The Tools That Teach

Turning Points

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Kiddie Ski Bar ($24.95)

the following Kid-Ski products are available either in ski shops or directly from the company (Apple Rise Sports, P.O. Box 2021, S. Londonderry, VT 05155; (802) 824-5310;

Kiddie Lift ($24.95) A harness with a handle between the shoulder blades makes it easy to lift and load small children onto chairlifts.

Tip Lock ($14.95) Nylon webbing with a quick-connect clip keeps tips from wandering.

Wedge Lock ($19.95) A 12-inch, plastic-covered metal rod connects to nylon straps on each boot. When used with the tip lock, it maintains the skis in a stable wedge position.

Ski Leash ($29.95) It enables the parent to control speed and initiate turns. Twin 14-foot guiding straps attach to belt at the front of the hips for maximum steering control. The straps can be stored in an integrated belt pouch, eliminating the need for removal after each run.

Instructional Video ($19.95) The 50-minute video includes information on optimal use of Kid-Ski products as well as practical information on kids’ equipment, clothing and technique fundamentals.

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