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Stay Compacted in the Steep and Narrow

Dan Egan staying compacted in the steep and narrow of Big Sky Resort’s Headwaters Cirque. PHOTO BY JEN BENNETT/RUMBLE PRODUCTIONS

Ski conditions and terrain vary, and you need to be quick on your edges to adjust to these changes. In steep and narrow terrain, such as chutes and couloirs, stay compact so you can react from turn to turn. By staying low and centered over your skis you’ll be in a better position to respond […]

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Mastering the Mind in Moguls

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Years ago the Zen “Master of Moguls,” Joe Nacka, shared with me how to master the mind in moguls. “The key to skiing moguls is to relax and the key to relaxing is to breathe,” Nacka said. “And remember, mogul skiing is a state of being, not doing, free of self judgment and critical thinking.” […]

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Head and Shoulders are crucial in the steeps

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When it comes to ripping the steeps, your head and shoulders are the key to maintaining proper body position, and there are a few important factors to remember. Looking down the hill with your shoulders square to the slope will allow you to focus on the direction you want to go, and also keep your […]

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Feet together, back in style!

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By Dan Egan & Picture credit © Jen Bennett EBS Contributor What is old is new again, and skiing with your legs together is back in style. Wide or “fat” skis have brought us many benefits and they’ve made more of the mountain accessible to more skiers. When it comes to skiing powder, cut-up snow […]

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“Who skis with me at Skiclinics.com? You do!”

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  “Who skis with me at Skiclinincs.com, you do.  Skiers of all ages and abilities.  Families ski with me and that is so much fun for me to show siblings around mountains and down my favorite slopes.  Intermediate skiers hang with me in locations like France and over the week they reach new possibilities and […]

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Moguls, Mohawks and Madness with Glen Plake

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Since launching on to the ski scene in the 1980’s, Glen Plake is the face of the sport around the globe, bringing an energy and enthusiasm that is unmatched in winter sports. …read more Read more here: Edging the Xtreme

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People like you ski with Skiclinics.com

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View other people like you who have had a successful Ski Clinics adventure!

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Family Fun with Skiclinics.com

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Turn your family vacation in to a new adventure when you ski with Dan Egan and Skiclinics.com.  Families of all sizes ski with Dan annually in the east, out west, in Europe and in South America.  Gain insight into technique, gain confidence and explore more of the mountain with Dan Egan.  It’s fun for all […]

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New Ski Clinic Videos from 2013 & 2012

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Check out our new videos in our Gallery, you’ll see videos from Big Sky, Killington, Val D Isere and more.  The video page will be updated more and more with all of our winter activities.  Also you can now follow Dan Egan on his new blog at Boston.com.  Check out Edging the Xtreme @ Boston.com/egan

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Killington – Ski the Beast w/ Dan Egan

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Join Dan Egan this winter in Vermont at Killington for “side country” camps and advance skiing clinics.  Starting in January Dan Egan’s camps at Killington will focus on both woods, moguls, and steeps.  Learn the secrets of all terrain skiing from Dan as you explore the new terrain Killington is opening up.  You’ll learn the […]

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