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Truth in Ice: Skiing/Snowboarding on Hard Snow

The introduction to a multi-part series on how to ride better on firm snow. The well-groomed surface makes liars of us all. Inevitable ice reveals our folly. Nobody likes being called a liar, but with incomplete information, the stories we tell ourselves will likely be false. Many of us have learned to ski and snowboard based on body positions, rather than the underlying concepts that lead to those positions. Most anything will ‘work’ when the snow is…