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In Cross Country Downhill, Steve Barnett instructs to initiate a tele turn by planting uphill pole to push your currently-rear ski forward, the kind of dynamic you'd want from a kayak paddle. ALL tele skiers I've seen plant downhill pole to initiate turns like the alpine styles. Maybe there's a place for both methods? Can anyone set me straight? Many thanks.
Last edited by Piggy on Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:18 am, edited 1 time in total.
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If you read carefully XCD and Other Stories, it is not exclusive. He is advocating both methods depending on the terrain...
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