Not everyone has access to a coach every time they ski, but wouldn’t it be nice to have a custom plan specific to your needs and goals sent to you everyday? A plan that takes into account your normal daily schedule, other activities and has your ultimate goal in mind. Mapple Training System now brings […]
Understanding the difference between building speed and building pressure is an important component of smooth efficient slalom skiing. While the two go hand-in-hand, excessive or uncontrolled line pressure will result in poor body position as you leave the wakes. Let team Goode skier, Nick Parsons, show you how to cross and exit the wakes like […]
With a contest best of 2 at 43 off, Chris Parrish has tapped into a fresh train of thought for his 41s this year, and as of early November he’s run five 41 off passes in three consecutive tournaments. “For me, it all comes down to two things,” Parrish reveals.
Unless you’re counting buoys, it can be hard to measure your slalom skills. And even then — with speed, line length and gates thrown into the mix — it can be little foggy. Not anymore. With the help of the most accomplished slalom experts and coaches extraordinaires in the sport, we’ve devised a new method […]
This habit shows up when beginners first try to lean through the wakes. Bending the arms is a form of “security blanket” for beginners, and some skiers take this bad habit with them as they advance. Bent arms make it more difficult to lean away from the boat and establish leverage. Bent arms are also […]
After establishing a great leveraged position behind the boat, a lot of skiers blow it by failing to stay on edge through both wakes. Coming off edge before the second wake will cause a tremendous loss of angle. The boat will drag you down course, and you will be narrow at the next buoy. To […]