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A Skier’s Dictionary

10 made-up terms and phrases every skier should know, including “bootgasm” (the pleasurable relief of removing your ski boots at the end of the day) and “man soup” (five or more guys in a post-ski hot tub). Plus, a few tips on making the most of each term.

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10 Best Jobs in the Ski Industry

Looking for a career change? Why not get a job that comes with a powder clause. We spoke to the people who hold some of the most desirable jobs in skiing—filmmakers, product designers, marketing managers—about how to get their job. Plus, what companies are actually hiring. By Anna Baldwin

Pro Skier's Summer Camps

Looking for a way to improve your skills before next season begins? Many pros offer summer camps and clinics across the country. With professional coaches like Chris Davenport, Mike Douglas, and Ted Ligety, you can dial in your powder turns, carving, and telemarking.

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Get in the Gym: Fitness for Skiers

We all get it—after a long day at the office, it's tough to find the motivation to work out. But, diligence always pays off. Here are the best tips and tricks to make the most out of your gym time, so that when winter rolls around, you'll be ready.

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Top 10 Tips for Beginners

Whether you're just getting into the sport or want to brush up on a few skills, the editors of SKI Magazine, Skiing Magazine, Warren Miller Entertainment, and SkiNet.com have the most important things you need to know.

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Tips from Black Diamond's Pro Skiers

A group of professional athletes sponsored by Black Diamond gathered at Brighton, Utah, recently to teach skills clinics to intermediate and advanced skiers on everything from skiing steeps to telemark skiing to using an avalanche beacon. We were there to get some pointers.

New Year's Resolutions for Skiers

A new year always means a few (possibly impossible) resolutions for the months ahead. Here are a few ideas for skiers that promote health, happiness, and good ol' fashioned skiing. Welcome to 2012.