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SmartWaterBest of luck in your recovery!
I think that's a good way to get started, phones can capture some great stuff, and you won't have to worry about a whole camera setup outside of the gimbal which should be quite cheap.
Focus on your composition, meaning where you're shooting from and where the skier is in frame, find the happy medium between using the same angle a few times and switching up.
While you're shooting try to think of how you want shots to cut together, you'll get better at this the more you shoot and edit. For example if you film a line ending with a jump trick, you may want to shoot the jump trick again from a separate angle. Doing this will keep videos interesting and give you options in the edit with the occasional double angle/same trick twice, b-roll insert, crop-in etc!
if you find you're taking lots of individual shots, it might be easy to lose the lands amongst attempts. Just take a 1 second clip after a good land/bail, with something covering the camera. When you scroll through the camera roll you'll be able to spot the black thumbnail and pick the goodies.