Developing control in steeps

Self preservation is a natural reaction when nerves take hold. In an unfamiliar environment such as steep terrain with variable snow conditions it's easy to become a defensive skier - relying on braking and skidding to control your descent. Heavy edge sets combined with rapidly turning your ski's from side to side like a set … Continue reading Developing control in steeps

Skiing..why do we do it?

Skiing...why do we do it?  It's a question that has been reverberating around inside my head for over a year now.  I had never really thought too deeply about what my motivations were until I got hurt in April 2011. It made me sit back and take stock. Why on earth am I so passionately addicted to … Continue reading Skiing..why do we do it?