Strength and Conditioning for Telemark

Written by Joe Beer, Chris Stewart, Jaz Taylor and Dave Murrie. Recently we at BASI asked for your ideas for a wish-list. One of the easiest to answer was a request for ideas on Strength and Conditioning for preparation and or while Telemarking. So I had a thought that rather than answer it myself I…

Telemarking in Les Gets. How low can you go?

Written by Ally MacLeod, Morzine Reporter Telemark skiing is a style that many will identify on the mountain, yet there are few who are attracted to enjoy this particular discipline. I went to meet Joe Beer, chief instructor at Alpine Learning Curves Ski School in the Portes Du Soleil, to try it out for myself…

10 Reasons to try Telemark

You’ll have definitely seen telemarkers on the Portes du Soleil’s pistes this winter. They’re those folk on skis, lunging as they turn with just the front of their ski boot attached to their binding. It doesn’t just look a bit strange… it looks pretty difficult too! Telemark skiing combines both Alpine and Nordic ski disciplines…

Telemark warm-up or “one man and his dog”

A little follow up to our recent what to do in the summer to “get your fix” and ready yourself for the winter season…… Although not exactly the same, due to the boot not having a bellows and not therefore being allowed to articulate at the toe joints – Telemarking on rollerblades is great for…