Blog Articles

“Skiing is simple, it just goes against natural instincs”

Hips don’t lie… a key joint for advanced skiing

Even though the position and movements of the hips throughout the turn are a key aspect in high-level skiing, not many ski instructors teach to the hips often. I think that’s because it is a quite complex topic and not easy to understand and to get right. Actually,...

Skiing in Switzerland: the Alps at its best…

Photos by Giovanni Levi PhotographyFor the 22/23 northern hemisphere winter season, I’m moved to St. Moritz, epicenter of the Engandin valley, a long high Alpine region in the eastern Swiss Alps, and a portion of the canton of Graubünden at the southeasternmost part...

The paradox of skiing… a battle with natural instincts

Paradoxical  [par-uh-dok-si-kuhl]: adj; Something that involves two facts or qualities which seem to contradict each other, or to be self-contradictory.Skiing, unlike the majority of sports, is a super counterintuitive activity and we have to work against basic...

Ski boot’s forward lean – what do ski racers use?

During my every day 15 minutes walk down to take the bus to work (the Swiss Ski School St. Moritz) I'm pretty often finding myself listening to podcasts. I just love podcasts. A podcast is simply a series of spoken articles, or audio episodes, all focused on a...