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The Progression Of A Ski Racer From Age 2 - 16 / My Story | Masters Racer Training @ Levi - At Up-Tube.com

The Progression of a Ski Racer from Age 2 - 16 / MY STORY Masters Racer Training @ Levi 1 year ago   12:45

Being a parent and a coach is not always so easy. My strategy was to let Chris ski and have fun. He dropped out of ski racing at age 7 after showing some good talent. But he kept on skiing and played around in the park and on snow blades.

After meeting Tina Maze, Marcel Hirscher and Ted Ligety at the Levi WC in 2014 he got super inspired and motivated to ski like them. He started to assist ski instructors in the local ski school and worked on his OLF retraction turns whenever he could. He quickly developed into a very strong all mountain skier.

Then suddenly at the age of 15 he got interested in ski racing again and the following year he got proper skis, boots and a speed suit. Rock'n'Roll! Went from the average Joe to great in one instance. He is easy to coach as he does what you tell him to. He is also super motivated and spends much of his spare time studying racing technique, mostly here on YouTube. Out on snow he does drills all day long. Check out the 14 Essential Drills For Ski Racers https://up-tube.com/upvideo/LqUaTAme2hj as a reference.

Be patient. That is all I can say as a parent and a coach. Let the kids have fun and they will surprise you!


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Masters Racer Training @ Levi The Progression of a Ski Racer from Age 2 - 16 / MY STORY 1 year ago   04:52

First time on snow this season. November 2017. Late start but quality counts. Stunning good WC conditions at Levi Black but it was closed due FIS races. Good, because that forced us to train technique at a very moderate pitched slope.
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