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Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1965]
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Skier's handbook.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1965
(OCoLC)899965991
Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 711684
Description: x, 262 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: I. Before you begin, a note on the American technique : The American technique ; Final forms of the American technique --
II. Novice class : Walking and gliding ; Step around and sidestep ; Traverse sidestep and herringbone ; Kick turn and straight running ; The snowplow --
Ski pointers for the novice class. Save strength in climbing / Marcel Barel --
Go backward to progress / John Bailey --
Two pole turnaround / O.L. Smith --
Doing the kick turn easily / Bill Briggs --
Quick kick turn / Ken Barnes --
Stand upright / Frank Day --
Rocking to relax / Richard Corey --
Pre-run check list / Chuck Quinn --
Getting up / Louis Gheller --
Heave-ho get up / Janet Wagner --
Raising your status / Penny Brown --
Replacing skis after a fall / Norm Bergerson --
Replacing skis in deep snow / Calvin Beisswanger --
Rise and plow / John Kronsnoble --
Scotch the stingy plow / Murdo MacDonald --
III. Beginner class : Snowplow turn ; Weight shift for the snowplow turn ; The traverse --
Ski pointers for the beginner class. Lean out / Hans Jenni --
The pointable navel / Jim and Joy Lucas --
Baskets up the hill / Miner Patton --
Getting the right angle / Max Dercum --
How to come across / Tom Barrett --
Double check the angles / Dick Johnson --
Bounce to better skiing / Rhona Gillis --
Uphill ski ahead / Hans Jenni --
IV. Intermediate class : The stem turn ; Counter rotation ; Angulation ; Sideslip and forward sideslip ; Sideslip with poles ; Vertical sideslip ; Uphill christie ; Unweighting by up motion --
Ski pointers for the intermediate class. Hands at rest / Ish Arnold --
Double your stem / Paul Brown --
Correct your cross / Joe Berry --
Sure-fire sideslip / Frank Lamphier --
Hop slip / Sepp Walzl --
Importance of lean / Midge Haefeli --
Ski extra: Mother, may I go out to ski? / Abby Rand --
V. Advanced intermediate class : Stem garland ; Beginning stem christie ; Advanced stem christie --
Ski pointers for the advanced intermediate class. Think ahead / Bob Savard --
A gentle brushing / Georgia Hotton --
Push the turn / Mike Savell --
Follow through with ankle bend / Bill Roth --
Correct hand position / Don Henderson --
Anchor the head / Jim Snobble. VI. Advanced class : Parallel christie ; Natural positioning ; Parallel christie with check ; After the platform, what? / Ernie McCulloch --
Ski pointers for the advanced class. Change the lead / Wally Abersold --
Squeeze the knees / Roger Claude Gaudin --
Arm circle / Joe Auckenthaler --
Leaning out is in / Hans Georg --
Pick up for parallel turns / Marcel Barel --
No-pole turns / Murdo MacDonald --
Sensing a scissor / Les Outzs --
Look at that track / Erik Lessing --
Proper pole handling / Dick Sexe --
Pole upward / Dick Georgi --
Hammer it home / Dieter Nohl --
Touch and go / Denis Tremblay --
Ski extra: Budget tips for the ski weekend / Karin Gottlieb --
VII. Expert class : Single wedeln turn ; Wedeln ; Wedeln from above ; Check hop garland --
Ski pointers for the expert class. Hands up / Don Schwartz --
Weight move for short turns / Hans Palmer --
Rhythm makes wedeln / John Carson --
Hopping to control / Philip Miller --
VIII. Techniques for racing : The hottest turn of all / Tom Corcoran --
Ski pointers for the racer / Willy Schaeffler : Start of turn in steep slalom ; Skating steps ; Step turn ; Straddling of poles ; Start position --
IX. Special conditions and situations. Meeting four ski challenges / Junior Bounous --
Ski the bowls with Stein / Stein Eriksen --
Sky pointers on special conditions and situations. Two poles for mashed potatoes / Miner Patton --
Do not hesitate / Georgia Hotton --
Powder technique / Leo Olson --
Stepping through powder / Otto Ost --
Pop over the patch / Earl M. Leichter --
Sink and set 'em / Starr Brinckerhoff --
On skiing moguls / Bob Bourdon --
River running / Frank Lamphier --
The light touch / H.F. Haemisegger --
Spring through slush / John Kronsnoble --
Foil spring suction / Edward S. Pelkey --
X. Conditioning. Stand right, ski right / Monica Saxon --
5BX plan for skiers / William Organ --
Ski extra: Manners maketh the skier / Elyse Sommer --
Glossary of abbreviations of names of ski associations.
Other Titles: Studien zu Kirche und Israel.
Responsibility: by the editors of Ski magazine.

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