Pole plants are an important area of emphasis for this phase. Teaching pole plant mechanics and timing at this phase is important, therefore there is an emphasis on pole plants for every turn within the scoring
Round turn shape implies that the skier makes C-shaped turns with turn completion across the fall-line
Freeski with Pole Usage Demonstration
Check out the Freeski with Pole Usage exercise with demonstration by Olympians Erik Schlopy and Doug Lewis.
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