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Stay Balanced Over Your Downhill Ski

Don't let fear lock you down in the steeps. Work with your downhill ski, not against it.

PSIA Alpine Demonstration Team Coach and Aspen Ski Instructor Katie Fry shows you how to work with your downhill ski, not against it.

 

 

 

The Irresponsibility Code

The official rules of the slopes are more than 40 years old. Life has changed.

The rules and etiquette of the slopes have evolved over the years into something officially known as Your Responsibility Code. You see it plastered on lift towers and scrawled in tiny print on lift tickets and cafeteria napkins. They’re like those bossy signs at public swimming pools: quaint, incomplete and unintentionally humorous. (“Always ski in control.” Please.)

Binding Glossary

Sound like a pro tech shop owner once you get these terms down - or least know how to shop for bindings.

GLOSSARY>>

>Anti-friction device (AFD): The slippery surface or sliding mechanism under the boot toe that helps it to slide sideways out of the binding toepiece during release


>Boot-out: What occurs when the side of a boot hits the snow in a highly edged turn, forcing the ski’s edge out of snow and disrupting the carved arc

<i> The Thin Line </i> Trailer

This US Ski Team documentary came out on Rush HD December 15.

World Cup Prep Underway at Beaver Creek

News

Crews prep the downhill at Beaver Creek in anticipation of the Nov. 27-Dec. 2 World Cup races.

U.S. Women Get it Straight at Roundhill

Advice

Kildow, Mancuso back on snow.

Mancuso 3rd Overall; 2nd in Super Combined

News

Challenging for overall World Cup.

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