Lesson 4: How to Move Your Body Through a Mogul Line

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One of the keys to skiing moguls is learning how to work with the bumps and gravity instead of fighting against them. If you can learn to be flexible when you’re skiing moguls—that is, flex and extend your skiing joints—the rest will eventually fall into place. Because when you learn to flex your ankles and knees to absorb the moguls as you ski over them, you learn how to keep your skis connected to the snow. And that’s one of the essential skills to skiing moguls.

To get the hang of flexing and extending your skiing joints to absorb moguls, practice traversing across a mogul field while focusing on keeping your skis glued to the snow. Once you can do that, try making your way down the fall line in a corridor that’s three to four bumps wide. You won’t be ripping a zipper line yet, but you’ll be one step closer to linking fall line turns down the moguls.

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