How To Prepare for Ski Season
BY RACHEL CAVANAUGH
To help you get up to speed, we reached out to Olympic skier and half-pipe champion Alex Ferreira. The Columbia Sportswear athlete shared his best tips for how to get ready for ski season.
STEP #1: PREP YOUR GEAR
Looking for a bit of advice on how to choose the right gear? Look no further than Columbia's Tough Mother Outdoor Guide articles on shopping for a ski jacket and choosing the perfect snow pants.
STEP #2: PREP YOUR BODY
According to Ferreira, there are five key factors to focus on when training for ski season:
- Core strength
- Glutes strength
These five aspects of skiing of fitness also translate well into getting in shape for cross country skiing.