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2:45: Skied to school as a 3-year-old in Austria’s Tirol.
3:50: Injury as a ski racer pushed him into coaching.
4:45: Coaching for the Austrian ski team from 1986 to 1989.
6:02: Decides to stay with CMH
8:14: Powder is an interesting medium, with all ranges of shapes, weights and feels.
9:00: Subtle difference between skiing hard pack and skiing powder “Build your own platform.”
10:00: Dispelling the myth that skiing powder is for experts. Experts can ski chopped powder. Untrammeled powder is for everyone.
12:15: Equally weighted versus weighting each ski.
14:20: Overcoming intimidation by “seeing obstacles as friends.”
15:30: Give people the feeling they are in control and "the scary things aren’t so scary any more.”
16:40: Balancing the need for speed and control in powder.
20:00: Motion is lotion. Don’t be static on skis.
20:25: Vertical movement is the heartbeat of skiing.
21:50: But keep vertical movement in a range. Not too high. Not too low.
22:12: Handling the “fall-line effect.”
24:20: Use small, linked turns to control speed in powder and maintain equal weight on both skis.
26:50: Use bone structure to weight and unweight skis.
28:30: Effective up-and-down movement using bone structure and momentum.
31:00 Building CMH’s “Powder Masters Program” to help veteran clients in their 80s keep skiing into their 90s.
34:40: Best advice is to think about angulation in shoulders, hips, knees and ankles.
36:30: Every learning process begins with destruction.
38:10: Learn the soft hockey stop to butter through sketchy terrain and variable snow.
"Motion is lotion.”