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by oldschool47
Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Skinny And Long
Replies: 2
Views: 1140

Re: Skinny And Long

They have ruined the sport we love. We ski for the feel-good energy we get during The Arc that comes from popping the telemark or parallel turn. Short, fat, funny-shaped skis that emerged in the 1990s stole The Arc and our precious feel-good energy. Skiing has become a pedestrian and pointless activ...
by oldschool47
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: XC downhill in Hakuba Valley
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: XC downhill in Hakuba Valley

The problem I had was that on my narrow trails (6' to 8') it took forever to stop not being able to pull off a hockey stop type turn and not having enough slope width to gradually scrub speed by going across the slope. The Weighted Snowplow Stop (WSS) is the answer to your problem. Put your weight ...
by oldschool47
Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Skinny And Long
Replies: 2
Views: 1140

Skinny And Long

https://thumbs2.imagebam.com/73/f5/09/d3ce091327355226.jpg?nc "It use to take years on the hill to learn how to arc a turn with grace. Then in the early 1990’s parabolic skis hit the market and any monkey could jump on a pair of skis, push down in the middle and make the ski turn." "Back in the day...
by oldschool47
Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: XC downhill in Hakuba Valley
Replies: 4
Views: 999

XC downhill in Hakuba Valley

by oldschool47
Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Ski news
Replies: 4
Views: 1513

Re: Ski news

In the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont ... Always wanted to ski in Vermont. Smuggs mostly. XC downhill with skinny skis. No telefaking with fat skis and hard plastic boots.  Farthest east I've skied is Porcupine Mountain, a neat ski area in the UP that offers beautiful views of the big lake they call ...
by oldschool47
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: OldSchool Guarantees It
Replies: 1
Views: 485

OldSchool Guarantees It

For Phil and Doug of Pugski.com. The future of snow skiing. Pardon me if someone has posted this video on Telemark Talk.

http://www.fftv.no/fjellskiskolen-ep-2-svingteknikk-22
by oldschool47
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Balance Drills
Replies: 3
Views: 3049

Balance Drills

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by oldschool47
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Lone Star Beer ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1023

Re: Lone Star Beer ...

Well if you ain't never been there then I guess you ain't been told
That you just can't live in Texas unless you got a lot of soul

by oldschool47
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Lone Star Beer ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1023

Lone Star Beer ...

For Cantunamunch and Keith Nicol. The rules:

-- Skinny skis.
-- Metal edges.
-- No telefaking.

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by oldschool47
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: My Old Wood Skis
Replies: 4
Views: 1564

My Old Wood Skis



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