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Double-push skating on cross country skis

Mon, Apr 21, 2008 - By Mike Muha

The double-push eliminates the glide phase by replacing if with an "underpush" on the outside edge. The recovery skate is placed on the outside edge and pushed underneath the body in the same direction as the other foot.


Cornering and downhilling make the difference

Fri, Jan 11, 2008 - By Ian Harvey

Out of the approximately 400 skiers who competed today in the sprint at US Nationals, there were not many who took the corner well (15?).


Caitlin Compton Rollerski Intervals at Soldier Hollow

Fri, Nov 30, 2007 - By James Upham

Great video of Caitlin Compton doing rollerski intervals at Soldier Hollow. You gain a new appreciation of rollerskiing up hills! And it's great for watching techique.


Rarely does one picture say so much: V2

Wed, Nov 14, 2007 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Here is an elite national class racer doing the V2 on an uphill. He has completely shifted his weight onto his left gliding ski, yet his right foot is still hanging out to the side. Old technique would dictate...


Rarely does one picture say so much: Doublepole

Fri, Nov 9, 2007 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Beckie, on the right, is using the new double pole technique, leaning slightly forward, raising up on her toes and planting her poles pointing backwards in a direction that will give immediate forward propulsion. The skier next to her?

Technique Video

Generate Power from the Weak Side doing V2 Alternate

Mon, Oct 15, 2007 - By Mike Muha

V2-Alternate, also called the two-skate, is essentially doing a doublepole on every second skate push. Done right, the leg push is equal on both sides. But are you doing it right?

Technique Video

Kris Freeman at the New Durham Ridge Rollerski Race

Wed, Jul 25, 2007 - By Mike Muha

This video was posted on YouTube by NENSA. It's interesting comparing Kris's technique to others in the video.

Modern Doublepole Technique

Tue, Apr 24, 2007 - By Mike Muha

Let's break down a video of Lars Flora doublepoling on rollerskis to see what modern doublepoling is all about. Video and photos.

Final Words of the Week on the Double Push

Fri, Apr 13, 2007 - By Thomas Stöggl

The technique might be just applicable at start, finish-spurt and moderate uphills were you normally change to paddling.


Getting Started with the Double Push on Cross Country Skis

Thu, Apr 12, 2007 - By Ken Roberts

I got the double push working on snow. This video is of my first time trying it on snow. My approach is to make a hop with my foot up in between those two pushes, and switch the aim of the ski while it's partly up in the air.

The Double Push: More Visualization

Wed, Apr 11, 2007 - By Mike Muha

Here are a couple videos - include one in slow motion - of Chad Hedrick doing the double push on inline skates. Think you can do this on skis?

So what IS the Double Push?

Tue, Apr 10, 2007 - By Mike Muha

The best way to understand the double push is to watch an inline skater - the double push originated as an inline technique.

Double-Push Skating and Klap Skate in Cross Country Skiing

Mon, Apr 9, 2007 - By Thomas Stöggl & Stefan Lindinger

Using the Double Push and Klap Skate, athletes were able to complete a 50m measurement track faster than using conventional skate technique.

Downhill Technique

Hands in Front!

Thu, Jan 4, 2007 - By Mike Muha

If your hand goes back, your body twists. If your body twists, you loose pressure on the front of your skis. If you loose pressure, your skis go out from under you. Crash!

Classic Technique

Lead With Your Hips in Diagonal Stride

Tue, Oct 17, 2006 - By Mike Muha

Gain an inch or two every time you stride by leading with your hip. You can practice this year around on foot, rollerskis, and snow skis.

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