The Athletic Stance

Ever been in a clinic where this is the only direction you get? With no explanation about its importance in the progression of learning a new skill? Good thing we are not jumping over walls onto horses… only sliding down ‘packed powder’ on two sticks.

Tangled (c) Walt Disney Pictures 

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Central Division Women’s Clinic 2015 at Schuss Mt.

Ladies of Central Division

Ladies of Central Division

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Loaded lead at Schuss Mountain Central Division Women’s Clinic 2015.

Awesome weekend at Schuss Mt January 23-25 – skied/toboggan with the incredible women of Central Division.  Thank you Sandi Hammons Central Divisions Women s Advisor for facilitating the activities – hauled toboggans Saturday with Kerstin Hammarberg (certified #785 in 2014) from Buck Hill Ski Patrol in Western Region and skied Sunday with Linda Murphy-Jacobs from Nubs Nob in Northern Michigan Region.  We practiced feathering the automatic chain brake and skiing outside the handles/backwards on the steep.  Incorporated the exercise taught on Friday of rotating femur in hip joint to move feet/ankle/knees…..still have the song ‘its all about that base’ in my head while doing pivot turns (thanks Natasha).  
 
Thank you for loading up my ‘bag of tricks’ to use while skiing/tobogganing.
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Loaded tail at Schuss Mountain Central Division Women’s Clinic 2015.