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I have been downhill skiing for a total of 4 days, but really love it. I foresee myself continuing with this as long as I am physically able. I am looking to buy a pair of pre-owned skis as they will pay for themselves after a few trips of not having to rent them. I am not looking to spend more than $230 and have found plenty of options on-line. I have done some research on the height of skis, and waist measurements I should get, but knowing really nothing about skis, I'm not familiar with all of the subtle differences. I am super tall at 5'7" and would rate myself as an intermediate level sk
There will always be good and bad teachers as long as there is no standard lesson plan. I'm going to keep pounding this drum until I get a decent hearing. The Professional Ski Instructors of America twenty-five years ago had it right. There was a way to teach skiing which could be standardized and mastered and anyone can fit somewhere on the learning curve from absolute beginner to the bumps and race course. I could teach someone to bring their skis parallel from a wedge, taught by someone who got them up on skis the first time. Then another pro could take them and teach them how to start