎, 02-21-2013 12:11 PM
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    02-21-2013, 09:50 PM Go to last post
  8. ACL info

    Hello all. I am looking for some info. I ruptured my acl in feb. I opted for no repair and went to rehab. The first 3 months looked like I made the...

    Started by paul d‎, 08-15-2012 06:05 PM
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    02-15-2013, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  9. Analysis of my Friday runs at the Nationals?

    Over the past few years I've seen dozens of videos of myself racing on a snowboard but ironically I've never seen any footage on skis. NASTAR HQ...

    Started by patmoore‎, 06-27-2012 11:33 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    02-13-2013, 09:03 PM Go to last post
  10. GS technique

    Great picture of the outside hand and shoulder driving into the turn, following the downhill ski - this is exactly what Michel Pratte is teaching in...

    Started by Racer X‎, 01-07-2013 12:37 AM
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    01-07-2013, 03:05 AM Go to last post
  11. Making that gate

    Of course it's not the fast line, but you've got to admire Liam Mulhern's singular focus on making that gate: ...

    Started by iSpeed‎, 12-24-2012 06:20 PM
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    12-29-2012, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Cool Pratt Coaches Corner

    For those who aren't lucky enough to be going to the racing camps, I found some good universal advice that most of us can use to get back into our...

    Started by TeamHub390‎, 11-28-2012 05:46 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-29-2012, 03:18 PM Go to last post
  13. How much can Snowboarding Equipment affect my GS time?

    Usually, I will race NASTAR on my snowboard, and I am fairly decent on a freeriding snowboard with soft boots. However, I see many people that have...

    Started by Rytyfe‎, 02-03-2010 03:27 AM
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    03-31-2012, 12:49 AM Go to last post
  14. The AMS thread

    Thought I'd start a thread for this so that we don't mess up a very good thread started by Fastman - any more than it has already been messed up.

    Started by chuckp7600‎, 03-09-2012 06:28 PM
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    03-12-2012, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  15. Nationals: Tips for skiing a steeper course

    Iíve been watching with interest the discussions here about the more difficult terrain encountered at Nationals. I can see the points of those who...

    Started by FastMan‎, 03-08-2012 05:07 PM
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    03-11-2012, 04:18 PM Go to last post
  16. How do you tune?

    How do you tune your skis? Curious how many steps you go through and how often. This is really the first year that I have done anything but...

    Started by chuckp7600‎, 02-28-2012 07:29 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,699
    03-02-2012, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  17. Out of the ordinary waxing stories...

    I've heard a number of tales about what people use when waxing their skis.I would like to know what everyone's most hairbrained idea is, and whether...

    Started by gdsantos‎, 02-27-2012 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    02-28-2012, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  18. Snowboarder Survives Avalanche

    Anyone see this on TV recently? A snowboarder is wearing an inflatable air bag called the Backcountry Access Float 30, which kept her "afloat" during...

    Started by Stockliman‎, 02-07-2012 09:23 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-20-2012, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  19. Sharpening edges...

    I'm trying to find a good lubricant for my diamond stones. Any suggestions (hopefully as easy as going to Home Depot, or better yet, homemade)?

    Started by gdsantos‎, 02-03-2012 03:52 AM
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    02-04-2012, 02:05 PM Go to last post
  20. Kick Starts

    Does anyone know of on-line videos showing a kickstart method out of the box. My typical approach has been to just extend over the tips until I trip...

    Started by NKray‎, 11-22-2011 08:20 PM
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    • Replies: 24
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    02-02-2012, 11:13 AM Go to last post

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