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    Ski Test: Volkl Deacon XTD

    Well, fascinating test today. Interesting both because the skis are from the new collection, because the skis are from a category that seems not so interesting at all, so that our testers didn’t want to spend time on it, and because the skis are created for beginners, and when combined with boots with 110 flex it is possible to look at them through the eyes of the people for whom they were created.


    Ski Test: Fischer RcOne 73

    Today we are testing another new model from Fischer from the RcOne series, which made its first appearance this year and replaced its predecessor. It would be sad to find out that these are worse than the last ones because it becomes very annoying to what the trend where new models are significantly worse than the old models.


    Ski Test: Salomon QST 92 16/17

    Another model from QST series by Salomon. Not the first skis of this series but that fact will not affect on the result of this test. Every ski is unique and we test them regardless of their history. Only test on the slope without worrying about anything else. Let's start.


    Yourski Special: A perfect ski trip, Setting Goals

    So you want to go skiing, and there is nothing that would make you reject this idea? There are beautiful pictures of mountains, snow and skis in your head? Great! You already have some motivation. However, you can quickly get demotivated by questions such as "should I book a hotel room or buy plane/train tickets first", "who should go there with me", "where do I go and why exactly there" and many others. Let's clarify all the most essential things.


    Ski Test: Atomic Redster G7

    Today we are looking at the junior model in the Atomic's new series for giant slalom - Redster G7. Let's compare it to the other models in the series and with its peers in the beginners' giant slalom.

    Ski testing is the process of a model's detailed comparison with some imaginary standard. In giant slalom's case, such standard should be a ski which is stable at high speed, variable in terms of skiing tempo and grasping at both hard and soft snow. None of these qualities matches with Redster's G7 characteristics.


    On-Piste Skiing: Parallel Skiing

    Now you already know how to control the speed, do snowplough turns with a transition to parallel movement of skis. Now you can move on to the next stage of development of your ski technique. Let's look at the full parallel skis turn without the snowplough.


    On-Piste Skiing: First parallel ski turns

    If you can move along a predetermined path in the snowplough by shifting the body weight to the outside ski or changing the angle of skis, it's time for you to move on to the parallel skiing.


    On-Piste Skiing: The Scraper

    When you have learned to ski in a position of the snowplough you can ski in this position as long as you want. However, as you practice more and more, you begin to see that your skis become parallel themselves. Instead of waiting for a long time you can practice skiing on parallel skis right away after mastering the snowplough.


    On-Piste Skiing: The Mill

    This basic skiing tutorial features a new exercise called "The Mill". It will further improve your turning skills


    On-Piste Skiing: Your first turns

    This Basic On-Piste Skiing Tutorial presents a new exercise that will help you to make your first ski turns.