Slope Safety

“The International Society for Skiing Safety (ISSS) is a global, multidisciplinary institution that advances safety issues and injury care in snow sports through education, research and development in all related fields. Members include ski area physicians,orthopaedic surgeons,expertsin biomechanicsand engineering, epidemiologists, ski patrollers and snow sports manufacturers from all over the world. The ISSSholds an international […]

Raise your Cool Factor in Powder & Bumps

Amy McCarthy portrait

When skiing steep powdery bumps, good skiers will make a lot of good turns and a few not so good turns. When the resistance on your feet changes quickly (i.e. skiing through a pile of deep snow followed by skiing into someone else’s track), the result can mean getting caught in the backseat as the skis run away.