SKI TIP: Going Fast On Flats...The Importance of Proper Gliding Skills

SKI TIP: Going Fast On Flats...The Importance of Proper Gliding Skills

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SKI TIP: Going Fast On Flats...The Importance of Proper Gliding Skills

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“Try gliding with your boots unbuckled. Let the skis swim. Be subtle with your ankles.”

Even if you’ve memorized every dip and contour of your home mountain, occasionally getting caught the flats and expending tons of non-fun having energy is an inevitability (especially when conditions are slow). Former American World Cup alpine ski racer, Daron Rahlves, wants to share a few techniques he picked up during his career to seamlessly carry us over flats to back to the sweet sweet steeps. From pumping rollers to perfecting your tuck, takes notes from one of the best and get some more laps out of your next ski day:

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