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How To : Execute a good carving technique in skiing

Learn how to ski by watching "The way to better skiing." This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 11 professional teaching videos taught by six of the best Danish ski instructors for all levels in all terrain: Lasse Lyck, Klavs Klavsen, Rasmus Lundby, Tue Bak, Martin Hulten a ...more

How To : Carve for intermediate skiers

This video describes the proper technique for carving while on skis. The video starts with a time lapse video of riding up a ski lift. The instructor demonstrates how to use the edges of your skis to dig them into the snow so your skis carve into turns. Leaning your knees into ...more

How To : Parallel ski

Learn how to ski by watching "The way to better skiing." This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 11 professional teaching videos taught by six of the best Danish ski instructors for all levels in all terrain: Lasse Lyck, Klavs Klavsen, Rasmus Lundby, Tue Bak, Martin Hulten a ...more

How To : Ski powder and master the bumps

Learn how to ski by watching "The way to better skiing." This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 11 professional teaching videos taught by six of the best Danish ski instructors for all levels in all terrain: Lasse Lyck, Klavs Klavsen, Rasmus Lundby, Tue Bak, Martin Hulten a ...more

News : Three DIY Snow Vehicle BEASTS

As Popsci says, these DIY snow vehicles show winter who's boss. The Snow Chopper Two government employed mechanics in Antarctica built a "snow chopper" with junkyard parts and trash. The engine and track are from a totaled 1981 Ski-Doo Elan, and everything else from "savvy d ...more

How To : Ski moguls

Work on turns for skiing over bumps or moguls. Learn skiing tips and techniques in this video lesson from a ski instructor. Take action: re-center on uphill foot, practice ouch, tip, drift, and flatten skis, don't rush middle of turns, and be patient. Bill, the host of this ho ...more

How To : Slalom water ski

You had better have excellent balance if you're looking to try slalom water skiing. The water sport is a lot like regular water skiing, except with one caveat: You'll be balancing on a single water ski. Both feet point forward and stand on the ski for optimum speed and control ...more

How To : 12 Weirdly Practical Uses for Potatoes

Sick of using potatoes as side dishes for your dinner meal? Left in their uncooked form, raw potatoes have a variety of weirdly practical uses, from aiding you in removing a broken light bulb from its fixture to keeping your ski goggles clear in the cold weather. A raw potato ...more

How To : Fun carve while skiing

Learn how to ski by watching "The way to better skiing." This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 11 professional teaching videos taught by six of the best Danish ski instructors for all levels in all terrain: Lasse Lyck, Klavs Klavsen, Rasmus Lundby, Tue Bak, Martin Hulten a ...more

How To : Hot wax skis in under 15 minutes

This is a tutorial on quick waxing your skis. Remove grip wax with putty knife. Go down both edges of the tracking groove. The classic wax demo performed by Ihor from Olympia Cycle & Ski on St. Mary's Road Winnipeg. You can do the putty knife technique on any skis. Don't put t ...more

How To : Learn the basics of beginning skiing

Learn how to ski, including ski basics such as turning and body position, from an expert ski instructor in this free video series on learning to ski. Part 1 of 22 - How to Learn the basics of beginning skiing. Learn the basics of beginning skiing - Part 2 of 22. Click through ...more

How To : 'Hot Chocolate' Balls = Next-Level Instant Cocoa

Winter—or any cold, gray day, for that matter—is the best time for a warm cup of something hot. For me, hot chocolate is my "warm cup" of choice: rich and milky, deliciously sweet, and oh-so-comforting. On super-cold days when I can't feel my face, a nice, large cup of hot ch ...more

How To : Start telemark skiing

Learn how to get started Telemark skiing. Start the transition from alpine or snowboarding to telemarking. First get the telemark stance dropping an inside leg. Then get the turn, transitioning between edges. This is when you start to grasp balance.

How To : Learn the philosophy of skiing

Learn how to ski by watching "The way to better skiing." This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 11 professional teaching videos taught by six of the best Danish ski instructors for all levels in all terrain: Lasse Lyck, Klavs Klavsen, Rasmus Lundby, Tue Bak, Martin Hulten a ...more

News : 6 DIY Materials for Solar Powered Night Illumination

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Do the ski squats exercise

Back exercises can greatly increase the condition of your spine and posture. Learn how to do ski squats exercise with this tutorial. The ski squat exercise strengthens the back and thigh muscles. People with knee problems should avoid this exercise. Watch this how to video and ...more

How To : Ski bumps faster

Norm Kreutz demonstrates how to ski bumps more efficiently and quickly. The video concentrates on the transitions between powder and rough snow or moguls.

How To : Practice advanced snow skiing tricks

Want to learn advanced ski tricks? Get instructions and tips on how to do snow skiing tricks from an expert in this free skiing video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Practice advanced snow skiing tricks. Practice advanced snow skiing tricks - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Practice the telemark turn

Learn to telemark using this easy to follow progression. CANSI Instructor Keith Nicol starts with the basic telemark and ends by demonstrating the parallel telemark turn. Progress from a basic tele turn starting in a snow plow. For intermediate start sliding in the uphill foot ...more

How To : Do basic turns when skiing

Bode Miller discusses and illustrates basic skiing turns like the wedge turn. He begins by discussing starting positions. These are the parallel position and the wedge position. A recap is given at the end of the video.

News : Squirrelsuit at 120+ mph

Thanks to the squirrel suit, AKA wingsuit, man can move from land to air effortlessly. Matchstick's jumpers reach terminal velocity within 15 seconds, flying at 120 mph. Matchstick Films had one objective when they shot this film. Ski off cliffs without thinking about the lan ...more

How To : Make Splinter Cell Goggles

These goggles are great for a stage prop, cosplay, Halloween, or any videos you may make! They're made to look like Sam Fisher's tridents from the game series Splinter Cell. Materials Goggles (any will do... ski goggles, swim goggles, safety goggles, etc.) Glue PVC (1¼-inch) ...more

How To : Overcome the barriers of skiing

Learn how to ski by watching "The way to better skiing." This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 11 professional teaching videos taught by six of the best Danish ski instructors for all levels in all terrain: Lasse Lyck, Klavs Klavsen, Rasmus Lundby, Tue Bak, Martin Hulten a ...more

News : Bicycle of Death (Yes, That's a Flamethrower)

The BOND Bike (Built Of Notorious Deterrents) is a force to be reckoned with. Equipped with a flamethrower, caterpillar track, ejector seat and ski blade, the one of a kind bicycle was designed by a UK bike insurer as an advertising schtick to address the most common complaint ...more

How To : Ski thigh high on steep slopes

This video teaches you how to adjust yourself to a steeper ski slope using the thigh high method. A necessary skill for skiing steep declines, you will learn how to position your body so you don't feel like you're going to fall forward. Ski thigh high on steep slopes. Click th ...more

How To : Rope up for glacier travel

ACMG Ski Guide Cliff Umpleby discusses various aspects of roping up for glacier travel. Learn how to space out your party and keep everyone at safe distances.

How To : Ski on blue and red terrain

Learn how to ski by watching "The way to better skiing." This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 11 professional teaching videos taught by six of the best Danish ski instructors for all levels in all terrain: Lasse Lyck, Klavs Klavsen, Rasmus Lundby, Tue Bak, Martin Hulten a ...more

How To : Snow ski

Snow skiing is a great winter sport for people of all ages! Learn how to snow ski with tips on ski stance, turning, stopping and even taking small jumps in this free skiing video series. Part 1 of 11 - How to Snow ski. Snow ski - Part 2 of 11. Click through to watch this video ...more

How To : Ski for women

Learn how to ski by watching "The way to better skiing." This skiing tutorial sequence consists of 11 professional teaching videos taught by six of the best Danish ski instructors for all levels in all terrain: Lasse Lyck, Klavs Klavsen, Rasmus Lundby, Tue Bak, Martin Hulten a ...more

How To : Water ski on one ski

Learning to drop a water ski and go from two skis to one ski can be difficult. Learn how to switch from two water skis to one water ski in this water sports video tutorial. Take action: keep balanced, transfer weight smoothly, and keep toes touching water. Paul, the instructor ...more

How To : Stand up on water skis

Getting up on the water on water skis is difficult for first timers but can be very rewarding. Learn how to get up on water skis for the first time in this water skiing video lesson. Take Action: do not pull arms, keep knees bent and arms straight. Paul, the instructor of this ...more

How To : Shape ski turns

Use a variety of turning shapes on the ski slopes. Learn skiing tips and techniques in this video lesson from a ski instructor. Take action: avoid convergence, tip both skis in turns, and start turns from bottom of feet. Bill, the host of this how-to video from Live Strong, is ...more

News : A Ski Mask Unfit For Pillaging

It won't be much trouble getting a decent police sketch if Andrew Salomone decides to knock off a liquor store. Salomone used the Brother knitting machine hack shown below: "The balaclava is knit from cotton yarn and the design is from a bitmap file, in which pictures of my ...more

How To : Learn vehicle vocabulary in Arabic

Learn Arabic words using the Learn Arabic with Pictures series from ArabicPod101.com. Beautiful images clearly show Arabic vocabulary divided into units by topic. Each word is introduced in English and Arabic. It's a great way to study new vocabulary words that will build up y ...more

News : Alpine Racer Swaps Surfboard for Skis

Chuck Patterson has spent much of his life riding majestic mountains in boots and bindings, ski poles in hand. In recent years, the extreme athelete decided the massive Hawaiian swells needed conquering as well. Below, Patterson ditches the traditional surfboard for his trusty ...more

How To : Do an advanced water skiing trick

After water skiers get the basics down, it's time to move onto trick water skiing. Practice advanced trick water skiing with tips from a trick water skier in this free video series on water skiing. Part 1 of 12 - How to Do an advanced water skiing trick. Do an advanced water s ...more

How To : Cross wakes on one water ski

Crossing boat wakes on one water ski can be very difficult and takes a lot of practice. Learn how to cross wakes on a slalom ski in this water skiing video lesson. Take action: keep balanced, avoid leaning to the side, allow rope to move you around wake, and avoid big bounces. ...more

How To : Find your lost ski in powder snow

Tom Langtry from the Niseko International Snowsports School in Japan shows us how to find your ski when you lose it in deep powder snow. Niseko Hanazono TV brings a new dimension to delivering entertaining and dynamic video stories on Niseko Japan. Watch the latest up to date ...more

News : Jump the Shark!

This prank/stunt pays tribute the original Happy Days episode that started the phrase, "Jump the Shark". The elaborate prank involves setting up a ski ramp to an ocean buoyed caged (a la Happy Days). The shark is a realistic animatronic rental (I looked into it...they do exist ...more

How To : Cross wake on water skis

Learning to cross the boat wake on water skis can be difficult and scary but is also very fun. Learn how to cross the wake on water skis in this water skiing video lesson. Take action: keep knees bent and arms straight, focus on boat, and pay attention to direction. Paul, the ...more

How To : Ford/Cross a River Safely in the Backcountry

In this video tutorial, former Outward Bound instructor and mountaineering guide John E. Hiker demonstrates a basic technique for safely fording (crossing) a river. Typically, more hikers are killed each year from drowning while fording rivers than by bear attacks, falls, aval ...more

How To : Move from slalom to barefoot waterskiing

Transferring from a slalom water ski to your bare feet can be difficult but is one good way of learning to barefoot ski. Learn how to transfer from a slalom ski in this barefoot water skiing video tutorial. Take action: keep toes lifted, move quickly, and put one foot on the w ...more

News : Um, Are Those Kids On Fire?

Just a normal day in the life of the Dunn family. Seasoned stunt professionals Jim and Celia Dunn have appeared in Hollywood films such as Poltergeist , Scary Movie, X-Men II, Shanghi Noon and Jumangi. Their children, Connor, 15, Ali, 11, and Austin, 9, boast impressive IMDB ...more

How To : Draw a downhill skiing penguin

This video details how to draw a penguin that is skiing downhill. You start off by drawing the eyes in an oval shape, and drawing a line cutting them in half for the eyelids. Don't forget dots for eyes! Following that, you draw the penguin's mouth and the top half of the body, ...more

How To : Turn with balance when skiing

Ski instructor Josh Foster says you should not stand up too soon. You have to turn with your lower body to turn into balance. This will keep your hips stable. If you turn with your whole body, you will get out of balance.

How To : Do barefoot water ski tricks

There are many advanced tricks for barefoot water skiing that anyone can learn. Get tips on how to learn more advanced tricks in this barefoot water skiing video tutorial. Take action: find a water ski school, learn basic barefoot water skiing, and start with beginning tricks. ...more

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