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post #31 of 32

Comprex - Well said. Do something that will produce the desired result now. This spring. Then another this summer. Then another in the fall. Then look to what can be accomplished next winter on skis.

 

Last summer, I bought a rather ordinary bicycle. I rode it down some steep hills and leaned it through the turns much the way I *thought* i was supposed to do when I ski. Whether that relationship was right or wrong, I leaned harder & harder as the summer went on and my confidence in what the (very ordinary) bike could do steadily increased.

 

So when Weems was telling me to "trust that the skis will do what the engineers designed it to do", it was no leap of faith on my part.

 

Bob - great post, thank you . . . you are a gifted writer and teacher.

post #32 of 32

Good advice  

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Originally Posted by comprex View Post

 

 

Be careful with that. 

 

 It is easy to keep enthusiasm up for 10-12 weeks but **very** difficult to keep it going for 40-50 weeks.

 

Find something you like to do for its own sake, something that is rewarding in the short-mid term (5 - 10 weeks) or burnout is a real possibility.    Save the willpower for the intensity of the last weeks just before the season.



 

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