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  Skiing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Skiing or snowboarding outside a ski resort's boundaries, also known as out of bounds skiing, is illegal in some ski resorts, due to the danger of avalanches on the un-patrolled areas; or the cost of search-and-rescue for lost or overdue skiers.
Skiing technique is difficult to master, and accordingly there are ski schools that teach everything from the basics of turning and stopping safely to more advanced carving, racing, mogul or "bump" skiing and newer freestyle techniques.
Ski troops played a key role in retaining Finnish independence from Russia during the Winter War, and from Germany during the Lapland War, although the use of ski troops was recorded by the Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus in the 13th century.
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 PowerinMuscles.com - The nutrition resource for coaches, athletes and trainers in all sports.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Ron is the Head J 3-4-5 Coach for the Park City Ski Team, the USSA 2005 National Club of the Year.
Ron won the 2003 Professional Ski Instructors of America Instructor of the Year Award.
He is coauthor of the book High-Performance Skiing and editor of The American Ski Coach, the official journal of the U.S. Ski Coaches Association.
69.94.64.50 /poweringmuscles.com/user_details.php   (2660 words)

  
 EpicSki Academy - Who's Who   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Robin is PSIA Level III certified and a member of the PSIA Examiner Team with 15 years of teaching experience, including 13 years of teaching skiing in Portillo, Chile.
Jeb Boyd is a level III certified PSIA instuctor, a member of the PSIA Alpine National Team and is on the PSIA-East educational staff.
He is the Director of Skiing at Portillo, Chile in the summer and a Trainer/Instructor at Heavenly Valley CA during the winters.
esa.epicski.com /people/index.shtml   (967 words)

  
 North American Snowsports Journalists Association - February 2005 newsletter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
There may, in fact, be 20 million Americans who have skied, once or twice in their lives, but a market that annually buys about 52 million lift tickets and 700,000 pairs of skis cannot possibly have more than about two to three million regular customers.
Harry was convinced that this first effort had the makings of an event that could bring the ski industry together with ski enthusiasts, who by fall were itching to see the new equipment and to hear first-hand from representatives of their favorite mountains.
Her Winter Park career began as a ski instructor in 1988, then in 1990 she moved into communications, a position that facilitated her life-long friendships all over the world.
www.nasja.org /nasja/newsletter/Feb05newsletter.htm   (5883 words)

  
 BOOKS & VIDEOS
Professional Ski Instructors of America: Lakewood, CO, 2001.
Professional Ski Instructors of America: Lakewood, CO, 2002.
Professional Ski Instructors of America: Lakewood, CO, 1996.
www.skimybest.com /skibmv.htm   (1265 words)

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