How to Ski: Air It Out! - Ski Mag

How to Ski: Air It Out!

Be safe—not intimidated— when dropping in. Here's a good flight plan.
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Keep a straight line. Be ready to accelerate upon landing. And keep your shins in contact with the tongues of your boots (please).

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