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When is a good age for children to start skiing?

So, you’ve had to take a couple of years out from your skiing holidays because you’ve started a family or had a new addition. Those exciting days on the piste seem oh so far away, as do those often more exciting apres-ski evenings! When will you ever get back to ploughing through virgin powder; racing down the Black run; or hopping through the mogul fields? Well, the simple answer to that is, whenever you can get your child safely onto…

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All Skiers should Snowboard

Calm down and clean up the coffee you just spluttered everywhere; I don’t mean permanently. What I’m referring to is more like just having a go at it. Not with a view to convert to the “dark side”, but at the risk of another contentious statement, to understand them better. After all, like it or not, we share the mountains with them. THE LIMITATIONS OF SNOWBOARDING Some skiers here will spout something facetious, like “skis go faster”. That’s not really…

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3 Consejos rápidos para convertirte en un mejor esquiador

Instructor ins a ski lessons in Vebier

1. Mantente centrado en tus esquís   En general, tu peso debe distribuirse de manera uniforme a lo largo de tus pies, para mantener presión hacia abajo a lo largo de toda la longitud de los esquís. Las fijaciones generalmente están un poco alejadas del centro del esquí, por lo que necesitas inclinarte hacia adelante para llevar tu peso hasta la mitad del esquí, apoyandote con tus espinillas sobre la parte frontal de las botas. Esta posición te permite transmitir tus…

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