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Common beginner problem:
Always falling to the uphill side

: Problem solving
Level: Beginner
Author: Kobus Reyneke

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If you constantly fall to the inside (uphill side) of turns, try the following:
  • Make sure the terrain isn't too steep--try something less ambitious.
  • Remove some of your fear by skiing on a beginner slope with a natural run out at the bottom.
  • Ensure that your weight is evenly distributed between both skis.
  • Your shins should always lightly touch the tongues of your boots.

Work on these exercises:
(Click on the first exercise, work through it, then come Back here to do the others in sequence)

Print this out for future reference and remember to have fun!

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February 24, 2010

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