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Timing Isn’t Everything – Edie Thys Morgan

To all parents glued to their smart phones this weekend, here is some food for thought. This article ran recently in Ski Racing. Find it here or below in a slightly longer, less official looking version. Based on reports from the field, as the competition season begins in earnest this message bears repeating. And trust […]

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Gate Clearing For Young Athletes – By Edie Thys Morgan

“Clearing” up the issue: an anti-cross blocking manifesto. By Someone Who Cares. “When can I cross block?” Once the slalom gates are set in the snow that is the most common and the most cringe-worthy question a coach gets asked. The answer? “How about never?” First off, the term cross-blocking is misleading. It is often […]

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