Cross-country skiing is a low-risk, not no-risk sport. Eventually you’re going to fall. Prepare by learning how to step in and out of the tracks at various speeds and practicing drills that improve your agility and ability to stop quickly.
Learn how to cross-country ski smoothly from one classic ski track to another. Change tracks like a pro and maintain your speed as you pass other skiers. It’s easy to learn if you break the skill into 5 steps and learn them one at a time.
Old ideas about double poling are disappearing. It used to be, you had to “fall forward”, bow at the waist, and jackknife your body though the push phase. The “falling forward” part was especially unpleasant.
“Because we’re not the only ones publishing great information about cross-country skiing on the Internet.” In this first ever issue of “Stuff We Like”, you’ll find… A link to a nice set of Norwegian cross-country ski videos A self-analysis quiz that reveals your strengths and weaknesses as a cross-country skier Help sleeping better A video link with 2 […]
Summary: Video analysis apps for smart phones and tablets are fun and powerful tools for evaluating and improving ski technique. They’re inexpensive, but they take time to learn and there are hidden costs. Which one is best for you? We review the top 3 apps and see what they have to offer. Related Article: Ubersense vs. Coach’s […]