Nordic or Alpine? That is the Question.

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Both are awesome sports! Generally kids have an easier time starting with nordic then moving to alpine. Nordic skiing has two techniques–skate or classic. Skate skiing is technically more difficult and involves more coordination than classic skiing. Most nordic clubs start out the kids on classic skis. Nordic skiing is also cheap and very accessible […]

Is Your Kid Ready to Hit the Slopes?

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Able to follow simple directions? Strong enough to wear 5 or so pounds of ski gear? Excited to learn to ski? Able to demonstrate balance? Able to handle cold temperatures? Most kids are ready to start lessons around 5 years for alpine and a bit younger for nordic. Tips for success from moms who have […]