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New Skate Ski Technique Films

Earlier this summer I took a few short films to demonstrate different skate skiing techniques. They are demonstrated by members of the Brit Nordic team, so you could do a lot worse than copy them. Hopefully I can get Roy to write something to explain the different techniques

Skate 1

This is good for going up steep hills, it’s the equivalent on 1st gear on a car. Note this is an asymmetric style,  it’ s important to practice it on both sides so you develop your technique evenly. The ski poles are supposed to hit the ground simultaneously with the lead ski.

Here we see Andrew Musgrave going up a hill.

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