New PDF release: Allen & Mike's Really Cool Telemark Tips

By Allen O'Bannon, Mike Clelland

ISBN-10: 1560448512

ISBN-13: 9781560448518

Over a hundred information for novices and specialists trying to increase their telemark snowboarding. choked with humorous & sensible illustrations.

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When you are skinning (or booting) uphill in the backcountry, take a few minutes to collect yourself after that long hump up. You've earned it. Do all the important things before your run to insure success. then let 'er rip. Page 54 55 Know when to call it a day If you're skiing lousy at the end of a long day, don't add exhaustion to your problems. ) before you need to call a knee surgeon. 56 Get used to skiing with a pack When you ski in the backcountry you need to carry a pack with a few essentials.

Don't get frustrated 86 94. Double pole plants 87 95. Don't use your uphill pole as a point of balance 88 96. Spidering 89 97. Don't drag your uphill pole 90 98. Too spread out 91 99. Bend that front leg 91 100. Crossed skis 92 101. Don't freeze into the tele-position 92 102. Unequal weight on the skis 93 103. Falling backward 94 104. Back ski tip dives 95 105. No up and down 96 106. Sneaky parallel turn 97 107. Face your body down the hill 98 108. Use caution when teaching your significant other to ski 99 109.

Use this as a learning tool. As you improve, all you need to do is flip the pages faster to quicken up the rhythm, just like real life. 3 Floppy heels vs. locked-down Are you coming from a background of alpine skiing? Do you want to learn the telemark turn? If so, get ready to be a beginner all over again. ) This isn't a rule, but some of the most frustrated skiers you see are lifelong alpine skiers trying to telemark for the first time. These folks are locked into a specific muscle memory that can be disastrous when applied to tele-gear.

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