Hydration — New Fluid Replacement Recommendations from ACSM

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recently updated their position on how to best hydrate before, during and after exercise.1 Is your hydration strategy up to speed? Read on to find out what the experts are saying. Is hydration important to performance? Absolutely! Exercise generates internal heat. To function at your best athletically, that heat needs to be released. As your internal temperature rises, your […]

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How Do I Register My Child for a Race?

Congratulations you’re officially about to become a ski racer Mom/Dad. What do I need and where do I find it? Everything you need for race registration can be found at the PARA website. Each race may have slightly different requirements for how they accept and process race registrations. Many of them now use an on-line registration process through www.alpinereg.com. The on-line process is easy and allows efficient registrations and cancellations, if […]

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Course Inspection

Inspection Course inspection is a critical component of skiing to your potential on race day. Most racers slide around the course looking at the gates, but don’t really think about it or know what to look for. There’s a lot more to it than knowing “where the hard part is.” Inspecting a course is about getting a feel for it, knowing the line to ski, […]

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Setting Goals

Please review this FAQ and the sample goal sheet, think for a while about your goals in ski racing and then download the pdf file. Print out the pdf and fill it out neatly. Bring it with you to practice this Saturday. Please think clearly about your goals. This isn’t homework to be simpy rushed through. This is an important exercise. If you have holes […]

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