Wedge Turn

Balanced stance; slow to moderate speed; steering of both skis with leg rotation; linked turns with no traverse; both skis maintaining contact with snow; no pole use. Skis maintain a wedge relationship.

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Key Performance Focus

  • Upper body moves in-to and out-of a subtle counter-rotated relationship
  • Rotational movements of the femur in hip socket guide skis in intended direction of travel
  • The inside ski leads outside ski slightly
  • The outside ski has more pressure than the inside ski