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EbolaTrial and error I fell and pizza'd until I learned to go sideways. I then built up the courage to try going off the lips of rails. Eventually I learned rails/jumps and tricks on and off but 95% I was just sending shit and hoping I didn't eat shit bad enough where I didn't want to try the trick again for a while! Coaching helps but theirs a reason theirs an I in skiing. not a u.
magco1271At 12, my first time skiing, my dad took my poles and told me to ski down the bunny hill, a day later I was skiing blues no problem and even one blacks. Don't know why Iit came so natural, but now I can't stop thinking or talking about it.
CyanicenineIt is a pretty gentle transition to skis, hockey stopping on ice skates is very similar, as well as edge use and foot postion.
DeforestationSo you're still 12?
Jihaddist_jibberI grew up skiing on multiple teams, but I know a ton of good skiers who taught them selves
dyyylanTook a couple lessons when I was 26. I don't get all the hate for lessons, shit is so much easier when someone just tells you what to do and what you're doing wrong.