A basic, inclusive manual for beginning skiers who want all the facts, history, equipment, technique, before their first...

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THE COMPLETE SKI MANUAL

A basic, inclusive manual for beginning skiers who want all the facts, history, equipment, technique, before their first down-hill run. Here is the evolution of our present ski, poles, binding, etc., selection of skis for various types of skiing; pointers on waxing for different temperatures and snow conditions; and the fundamentals of skiing from the herringbone, sidestep to the downhill running and breaking positions. And- for the more experienced- there are chapters on competitive skiing, slalom technique, racing, jumping and touring.

Pub Date: Oct. 23, 1946

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Publisher: Prentice-Hall

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1, 1946