Skiing Manual: Getting started: Equipment, techniques, safety, competition (Haynes Manuals)


Skiing Manual: Getting started: Equipment, techniques, safety, competition (Haynes Manuals) by Haynes Publishing UK at SADC Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The Skiing Manual offers instructions on technique and skills from an author with over 30 years of skiing experience. It will cover every type of skiing from cross-country to mountaineering, highlighting the important differences between genres. It explains the clothing and equipment required for every type of skiing and, of course, the skis, boots, bindings and poles, as well as skills, snow science, and safety and rescue. It’s presented in colour with easy-to-follow step-by-step sequences an


Skiing Manual: Getting started: Equipment, techniques, safety, competition (Haynes Manuals) by Haynes Publishing UK
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The Skiing Manual offers instructions on technique and skills from an author with over 30 years of skiing experience. It will cover every type of skiing from cross-country to mountaineering, highlighting the important differences between genres. It explains the clothing and equipment required for every type of skiing and, of course, the skis, boots, bindings and poles, as well as skills, snow science, and safety and rescue. It’s presented in colour with easy-to-follow step-by-step sequences and a wealth of inspirational action photographs.History of skiing - from prehistoric travel to Olympic competitionClothing and equipment for all types of skiingLearning to ski - carrying and putting on skis, choosing a ski schoolLife on the hill - what it's like on the mountain, how to buy a lift pass, and how to get around in the snowSkiing technique - from snow plough turns to extreme skiingSki lifts - the different types, and how to use themTypes of skiing - cross country, telemark, freeskiing and adventure skiingMountain safety - avalanches, precautions, equipment and rescueSki culture - Café culture and après skiingSki travel - skiing around the world, and how to get thereCompetition disciplines - downhill, slalom, giant slalom and super G, jumping, freestyle, cross country (and biathlon) 

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Manufacturer:
Haynes Publishing UK
Category:
Winter Sports
Release Date:
2019-12-31
EAN:
9781785212604
ISBN:
1785212605
Edition:
Reprint
Author:
Bill Mattos
Publisher:
Haynes Publishing UK
Publication Date:
2019-12-31
Binding:
Paperback
Item Weight:
1.83 pounds
Item Size:
0.55 x 10.63 x 8.27 inches
Package Weight:
1.83 pounds
Package Size:
8.27 x 0.55 x 10.63 inches

 


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