Part I Fundamentals: Skiing From the Snow Up Chapter 1. Skiing Mechanics Chapter 2. Skis, Snow, and Motion Control Chapter 3. Turn Anatomy 101 Part II Techniques: Controlling Your Interaction With the Snow Chapter 4. Alignment and Stance Chapter 5. Fore and Aft Chapter 6. Up and Down Chapter 7. Turning the Skis Chapter 8. Edging the Skis Chapter 9. Lateral Balance Chapter 10. Boots Part III Matching Tactics and Technique to Real-World Skiing Chapter 11. Ice Chapter 12. Moguls Chapter 13. Powder, Crud, and Slush Chapter 14. Steeps
Ron LeMaster has spent more than 30 years as a ski instructor and
race coach. Certified and accredited by the Professional Ski
Instructors of America, LeMaster is a technical advisor to the U.S.
ski team and Vail Ski School, and he lectures frequently about
technique and biomechanics to ski schools and teams around North
America, South America, and Europe. A regular contributor to skiing
magazines, LeMaster also has written technical guides for the
Professional Ski Instructors of America. He holds degrees in
mechanical engineering and computer science. LeMaster lives in
Boulder, Colorado, where he enjoys skiing and cycling.
"I have been teaching, training, and coaching for over 20 years.
Ron LeMaster's insights in Ultimate Skiing have helped create
better experiences for everyone I work with on the slopes." Katie
Managing Director, Ski and Snowboard Schools of Aspen and Snowmass
PSIA and AASI National Education Teams Manager "Ultimate Skiing explains how to ski smoothly, strongly, and confidently. Through Ron LeMaster's insights from analyzing and coaching the best skiers in the world, you will improve your skills for better days out on the hill."
Hahnenkamm Champion, World Champion, Olympian, 12-Time World Cup Winner, XGames Champion "Ultimate Skiing provides the definitive description of the inner workings of ski technique and performance. Ron LeMaster's expert instruction, complete with tools and drills to assess and adapt ski technique, is your ticket to skiing like the professionals." Dee Byrne
Vail Snowsports School Director