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Date: From May 28 to June 07 Schedule May 28 – orientation May 29 – GS Training on the Stelvio Glacier May 30 – GS Training on the Stelvio Glacier May 31 – GS Training on the Stelvio Glacier June 01 – GS Training on the Stelvio Glacier June 02 – day off* June […]
Featuring photos by Stan Petrash (PSIA level 3) and Lev Aksanov (PSIA level 2) Carving clean GS turns has been the ultimate goal of both racers and coaches for at least two decades. It is a common knowledge that in order to carve, a racer needs to roll the ski on edge by executing a […]
Photo 1 Slalom radius turn with a good pole plant. It is important to keep the same radius. Photo 2 Slalom radius turn without your poles, hands in front of you. Photo 3 Slalom radius turn with hands on your hips. It is important to keep the same radius, and shoulders down the fall […]
Work from the ground up: ANKLES – Choose a gentle slope. Point your skis downhill and gently roll your ankles, in unison, from one side to the other. Initiate the movement with your ankles only – keep the upper body quiet. This should really warm up your ankle. Fell both skis carving in synch. If […]
Here are 3 recurring issues that if you tweak you will make a big difference in your performance and your time: Problem 1 – SITTING BACK: Probably the most common error for junior to masters racers is sitting back, which greatly impedes your ability to carve the ski. In an attempt to get into a […]