“We decided that brute strength was far less important than balance, agility and focus.” With that in mind, Badal and his trainer got to work in the gym, focusing on off-balance resistance exercises that would prepare him for the rigors of shortline slalom.
Are you a passionate slalom skier who’s surrounded by snow and ice and living closer to a ski mountain than to a ski lake? If you answered yes, I’ve got a great sport for you to check out. The skwal board has been around for a couple of decades now, but very few people have […]
One of the top three-event skiers in the world, French National Team member Marion Mathieu has held consecutive overall podium finishes at the past two World Championships, and a Moomba Masters jump crown in 2009. A dramatic change was made to her training regimen during the 2009 off-season. “I had always trained during the off-season, […]