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    GS technique

    Quote Originally Posted by iSpeed View Post
    Not as dramatic a photo without the stunning black background and the red, white and blue snow (Happy 4th!), but Viktoria Rebensburg is showing her world championship GS technique. I don't know how to credit the picture. I pulled it off the web and it didn't have attribution. My apologies to whomever owns the rights.
    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 his race camp for GS technique - keeps you forward, with solid pressure on the downhill ski.

    Also, check out this video

    http://youtu.be/DxONSTiIB88

    Shows the same technique in more "recreational" terms
    Last edited by Racer X; 01-07-2013 at 01:39 AM. Reason: iPad formatting
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    If you keep giving away our secrets I'll never beat anyone! :O
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    Racer X, thanks for that video link!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IN.racer View Post
    If you keep giving away our secrets I'll never beat anyone! :O
    No secrets - just good technique!

    And you'll keep doing well, and keep getting better - no worries there!

    ;)
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