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    DescriptionMillions of skiers around the world have witnessed a revolution in ski design and the ensuing changes in technique. "Ultimate Skiing" is the definitive instruction manual for skiers seeking the latest developments in technique and technology. A full-colour guide for the modern skier, "Ultimate Skiing" speaks to the intermediate, advanced and racing readership by including updated techniques for modern-shaped ski designs and tips for fine-tuning boots for specific styles and terrain. Written by technique expert Ron LeMaster, "Ultimate Skiing" offers a tactical approach to applying technique to meet the needs for various conditions and ski objectives, such as ice, powder, moguls and steeps. "Ultimate Skiing" features LeMaster's clear, thorough and captivating photo sequences depicting proper form on the slopes. Every chapter includes analyses of World Cup skiers as well as exercises for developing and practicing technique. Skiers are guaranteed to benefit from LeMaster's unique method of instruction. Starting with the mechanical basics of skiing and moving on to the complete presentation of technique, "Ultimate Skiing" is the one resource that will build confidence and consistency in any serious skier.

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    Ultimate Skiing
    Master the Techniques of Great Skiing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ron LeMaster
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 214 mm
    Height: 278 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 762 g
    ISBN 13: 9780736079594
    ISBN 10: 0736079599

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.7
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WSWK
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 21
    DC22: 796.93
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    B&T Approval Code: A09305025
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14440
    BISAC V2.8: SPO039000
    LC classification: GV854 .L455 2010
    Thema V1.0: STA
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    245 colour illustrations, 35 colour illustrations
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    31 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Ron LeMaster has spent more than 25 years as a ski instructor and race coach. Currently an instructor, trainer and lecturer at the Vail/Beaver Creek Ski School, he has also taught at the Aspen Ski School and coached with the Aspen Ski Club and the University of Colorado. Certified and accredited by the Professional Ski Instructors of America, LeMaster has spent much of the past six years lecturing at ski schools in the Colorado Rockies on the topic of ski technique and biomechanics. A frequent contributor to skiing magazines, he coauthored a 16-page article on ski technique for Snow Country's best-selling issue. He has also written technical literature for the Professional Ski Instructors of America.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. Skiing Mechanics; Chapter 2. Skis, Snow and Motion Control; Chapter 3. Turn Anatomy 101; Chapter 4. Alignment and Stance; Chapter 5. Fore and Aft; Chapter 6. Up and Down; Chapter 7. Turning the Skis; Chapter 8. Edge Control; Chapter 9. Lateral Balance; Chapter 10. Boots; Chapter 11. Ice; Chapter 12. Moguls; Chapter 13. Powder, Crud and Slush; Chapter 14. Steeps.