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The story of modern skiing
Fry, John.
Adult Nonfiction GV854.1 .F78 2006

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ContentsPage
Prefacep. ix
When It Happenedp. xiii
Where It Happenedp. xviii
I - People and Placep. 1
1 - Genesisp. 3
2 - A Way of Lifep. 24
3 - From Rope Tow to Resortp. 44
II - Technique and Equipment: Partners in Progressp. 71
4 - A Revolution in Equipmentp. 73
5 - Technique: From Stem to Carvep. 92
6 - New Ways to Learnp. 108
III - Alpine Competitionp. 125
7 - The World of Alpine Racingp. 127
8 - How Skiing Changed the Olympicsp. 150
9 - Racing in Americap. 160
IV - Diversity: New Disciplines, Old Ones Restoredp. 187
10 - Cross-Countryp. 189
11 - Extremitiesp. 205
12 - Freestylep. 219
13 - Snowboardingp. 235
V - The Culture and Business of Skiingp. 245
14 - "The Industry"p. 247
15 - In Printp. 258
16 - In Movies, On Televisionp. 277
17 - The New Ski Countryp. 291
Afterwordp. 311
Acknowledgmentsp. 313
Appendix - Top World Cup and Olympic Racersp. 317
Notesp. 323
Glossaryp. 349
Bibliographyp. 361
Index of Names and Placesp. 367


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