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The Essential Cross-Country Skier By Rick Lovett

The Essential Cross-Country Skier
by Rick Lovett

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Brings together the combined expertise of one of the cross-country skiing instructors. This title gives you the information you need to get started: choosing the right skis, boots, and poles; where to find the best trails; what to wear for comfort and warmth; as well as tips on safety.
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The Essential Cross-Country Skier by Rick Lovett

Cross-country expertise . . . easily

Glide into an invigorating sport with this guide from true experts who show you how to have fun from your first day out and coach you all the way through the advanced skills you'd like to learn. No ordinary manual, The Essential Cross-Country Skier brings together the combined expertise of one of the country's top cross-country skiing instructors; a two-time Olympic biathlete and former Dartmouth skiing coach; and one of the sport's foremost professional writers.

This all-star team has created one of the most engaging, clear, and potent learning tools ever published for beginning and intermediate skiers. This unique, carefully illustrated guide gives you the information you need to get started: choosing the right skis, boots, and poles; where to find the best trails; what to wear for comfort and warmth; plus tips on safety.

And, if you're already familiar with nordic skiing, the book shows you how to improve your style and your conditioning; master the subtleties of waxing and ski maintenance; and enjoy new skills including ski skating, telemarking, ski racing, and backcountry touring.

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Table of Contents


AcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart 1 Cross-Country Skiing 101: Getting Started1. Enjoying the Winter Environment2. First Strides3. Beyond the Basics4. Dressing for Success5. What Skis to Buy?6. Adding Adventure to Your SkiingPart 2 Cross-Country Skiing 201: Expanding Your Skills7. Ski Skating8. Telemark Skiing9. Backcountry Skiing10. Emergency Preparedness11. Training and Racing, by John Morton12. Waxing and Ski MaintenanceAppendix: U.S. and Canadian Cross-Country Ski AreasIndex

Additional information

GOR001410936
The Essential Cross-Country Skier by Rick Lovett
Rick Lovett
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
1999-09-01
144
0070496250
9780070496255
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.