This is a great video showing one skate technique in sprinting. The skier gets lots of power, and really gets very high on the start of his push. He also demonstrates the double push technique with his inner leg.
Here's an excellent video showing classic race technique in action at the 2009 Seelely Hills Classic: Diagonal stride, herringbone, double pole, the proper technique for changing tracks - it'a sll here. CXC has done a great job on this 12 minute video.
Has anyone watched the La Clusaz video of the World Cup 4x5 Women's Relay? Where is the new double pole? I don't even see any of the semi-new double pole from several years ago.
Great video by Jimi James Upham of biathlete Tim Burke V2ing up a hill. Notice the timing of his pole plants and skate...,
The double-push eliminates the glide phase by replacing if with an "underpush" on the outside edge. The recovery skate is placed on the outside edge and pushed underneath the body in the same direction as the other foot.,
Out of the approximately 400 skiers who competed today in the sprint at US Nationals, there were not many who took the corner well (15?).,
Great video of Caitlin Compton doing rollerski intervals at Soldier Hollow. You gain a new appreciation of rollerskiing up hills! And it's great for watching techique.,
Here is an elite national class racer doing the V2 on an uphill. He has completely shifted his weight onto his left gliding ski, yet his right foot is still hanging out to the side. Old technique would dictate...,
Beckie, on the right, is using the new double pole technique, leaning slightly forward, raising up on her toes and planting her poles pointing backwards in a direction that will give immediate forward propulsion. The skier next to her?,
V2-Alternate, also called the two-skate, is essentially doing a doublepole on every second skate push. Done right, the leg push is equal on both sides. But are you doing it right?,
This video was posted on YouTube by NENSA. It's interesting comparing Kris's technique to others in the video.,
Let's break down a video of Lars Flora doublepoling on rollerskis to see what modern doublepoling is all about. Video and photos.,
Nothing in the calendar for the next thirty days.