To all our water-skiing hockey fans out there, we thought you might enjoy this little stunt of 6-foot-7-inch National Hockey League Nashville Predators defenseman Hal Gill goofing around behind the Zamboni as he practices his slalom skiing on the ice. Could this be the next good offseason training idea?!
“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.
Instead of heading to Florida to ski during the winter season, European pro skiers Freddie Winter, Carlo Allais, and Sasha Descuns traded turns in La Renuion for an early season tournament. La Reunion is a beautiful French Island in the Indian Ocean, located east of Madagascar, Africa. Checkout the video here.
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, […]
All skiers talk about technique, ski setup and how to navigate through the slalom course, but how often do we think about how we actually train? Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your ski time by enhancing your training both on the water and off. 1. BE HUMBLE […]