Lesson 10: How to Catch Air in Moguls

Landing your air in moguls is the sign of an advanced mogul skier.

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“Before they had jumps built into the moguls course, you used to throw air wherever the heck you wanted to,” says Glen Plake. Catching air in your mogul run (on purpose) is not only part of mogul skiing culture, but a sign that you’re an advanced mogul skier. Or rather, landing your air in moguls is the sign of an advanced mogul skier. As Glen says, “I think anyone can take a jump. Landing is the hard part, and it comes from the stomach.” Here’s how to nail both the take-off and landing in moguls.

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