By Allen O'Bannon, Mike Clelland
Over a hundred counsel for newbies and specialists seeking to increase their telemark snowboarding. full of humorous & sensible illustrations.
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Extra resources for Allen & Mike's Really Cool Telemark Tips
It's the focus of your mental energy that changes. For a faster transition think front ski slides back. Page 32 32 Big toe, little toe This is a sure-fire way to make you focus on your edging. Pretend you have grapes positioned under your big and little toes. When you are doing a turn, you want to squish the grape under your big toe with your downhill foot. With your uphill foot, you squish the grape under your little toe. Be aggressive with this grape flattening pressure, because it's this action, from your toe to your ski, that makes those edges bite into the snow.
I hope these drawings make it clear that I love to ski! But please don't get all high-and-mighty and serious about this book. These cartoons are meant to convey some helpful hints in an extremely caricatured way, which means that there ain't nothing subtle here! Don't think you're some kind of a smarty-pants just because you spot some little flaw in the technique of these cartoon skiers. The value of the drawings (I hope) is that they provide an easy-to-remember visual hook that'll help you put these tips to use.
I like to get low in my turn, I prefer the backcountry to chairlifts, I like powder, and I ski on leather boots. One advantage to leather boots, from my point of view, is that they're easier to draw than plastic boots. Similarly, mittens are easier to draw than gloves. Gaiters make the calves look skinnier so you can better see the stance. All telemarkers require a woolly Peruvian llama-herder hat with ear flaps, and no illustration is complete without some drips of sweat and "Boiing" marks. I hope these drawings make it clear that I love to ski!