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The wonder of cross-country skiing is that it lets you travel over deep snow almost effortlessly, opening up a world of winter possibilities.
Add to that a superb aerobic workout and you have the perfect cold-season sport. It's as easy-going as a spin around the nearest meadow, as thrilling as telemarking down a mountain, as rewarding as hut-to-hut touring in the backcountry. Includes full-color illustrated, ...

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Overview

The wonder of cross-country skiing is that it lets you travel over deep snow almost effortlessly, opening up a world of winter possibilities.
Add to that a superb aerobic workout and you have the perfect cold-season sport. It's as easy-going as a spin around the nearest meadow, as thrilling as telemarking down a mountain, as rewarding as hut-to-hut touring in the backcountry. Includes full-color illustrated, step-by-step sections on the basics, and advanced instruction on telemark and skating technique.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393313352
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/28/1995
  • Series: Trailside Guides
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,388,356
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Cazeneuve is a staff writer at Sports Illustrated, where he has been covering the Olympics since 1995. His freelance work has appeared in numerous national publications, including Time,
People, the New York Times, Washington Post, NBC Sports, and others. He lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Nordic Origins 7
Ch. 2 Gearing Up 19
Ch. 3 On The Level 47
Ch. 4 Going Uphill 61
Ch. 5 Downhills and Turns 71
Ch. 6 The World of Skating 89
Ch. 7 Backcountry Skiing 103
Ch. 8 Clothing 123
Ch. 9 Winter Safety 131
Ch. 10 The Fitness Factor 151
Ch. 11 Going Farther 163
Sources & Resources 179
Acknowledgments 187
Photo Credits 188
Index 189
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2001

    Good Looking Book

    'Cross Country Skiing: A complete Guide' is a good looking book starting with its glossy cover. The presentation, format and graphic layout is excellent. It is complete with beautiful color photographs. On the flip side, the content covers cross-country skiing in a superficial manner. Many skiers above a novice level could take issue with the technical correctness of the instruction or diagrams. I can recommend the book to those people new to the sport. More advanced skiers should look beyond the glossy cover.

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