Blog – Page 2 – Cross Country Ski Technique

3 Must-Have Skills for Safer Downhills

Downhills are a big worry for many nordic skiers – even strong intermediate skiers feel trepidation on downhills. For beginners it’s worse. There’s a good chance one of the reasons they chose cross-country skiing over alpine skiing is because they aren’t downhill speed demons. Nordic Downhill Ski Techniques There are 4 principle Nordic downhill skiing techniques: […]

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Better Balance for Nordic Skiers

Skiers of all levels are balanced when they ski – unless they’re falling down. The difference in balance between a novice and expert is their base of support. As your skill improves, you’ll feel balanced and comfortable on an increasingly small and unstable base of support. We prize balance as nordic skiers because of its […]

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Fall clean up

I just finished auditing this site to prepare for the new ski season. That was the most ruthless haircut I’ve given the site to date. I also unlisted many of our Youtube videos. I told myself if I didn’t agree with the content 100%, didn’t feel it met my current standards or just didn’t like […]

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4. Exercising for Alignment

This is the fourth article in a series about body alignment. Scroll down for the start of the article. Background: I went from enjoying an active lifestyle to being unable to take a quick, short walk without significant pain and discomfort. I wrote this series in the hopes the information might help other people avoid […]

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