Monthly Archives: February 2016

Trivia 2016 Week 12

Bolton Valley opened 50 years ago in 1966. Who was Bolton Valley’s first ski school director?

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Centered Skiing

We’ve all been there: standing at the top of some precipitous pitch when that feeling of doubt or maybe even fear creeps over us. It could be the top pitch of Starr or Great Scott at Snowbird or Corbet’s Couloir … Continue reading

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Trivia 2016 Week 11

Who wrote “The Centered Skier?”

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Ski In a Day!

Last week I wrote about Natur-Teknik which promised you could learn to ski in seven days. Well, how about an approach that claimed “you will ski the mountain easily and swiftly – in complete control – your very first day … Continue reading

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Trivia 2016 Week 10

Who invented the Graduated Length Method for teaching skiing?

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Natur Teknik

“Learn to ski in seven days or your money back!” Now that’s an offer you don’t see today. But that was the promise Jay Peak made back in the late 1950s. The man behind that promise was Walter Foeger. Walter … Continue reading

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Trivia 2016 Week 9

Who invented Natur-Teknik?

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More About Stein

Stein Eriksen was a successful ski racer winning silver and gold at the 1952 Olympics which were held in his hometown of Oslo. He would follow that up by winning the slalom, giant slalom, and combined at the 1954 World … Continue reading

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