"High-Performance Skiing" combines the latest in expert instruction, technique and conditioning with breakthroughs in equipment technology that help skiers negotiate the most difficult runs. Completely new chapters on racing, conditioning, and technique make this the up-to-the-minute information source for alpine skiers.
This book offers an up-front, how-to approach for skiers interested in revving up their skiing and racing, replete with timely tips on how to handle a variety of skiing situations.
"High-Performance Skiing" promises to further explore high performance techniques and skills that lead to:
- more consistent performance, - less fatigue and more endurance, - increased strength and flexibility, - greater versatility, - more confidence while skiing in all conditions, and- the incentive and know-how to jump into advanced recreational racing.
More than 100 photos and illustrations take readers step-by-step through the techniques to tackle steep-slope skiing, moguls, powder skiing and racing.
"""This is a good book for the advanced skier whose skills seem to crumble in difficult conditions. The tips are concise and clear. If you're interested in racing, there's a long section devoted to that specialty."""
Senior Executive Editor
"""What everyone is looking for, a self-help book for high performance skiers. The way the book is designed, the skiers can find help based on the type of skiing they enjoy. This book will really help the high end skier improve. The ski racing chapter contains great information that shows the recreational racer just starting out where to get started and how to progress."""
Director of Athletic Preparation
United States Ski Team
|The High-Performance Skier|
|Adapting to the Conditions|
|Steep Slope Skiing|
|Mastering the Moguls|
|The Thrill of Powder|
|Improving Your Skills|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|
For Ages: 18+ years old
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st October 1997
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.399